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Bobby McDonagh: Britain, the Protocol and another breach of trust
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Bobby McDonagh: Britain, the Protocol and another breach of trust

Mar 8th 2021, 12:29 PM 15,031 Views 10 Comments

The former ambassador says the decision by the UK to act unilaterally on some issues in relation to the Brexit Protocol is another deeply unhelpful move.

Ireland's EU commissioner on Article 16: 'If I had been consulted on this, it wouldn't have happened'
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Ireland's EU commissioner on Article 16: 'If I had been consulted on this, it wouldn't have happened'

Feb 18th 2021, 12:02 PM 18,694 Views 33 Comments

Mairead McGuinness said mechanisms are in place to ensure such a situation doesn’t arise again.

Top EU official tells Oireachtas: 'We made a mistake but please put it in perspective'
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Top EU official tells Oireachtas: 'We made a mistake but please put it in perspective'

Updated Feb 16th 2021, 4:47 PM 47,022 Views 27 Comments

European Commission vice president Maroš Šefčovič addressed TDs and Senators today.

Maroš Šefčovič says the EU's vaccine rollout mistake was trusting vaccine suppliers 'too much'
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Maroš Šefčovič says the EU's vaccine rollout mistake was trusting vaccine suppliers 'too much'

Feb 15th 2021, 10:15 PM 25,955 Views 31 Comments

The EC vice-president said that “we are sorry” in relation to the proposal to trigger Article 16 ahead of an Oireachtas committee appearance.

DUP call to trigger Article 16 to be debated at Westminster
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DUP call to trigger Article 16 to be debated at Westminster

Feb 12th 2021, 6:33 PM 27,431 Views 62 Comments

Arlene Foster said unionist anger and concern over the Northern Ireland Protocol must be heard.

The Explainer: What is Article 16, and why has it been causing hassle?
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The Explainer: What is Article 16, and why has it been causing hassle?

Feb 11th 2021, 6:30 PM 10,538 Views 2 Comments

We take a closer look on this week’s episode.

Von der Leyen 'deeply regrets' proposal to trigger Article 16
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Von der Leyen 'deeply regrets' proposal to trigger Article 16

Updated Feb 10th 2021, 9:28 AM 37,471 Views 48 Comments

The move was quickly reversed after much criticism from Ireland, Northern Ireland and Britain.

Government seeking ‘early warning system’ on use of Article 16
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Government seeking ‘early warning system’ on use of Article 16

Feb 9th 2021, 6:43 PM 9,720 Views 14 Comments

European Affairs Minister Thomas Byrne said the Government is seeking a new safety clause.

Boris Johnson to consider invoking Article 16 to stop 'barrier down Irish Sea'
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Boris Johnson to consider invoking Article 16 to stop 'barrier down Irish Sea'

Updated Feb 3rd 2021, 1:15 PM 59,635 Views 95 Comments

Post-Brexit inspections on goods entering Northern Ireland from Great Britain have been suspended amid concerns over the safety of officials.

Timeline: How the EU provoked anger in Ireland and the UK with plans for a hard border for vaccines
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Timeline: How the EU provoked anger in Ireland and the UK with plans for a hard border for vaccines

Feb 1st 2021, 6:05 PM 24,302 Views 30 Comments

The proposal caused outcry on both sides of the Irish Sea.

Taoiseach still has faith in Commission despite Article 16 move but says 'mistakes were made'
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Taoiseach still has faith in Commission despite Article 16 move but says 'mistakes were made'

Updated Jan 31st 2021, 2:03 PM 33,638 Views 89 Comments

Politicians across Ireland and the UK were left blindsided by the move by the EU over concerns about the supply of Covid vaccines.

Foster urges Johnson to replace Northern Ireland Protocol after vaccine row
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Foster urges Johnson to replace Northern Ireland Protocol after vaccine row

Jan 30th 2021, 12:10 PM 43,686 Views 92 Comments

The EU moved to stop the unimpeded flow of vaccines into Northern Ireland last night but u-turned after sharp criticism.

EU backs down after Northern Ireland Protocol row provoked fury and dismay on both sides of Irish Sea
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EU backs down after Northern Ireland Protocol row provoked fury and dismay on both sides of Irish Sea

Updated Jan 30th 2021, 7:20 AM 170,471 Views 183 Comments
  • The EU had moved to prevent Northern Ireland from being used as a back door to funnel coronavirus vaccine from the bloc into the rest of the UK
  • Arlene Foster described it as "despicable", while the Taoiseach spoke to Ursula von der Leyen to express his concerns
  • The European Commission said this evening the Northern Ireland Protocol will be "unaffected" by its plans to put limits on vaccines leaving the EU
  • The EU had moved to prevent Northern Ireland from being used as a back door to funnel coronavirus vaccine from the bloc into the rest of the UK
  • Arlene Foster described it as "despicable", while the Taoiseach spoke to Ursula von der Leyen to express his concerns
  • The European Commission said this evening the Northern Ireland Protocol will be "unaffected" by its plans to put limits on vaccines leaving the EU