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#Northern Ireland Protocol

# northern-ireland-protocol - Today’s News

Frost to meet Sefcovic in Brussels for talks on Northern Ireland and Brexit
# Brexit
# Brexit

Frost to meet Sefcovic in Brussels for talks on Northern Ireland and Brexit

8 hours ago 4,603 Views 2 Comments

Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney is also in London today for talks.

# northern-ireland-protocol - Sunday 14 March, 2021

Arlene Foster says UK 'damaging' itself with NI Protocol to appease EU
# NI Protocol
# NI Protocol

Arlene Foster says UK 'damaging' itself with NI Protocol to appease EU

Mar 14th 2021, 3:07 PM 23,390 Views 57 Comments

Foster wants the post-Brexit Northern Ireland Protocol to be replaced.

# northern-ireland-protocol - Friday 5 March, 2021

British government unilaterally relaxes more trade rules between Britain and NI amid EU fury
# Did It Again
# Did It Again

British government unilaterally relaxes more trade rules between Britain and NI amid EU fury

Mar 5th 2021, 3:16 PM 40,526 Views 32 Comments

The European Commission is taking legal action against the UK government for its latest moves regarding the Northern Ireland protocol.

The latest Brexit row: UK's solo run has left the EU in a tricky position
# NI Protocol
# NI Protocol

The latest Brexit row: UK's solo run has left the EU in a tricky position

Mar 5th 2021, 11:20 AM 31,773 Views 48 Comments

This is Brexit: so expect to see more rows between the UK and EU, particularly over the Northern Ireland Protocol.

EU taking ‘very belligerent approach’ to issues caused by NI Protocol, Arlene Foster says
# NI Protocol
# NI Protocol

EU taking ‘very belligerent approach’ to issues caused by NI Protocol, Arlene Foster says

Updated Mar 5th 2021, 9:28 AM 34,124 Views 83 Comments

The Northern Ireland protocol was designed to avoid a hardening of the border on the island of Ireland.

# northern-ireland-protocol - Thursday 4 March, 2021

NI Protocol issues can be resolved with goodwill and common sense, Boris Johnson says
# Northern Protocol
# Northern Protocol

NI Protocol issues can be resolved with goodwill and common sense, Boris Johnson says

Updated Mar 4th 2021, 8:27 PM 64,481 Views 88 Comments

Loyalist paramilitaries in NI have said they are withdrawing their support for the GFA.

# northern-ireland-protocol - Friday 26 February, 2021

DUP minister halts construction work on Brexit inspection posts at NI ports
# Stormont Executive
# Stormont Executive

DUP minister halts construction work on Brexit inspection posts at NI ports

Feb 26th 2021, 6:38 PM 47,508 Views 37 Comments

DUP minister for agriculture Gordon Lyons has also stopped any further recruitment of inspection staff.

# northern-ireland-protocol - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Ireland's EU commissioner on Article 16: 'If I had been consulted on this, it wouldn't have happened'
# Mairead McGuinness
# Mairead McGuinness

Ireland's EU commissioner on Article 16: 'If I had been consulted on this, it wouldn't have happened'

Feb 18th 2021, 12:02 PM 18,632 Views 33 Comments

Mairead McGuinness said mechanisms are in place to ensure such a situation doesn’t arise again.

# northern-ireland-protocol - Thursday 11 February, 2021

The Explainer: What is Article 16, and why has it been causing hassle?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What is Article 16, and why has it been causing hassle?

Feb 11th 2021, 6:30 PM 10,342 Views 2 Comments

We take a closer look on this week’s episode.

# northern-ireland-protocol - Sunday 7 February, 2021

Coveney says calls to scrap Northern Ireland protocol are unrealistic
# Simon Coveney
# Simon Coveney

Coveney says calls to scrap Northern Ireland protocol are unrealistic

Updated Feb 7th 2021, 3:57 PM 18,197 Views 38 Comments

Coveney did admit however that there have been issues with the implementation of the protocol.

# northern-ireland-protocol - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Explainer: Why has a row broken out over checks between GB and Northern Ireland?
# Brexit
# Brexit

Explainer: Why has a row broken out over checks between GB and Northern Ireland?

Feb 3rd 2021, 5:14 PM 34,138 Views 39 Comments
  • UK minister Michael Gove has asked the EU for a Northern Ireland transition period until 2023.
  • Simon Coveney conceded that some of the ways the Protocol is being implemented is causing problems.
  • SDLP MLA Colin McGrath said that there is a danger of any problem in Northern Ireland becoming a "green or orange" issue.
Boris Johnson to consider invoking Article 16 to stop 'barrier down Irish Sea'
# The Protocol
# The Protocol

Boris Johnson to consider invoking Article 16 to stop 'barrier down Irish Sea'

Updated Feb 3rd 2021, 1:15 PM 59,413 Views 96 Comments

Post-Brexit inspections on goods entering Northern Ireland from Great Britain have been suspended amid concerns over the safety of officials.

# northern-ireland-protocol - Monday 1 February, 2021

Timeline: How the EU provoked anger in Ireland and the UK with plans for a hard border for vaccines
# Article 16
# Article 16

Timeline: How the EU provoked anger in Ireland and the UK with plans for a hard border for vaccines

Feb 1st 2021, 6:05 PM 23,101 Views 30 Comments

The proposal caused outcry on both sides of the Irish Sea.

# northern-ireland-protocol - Saturday 30 January, 2021

EU backs down after Northern Ireland Protocol row provoked fury and dismay on both sides of Irish Sea
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

EU backs down after Northern Ireland Protocol row provoked fury and dismay on both sides of Irish Sea

Updated Jan 30th 2021, 7:20 AM 170,269 Views 183 Comments
  • The EU had moved to prevent Northern Ireland from being used as a back door to funnel coronavirus vaccine from the bloc into the rest of the UK
  • Arlene Foster described it as "despicable", while the Taoiseach spoke to Ursula von der Leyen to express his concerns
  • The European Commission said this evening the Northern Ireland Protocol will be "unaffected" by its plans to put limits on vaccines leaving the EU
  • The EU had moved to prevent Northern Ireland from being used as a back door to funnel coronavirus vaccine from the bloc into the rest of the UK
  • Arlene Foster described it as "despicable", while the Taoiseach spoke to Ursula von der Leyen to express his concerns
  • The European Commission said this evening the Northern Ireland Protocol will be "unaffected" by its plans to put limits on vaccines leaving the EU

# northern-ireland-protocol - Monday 4 January, 2021

82-year-old man ‘really proud’ to be first to get Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

82-year-old man ‘really proud’ to be first to get Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine

Updated Jan 4th 2021, 9:24 AM 30,656 Views 41 Comments

Brian Pinker received the jab in England earlier this morning.

# northern-ireland-protocol - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

Brexit: 'Large gaps' remain after tonight's talks end between Johnson and von der Leyen
# Deal Or No Deal
# Deal Or No Deal

Brexit: 'Large gaps' remain after tonight's talks end between Johnson and von der Leyen

Updated Dec 9th 2020, 10:44 PM 42,167 Views 65 Comments
  • The two leaders aimed to break ongoing deadlock ahead of EU summit tomorrow
  • Negotiations stalled on fishing rights, the level playing-field and how trade disputes are to be resolved
  • Cabinet minister Michael Gove says EU will have to give ground if there is to be a breakthrough

# northern-ireland-protocol - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

UK and EU agree deal 'in principle' to manage post-Brexit trade with Northern Ireland
# Brexit
# Brexit

UK and EU agree deal 'in principle' to manage post-Brexit trade with Northern Ireland

Dec 8th 2020, 1:46 PM 11,930 Views 11 Comments

It follows a meeting between Micheal Gove and Maros Sefcovic yesterday.

# northern-ireland-protocol - Monday 30 November, 2020

Northern Irish products not being of EU origin could cause 'huge problems' for valuable Irish dairy sector
# Northern Ireland Protocol
# Northern Ireland Protocol

Northern Irish products not being of EU origin could cause 'huge problems' for valuable Irish dairy sector

Nov 30th 2020, 6:10 AM 12,024 Views 3 Comments

Lorcan McCabe, a Cavan dairy farmer, said this could “pose huge problems” for the dairy sector.

# northern-ireland-protocol - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

'Alarm bells': Tánaiste expresses concern ahead of publication of law-breaking Brexit bill
# Negotiations
# Negotiations

'Alarm bells': Tánaiste expresses concern ahead of publication of law-breaking Brexit bill

Updated Sep 9th 2020, 8:55 AM 30,888 Views 32 Comments

The government says the bill is intended to ensure Northern Ireland can trade freely with Britain.

# northern-ireland-protocol - Sunday 6 September, 2020

Brexit deal and Northern Ireland arrangements should be 'scrapped', says Sammy Wilson
# DUP
# DUP

Brexit deal and Northern Ireland arrangements should be 'scrapped', says Sammy Wilson

Sep 6th 2020, 2:57 PM 40,239 Views 53 Comments

The DUP MP appeared to contradict his party leader Arlene Foster.

# northern-ireland-protocol - Thursday 4 June, 2020

Only three weeks to finalise plans for Brexit checks at ports, warns senior official
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Only three weeks to finalise plans for Brexit checks at ports, warns senior official

Jun 4th 2020, 10:50 PM 10,470 Views 5 Comments

The UK government’s Brexit deal means checks are needed at ports in Northern Ireland.