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MPs could vote on May's deal for FOURTH time as it's warned hard Brexit is 'nearly inevitable'
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# 10 Days To Go

MPs could vote on May's deal for FOURTH time as it's warned hard Brexit is 'nearly inevitable'

Apr 2nd 2019, 7:48 AM 19,659 Views 42 Comments

Meanwhile, Leo Varadkar said: “No one should underestimate the difficulties that a no deal will present.”

Trump threatens to shut Mexico border again
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Trump threatens to shut Mexico border again

Mar 28th 2019, 12:15 PM 10,610 Views 30 Comments

Trump has previously made similar threats.

Irish trucks can keep accessing the continent through the landbridge after a hard Brexit
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Irish trucks can keep accessing the continent through the landbridge after a hard Brexit

Mar 26th 2019, 7:23 PM 31,641 Views 20 Comments

The Taoiseach said today no one knows what will happen in a no-deal scenario.

'Offensive and embarrassing': Coveney criticises McDonald for posing beside anti-English sign at parade
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# England Out

'Offensive and embarrassing': Coveney criticises McDonald for posing beside anti-English sign at parade

Mar 17th 2019, 11:02 AM 89,852 Views 134 Comments

In response, Sinn Féin said the partition of Ireland is “divisive and offensive”.

Having to cross the border or stay overnight: Concerns raised about location of rural Direct Provision centres
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# Arson Attacks

Having to cross the border or stay overnight: Concerns raised about location of rural Direct Provision centres

Mar 17th 2019, 6:30 AM 30,692 Views 16 Comments

It’s a criminal offence for asylum seekers to cross the border into Northern Ireland.

Living in a forest camp and jumping the fence into Europe - Titi's rugby dream
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# Passion

Living in a forest camp and jumping the fence into Europe - Titi's rugby dream

Mar 10th 2019, 9:00 AM 9,690 Views 6 Comments

The Cameroon native is close to making his Test debut for the Spanish national team.

Department asks Europe to set a date for when motorists travelling to Northern Ireland will not need green cards
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# Brexit

Department asks Europe to set a date for when motorists travelling to Northern Ireland will not need green cards

Updated Mar 6th 2019, 6:00 PM 33,488 Views 48 Comments

The government is working on a bilateral arrangement between the EU and the UK, but that has yet to be agreed.

New armed Garda unit for border region, but Taoiseach says it would be rolled out even if Brexit wasn't happening
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# Cavan

New armed Garda unit for border region, but Taoiseach says it would be rolled out even if Brexit wasn't happening

Mar 5th 2019, 4:27 PM 21,707 Views 30 Comments

Varadkar confirmed today that a third unit is to be located in Cavan.

Michel Barnier says EU is open to negotiating on Brexit 'guarantees' but not on the backstop
# Countdown
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# Countdown

Michel Barnier says EU is open to negotiating on Brexit 'guarantees' but not on the backstop

Mar 2nd 2019, 4:25 PM 12,074 Views 25 Comments

Barnier also suggested the EU would be open to a “technical” delay to Brexit.

Sinn Féin accused of 'getting desperate' by tweeting edited version of SDLP leader's speech
# More Than Words
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# More Than Words

Sinn Féin accused of 'getting desperate' by tweeting edited version of SDLP leader's speech

Feb 28th 2019, 10:50 PM 18,433 Views 74 Comments

Colum Eastwood has said that Sinn Féin wasn’t being truthful.

Patrick Hutch protected by dissidents north of border as he prepares to leave for Europe
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# In Hiding

Patrick Hutch protected by dissidents north of border as he prepares to leave for Europe

Feb 27th 2019, 6:05 AM 53,642 Views 30 Comments

It is thought Hutch will leave for the continent in the coming days.

A vote on revoking Trump's emergency US-Mexico wall funds takes place today
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# Million Dollar Wall

A vote on revoking Trump's emergency US-Mexico wall funds takes place today

Feb 26th 2019, 7:30 AM 11,913 Views 37 Comments

If the Democrats’ attempted funding block succeeds, Trump can use a veto to kill the measure.

Dozens of dissident weapons caches 'dotted along border region'
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# Hard Brexit

Dozens of dissident weapons caches 'dotted along border region'

Feb 23rd 2019, 12:05 AM 25,977 Views 34 Comments

Gardaí fear an upsurge in violence in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

White House says Trump will declare national emergency to fund border wall
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# Bypass Congress

White House says Trump will declare national emergency to fund border wall

Updated Feb 15th 2019, 7:20 AM 35,900 Views 124 Comments

Declaring a national emergency would free Trump to seek to redirect federal funds and bypass Congress.

'It's nuts': Crews from China, South Korea and Australia descend on border amid 'no-deal' fears
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# Surge In Interest

'It's nuts': Crews from China, South Korea and Australia descend on border amid 'no-deal' fears

Feb 10th 2019, 10:30 AM 55,303 Views 15 Comments

Media outlets across the globe are sending crews to border counties as the Brexit countdown continues.

The surreal reality of life in 'the most militarised area of western Europe'
# South Armagh
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# South Armagh

The surreal reality of life in 'the most militarised area of western Europe'

Feb 9th 2019, 10:00 PM 74,590 Views 44 Comments

TheJournal.ie visited Dromintee GAA club to hear locals’ concerns of a hard Brexit.

A heightened sense of Brexit 'WTF' in Clones
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# Border Town

A heightened sense of Brexit 'WTF' in Clones

Feb 9th 2019, 9:00 AM 31,427 Views 21 Comments

Locals in Clones, at the border with Co Fermanagh, say there’s huge concern at the possible disruption to daily life.

Irish government welcomes May's border comments but says she has 'unrealistic expectations' about backstop
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Irish government welcomes May's border comments but says she has 'unrealistic expectations' about backstop

Updated Feb 5th 2019, 9:28 PM 31,422 Views 35 Comments

Theresa May has said she remains committed to preventing a hard border on the island of Ireland post-Brexit.

'There's a good chance we'll have to': Trump hints that he might declare state of emergency
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# Border Issue

'There's a good chance we'll have to': Trump hints that he might declare state of emergency

Feb 1st 2019, 8:00 PM 41,001 Views 78 Comments

Trump hinted in remarks at a White House meeting on cross-border trafficking.

Foreign Secretary says UK may seek to delay Brexit in bid to secure deal
# Article 50
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# Article 50

Foreign Secretary says UK may seek to delay Brexit in bid to secure deal

Jan 31st 2019, 9:20 AM 29,919 Views 41 Comments

Getting MPs to support a withdrawal agreement has proved rather difficult.

From armageddon to 'damage-limitation at best': How Brexit could hit Irish farmers
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# IFA

From armageddon to 'damage-limitation at best': How Brexit could hit Irish farmers

Jan 29th 2019, 1:54 PM 7,299 Views 19 Comments

When asked if farmers felt like sitting ducks in relation to Brexit, IFA President Joe Healy said: “Absolutely”.

'We never want to see a border': Protesters warn against a hard border Brexit with mock checkpoint
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# BORDER LINE

'We never want to see a border': Protesters warn against a hard border Brexit with mock checkpoint

Updated Jan 26th 2019, 6:35 PM 42,045 Views 113 Comments

The Taoiseach said yesterday that if Brexit goes wrong soldiers may return to the border.

US govt shutdown: Trump offers Democrats deal on immigration in exchange for wall money
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US govt shutdown: Trump offers Democrats deal on immigration in exchange for wall money

Jan 19th 2019, 9:32 PM 31,774 Views 81 Comments

The announcement comes as amid the longest-running US government shutdown in history.

Varadkar says Brexit 'ball is in Westminster’s court' and there are no plans for checks along NI border
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# Tick Tock

Varadkar says Brexit 'ball is in Westminster’s court' and there are no plans for checks along NI border

Jan 16th 2019, 12:48 PM 9,743 Views 38 Comments

Varadkar says government “profoundly regrets” Westminster’s rejection of the Brexit deal.

'No deal’ Brexit would have 'devastating economic consequences' in Ireland
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# Mayday

'No deal’ Brexit would have 'devastating economic consequences' in Ireland

Jan 15th 2019, 7:56 AM 29,057 Views 36 Comments

Such a scenario would have a huge impact on the all-island economy, business groups have warned.

After two defeats in two days, Theresa May considering Brexit concessions to win over Labour MPs
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# Save My Deal

After two defeats in two days, Theresa May considering Brexit concessions to win over Labour MPs

Jan 10th 2019, 7:41 AM 23,343 Views 17 Comments

May is said to be considering backing a Labour amendment on workers’ rights to try to sway some MPs to her cause.

Poll: Do you care if a wall is built along the US-Mexico border?
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# Your Say

Poll: Do you care if a wall is built along the US-Mexico border?

Jan 9th 2019, 9:39 AM 47,425 Views 117 Comments

Many people have questioned if the wall is necessary or will ever be completed.

Here's what some Irish MEPs said when asked if there will be a hard border in Ireland
# Hard Or Soft Boiled Brexit
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# Hard Or Soft Boiled Brexit

Here's what some Irish MEPs said when asked if there will be a hard border in Ireland

Jan 6th 2019, 10:00 PM 63,466 Views 37 Comments

The Irish government and the EU says they’re not preparing for a hard border – here’s what three Irish MEPs think.

Poll: Do you think Ireland is ready for a no-deal Brexit?
# Deal Or No Deal
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# Deal Or No Deal

Poll: Do you think Ireland is ready for a no-deal Brexit?

Dec 20th 2018, 8:30 AM 25,704 Views 74 Comments

The Irish government has published its plans – but it has no provisions for a hard border with Northern Ireland.

Coveney says there's 'a lot of pushing and shoving' going on in relation to Brexit, but the EU has Ireland's back
# COME WHAT MAY
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# COME WHAT MAY

Coveney says there's 'a lot of pushing and shoving' going on in relation to Brexit, but the EU has Ireland's back

Dec 11th 2018, 7:04 PM 15,887 Views 48 Comments

He added that a no-deal Brexit is “still very unlikely … despite all the political chaos”.

Taoiseach meets with Orange Order reps to discuss needs of Protestant communities at the border
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Taoiseach meets with Orange Order reps to discuss needs of Protestant communities at the border

Updated Nov 26th 2018, 6:50 PM 36,532 Views 76 Comments

The Taoiseach met with the grand secretary of the Orange Lodge Reverend Mervyn Gibson.

Boris quotes Van Morrison as he criticises backstop deal at DUP conference
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Boris quotes Van Morrison as he criticises backstop deal at DUP conference

Nov 24th 2018, 5:40 PM 27,269 Views 45 Comments

Johnson said the UK is “on the verge of making a historic mistake” if it backs the draft Brexit agreement.

'One of the better days': Taoiseach says Ireland has achieved 'satisfactory outcome' with Brexit deal
# Irish Reaction
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# Irish Reaction

'One of the better days': Taoiseach says Ireland has achieved 'satisfactory outcome' with Brexit deal

Nov 14th 2018, 9:27 PM 24,234 Views 76 Comments

While Ireland didn’t want Brexit, it had set out what it wanted to in negotiations, Varadkar said.

Boris Johnson says Cabinet should stage a mutiny over Brexit
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# May Day

Boris Johnson says Cabinet should stage a mutiny over Brexit

Nov 12th 2018, 8:51 AM 18,285 Views 32 Comments

The former Foreign Secretary said the British government is “on the verge of total surrender” to Brussels.

'Alarm bells' ringing for DUP as May letter raises prospect of EU customs border in Irish Sea
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'Alarm bells' ringing for DUP as May letter raises prospect of EU customs border in Irish Sea

Nov 9th 2018, 7:36 AM 34,790 Views 154 Comments

The DUP leader has said that a leaked letter raised “alarm bells for those who value the integrity of our precious union..”

Donald Trump suggests US military at border could shoot migrants if they throw rocks
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# Mexico Border

Donald Trump suggests US military at border could shoot migrants if they throw rocks

Nov 1st 2018, 11:00 PM 26,385 Views 93 Comments

Trump has upped his rhetoric about immigration ahead of the US midterms.

UK committee warned by NI business panel why Brexit is a problem - using cheese as an example From TheJournal.ie

UK committee warned by NI business panel why Brexit is a problem - using cheese as an example

Oct 24th 2018, 6:35 PM 22,815 Views 26 Comments

If there’s a no deal, the price of beef will go up 37%, cheese by 43%, and tomatoes by 8%, the committee heard.

Tánaiste: 'Some in the UK don't seem to get it. Nobody is talking about building a wall' From TheJournal.ie

Tánaiste: 'Some in the UK don't seem to get it. Nobody is talking about building a wall'

Oct 19th 2018, 8:30 PM 19,505 Views 41 Comments

Tánaiste Simon Coveney says it’s his job to hammer home what’s at stake for Ireland by being “polite but firm”.

Angela Merkel warns 'devil is in detail' of Brexit deal
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# Crunch Time

Angela Merkel warns 'devil is in detail' of Brexit deal

Oct 10th 2018, 10:56 PM 16,530 Views 30 Comments

“Everything is solved only when everything is solved,” the German leader said.

Leaders play down hope of Brexit breakthrough as Arlene Foster meets Michel Barnier
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Leaders play down hope of Brexit breakthrough as Arlene Foster meets Michel Barnier

Oct 9th 2018, 9:48 PM 15,503 Views 24 Comments

British and Irish leaders have said negotiations will continue until at least November.