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'It takes two to tango': UK and EU officials to resume Brexit talks in Brussels
There are doubts about the feasibility of a British proposal to track goods as they move through Northern Ireland.
Brexit talks resume in Brussels after 'constructive meeting' between Varadkar and Johnson
The talks will indicate whether discussions between the Taoiseach and Prime Minister Boris Johnson paved way for a potential breakthrough.
Boris Johnson: 'We're walking out of the EU on 31 October'
The British PM has written a column for The Sun on Sunday underlining how his recent proposals are key.
Poor air quality prematurely killing over 1,100 in Ireland each year
A smog incident last year nearly called for a public information alert.
'UK must leave as one nation': Foster refutes reports the DUP would accept Irish Sea checks
The London Times reports that the DUP is prepared to accept the North abiding by some EU rules post-Brexit.
EU accused of 'divisive rhetoric' after appointing Vice President for 'Protecting Our Way of Life'
This title is a rebranding of the Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship portfolio.
Irish people travelling to UK after no-deal Brexit will be able to buy duty free tobacco and alcohol
The EU abolished duty-free shopping between member nations in 1999.
FactCheck: Will Northern Ireland drivers have to display GB stickers on their vehicles if driving in Ireland?
The claim surfaced in the media this week as a result of information published on the UK government’s website.
Irish-based Brits to hold protest against Brexit at Dublin embassy
Brits Not Out are holding the demonstration on Merrion Road at 6pm on Tuesday.
Boris Johnson says Brexit-blocking MPs and EU guilty of 'terrible collaboration'
Johnson made his comments during a Facebook Live video earlier today.
Quiz: Do you recognise this EU leader?
Can you name those taking up key EU positions for the next five years?
Minister 'very concerned' about impact of EU trade deal on Irish beef farmers
The Agriculture Minister said the deal has come at a time when the beef sector in Europe is “facing significant uncertainty” because of Brexit.
'A bad deal for Irish farmers': EU signs massive trade agreement with South American countries
The EU and the South American trade bloc Mercosur today sealed a hugely significant trade deal.
'Anything is possible now': No-deal Brexit is more likely than ever before, says Tánaiste
‘We do have to prepare for the worst case,’ said Simon Coveney.
Switzerland votes to approve stricter gun laws in line with EU regulations
Reports suggest the country has one of the highest rates of gun ownership in the world.
Theresa May says she's going to make a 'bold offer' to MPs to get them to support her Brexit deal
MPs have rejected the deal May agreed with Brussels three times already.
What does the Dáil's declaration of a climate emergency actually mean?
Green Party leader Eamon Ryan said this move will put pressure on the government to be more ambitious with its policies.
Tusk tells UK 'please do not waste this time' as 31 October flextension agreed
Another long night in Brussels, and the threat of a no-deal exit this Friday has been averted.
'A flexible extension': EU's Tusk proposes long Brexit delay but not more than a year
Prime Minister Theresa May met with German Chancellor Merkel and French President Macron today.
EU will 'stand fully behind Ireland' whatever happens with Brexit, Barnier says
EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier was in Dublin meeting with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar today.
'A new mind for Europe is required': President Higgins criticises 'inadequate' European Union
He called for a fresh approach to tackling inequality among member states.
Poll: Should all cars need to have speed-limiting technology?
The EU has said road safety technologies will become mandatory on new cars from 2022 onwards.
Explainer: Here's what scrapping seasonal clock changes will mean
It’s a choice now between brighter evenings or brighter mornings.
Ciara Mageean wins bronze for Ireland in the European Indoor 1500m final
The 26-year-old was pipped for second place in Glasgow.
Majority of Irish people would like to see a united Ireland in their lifetime
There has been speculation that Brexit could lead to the unification Ireland.
'Summon up the blood': The best Brexit quotes from another colourful week
Everyone has a hot take…
Ireland in line for extra summer Bank Holiday as MEPs look to mark Europe Day
A campaign has begun in Europe to create a public holiday across the continent on 9 May.
Two elected Ireland MEPs may have to wait until Brexit actually happens before taking up their seats
Brexit is also impacting on May’s European elections
UK government to scrap £65 'right to stay' fee for EU citizens
She said anyone who has already applied will receive a refund.
'Too little too late': Hauliers slam no-deal Brexit rehearsal as 'window dressing'
‘Operation Brock’ began this morning with trucks travelling from a regional airport in Kent to the port of Dover.
Juncker tells UK 'get your act together' over Brexit
The European Commission President thinks most MPs “deeply distrust” both the EU and Theresa May.
Anger over £65 charge for EU citizens to apply to remain in UK after Brexit
Irish people living in the UK will not be expected to apply to the scheme.
Tighter measures to fight crime and terrorism come into effect across EU
Member states are now “obliged to create a SIS alert for all cases related to terrorist offences”.
EU no-deal Brexit plan: UK citizens' rights, flights, and no mention of Irish border
Britain also announced its own contingency plans to prevent shortages and economic instability today.
EU reaches landmark agreement to cut usage of single-use plastics
The directive will come into effect in two years time if it is passed.
Theresa May: second Brexit referendum would do 'irreparable damage' to integrity of British politics
The British Prime Minister will address the House of Commons today following a number of meetings in Brussels last week.
Varadkar says some of May's Brexit suggestions 'make sense', while others are 'difficult'
EU leaders offered Theresa May sympathy today, but no promises.
European Court of Justice's top advisor rules UK can revoke Article 50 and remain in European Union
The Advocate General’s opinion is not legally binding, but is often followed by the court’s 27 judges.
'Intense' week of talks for May as EU negotiators set out plan for relationship with Britain
European leaders will get to voice their opinions on the draft agreement May presented to the British parliament last week.
Ireland's a post-Brexit paradise for EU workers in the UK - but many are priced out of the move
The cost of housing is too much for some, while taxes make high-earners think twice.