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# brexit - Today's News

Tánaiste describes Northern Ireland Protocol as a ‘little too strict'
# Protocol
# Protocol

Tánaiste describes Northern Ireland Protocol as a ‘little too strict'

7 hours ago 7,828 Views 18 Comments

Leo Varadkar said that a window of opportunity now exists for agreement to be reached between the EU and the UK.

# brexit - Monday 3 October, 2022

Taoiseach welcomes Northern Ireland minister's apology for past ‘ferocious’ Brexit stance
# Brexit
# Brexit

Taoiseach welcomes Northern Ireland minister's apology for past ‘ferocious’ Brexit stance

Updated Mon 2:00 PM 48,494 Views 28 Comments

Steve Baker said ministers needed to act with ‘humility’ to restore relationships with Ireland and the EU.

# brexit - Wednesday 28 September, 2022

Barnier says EU 'must not and will not back down' on Northern Ireland Protocol
# Brexit
# Brexit

Barnier says EU 'must not and will not back down' on Northern Ireland Protocol

Updated Sep 28th 2022, 4:32 PM 14,698 Views 15 Comments

Simon Coveney also met with the new NI Secretary Chris Heaton-Harris at Hillsborough Castle today.

# brexit - Monday 26 September, 2022

Labour says it would deliver ‘rapid deals’ with the EU on NI trade issues if it wins power
# NI Protocol
# NI Protocol

Labour says it would deliver ‘rapid deals’ with the EU on NI trade issues if it wins power

Sep 26th 2022, 7:09 PM 13,699 Views 11 Comments

Peter Kyle said there are ‘problems’ with the Northern Ireland Protocol.

Ireland’s ambassador to the UK urges negotiations to resolve Northern Ireland Protocol row
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Ireland’s ambassador to the UK urges negotiations to resolve Northern Ireland Protocol row

Sep 26th 2022, 7:30 AM 8,381 Views 6 Comments

Martin Fraser said he was an optimist about the chances of resolving the issues around the Protocol.

# brexit - Thursday 22 September, 2022

'Historic' shift for Northern Ireland but what do the Census findings tell us about its future?
# Analysis
# Analysis

'Historic' shift for Northern Ireland but what do the Census findings tell us about its future?

Sep 22nd 2022, 4:34 PM 14,749 Views 25 Comments

The concept of a Protestant State for a Protestant people has ‘evaporated’, one expert said.

# brexit - Tuesday 20 September, 2022

NI Protocol debacle can't be allowed to become 'huge headache' for farmers - Coveney
# Pain In The Head
# Pain In The Head

NI Protocol debacle can't be allowed to become 'huge headache' for farmers - Coveney

Sep 20th 2022, 6:09 PM 6,164 Views 1 Comment

The minister discussed the issue at the Ploughing Championships, where 90,000 people descended on Co Laois today.

Liz Truss admits talks with US on free trade deal will not resume for years
# Brexit
# Brexit

Liz Truss admits talks with US on free trade deal will not resume for years

Sep 20th 2022, 7:13 AM 30,344 Views 24 Comments

The UK prime minister says her trade priority is striking agreements with India and the Gulf states.

# brexit - Sunday 18 September, 2022

Taoiseach sees opportunity to ‘reset’ relations with UK after ‘warm’ meeting with Truss
# Brexit
# Brexit

Taoiseach sees opportunity to ‘reset’ relations with UK after ‘warm’ meeting with Truss

Sep 18th 2022, 2:36 PM 20,158 Views 23 Comments

Micheál Martin met Liz Truss during a trip to London to pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II.

# brexit - Thursday 15 September, 2022

UK risks angering EU further with response to post-Brexit legal threats over NI Protocol
# Protocol
# Protocol

UK risks angering EU further with response to post-Brexit legal threats over NI Protocol

Sep 15th 2022, 2:07 PM 11,399 Views 5 Comments

The UK Government is understood to have told Brussels it will continue with the grace periods relating to the Northern Ireland Protocol.

# brexit - Monday 12 September, 2022

EU Brexit chief considers reducing Northern Ireland border checks
# NI Protocol
# NI Protocol

EU Brexit chief considers reducing Northern Ireland border checks

Sep 12th 2022, 9:10 AM 22,638 Views 20 Comments

Sefcovic said physical checks would only be made on suspicion of smuggling.

# brexit - Wednesday 7 September, 2022

New NI Secretary urges Stormont leaders to form executive ‘as soon as possible’
# New Job
# New Job

New NI Secretary urges Stormont leaders to form executive ‘as soon as possible’

Updated Sep 7th 2022, 1:45 PM 33,740 Views 27 Comments

Heaton-Harris was chairman of the European Research Group of pro-Brexit Conservative MPs between 2010 and 2016.

# brexit - Tuesday 6 September, 2022

Liz Truss and Joe Biden discussed the Good Friday Agreement in their first call
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Liz Truss and Joe Biden discussed the Good Friday Agreement in their first call

Sep 6th 2022, 11:15 PM 22,592 Views 15 Comments

Truss’ one-year tenure as UK foreign secretary saw post-Brexit tensions in Northern Ireland increase.

# brexit - Saturday 3 September, 2022

Micheál Martin: Failure to form Northern Ireland Executive is 'unacceptable'
# Assembly
# Assembly

Micheál Martin: Failure to form Northern Ireland Executive is 'unacceptable'

Sep 3rd 2022, 12:38 PM 13,856 Views 24 Comments

Martin was speaking in Oxford earlier today.

# brexit - Friday 2 September, 2022

Ireland seeks to deepen links with 'closest EU neighbour' France by opening Brittany consulate
# Roscoff
# Roscoff

Ireland seeks to deepen links with 'closest EU neighbour' France by opening Brittany consulate

Sep 2nd 2022, 10:55 PM 29,509 Views 20 Comments

The vice-president of the Brittany region thanked Brexit and Boris Johnson for the increased partnership between Ireland and France.

# brexit - Sunday 21 August, 2022

Ireland’s Europe Minister hopes Truss would set ‘good’ pattern on Brexit issues
# Brexit
# Brexit

Ireland’s Europe Minister hopes Truss would set ‘good’ pattern on Brexit issues

Aug 21st 2022, 6:30 PM 15,421 Views 15 Comments

Thomas Byrne hopes that talks on resetting Brexit could still be held.

# brexit - Tuesday 2 August, 2022

Brexit minister says he 'got it wrong' by claiming withdrawal wouldn't delay ferry crossings
# Channel
# Channel

Brexit minister says he 'got it wrong' by claiming withdrawal wouldn't delay ferry crossings

Aug 2nd 2022, 10:07 AM 47,763 Views 48 Comments

“I got it wrong but I got it wrong for the right reason.”

# brexit - Sunday 31 July, 2022

Why Irish football must unite when it comes to selling players to England
# Solidarity
From The42
# Solidarity

Why Irish football must unite when it comes to selling players to England

Jul 31st 2022, 10:00 AM 29,784 Views 10 Comments

Bohemians’ Chief Operating Officer Daniel Lambert chats to The42 about the contentious issues of transfers to clubs across the water.

# brexit - Saturday 30 July, 2022

Medical internship anomaly caused by Brexit set to be resolved through new laws
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Medical internship anomaly caused by Brexit set to be resolved through new laws

Jul 30th 2022, 10:00 AM 13,457 Views 3 Comments

The issue as it stands prevents students from Ireland, who are studying in UK universities, from applying for medical internships within the Irish health service

# brexit - Wednesday 27 July, 2022

NI businesses experiencing a 'feast or famine' economy due to protocol - report
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

NI businesses experiencing a 'feast or famine' economy due to protocol - report

Jul 27th 2022, 7:35 AM 12,833 Views 7 Comments

The report was released by a UK parliamentary committee.

# brexit - Friday 22 July, 2022

Ireland cannot be 'bargaining chip' in UK negotiations with EU, says McDonald
# Australia Trip
# Australia Trip

Ireland cannot be 'bargaining chip' in UK negotiations with EU, says McDonald

Jul 22nd 2022, 12:05 AM 20,686 Views 36 Comments

McDonald said that Boris Johnson’s interactions with Ireland were “wholly negative”.

# brexit - Wednesday 13 July, 2022

UK MPs vote against proposed amendments to Northern Ireland Protocol Bill
# Brexit
# Brexit

UK MPs vote against proposed amendments to Northern Ireland Protocol Bill

Updated Jul 13th 2022, 8:29 PM 48,698 Views 17 Comments

The Bill proposes giving UK ministers sweeping powers to change almost every aspect of the post-Brexit deal.

# brexit - Friday 8 July, 2022

Coveney: NI Protocol legislation may be 'put off' following Johnson's resignation
# Brexit
# Brexit

Coveney: NI Protocol legislation may be 'put off' following Johnson's resignation

Jul 8th 2022, 1:30 PM 13,214 Views 2 Comments

The Minister for Foreign Affairs said the issue may not be debated until after parliament’s recess.

Brian Rowan: Boris Johnson's damage to Northern Ireland cannot be easily repaired
# The Brexit Boy
# The Brexit Boy

Brian Rowan: Boris Johnson's damage to Northern Ireland cannot be easily repaired

Updated Jul 8th 2022, 7:14 AM 23,683 Views 10 Comments

The former BBC correspondent says the soon-to-be ex-PM has left in Northern Irish politics in chaos.

# brexit - Wednesday 6 July, 2022

Britain must 'step back from brink': EU condemns UK's Protocol Bill
# Brexit
# Brexit

Britain must 'step back from brink': EU condemns UK's Protocol Bill

Jul 6th 2022, 1:29 PM 10,536 Views 3 Comments

The Westminster legislation would allow customs checks between Northern Ireland and Britain to be scrapped.

# brexit - Thursday 30 June, 2022

Varadkar says relations have never been as bad with UK government ministers
# NI Protocol
# NI Protocol

Varadkar says relations have never been as bad with UK government ministers

Jun 30th 2022, 9:44 PM 35,366 Views 53 Comments

The Tánaiste said he believes the UK is not being “even handed” over the Northern Ireland Protocol.

# brexit - Wednesday 29 June, 2022

EU negotiator says it is 'high time we got Brexit done' over UK threats on NI Protocol
# Deja Vu
# Deja Vu

EU negotiator says it is 'high time we got Brexit done' over UK threats on NI Protocol

Jun 29th 2022, 9:03 PM 20,158 Views 11 Comments

“You may not hear this often from a European Commissioner, but it is high time we got Brexit done.”

Neale Richmond: Boris' Protocol Bill is an insult to everyone in Northern Ireland and the EU
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Neale Richmond: Boris' Protocol Bill is an insult to everyone in Northern Ireland and the EU

Jun 29th 2022, 9:11 AM 20,906 Views 24 Comments

The Fine Gael TD says the latest Tory moves in Westminster show a blatant disregard for the will of the people.

# brexit - Monday 27 June, 2022

Westminster pushes forward with NI Protocol Bill after lengthy debate
# Brexit
# Brexit

Westminster pushes forward with NI Protocol Bill after lengthy debate

Updated Jun 27th 2022, 10:21 PM 42,849 Views 33 Comments

MPs voted 295 to 221 to give the Northern Ireland Protocol Bill a second reading, clearing the way for more detailed scrutiny in the coming weeks.

# brexit - Sunday 26 June, 2022

Does 'constructive Euroscepticism' have a place in the EU?
# Democracy
# Democracy

Does 'constructive Euroscepticism' have a place in the EU?

Jun 26th 2022, 7:30 AM 9,615 Views 17 Comments

Eurosceptic rhetoric has softened in the wake of Brexit but still allows questions of a less-than-perfect system.

# brexit - Thursday 23 June, 2022

Future Scottish independence referendum ‘should be put to all four UK nations’
# Not So United
# Not So United

Future Scottish independence referendum ‘should be put to all four UK nations’

Jun 23rd 2022, 7:26 PM 24,042 Views 30 Comments

The debate comes after First Minister Nicola Sturgeon began laying out the case for a second Scottish independence referendum.

# brexit - Tuesday 21 June, 2022

Ireland could be ‘semi-detached’ from single market over Protocol Bill, warns Bertie Ahern
# NI Protocol
# NI Protocol

Ireland could be ‘semi-detached’ from single market over Protocol Bill, warns Bertie Ahern

Jun 21st 2022, 7:54 PM 31,254 Views 58 Comments

The scenario is a “step or two nearer” following the publication of UK legislation, the former Taoiseach said.

# brexit - Sunday 19 June, 2022

Taoiseach warns of ‘serious situation’ if UK scraps Northern Ireland Protocol
# Brexit
# Brexit

Taoiseach warns of ‘serious situation’ if UK scraps Northern Ireland Protocol

Updated Jun 19th 2022, 11:20 AM 22,347 Views 17 Comments

It comes as the UK tables legislation that aims to override significant parts of the Northern Ireland Protocol.

# brexit - Friday 17 June, 2022

UK plan to rip up Northern Ireland Protocol ‘politically driven’, says EU chief
# Brexit
# Brexit

UK plan to rip up Northern Ireland Protocol ‘politically driven’, says EU chief

Jun 17th 2022, 7:21 AM 13,027 Views 14 Comments

European Commission vice-president Maros Sefcovic said tabling the Bill was ‘very damaging’ to EU-UK relations.

# brexit - Tuesday 14 June, 2022

What to expect next from this UK government? A lot of noise and not much competence
# Opinion
# Opinion

What to expect next from this UK government? A lot of noise and not much competence

Jun 14th 2022, 11:50 AM 18,203 Views 22 Comments

Expect Johnson to do what he’s always done – pick fights with the EU in a bid to keep power, former UK/EU negotiatior Sydney Nash writes.

# brexit - Monday 13 June, 2022

As it happened: Bill to override protocol presented as UK claims 'genuinely exceptional situation'
Live Jun 13th 2022, 8:55 PM

As it happened: Bill to override protocol presented as UK claims 'genuinely exceptional situation'

  • The Bill would see customs checks between Northern Ireland and Britain effectively scrapped.
  • It also proposes giving UK government ministers the power to change almost every aspect of the text.
  • Ireland and the EU have made clear that such steps would amount to a breach of international law.
NI Protocol Bill: What is the British government proposing and how has the EU responded?
# The Protocol
# The Protocol

NI Protocol Bill: What is the British government proposing and how has the EU responded?

Jun 13th 2022, 7:10 PM 27,851 Views 43 Comments

The Bill was published this evening.

Last-ditch bid to block deportation flight from UK to Rwanda rejected
# Rwanda Policy
# Rwanda Policy

Last-ditch bid to block deportation flight from UK to Rwanda rejected

Jun 13th 2022, 6:00 PM 9,264 Views 16 Comments

The UK’s Court of Appeal judges rejected a legal bid to block the first flight due to relocate asylum seekers under a controversial new policy.

Sinn Féin, SDLP and Alliance jointly write to Boris Johnson to condemn 'reckless' Protocol bill
# All Together Now
# All Together Now

Sinn Féin, SDLP and Alliance jointly write to Boris Johnson to condemn 'reckless' Protocol bill

Jun 13th 2022, 4:03 PM 11,437 Views 16 Comments

The letter represents a majority of MLAs in Stormont but no unionists signed it.

# brexit - Sunday 12 June, 2022

‘No Rwanda’ protest staged at immigration removal centre
# UK
# UK

‘No Rwanda’ protest staged at immigration removal centre

Updated Jun 12th 2022, 6:44 PM 20,312 Views 32 Comments

The immigration policy has come in for criticism from various groups.

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