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From TheJournal.ie 'Offensive and embarrassing': Coveney criticises McDonald for posing beside anti-English sign at parade England Out

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach: 'It is not going to be a case of everything being alright. Brexit is bad news' Brexit

Taoiseach: 'It is not going to be a case of everything being alright. Brexit is bad news'

The DUP is set to resume discussions with the British government on Monday ahead of an expected third Westminster vote.

From TheJournal.ie Nigel Farage begins 435km march against 'Brexit betrayal', but admits he won't actually finish it Leave Means Leave

Nigel Farage begins 435km march against 'Brexit betrayal', but admits he won't actually finish it

Around 100 Brexit supporters have joined the march from Sunderland to the House of Commons.

From TheJournal.ie More than 230,000 people have applied for Irish passports so far this year Travel Plans

More than 230,000 people have applied for Irish passports so far this year

Over 5,000 people are expected to apply this weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Tens of thousands of Irish firms haven't registered to move goods to and from the UK post-Brexit Brexit Fears

Tens of thousands of Irish firms haven't registered to move goods to and from the UK post-Brexit

Business groups have said the low numbers of companies acquiring their EORI so far is worrying.

From TheJournal.ie Is the DUP moving from 'no' to yes? Dodds says they've had constructive talks with ministers Meaningful Vote 3

Is the DUP moving from 'no' to yes? Dodds says they've had constructive talks with ministers

Brexiteer Jacob Rees Mogg said that he would support Theresa May’s deal if the DUP agreed to vote for it.

From TheJournal.ie Leo's meeting with Pence makes global headlines as Taoiseach avoids gaffes in Washington No Windfarms

Leo's meeting with Pence makes global headlines as Taoiseach avoids gaffes in Washington

The Taoiseach’s visit to Pence’s house, alongside his long-term partner, dominated coverage yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is delaying Brexit a good idea? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is delaying Brexit a good idea?

MPs have voted to seek to extend Article 50 until 30 June.

From TheJournal.ie 'One last roll of the dice': How Britain's newspapers are covering the vote to delay Brexit Article 50

'One last roll of the dice': How Britain's newspapers are covering the vote to delay Brexit

A vote in the House of Commons means Brexit may not be happening on March 29.

From TheJournal.ie Here's why Theresa May is set to risk another vote on her battered Brexit deal Third Time Lucky

Here's why Theresa May is set to risk another vote on her battered Brexit deal

It’s been a bizarre week – but does the prime minister finally have Brexiteers backed in a corner?

From TheJournal.ie MPs have voted to delay Brexit by three months - here's what that means Article 50

MPs have voted to delay Brexit by three months - here's what that means

It’s been another day of drama in Westminster – and now a THIRD vote on the May deal looms.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says he gave May advice on Brexit negotiations but she 'didn't listen' to it Brexit

Trump says he gave May advice on Brexit negotiations but she 'didn't listen' to it

Trump made his comments while speaking to reporters during his meeting with Varadkar in the Oval Office.

From TheJournal.ie MPs to vote on an amendment that calls for a second referendum this evening Brexit Means...

MPs to vote on an amendment that calls for a second referendum this evening

Four amendments have been selected for this evening’s vote on whether to request an extension to Article 50 from the EU.

From TheJournal.ie 'Meltdown': UK papers point finger at Theresa May after chaotic night in Westminster No No Deal

'Meltdown': UK papers point finger at Theresa May after chaotic night in Westminster

The confusion in Westminster last night is reflected in today’s front pages.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar says in uncertain time of Brexit, 'friends' in the United States are needed 'more than ever' Got Your Back

Varadkar says in uncertain time of Brexit, 'friends' in the United States are needed 'more than ever'

All eyes were on Varadkar and his partner Matt Barrett, as they attended the Irish Funds dinner in Washington DC last night.

From TheJournal.ie British MPs have voted against a no-deal Brexit. So, what now? Brexit

British MPs have voted against a no-deal Brexit. So, what now?

Chief EU negotiator Michel Barnier said today that one of the current risks is an ‘accidental no-deal Brexit’.

From TheJournal.ie As It Happened: MPs rule out no-deal Brexit in any circumstances after muddled House of Commons vote Deal Or No Deal

As It Happened: MPs rule out no-deal Brexit in any circumstances after muddled House of Commons vote

MPs are due to vote again today at 7pm – this time, it’s whether to rule out a no-deal Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar says those that wanted Brexit 'have been chasing unicorns for a long time' Washington DC

Leo Varadkar says those that wanted Brexit 'have been chasing unicorns for a long time'

Varadkar said there is a “rich irony” that the UK’s tariff proposals intend to treat Northern Ireland differently to Great Britain.

From TheJournal.ie UK govt: Tariffs 'will not apply' to goods crossing border from Ireland in no-deal scenario Now What

UK govt: Tariffs 'will not apply' to goods crossing border from Ireland in no-deal scenario

Border inspection posts would be needed to inspect animal products coming from outside the EU.

From TheJournal.ie 'Croaky Horror Show': How Britain's newspapers are covering the latest Brexit defeat 16 Days To Go

'Croaky Horror Show': How Britain's newspapers are covering the latest Brexit defeat

A glum Theresa May features on many front pages this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May’s ‘improved’ Brexit deal defeated by 149 votes - here’s what happens now Thumping Defeat

Theresa May’s ‘improved’ Brexit deal defeated by 149 votes - here’s what happens now

We’ll have another vote tomorrow on the no-deal option, May told MPs after another heavy defeat.

From TheJournal.ie As It Happened: Theresa May's Brexit deal defeated for a second time by 'thumping' majority Liveblog

As It Happened: Theresa May's Brexit deal defeated for a second time by 'thumping' majority

The draft Withdrawal Agreement suffered a 149-vote defeat tonight, in another blow to Theresa May’s deal.

From TheJournal.ie It's a 'no': DUP statement means Brexit deal less likely to pass in House of Commons tonight Brexit

It's a 'no': DUP statement means Brexit deal less likely to pass in House of Commons tonight

A second vote on May’s Brexit deal is to take place later today.

From TheJournal.ie Deal in jeopardy as UK's Attorney General says there is still a legal risk of being trapped in backstop Brexit

Deal in jeopardy as UK's Attorney General says there is still a legal risk of being trapped in backstop

It is now less likely Theresa May’s deal will get through the House of Commons.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar 'hopes and trusts' House of Commons will now pass Brexit deal after last-minute breakthrough Meaningful Vote

Varadkar 'hopes and trusts' House of Commons will now pass Brexit deal after last-minute breakthrough

There’s been no actual change to the withdrawal agreement, but Theresa May has secured guarantees that might sway Brexiteers.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What is May's new Brexit deal and what on earth will happen next? Explainer

Explainer: What is May's new Brexit deal and what on earth will happen next?

The UK and EU last night announced a joint instrument providing guarantees on the backstop.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Is Brexit advancing the cause of Scottish independence from the UK? Opinion

Opinion: Is Brexit advancing the cause of Scottish independence from the UK?

‘Scottish Independence in the context of Brexit is like Schrödinger’s Cat – it’s both alive and dead depending on who you ask’, writes Gareth Brown.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach heading to Washington DC for annual St Patrick's Day meeting with Donald Trump White House Visit

Taoiseach heading to Washington DC for annual St Patrick's Day meeting with Donald Trump

Leo Varadkar will also travel to Chicago this year.

From TheJournal.ie A breakthrough? May and Juncker announce 'joint instrument' providing guarantees on backstop Midnight Oil

A breakthrough? May and Juncker announce 'joint instrument' providing guarantees on backstop

Juncker said the Taoiseach would be prepared to back the mechanism.

From TheJournal.ie UK government says it has secured 'legally binding changes' to Brexit deal Crunch Time

UK government says it has secured 'legally binding changes' to Brexit deal

Tonight’s May visit comes ahead of another expected Brexit vote tomorrow in the House of Commons.

From TheJournal.ie 'We are approaching the position of a hard Brexit' says Donohoe, as clock ticks down to crucial meaningful vote Crunch Time

'We are approaching the position of a hard Brexit' says Donohoe, as clock ticks down to crucial meaningful vote

MPs will tomorrow vote again on British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Withdrawal Agreement.

From TheJournal.ie What would happen to food in Ireland if there's a no-deal Brexit? Spoiled My Appetite

What would happen to food in Ireland if there's a no-deal Brexit?

Businesses are keeping schtum, and this is an event that’s never happened before – still, we’ve an idea of what it would mean.

From TheJournal.ie David Davis says May's Brexit deal is 'dreadful' but if UK could pull out of backstop it's 'rescuable' Former Brexit Sec

David Davis says May's Brexit deal is 'dreadful' but if UK could pull out of backstop it's 'rescuable'

Davis also said that in a way, Theresa May’s deal is worse than the UK’s current membership of the EU.

From TheJournal.ie Northern Irish businesses write to MPs warning of 'significant job losses' if there's a no-deal Brexit Brexistential Crisis

Northern Irish businesses write to MPs warning of 'significant job losses' if there's a no-deal Brexit

The hardline Brexiteers, meanwhile, have said it would damage democracy if Brexit is delayed.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: May's deal, no deal or Brexit delay - which vote is most likely to pass in Westminster this week? Crunch Time This post contains a poll

Poll: May's deal, no deal or Brexit delay - which vote is most likely to pass in Westminster this week?

There are a number of options before British MPs ahead of a crucial week in parliament.

From TheJournal.ie If you plan to travel to the UK with your pet after a no-deal Brexit, here's what you'll need Brexit Cat-astrophe

If you plan to travel to the UK with your pet after a no-deal Brexit, here's what you'll need

The rules, issued by the Irish government, apply to cats, dogs… and ferrets travelling for non commercial reasons.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What on earth is going to happen in Westminster next week? Meaningful Vote

Explainer: What on earth is going to happen in Westminster next week?

There could be three crucial votes in the House of Commons from Tuesday onwards, with Brexit only a few weeks away.

From TheJournal.ie Mary Lou McDonald: 'I think she should go... but the problem is much bigger than Karen Bradley' Northern Ireland

Mary Lou McDonald: 'I think she should go... but the problem is much bigger than Karen Bradley'

The Sinn Féin leader added to calls for Karen Bradley’s resignation earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie Michel Barnier offers UK a new Brexit deal with just 21 days to go to the deadline Deal Or No Deal

Michel Barnier offers UK a new Brexit deal with just 21 days to go to the deadline

Barnier said there are still options available to the UK.

From TheJournal.ie This Co Clare singer will represent Ireland in the Eurovision in Israel Sarah McTernan This post contains videos

This Co Clare singer will represent Ireland in the Eurovision in Israel

Sarah McTernan came third in The Voice of Ireland in 2015.