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From TheJournal.ie Varadkar says Verona Murphy and Dara Murphy have caused Fine Gael 'reputational damage' General Election This post contains videos

Varadkar says Verona Murphy and Dara Murphy have caused Fine Gael 'reputational damage'

The Taoiseach also said the homelessness crisis is “distressing” to him.

From TheJournal.ie 'You ain't seen nothing yet': Johnson vows to work 'flat out' to deliver election promises Tory Victory

'You ain't seen nothing yet': Johnson vows to work 'flat out' to deliver election promises

The prime minister has addressed the first meeting of Cabinet since last week’s election.

From TheJournal.ie Any tariff increases would 'decimate' Ireland's food and drink imports to the UK - Brexit committee report Seanad

Any tariff increases would 'decimate' Ireland's food and drink imports to the UK - Brexit committee report

Dublin Port expects the number of freight units from outside the EU to rise from 200,000 to 1 million after Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson to legislate to prevent any further Brexit delays Westminster

Boris Johnson to legislate to prevent any further Brexit delays

The re-worked Withdrawal Agreement Bill is due to come before the Commons this week.

From TheJournal.ie Brexiteer who had 'obsession' with former MP Anna Soubry jailed for harassment Jailed

Brexiteer who had 'obsession' with former MP Anna Soubry jailed for harassment

Soubry said she was left ‘frightened’ following the incidents.

From TheJournal.ie Creed says Brexit trade deal by end of 2020 is 'wildly beyond credibility' but Gove 'confident' it can be done Brexit

Creed says Brexit trade deal by end of 2020 is 'wildly beyond credibility' but Gove 'confident' it can be done

Michael Gove said Simon Coveney “takes a different view” to those who dismiss the possibility of getting a trade deal sorted next year.

From TheJournal.ie Common sense, a JCB and a punch that never happened - Key moments of the UK election campaign All Over

Common sense, a JCB and a punch that never happened - Key moments of the UK election campaign

There were tough times for both the Tories and the Labour Party, but there was one clear winner at the end.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think Johnson will 'get Brexit done' by 31 January now there's a Conservative majority? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Johnson will 'get Brexit done' by 31 January now there's a Conservative majority?

The party had its strongest election performance since Margaret Thatcher in the 1980s.

From The42 What impact will Brexit have on horse racing? Column

What impact will Brexit have on horse racing?

These are interesting times.

From TheJournal.ie Here's a list of MPs elected in Northern Ireland Results

Here's a list of MPs elected in Northern Ireland

The latest results from the 18 constituencies in the North.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar says UK and EU will negotiate 'a mighty new economic partnership' Brexit

Varadkar says UK and EU will negotiate 'a mighty new economic partnership'

The Taoiseach has congratulated Boris Johnson after the outcome of the UK election.

From TheJournal.ie 'A powerful new mandate': What does the UK election mean for Brexit? Getting It Done

'A powerful new mandate': What does the UK election mean for Brexit?

The majority for the Conservatives means that Brexit looks set to become a reality.

From TheJournal.ie Election results bring Irish unity and Scottish independence back to the fore Now What

Election results bring Irish unity and Scottish independence back to the fore

After an SNP surge and a DUP collapse, what happens now?

From TheJournal.ie The reaction, as it happened: Johnson says he's 'humbled' by support of former Labour voters as Tories claim massive majority Dusk Til Dawn

The reaction, as it happened: Johnson says he's 'humbled' by support of former Labour voters as Tories claim massive majority

Stay with us for all the reaction as the Conservatives claim a thumping majority in the Commons.

From TheJournal.ie Getting it done: how a three-word slogan catapulted Boris Johnson to a historic election win Get Brexit Done

Getting it done: how a three-word slogan catapulted Boris Johnson to a historic election win

Boris Johnson’s oft-repeated slogan presented voters with an obvious choice.

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: Boris Johnson and Tories romp to victory as Labour's vote crumbles Uk Decides

As it happened: Boris Johnson and Tories romp to victory as Labour's vote crumbles

From the exit polls to Corbyn’s speech – here’s how things played out overnight.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin's John Finucane shocks DUP with victory over Nigel Dodds in North Belfast Uk Election 19
From TheJournal.ie How did it all go wrong for Jeremy Corbyn? Uk Election 19

How did it all go wrong for Jeremy Corbyn?

Labour looks set for a historic defeat in the general election.

From TheJournal.ie UK exit poll: Conservatives set for huge majority and mandate for Brexit Uk Election 19

UK exit poll: Conservatives set for huge majority and mandate for Brexit

Tonight’s exit poll was released seconds after the polls closed at 10 pm.

From TheJournal.ie Here's your guide to how TheJournal.ie will have you covered for the UK General Election An All Nighter

Here's your guide to how TheJournal.ie will have you covered for the UK General Election

Our team will be working overnight to bring you all the latest updates and analysis in the UK’s momentous election.

From TheJournal.ie Controlled explosion carried out at Scottish polling station, police say item was 'non-viable device' Motherwell
From TheJournal.ie UK election: What are the possible outcomes for parliament? Uk Election 19

UK election: What are the possible outcomes for parliament?

The polls will stay open in the UK until 10pm tonight.

From TheJournal.ie What to look out for as the UK delivers an election verdict with Brexit on the horizon Uk Election 19

What to look out for as the UK delivers an election verdict with Brexit on the horizon

The extended Brexit date of 31 January looms large over the election.

From TheJournal.ie Final countdown: On the doorsteps with the DUP and SDLP in one of the North's tightest races Belfast South

Final countdown: On the doorsteps with the DUP and SDLP in one of the North's tightest races

The SDLP and the DUP are locked in a tight contest in Belfast South.

From TheJournal.ie 'Organic but organised': How misinformation is spreading in the UK election campaign Going Viral

'Organic but organised': How misinformation is spreading in the UK election campaign

A photo of a young boy on a hospital floor and a punch-that-wasn’t have shaped the debate ahead of tomorrow’s election.

From TheJournal.ie What happens if Boris Johnson loses his seat? Tight Spot

What happens if Boris Johnson loses his seat?

Johnson has the smallest majority of any sitting UK Prime Minister since 1924.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson avoids interview by going into fridge as final day of campaigning kicks off Milking It This post contains videos

Boris Johnson avoids interview by going into fridge as final day of campaigning kicks off

A YouGov seat-prediction poll indicated the Tories could win a 28-seat majority tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Arlene Foster says Boris Johnson 'broke his word' on preventing an Irish Sea border Not Happy

Arlene Foster says Boris Johnson 'broke his word' on preventing an Irish Sea border

Foster says government officials have told her there would need to be checks.

From TheJournal.ie Corbyn claims Johnson misled people about customs checks in his Brexit deal Northern Ireland

Corbyn claims Johnson misled people about customs checks in his Brexit deal

The Labour leader said a confidential report paints a ‘damning picture’ of Boris Johnson’s deal, especially when it came to Northern Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie US Congress votes unanimously to renew support for Good Friday Agreement Good Friday Agrrement

US Congress votes unanimously to renew support for Good Friday Agreement

It called for strict adherence to the Good Friday Agreement during Brexit negotiations “to ensure a lasting peace in Northern Ireland”.

From TheJournal.ie Record number of solicitors from England and Wales registered in Ireland this year Lawful

Record number of solicitors from England and Wales registered in Ireland this year

It represents a more than 150% increase on the previous year.

From TheJournal.ie Anand Menon: 'Ireland is the only EU country that bothered to reflect on its relationship with the UK' Brexit

Anand Menon: 'Ireland is the only EU country that bothered to reflect on its relationship with the UK'

Professor Anand Menon, Director of the think-tank The UK in a Changing Europe, was speaking in Dublin today.

From TheJournal.ie An independent Scotland could rejoin the EU relatively quickly, says Nicola Sturgeon Brexit

An independent Scotland could rejoin the EU relatively quickly, says Nicola Sturgeon

Sturgeon has already said she wants a fresh ballot on independence to take place in the second half of 2020.

From TheJournal.ie Best-selling author Lee Child is applying for Irish passport because of Brexit Child Of Mine

Best-selling author Lee Child is applying for Irish passport because of Brexit

The novelist says he is “not a huge fan of Britain”.

From TheJournal.ie Johnson pledges to bring Brexit deal back to Parliament next month as 'Christmas present' General Election

Johnson pledges to bring Brexit deal back to Parliament next month as 'Christmas present'

The British PM said he wants people “to enjoy their festive-season free from the seemingly unending Brexit box-set drama”.

From TheJournal.ie 'We will get a red Christmas': Corbyn pledges to lower voting age to 16 in campaign promise to youths Uk Election

'We will get a red Christmas': Corbyn pledges to lower voting age to 16 in campaign promise to youths

The Labour leader came under fire after saying he would not take sides in a second public vote.

From TheJournal.ie 'Never intended to cause hurt or pain': Johnson refuses to apologise for 'racist rhetoric' Question Time

'Never intended to cause hurt or pain': Johnson refuses to apologise for 'racist rhetoric'

The UK’s main political party leaders faced tough questioning on BBC’s Question Time this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Jeremy Corbyn pledges to take ‘neutral stance’ in another EU referendum Neutral

Jeremy Corbyn pledges to take ‘neutral stance’ in another EU referendum

The Labour leader was questioned over fears for businesses, anti-Semitism, misogyny and freedom of speech.

From TheJournal.ie Any form of Brexit will be damaging for Ireland, new Central Bank chief warns First Speech

Any form of Brexit will be damaging for Ireland, new Central Bank chief warns

Economic resilience is needed for the country to meet the economic challenges ahead, Gabriel Makhlouf said.

From TheJournal.ie Johnson v Corbyn: 6 key moments from the first televised UK election debate The Late Debate

Johnson v Corbyn: 6 key moments from the first televised UK election debate

Johnson rotated his arguments around Brexit, while Corbyn focused on wealth inequality and the future of the NHS.