May’s post-Brexit trade deal suggestion dismissed by Taoiseach
Ireland’s Taoiseach has dismissed one of Theresa May’s suggestions aimed at...
Ireland’s Taoiseach has dismissed one of Theresa May’s suggestions aimed at...
Britain is to have talks with the EU over the coming days about how to obtain...
Republic of Ireland
President Michael D Higgins has said it is appropriate and timely that Ireland...
Arlene Foster has warned the Prime Minister not to roll over in the face of EU...
A defiant Theresa May has insisted her efforts to win fresh assurances on her Brexit deal remain on track after another bruising encounter with EU leaders.
Ireland’s Taoiseach has dismissed one of Theresa May’s suggestions aimed at winning parliamentary support for her Brexit deal.
Former Irish president Mary McAleese has called for women to “step up” and take their political responsibilities seriously.
Britain is to have talks with the EU over the coming days about how to obtain “further assurances” which might persuade MPs to back the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement, Theresa May has said.
Theresa May has confirmed she will hold further talks with EU leaders in the coming days as the UK ramps up preparations for a no-deal Brexit.
President Michael D Higgins has said it is appropriate and timely that Ireland reflects and celebrates the centenary of the 1918 general election.
Prime Minister Theresa May has insisted she was "crystal clear" to EU leaders at the Brussels summit about the need for assurances on the Irish border backstop in response to MPs' concerns.
Arlene Foster has warned the Prime Minister not to roll over in the face of EU intransigence.
Irish premier Leo Varadkar has said the European Union (EU) is as one on the need for a border backstop in the Withdrawal Agreement.
DUP leader Arlene Foster has questioned whether the Prime Minister will 'stand up or roll over' ahead of a second day of negotiations with European Union leaders.
Theresa May is under mounting political pressure after EU leaders rejected her attempts to win fresh concessions to the agreed Brexit deal and openly criticised her negotiating strategy.
The Irish border "backstop is not on the table" as part of renewed efforts to get Brexit over the line, the Taoiseach insisted yesterday.
EU leaders have warned Theresa May she cannot expect a “legally binding” commitment that the UK will not be tied to the bloc indefinitely through the Northern Ireland backstop.
The EU has reiterated the Brexit withdrawal deal is not up for renegotiation but, in its text at the conclusion of Thursday's summit, underlined the Irish backstop would only be temporary should it come into force and pledged to work "expeditiously" to get in place a replacement should it come into force.
Theresa May has appealed to EU leaders to give her the assurances she needs to get the backing of MPs for her Brexit deal.
There is no other credible fall-back solution to replace the backstop that would allay Irish fears of seeing a “corrosive” hard border on the island of Ireland, the country’s foreign affairs minister has said.
Theresa May has delayed a fresh Commons showdown over her Brexit deal until the new year as she acknowledged it will take time to win the assurances she is seeking from EU leaders.
An Irish general election in the mouth of Brexit would not have been in the country’s interest, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said.
The Irish border backstop is not on the table for re-negotiation, Leo Varadkar has said.
The President’s expenditure was under budget for each of the seven years of Michael D Higgins’s first term, a new review has said.
The Brexit backstop is not about the UK but is about ensuring no border infrastructure re-emerges on the island of Ireland under any circumstances, Ireland’s deputy premier has said.
Theresa May has played down the prospects of an “immediate breakthrough” on the so-called Northern Ireland backstop in talks with EU leaders.
The iconic Bob Dylan and Neil Young will together perform a headline gig in Co Kilkenny this summer.
Theresa May is set to meet Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in Brussels on Thursday morning hours after surviving a vote of no confidence.
The Republic's main opposition party has been criticised after it announced it would extend a confidence-and-supply arrangement with the Irish Government for another year.
A dramatic day in Westminster has given Thursday’s newspapers plenty to talk about as Prime Minister Theresa May survived a vote of no confidence.
Unionist parties in Northern Ireland have said that Theresa May must now focus on the task at hand after dramatically defeating a bid to oust her as Tory leader.
Irish political representatives have criticised the country’s main opposition party after it announced it would extend the confidence and supply arrangement with the Government for another year.
Arlene Foster has warned Theresa May that tinkering around the edges of the withdrawal deal will not be enough to win her support.
Theresa May has told Conservative MPs she will not lead the party into the next general election.
Ireland’s main opposition party has agreed to extend its parliamentary deal with the country’s minority coalition government.
Theresa May was looking set to see off a challenge to her leadership of the Conservative Party, as scores of Tory MPs made public statements of support ahead of a confidence vote.
There will be no election before 2020 after Fianna Fáil "reluctantly" concluded that Ireland cannot afford to have an election amid Brexit uncertainty.
The Irish border backstop is the “only show in town” and must not fall victim to a Tory civil war, Sinn Fein’s Michelle O’Neill has said.
A banned motorist allegedly "taunted" police when he crossed into the Republic of Ireland during a pursuit near the border, the High Court heard today.
The substance of the Brexit withdrawal treaty cannot be changed, the Taoiseach has said.
Theresa May has brushed off calls for her resignation, as she vowed to fight an effort to oust her as Conservative leader and Prime Minister “with everything I’ve got”.
The chief executive of Independent News & Media (INM) has said the company will ask Irish High Court inspectors to examine allegations that hard drives and emails of editors and other senior staff were searched without their permission.
The backstop must be removed from the Withdrawal Agreement, Arlene Foster has insisted.
The number of people in work rose by over 60,000 last year as Ireland’s labour market continues to grow.
The Department of Health has been accused of having “a complete lack of control or ability to predict expenditure accurately”.
More than 300 alleged victims have been identified in a probe into claims of historical abuse within Scouting Ireland.
The UK can remove the threat of no-deal by halting or delaying Brexit, the Irish Taoiseach said.
The DUP's only MEP has shot down any prospect of Theresa May's withdrawal deal making its way through the House of Commons without significant changes.
A man in his fifties has been arrested in connection with the death of a woman in a farm accident in Co Galway.
A united Ireland will move dramatically closer if the 'backstop' is removed from the Brexit deal, British Prime Minister Theresa May has said.
Gardai are investigating an allegation that a well-known sportsman raped a young woman in a Dublin city centre hotel in the early hours of yesterday morning.
The Irish Government is to step up its preparations for a no-deal Brexit after a day of turmoil at the House of Commons after Prime Minister Theresa May pulled her withdrawal agreement meaningful vote.
European Council president Donald Tusk announced that Brexit has been added to the agenda of the two-day EU summit taking place in Brussels on Thursday and Friday.
Abortion services will have to be “phased in” next month, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said.
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