14 June 2021
Dublin Fire Brigade:'Fireworks' from water hitting magnesium at a car fire last night. The magnesium reacts violently with water causing an explosion. Firefighters from Dun Laoghaire extinguished this fire last night.
2 year ago
Shadow Northern Ireland Secretary Tony Lloyd has told Sky News there needs to be an "acceptable" extension to Article 50 from the EU in order to get Brexit right and not a Brexit "forced by an artificial timeframe"
EU Chief Brexit negotiator @MichelBarnier arrives at Government Buildings to be greeted by Taoiseach @LeoVaradkar
Taoiseach welcomes German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Dublin. Brexit
2 year ago
DUP Sammy Wilson confirming that talks are "exhausted" and it will not back May today "We believe negotiations have been exhausted."
A diplomatic note of today's meeting seen by @BuzzFeedNews says that in event of a no-deal exit, the EU will have three pre-conditions before starting trade talk. One of them is the Northern Ireland backstop
2 year ago
No shift in DUP position after the call between Foster and May
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said the Government has a rough and preliminary plan in place to avoid a hard border in the event of a no-deal Brexit
Irish PM @campaignforleo says Ireland might need to hold a referendum in order to decide whether the UK is obliged to hold EP parliament elections after June. Because it requires treaty change
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar announces that Prime Minister Theresa May will address the British public tonight.
2 year ago
Prime Minister Theresa May says in a letter to European Council President Donald Tusk she intends to bring forward further domestic proposals on the Irish backstop to protect the UK internal market
In Dublin - first sight of Donald Tusk since Bercow's decision . He has cancelled his presser post Varadkar meeting
Ivor Ferguson, head of the Ulster Farmers Union urges the DUP and others to focus on people's livlihoods No deal would "offers Ireland a tariff-free backdoor" into Britain that would "wipe out" any dividend for Northern Ireland farmers.
US President Trump says second Brexit referendum would be 'very unfair'
"Brexit is tearing the country apart" says Donald Trump, in the Oval Office with @campaignforleo
Northern Ireland Public Prosecution Service says there is insufficient evidence to prosecute any other former British soldiers or alleged members of the Official IRA over the events of Bloody Sunday in Derry/Londonderry in 1972
Northern Ireland Public Prosecution Service says there is sufficient evidence to charge one former Paratrooper with the murders of two men and the attempted murders of four others over the events of Bloody Sunday in Londonderry in 1972
Police Scotland and the Metropolitan Police say they are aware of a claim allegedly made on behalf of the IRA over devices that were received at three buildings in London and at the University of Glasgow on Tuesday and Wednesday last week
Devices sent to 3 buildings in London and also Glasgow university have been claimed by the IRA. A joint statement from Met Police and Police Scotland say a recognized code word was received in Northern Ireland yesterday to claim responsibility
2 year ago
Senior DUP MP: 'It doesn't look good'
Taoiseach: Outcome of Juncker-May meeting "positive". #Brexit
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says the documents published last night in Strasbourg are complimentary to the Withdrawal Agreement
Awaiting Taoiseach Brexit statement in Government Buildings
DUP: Decision tomorrow2 year ago
DUP: Decision tomorrow
Juncker: "I have spoken to the Taoiseach this evening, who would be prepared to accept this solution in the interest of securing an overall deal." #Brexit
2 year ago
Lidington: 'Negotiations are continuing and the govt will provide an update to the House at the earliest opportunity'
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David Lidington admits negotiations continue. #BREXIT
#Brexit - David Lidington statement: TM has secured legally binding changes that strengthen and improve Withdrawal agreement and political declaration
Irish cabinet to resume at 10.30pm - local journalists reporting
Police in Northern Ireland have uncovered "a significant terrorist hide" which they believe may be linked to dissident Republican activity. Component parts for mortars, including six mortar tubes, were found in Armagh
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