Map. History of Ireland conflict

21 September 2018
4 month ago
PM @theresa_may: There are 3 objectives for future customs arrangements: as frictionless trade as possible, no hard border in Ireland, independent trade policy White paper published soon will show how much progress has been made in the last weeks
Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley speaking in @CommonsEU about Irish border after Brexit: There will be no new physical infrastructure, no new cameras, no new checks at the NI/Ireland border
[email protected] calls on Irish government to expel the Israeli ambassador and to enforce trade sanctions against Israel
Ireland summons its ambassador from Tel Aviv to consult after the events in Gaza
Ireland summoned Israeli ambassador to express "shock and dismay" at death and injuries in Gaza
Ahead of cabinet, @simoncoveney summoned the Israeli ambassador to Ireland to Iveagh House this morning 'to express Ireland's outrage at the level of death and injury yesterday on the Gaza Strip and to call for restraint from Israel in the hours and days ahead.'
4 month ago
UK PM Theresa May shifts Brexit focus to Ireland, leaving cabinet war to rage
Irish President Michael D Higgins has expressed "deep concern" at deaths today in Gaza, saying "the escalating loss of life is a tragic example of an unacknowledged failure of diplomacy"
Tánaiste @simoncoveney said it was up to the British government to come up with some new thinking on its future customs relationship with the EU, and to commit to a legally binding backstop for the border
The Israeli government has called on Ireland to follow the lead of the United States and move its embassy to Jerusalem
Irish PM says Govt is determined to get to the bottom of things after 'terrible week' for health service
Irish PM says more then 180 people out of 208 affected by cervical cancer controversy have been contacted
Leo Varadkar said a culture change is needed within the health service after a "dreadful week"
4 month ago
'We have said categorically that there will be no physical infrastructure or related checks and controls at the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland' says UK Brexit Secretary Davis
4 month ago
David Davis explains why Britain is "taking time" to clarify its proposals on a post-Brexit customs union
4 month ago
UK Government has suffered its 10th defeat on the EU Withdrawal Bill after the House of Lords voted for an amendment which backs powers to prevent a hard border in Ireland
Irish PM sees 'real risk' no Brexit withdrawal deal by October deadline
Irish prime minister Leo Varadkar says there is a real risk the EU will miss October's deadline on the Brexit withdrawal treaty if there is no real progress by June
Irish high court refuses Facebook's request to delay referral to European Court of Justice in data privacy case
4 month ago
Rees-Mogg: there's already a border in Ireland, for excise duties and immigration
4 month ago
David Davis: I can't imagine circumstances in which Ireland wd put up a hard border. It's our task to avoid this
4 month ago
Davis: you can be perfectly friendly with people, but not be on the same side (when asked how he got on with the Taoiseach - whom he hasn't met - and Simon Coveney, whom he has.)
4 month ago
Davis: on Ireland we are very, very engaged on getting the energy issue right, that's one of the North South strands
4 month ago
Davis: Ireland looked like it was almost resolved in the latter part of last year
Connolly railway station in Dublin has been evacuated due to a security alert
4 month ago
Downing Street has announced former Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire has returned to the Cabinet and been appointed Communities Secretary to replace Sajid Javid
'UK has to face up to the fact that decision time is here' - Phil Hogan addresses the Seanad on Brexit
EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development @PhilHoganEU on Irish border: Deadline to find solution is set for June, if no decision by then, no withdrawal treaty, and no transition Brexit
Northern Ireland Newtownbutler - Police are currently dealing with a security alert.
EU officials say May has little over a month to choose whether to leave Northern Ireland permanently aligned with the EU or keep the whole of the UK in a customs union. UK Brexit Secretary Davis told MPs neither would happen
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