Map. History of Ireland conflict

21 September 2018
Dunmurry: 18-year-old shot in both ankles
Senior EU officials tells the Irish border dilemma will remain "one of the very difficult" issues in Phase II of the Brexit negotiations
9 month ago
[email protected]: I hear anything from Canada plus…to Norway plus …and it's impossible to know what those meanif you leave the CU and SM it's not possible to retain all the benefits it is a sad reality but as UK holds that position they are going to lose things
[email protected]: I want to make sure what we agreed in Brexit joint report last week is stitched in the withdrawal agreementthat will be a legally binding international agreement
[email protected]: many leaders agreed reason why EU got a good outcome in 1st phase of Brexit is because of European unity and we now need to maintain that unitywe agreed that there wouldn't be bilateral negotiations
[email protected] on what a 'hard border' means to him: no physical infrastructure no associated checks or controls
[email protected]: there is a view around the table that we shouldn't be spending the transition phase negotiating new EU-UK relationship we should try to have that done, or as much possible have it done, before UK leaves the EU in March 2019
Irish Taoiseach @campaignforleo: view of EU is Brexit transition period should run about 2 years, it should not be renewable, should not roll over, it should be time limited during that period UK would remain bound by rules of CU, SM and ECJ
Asked about the Irish border issue, Merkel says "it is not up to us to present wishes of Britain, it has to tell us what it wants that is in accord with the Irish"
Irish Foreign Affairs Minister suggests Brexit transition period should be closer to five years
[email protected]: We have the commitments that the British Government has made to both Ireland and the rest of the EU. Those commitments are cast-iron in my view
[email protected]: Businesses need time to adapt to any new realities in the context of Brexit. I have said that I think a transition period should be closer to four or five years
[email protected] says he would like a referendum on the 8th amendment in May of next year but it is a matter for the house and he asks for their co-operation
Michel Barnier: on Ireland, I will continue to work with the Irish government and the other EU26, the unity of the EU27 in the months to come is absolutely fundamental Brexit
Barnier: Ireland requires specific solutions because it is in a unique situation
Ryanair's Ireland-based pilots will strike on December 20: union
Irish man acquitted after 4 years of being imprisoned in Egypt says he saw dozens of cellmates become radicalized
9 month ago
PM May: We will uphold the Belfast agreement in full. This agreement has been critical. There will be no hard border between Northern Ireland and Ireland
Ireland and EU will hold UK to Brexit agreement, says Irish govt
Britain has ways to secure no hard border with Ireland post-Brexit, says Northern Ireland minister James Brokenshire
9 month ago
Heavy snow overnight on the N17 north of Tuam. Roads passable with care
9 month ago
Britain offered 'statement of intent' on Irish border to unlock talks
"We've shown ability to move through into Phase 2 to get solutions that mean there isn't a hard border" says Northern Ireland Secretary @JBrokenshire
Taoiseach says after today's Brexit deal, he believes the next stage in negotiations is leading UK towards alignment with the EU
Going forward, the UK has "got to understand that they are leaving something that we have all built, and there will be a price for that," Irish @FineGael MEP @brianhayesMEP tells
Northern Ireland will maintain fully aligned with the EU internal market and customs Union unless another solution is found clarifies – Barnier at press conference
Mary Lou McDonald expresses concerns about the customs union and single market
Taoiseach says Brexit is a British policy that the Irish Government never wanted to happen, and so it is in our interest that the Brexit that does happen is as soft as possible
Leo Varadkar says border agreement is "politically bullet proof" and provides cast iron guarantees
Taoiseach says he has not spoken directly with DUP leader Arlene Foster as the negotiations were primarily between European Union and British negotiating teams
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