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#Brexit

# brexit - Today’s News

Diplomat rents, the rising dollar and a Brexit-inspired passport boom behind DFA request for extra €50 million

The Department also looked for €2 million to bolster Ireland’s bid to become a member of the UN Security Council.

# brexit - Yesterday’s News

Countdown clock to be projected onto Number 10 to mark Brexit day

A commemorative Brexit coin will come into circulation on exit day.

'Big Ben must bong for Brexit' GoFundMe page tops £160,000 but it could all be in vain Bong Bong Bong This post contains videos

'Big Ben must bong for Brexit' GoFundMe page tops £160,000 but it could all be in vain

The House of Commons Commission said it would be an “unprecedented approach” to fund the cost through public donation.

# brexit - Thursday 16 January, 2020

Phil Hogan says that US threats over Huawei are 'a bit of sabre-rattling'

The EU Trade Commissioner also said it was “just not possible” to agree a Brexit trade deal by the end of the year.

# brexit - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Varadkar said it's 'only half-time' on Brexit as he meets new European Commission president

Ursula von der Leyen said this evening ‘there’s no other country in the EU that is more affected by [Brexit] than Ireland]”.

Boris Johnson's call to 'bung a bob for Big Ben bong' fails to gather funds

It would cost half a million pounds to make Big Ben ring on 31 January.

# brexit - Sunday 12 January, 2020

Simon Coveney tells Andrew Marr 'the penny is finally dropping' in UK about Brexit consequences Brexit This post contains videos

Simon Coveney tells Andrew Marr 'the penny is finally dropping' in UK about Brexit consequences

Coveney said the EU felt the end of 2020 deadline set by Boris Johnson was “ambitious, if not unrealistic”.

'A no-man's land scenario': The ideas sent in from the public to avoid a hard Irish border

One person suggested that they should “erect poles at every road crossing the border between Northern Ireland and the South”.

# brexit - Saturday 11 January, 2020

Brexit divorce deal was 'the easy part'; and more 'last-minute turmoil' on the way, Irish MEPs say

Irish MEPs regret that Brexit has become an inevitability, with one saying that “as an Irish person, I can’t feel any happiness” towards the certainty it created.

# brexit - Friday 10 January, 2020

'It's heartbreaking': Concern for students amid fears UK will pull out of Erasmus programme post-Brexit

Thousands of students from all over Europe, including the Republic of Ireland, go to the UK as part of the programme each year, and vice versa.

# brexit - Thursday 9 January, 2020

The Withdrawal Deal Bill just sailed through the House of Commons by 330 votes to 231

The deal covers areas including EU citizen’s rights, customs arrangements in Northern Ireland and and a transition period.

# brexit - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Ursula von der Leyen plays hardball in London with the single market as a bargaining chip

Von der Leyen says the UK could lose access if the Brexit transition is not extended.

# brexit - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

Johnson's Brexit Bill expected to sail through House of Commons as MPs return post-Christmas

Boris Johnson does not want the Brexit transition period extended beyond December 2020, but Ireland and Europe have said this may not be realistic.

# brexit - Thursday 2 January, 2020

Dominic Cummings calls for ‘weirdos and misfits' to apply for Downing Street jobs

Cummings says Number 10 wants to hire an ‘unusual set of people with different skills and backgrounds’ to work as special advisers.

# brexit - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

Coveney urges all sides in Stormont talks to show generosity

The parties have until a January 13 deadline to strike a deal to revive devolution.

Johnson hails a decade of ‘prosperity and opportunity’ after Brexit in New Year's message

Johnson added that he was determined to be a “prime minister for everyone”.

# brexit - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Around in circles: The utterly chaotic year in Brexit in 13 headlines

Spoilers: She didn’t do it.

# brexit - Friday 27 December, 2019

Opinion: There will be no Singapore-upon-Thames. The UK cannot strike the same trade deal with the EU

A scenario of a highly deregulated UK has been dubbed as a Singapore-upon-Thames.

Von der Leyen 'seriously concerned' over concluding post-Brexit trade deal within 2020 deadline

“I am very worried given the little time we have,” Ursula von der Leyen said.

Coveney: Boris' trade talks deadline is just part of his 'Get Brexit Done' message

In a wide-ranging interview, Coveney says he isn’t trying to manoeuvre himself into a leadership contest with Leo Varadkar.

It's been another 'bumper' year for Irish passport applications, up 7% on 2018

The oldest online Irish passport applicant was 101, and the youngest was five days old.

# brexit - Thursday 26 December, 2019

You will always be welcomed back, EU chief tells UK in Brexit 'love letter'

The UK has inflicted unnecessary damage on itself with Brexit, the European Commission’s vice-president has said.

# brexit - Monday 23 December, 2019

Ireland and Scotland publish questionnaire to examine the diverse, lesser-known parts of their ties

Scotland has a very developed island diaspora, which the Irish government is looking to learn from.

# brexit - Saturday 21 December, 2019

Boris Johnson sidesteps Taoiseach's allegation that he has put UK on course for a ‘harder Brexit’

Varadkar said he feared the UK wanted to “undercut” its European rivals on food, health and product safety after exit day.

# brexit - Friday 20 December, 2019

Varadkar says it will be 'difficult to secure a good trade deal for Ireland' after Brexit

Varadkar said that his government’s top priority in the new year will be guiding Ireland through the UK’s exit

Changed utterly: Boris Johnson's big majority sees Brexit bill sail through Commons by 124 votes

The House of Commons now breaks for Christmas with Brexit on course for 31 January.

# brexit - Thursday 19 December, 2019

PSNI chief calls for backup amid fears of Brexit protests at major ports

Chief Constable Simon Byrne said more officers are needed for front-line policing.

Boris Johnson unveils ‘most radical Queen’s Speech in a generation'

Of the 25 Bills detailed in Johnson’s second Queen’s Speech in less than three months, seven are devoted to Brexit.

# brexit - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Varadkar says Verona Murphy and Dara Murphy have caused Fine Gael 'reputational damage' General Election This post contains videos

Varadkar says Verona Murphy and Dara Murphy have caused Fine Gael 'reputational damage'

The Taoiseach also said the homelessness crisis is “distressing” to him.

# brexit - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

'You ain't seen nothing yet': Johnson vows to work 'flat out' to deliver election promises

The prime minister has addressed the first meeting of Cabinet since last week’s election.

Any tariff increases would 'decimate' Ireland's food and drink imports to the UK - Brexit committee report

Dublin Port expects the number of freight units from outside the EU to rise from 200,000 to 1 million after Brexit.

Boris Johnson to legislate to prevent any further Brexit delays

The re-worked Withdrawal Agreement Bill is due to come before the Commons this week.

# brexit - Monday 16 December, 2019

Brexiteer who had 'obsession' with former MP Anna Soubry jailed for harassment

Soubry said she was left ‘frightened’ following the incidents.

# brexit - Sunday 15 December, 2019

Creed says Brexit trade deal by end of 2020 is 'wildly beyond credibility' but Gove 'confident' it can be done

Michael Gove said Simon Coveney “takes a different view” to those who dismiss the possibility of getting a trade deal sorted next year.

# brexit - Saturday 14 December, 2019

Common sense, a JCB and a punch that never happened - Key moments of the UK election campaign

There were tough times for both the Tories and the Labour Party, but there was one clear winner at the end.

Poll: Do you think Johnson will 'get Brexit done' by 31 January now there's a Conservative majority? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Johnson will 'get Brexit done' by 31 January now there's a Conservative majority?

The party had its strongest election performance since Margaret Thatcher in the 1980s.

# brexit - Friday 13 December, 2019

From The42 What impact will Brexit have on horse racing? Column

What impact will Brexit have on horse racing?

These are interesting times.

Here's a list of MPs elected in Northern Ireland

The latest results from the 18 constituencies in the North.

Varadkar says UK and EU will negotiate 'a mighty new economic partnership'

The Taoiseach has congratulated Boris Johnson after the outcome of the UK election.

'A powerful new mandate': What does the UK election mean for Brexit?

The majority for the Conservatives means that Brexit looks set to become a reality.

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