Bomb blast victim appeals for Brexiteers to take Irish border concerns seriously

The victim spoke out after a resurgence of violence linked to the new IRA over Easter.

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Carbery remains acquisitive as part of its post-Brexit strategy, buoyed by strong 2018 accounts

Joe Dermody talks to directors of Carbery Group, which has just published its accounts for 2018.

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Pressure on Theresa May to name date for departure as PM

An influential backbench committee has demanded ‘clarity’ on how long the Prime Minister will stay if her Brexit deal fails.

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1922 committee rejects rule change to allow MPs to challenge PM leadership

The executive of the 1922 committee has rejected a rule change to allow MPs to challenge the UK Prime Minister's leadership.

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Tories consider rule change to allow fresh challenge to May

Pressure is growing on the British PM to name the date of her departure from No 10 amid frustration over the latest Brexit delays.

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Labour dragging its feet in Brexit talks, Prime Minister claims

Theresa May told Cabinet the talks on an EU compromise were ‘serious’ but had hit difficulties over timetabling.

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Nancy Pelosi on Brexit: why Irish-US diplomacy is a powerful force in border talks

On her recent visit to Europe, Nancy Pelosi, the speaker of the US House of Representatives, addressed members of the Dail.

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'This is not a vote against Boris': Rachel Johnson on standing for Change UK

The writer appeared on stage in Bristol, where the party launched its European election campaign.

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Nigel Farage vows to target Labour heartlands with new Brexit Party

The former Ukip leader was in Westminster to launch another slate of Brexit Party candidates.

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Boris Johnson's sister to stand as European election candidate for Change UK

The sister of Tory MP Boris Johnson attended her new party’s launch in Bristol.

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Conservative MP calls on Theresa May to quit

Nigel Evans said the demands for the UK Prime Minister’s removal had become a ‘clamour’.

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Fresh thinking for an all-Ireland economy

An Ireland worth working for is not only the title of a new book, but part of the question we ought to be debating right now. What sort of Ireland do we want and how do we achieve it?

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Tory voters ‘disgusted’ with Theresa May over Brexit, Nigel Farage says

The Brexit Party leader said both the Tories and Labour should fear the electoral consequences of delaying the UK’s departure from the EU.

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Labour cannot ‘sit on the fence’ says Tom Watson as he urges second Brexit vote

The Labour deputy leader said a ‘confirmatory’ referendum on any deal was ‘the very least’ that voters should expect.

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Tory grassroots revolt over May’s handling of Brexit

The British prime minister’s grip on the Tory leadership has been dealt another blow as councillors call for her to go.

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UK government cannot throw Good Friday Agreement under the bus, campaigner says

The British government cannot just "throw the Good Friday Agreement under the bus" to pursue a shortsighted Brexit agenda, a campaigner has said.

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People more open to case for Scottish independence over Brexit, says Sturgeon

The First Minister wrote a piece in The National newspaper on Saturday outlining the arguments for an independent Scotland.

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Any type of Brexit is going to have ‘negative consequences’ – Juncker

The European Commission president has urged the UK not to waste the time granted by Brussels to pass a deal.

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Wide range of demands leave employers warier than ever

Life is not easy for employers, with Brexit preparations, adverse currency movements, hikes in input costs, and an ever-increasing range of demands in the field of compliance.

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Brexit party: Nigel Farage’s threat to disrupt EU business is a waste of his energy

The EU saw this coming and is ready for Farage's 'Trojan horse', writes Charlotte O'Brien.

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Ukip leader says party is ‘authentic party of Brexit’ ahead of Euro elections

Ukip leader Gerard Batten is fighting to protect his party from the threat posed by Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party.

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Brexit ‘an aberration’ in bid to strengthen peace process – Pelosi

The US House of Representatives speaker visited the Irish border which has become a stumbling block in the EU withdrawal process.

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Alliance leader slams Ulster Unionist leaflet linking party members to IRA

The Ulster Unionist Party has distanced itself from the leaflet produced for two council candidates, saying it was not a central party message.

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MP seeks backing for no confidence motion in Speaker John Bercow

Tory Crispin Blunt has accused the Speaker of ‘bias’ over Brexit following a series of controversial Commons rulings.

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Pelosi promises US won't do trade deal with Britain that undermines Good Friday Agreement

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has said no trade deal between Britain and the United States which undermines the Good Friday Agreement is possible.

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Nancy Pelosi set to address TDs and senators

US House of Representatives speaker Nancy Pelosi will visit Leinster House today.

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Damaging impact of Brexit cannot be fully mitigated, warns Sturgeon

The First Minister will tell the STUC conference that she does not trust the Tories on the issue of workers’ rights.

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Government may cover costs of European Health cards for NI citizens after Brexit

The Government may cover the cost of European Health Insurance Cards (EHICs) for people in Northern Ireland after Brexit.

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Economic growth will continue to slow, according to latest forecasts

Growth in the economy has slowed and will slow further, forcing the Government to revise downward its growth forecasts for this year and next.

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Fianna Fáil TDs rule out snap election during 'period of deep uncertainty'

Two senior Fianna Fáil TDs have ruled out any snap election until Brexit is over, saying it would be wrong to force a national vote while the "period of deep uncertainty" remains.

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US has a vested interest in Irish peace, says Nancy Pelosi

The Speaker of the US House of Representatives emphasised the US was a “guarantor” of the Good Friday Agreement.

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PM should get on with leaving EU, Arlene Foster says

The DUP was the first party in Northern Ireland to nominate a candidate for European elections it hoped it would not have to fight.

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Donald Tusk ‘still dreams’ of Brexit being reversed

The European Council president told MEPs that the UK would be represented in the European Parliament for ‘several months – maybe longer’.

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Pelosi to meet Varadkar during US congressional group trip

A group of high-ranking US politicians is on a two-day fact-finding mission to Ireland.

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EU has nothing to gain from no-deal Brexit, Juncker says

The European Commission president’s comments came amid claims British MEPs may be members of the Parliament for more than several months.

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Down the road, we will have to switch to driving on right-hand side

Ireland and Malta will be the only EU countries that drive on the left-hand side after Britain departs the bloc in October, writes Fergus Finlay

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Brexit is still a black hole

The past week saw a major breakthrough in world science, with the first picture of a black hole in space.

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Two Ukip MEPs quit to join Farage’s new Brexit Party

West Midlands MEP Jill Seymour and Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire MEP Jane Collins have announced their resignations.

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UK Foreign Secretary warns of danger to May if voting in European elections goes ahead

The Foreign Secretary says the ‘total focus’ of the Government is to get a deal through Parliament before polling on May 23.

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Ukip MEP quits to join Farage’s new Brexit Party

West Midlands MEP Jill Seymour said Ukip leader Gerard Batten has taken the party to the ‘extreme right’.

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Hammond ridiculed Brexiteers in Tory leadership race, according to reports

The Chancellor mocked Boris Johnson and Michael Gove in a US speech, it was reported.

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Donohoe: Brexit denting consumer confidence

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe is to warn his Cabinet colleagues tomorrow that domestic demand for goods has weakened because of Brexit.

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May should quit next month, says Iain Duncan Smith

Cross-party talks on ending the Brexit deadlock are set to continue.

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Jeremy Corbyn must commit to second EU vote or Labour 'will haemorrhage votes'

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has been warned to give clear backing to a second EU referendum, or risk losing millions of pro-EU voters.

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How Brexit is bad business for GAA on both sides of Irish sea

The day it all changed; politically, economically and socially, was June 23, 2016 with a referendum result deciding the United Kingdom would leave the European Union. Brexit.

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Reader's Blog: Brexit will have its day, just no-one knows when

Britain and its prime minister, Theresa May, have been granted a Brexit extension by the EU until October 31, which is Halloween or All Hallows’ Eve, depending on where you live.

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May will remain PM until Brexit is delivered, says Hammond

The Chancellor says Labour has not decided whether to ask for a new Brexit referendum in cross-party talks.

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Taoiseach on Brextension: 'The EU is not a prison, nobody is forced to stay'

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has insisted he "can't afford" for his patience to run out with Britain over the ongoing Brexit crisis, despite admitting the Westminster drama will play havoc with Ireland's European election plans.

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Brexit: The past seven days

What has happened and what will happen next?

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Ambassador accuses British magazine of 'hostile' anti-Irish attack

Ireland's ambassador to Britain has hit out at a British political magazine for saying "little Leo" should back down and "rejoin the commonwealth", accusing the publication of a "hostile" anti-Irish attack which should be consigned to the past.

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Jacob Rees-Mogg’s sister to stand for Nigel Farage’s new Brexit Party

Annunziata Rees-Mogg said they needed to ‘rescue our democracy’ from a prime minister who was not listening to the voters.

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Donegal shop owner says Brextension has 'wrecked our plans' for stockpiled custard creams

A Donegal shop owner who has been stockpiling custard creams and Heinz beans says the Brexit extension has put a spanner in the works.

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Nigel Farage claims UK parliament needs to ‘fear the electorate’

The Brexit Party leader was speaking ahead of his European elections campaign launch in Coventry.

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Ministers to hold more talks with Labour to end Brexit impasse

Jeremy Corbyn says Theresa May must be prepared to compromise if the talks are to succeed.

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Brexit risks: Extension date target must be hit

The EU has once again shown patience and unity by agreeing a Brexit extension until October 31.

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FG and FF play down chances of snap election

Senior Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil sources have played down the chances of a snap general election now that space has been opened up due to the October Brexit extension, despite growing rumours a vote is imminent.

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British Government ‘halts planning for no-deal Brexit’

Civil servants have been ordered to stand down no-deal planning with ‘immediate effect’, according to a leaked email.

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Airline and travel shares soar on Brexit extension; markets see UK still in EU still by end of year

Shares in airlines, including Ryanair and Aer-Lingus-owner IAG, as well as travel giant TUI soared, as the threat of any disruption from Brexit was put off beyond the industry’s most profitable summer season.

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Arlene Foster focuses on backstop concerns in talks with EU negotiator

Conservative MPs and fellow Brexiteers Iain Duncan Smith and Owen Paterson accompanied Mrs Foster to the meeting with Mr Barnier on Thursday.

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Brexit talks with Labour will not continue ‘for the sake of it’, says No 10

Theresa May faces her critics after EU leaders set a new Halloween deadline for Britain to leave.

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