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From TheJournal.ie Irish government welcomes May's border comments but says she has 'unrealistic expectations' about backstop Brexit

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Foreign Secretary says UK may seek to delay Brexit in bid to secure deal Article 50

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'We never want to see a border': Protesters warn against a hard border Brexit with mock checkpoint BORDER LINE

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

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

From TheJournal.ie US govt shutdown: Trump offers Democrats deal on immigration in exchange for wall money Trump

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'No deal’ Brexit would have 'devastating economic consequences' in Ireland Mayday

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

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

From TheJournal.ie After two defeats in two days, Theresa May considering Brexit concessions to win over Labour MPs Save My Deal

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you care if a wall is built along the US-Mexico border? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think Ireland is ready for a no-deal Brexit? Deal Or No Deal This post contains a poll

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach meets with Orange Order reps to discuss needs of Protestant communities at the border Brexit

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Boris quotes Van Morrison as he criticises backstop deal at DUP conference Brexit

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'One of the better days': Taoiseach says Ireland has achieved 'satisfactory outcome' with Brexit deal Irish Reaction

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson says Cabinet should stage a mutiny over Brexit May Day

Boris Johnson says Cabinet should stage a mutiny over Brexit

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Alarm bells' ringing for DUP as May letter raises prospect of EU customs border in Irish Sea Brexit

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump suggests US military at border could shoot migrants if they throw rocks Mexico Border This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Angela Merkel warns 'devil is in detail' of Brexit deal Crunch Time

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Leaders play down hope of Brexit breakthrough as Arlene Foster meets Michel Barnier Border

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Split between Donegal and Fermanagh, the future of this village hangs in the balance Brexit

Split between Donegal and Fermanagh, the future of this village hangs in the balance

Pettigo is split by Northern Ireland’s border – and locals are uneasy about what Brexit could bring.

From TheJournal.ie TheJournal.ie's Brexit Road Trip: We travelled the length of Northern Ireland's border Hard Border

TheJournal.ie's Brexit Road Trip: We travelled the length of Northern Ireland's border

We spoke to people from all walks of life to see how Brexit could affect Northern Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Boris brands May's Brexit plan as 'deranged' while Davis describes the Irish border issue as 'exaggerated' Brexit

Boris brands May's Brexit plan as 'deranged' while Davis describes the Irish border issue as 'exaggerated'

Johnson told the Sunday Times that May’s Brexit plan won’t work.

From TheJournal.ie Old wounds, new problems: A drive along the Irish border before Brexit Brexit Explained

Old wounds, new problems: A drive along the Irish border before Brexit

Before Brexit negotiations come to an end, TheJournal.ie asked communities along the border what they thought would happen.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson sets out his 'Super Canada' Brexit plan Trade Deal

Boris Johnson sets out his 'Super Canada' Brexit plan

The plan will put pressure on Theresa May ahead of the Conservative Party conference.

From TheJournal.ie Over half of people in North would back Irish unity after Brexit Opinion Poll

Over half of people in North would back Irish unity after Brexit

Many people are worried about the possibility of a hard border.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland is getting two more MEPs because of Brexit and Sinn Féin wants them to go to the North Share The Spoils

Ireland is getting two more MEPs because of Brexit and Sinn Féin wants them to go to the North

The party is asking the Irish government to make a Northern Ireland constituency.

From TheJournal.ie UK Brexit negotiator says deal is '80% agreed' Deal Or No Deal

UK Brexit negotiator says deal is '80% agreed'

Dominic Raab held talks with his EU counterpart Michel Barnier earlier this week.

From TheJournal.ie Bill proposing mile-wide stop and search zone along Northern Ireland border causes outcry Fortress UK

Bill proposing mile-wide stop and search zone along Northern Ireland border causes outcry

A human rights group says it hopes the legislation isn’t an attempt to create a post-Brexit “fortress UK”.

From TheJournal.ie A post office on the border has seen a 15 fold increase in passport requests from Northern Ireland citizens Pettigo Post Office

A post office on the border has seen a 15 fold increase in passport requests from Northern Ireland citizens

Pettigo is the only town on the island of Ireland that’s split down the middle by the UK-Irish border.

From TheJournal.ie 'Weather knows no borders': Sinn Féin senator calls for all-Ireland weather alerts during emergencies Emergency

'Weather knows no borders': Sinn Féin senator calls for all-Ireland weather alerts during emergencies

Senator Niall Ó Donnghaile said that when weather alerts are reported, they should be done so on an all-Ireland basis.

From TheJournal.ie After a day-long private meeting, Theresa May's cabinet agrees to a 12-point Brexit position Cheqmate

After a day-long private meeting, Theresa May's cabinet agrees to a 12-point Brexit position

Theresa May has reportedly warned her Cabinet that they must agree to this position, or else they’ll be disciplined.

From TheJournal.ie Man loses High Court challenge against Northern Ireland Secretary over border poll United Ireland

Man loses High Court challenge against Northern Ireland Secretary over border poll

Raymond McCord wants both governments to set out the criteria for the holding of a border poll.

From TheJournal.ie 17 states sue Trump administration over family separations at US border Immigration

17 states sue Trump administration over family separations at US border

More than 2,000 children have been separated from their parents in recent weeks and placed in government-contracted shelters.

From TheJournal.ie US border agents scale back zero-tolerance policy for migrant families Temporary

US border agents scale back zero-tolerance policy for migrant families

Parents separated from their children have spoken about their desperate attempts to be reunited.

From TheJournal.ie Ferry service faces uncertain future amid struggle to reach Brexit deal Carlingford

Ferry service faces uncertain future amid struggle to reach Brexit deal

Today marks the second anniversary of the Brexit vote.

From TheJournal.ie Former FBI director: Family separation is a 'shameful, disgraceful episode' in US history Border Control

Former FBI director: Family separation is a 'shameful, disgraceful episode' in US history

James Comey said what has been happening on the Mexican border is “utterly inconsistent with who we are as Americans”.