Ireland's foreign minister Simon Coveney has been appointed the country's new deputy prime minister following the resignation of Frances Fitzgerald over her handling of a police whistleblower scandal

Map. History of Ireland conflict

21 September 2018
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Ireland's foreign minister Simon Coveney has been appointed the country's new deputy prime minister following the resignation of Frances Fitzgerald over her handling of a police whistleblower scandal
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Frances Fitzgerald says she has resigned as Ireland's deputy prime minister over her handling of a police whistleblowing case when she was justice secretary in 2015 in the national interest and to avoid an "unwelcome and potentially destabilising" snap election
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Ireland will not need to use a veto at a Brexit summit next month if it remains dissatisfied with progress on the Irish border since it has the backing of all other EU states, Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said
9 month ago
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EU chief Donald Tusk warns Britain has to make much more progress on its Brexit bill and the Irish border10 month ago
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