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From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the EU grant the UK a Brexit extension? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the EU grant the UK a Brexit extension?

If leaders cannot come to an agreement it could mean an EU emergency summit days before the UK is due to leave.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach backs calls to grant Brexit extension until January 2020 Brexit

Taoiseach backs calls to grant Brexit extension until January 2020

European Council president Donald Tusk recommended an extension yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie OPW Brexit Unit begins consultation for Dublin Port inspection bays An Bord Pleanála

OPW Brexit Unit begins consultation for Dublin Port inspection bays

A decision on the consultation with An Bord Pleanála is due by 28 February next year.

From TheJournal.ie 'Brexit is in purgatory': UK front pages react to last night's House of Commons votes Front Pages

'Brexit is in purgatory': UK front pages react to last night's House of Commons votes

The EU will now consider what kind of extension to offer the UK.

From TheJournal.ie What was tonight's crucial Brexit vote all about, and what happens now? Brexplainer

What was tonight's crucial Brexit vote all about, and what happens now?

Let’s untangle the confusing jumble of Brexit legislation, amendments and Commons votes.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson loses crucial Commons vote on his Brexit deal, as EU to consider a third extension Brexit Crisis

Boris Johnson loses crucial Commons vote on his Brexit deal, as EU to consider a third extension

Donald Tusk said that he would recommend that the EU’s 27 leaders accept the UK request for an extension until 31 January 2020.

From TheJournal.ie Johnson threatens to pull Brexit deal and call general election if MPs don't back his plans Another Late Night

Johnson threatens to pull Brexit deal and call general election if MPs don't back his plans

Two crucial votes this evening will determine whether Brexit is possible before 31 October.

From TheJournal.ie Northern Ireland 'running out of road' to restore power-sharing, warns Sinn Féin vice-president Michelle O'Neill

Northern Ireland 'running out of road' to restore power-sharing, warns Sinn Féin vice-president

Michelle O’Neill also said that the DUP lacked the ‘bandwidth’ to deal with both Northern Ireland and Westminster.

From TheJournal.ie Crunch time for Johnson as he tries to push through Brexit bill in three days Brexit

Crunch time for Johnson as he tries to push through Brexit bill in three days

He faces the first hurdle this evening when MPs vote on the timetable for the bill’s passage through the parliament.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Is Boris Johnson's Brexit deal already dead? Doa This post contains videos

Explainer: Is Boris Johnson's Brexit deal already dead?

There was no meaningful vote on it today, so what happens next?

From TheJournal.ie House of Commons speaker under pressure to allow 'meaningful vote' on Brexit deal today Brexit

House of Commons speaker under pressure to allow 'meaningful vote' on Brexit deal today

John Bercow could block the attempt to allow MPs to debate on Monday because of parliamentary rules.

From TheJournal.ie Another showdown for Johnson in the Commons as Labour plots to hijack PM's plans Crucial Vote

Another showdown for Johnson in the Commons as Labour plots to hijack PM's plans

The prime minister believes he has the numbers to push his withdrawal agreement through parliament.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach says risk of no-deal Brexit is 'relatively low' but preparations will continue Tick Tock

Taoiseach says risk of no-deal Brexit is 'relatively low' but preparations will continue

Judges will decide tomorrow if the unsigned letter sent by Boris Johnson asking for a Brexit extension puts the PM in contempt of court.

From TheJournal.ie 'We don’t want to go back to those days': Convoy of 150 trucks hold cross-border protest Donegal To Derry

'We don’t want to go back to those days': Convoy of 150 trucks hold cross-border protest

Truck drivers said they would face “chaos” and “mayhem” at custom checks on the border.

From TheJournal.ie Micheál Martin blames Brexit on 'self-regarding English elite' Wolfe Tone

Micheál Martin blames Brexit on 'self-regarding English elite'

The Fianna Fáil leader was speaking at the Wolfe Tone commemoration in Bodenstown.

From TheJournal.ie UK will leave the EU on 31 October, says senior cabinet minister Brexit

UK will leave the EU on 31 October, says senior cabinet minister

Michael Gove said that the government was aiming to leave the EU before the end of October.

From TheJournal.ie 'House of fools': UK front pages react to Boris Johnson's Brexit defeat What The Papers Say

'House of fools': UK front pages react to Boris Johnson's Brexit defeat

Nearly all the UK front pages reacted to Boris Johnson’s forced Brexit extension request.

From TheJournal.ie Johnson sends Tusk letter seeking extension - along with another one saying further delay would be a mistake Forced Hand

Johnson sends Tusk letter seeking extension - along with another one saying further delay would be a mistake

Johnson’s plans to pass a Meaningful Vote on his deal today have been scuppered.

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: Who said it - Theresa May or Boris Johnson? Quiz

Quiz: Who said it - Theresa May or Boris Johnson?

“What did you call me? You called me nebulous. Yes, you did.”

From TheJournal.ie Tens of thousands of anti-Brexit protesters march in London as MPs delay decision Second Referendum

Tens of thousands of anti-Brexit protesters march in London as MPs delay decision

Thousands of people took to the streets of London today to call for a second referendum.

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: Defeat for Johnson as MPs force him to seek Brexit extension Super Saturday

As it happened: Defeat for Johnson as MPs force him to seek Brexit extension

Boris Johnson has been defeated in his bid to get his deal through the House of Commons.

From TheJournal.ie Cries of 'shame' from MPs as Brexit secretary invokes memory of Mo Mowlam in Commons debate Brexit

Cries of 'shame' from MPs as Brexit secretary invokes memory of Mo Mowlam in Commons debate

One senior Labour MP described the tactic as “deeply offensive”.

From TheJournal.ie 'This is a momentous occasion': Boris Johnson urges MPs to back his deal ahead of knife-edge vote Super Saturday

'This is a momentous occasion': Boris Johnson urges MPs to back his deal ahead of knife-edge vote

Hardline Brexiteers in the ERG have indicated they intend to back the Brexit deal.

From TheJournal.ie There are three main differences between Theresa May's Brexit deal and Boris Johnson's one Brexit

There are three main differences between Theresa May's Brexit deal and Boris Johnson's one

Boris Johnson has been bullish about the UK leaving the EU on 31 October – will these changes help him?

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What you should expect as MPs prepare to vote on Boris Johnson's Brexit deal Deal Or No Deal

Explainer: What you should expect as MPs prepare to vote on Boris Johnson's Brexit deal

Boris Johnson faces a significant challenge if he wants to get his deal through the House of Commons.

From TheJournal.ie 'They've lost every battle': The rise and fall of the DUP's Brexit strategy Blood Red Lines

'They've lost every battle': The rise and fall of the DUP's Brexit strategy

“Everything they’ve touched has turned to dust. They’ve lost every battle.”

From TheJournal.ie The Explainer: So what's actually in this new Brexit deal? Podcast

The Explainer: So what's actually in this new Brexit deal?

We take a look at everything Brexit-related that happened this week, and what it all means.

From TheJournal.ie Did Varadkar worry that the EU would put pressure on him? 'It did cross my mind' The 27 Musketeers

Did Varadkar worry that the EU would put pressure on him? 'It did cross my mind'

In an attempt to comfort unionists, Varadkar said “the queen will still be the queen; the pound will still be the pound”.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will Boris Johnson's Brexit deal pass in the House of Commons? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will Boris Johnson's Brexit deal pass in the House of Commons?

All eyes are on the DUP ahead of tomorrow’s vote.

From TheJournal.ie DUP says voting against Brexit deal 'not the end of the game' Still Saying No

DUP says voting against Brexit deal 'not the end of the game'

Arlene Foster wrote in the Belfast Telegraph that she was not looking for a ‘perfect’ deal.

From TheJournal.ie 'Too soon to celebrate': On the border, people give Brexit deal cautious welcome Borderline Brexit

'Too soon to celebrate': On the border, people give Brexit deal cautious welcome

Residents living in frontier towns along the Irish border say they are hoping for “clarity” going forward.

From TheJournal.ie 'On the Brexit brink': UK front pages react to Boris Johnson's deal Front Pages

'On the Brexit brink': UK front pages react to Boris Johnson's deal

Boris Johnson now faces an uphill struggle to win MPs over to vote for his deal.

From TheJournal.ie Why this 'Schrödinger's Brexit deal' has more than one father From The Dead

Why this 'Schrödinger's Brexit deal' has more than one father

Who had to compromise to get a Brexit deal over the line? In the end … everyone.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Has the British government removed the right to Irish citizenship from those in the North? Good Friday Agreement

FactCheck: Has the British government removed the right to Irish citizenship from those in the North?

The claim was made by Sinn Féin following a UK Tribunal ruling this week.

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: Focus turns to House of Commons after last-minute Brexit deal endorsed by EU leaders Brexit Live

As it happened: Focus turns to House of Commons after last-minute Brexit deal endorsed by EU leaders

The EU27 leaders have backed the revised deal – but the DUP is still saying ‘no’.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Here's how the consent vote in the North will work Brexit

Explainer: Here's how the consent vote in the North will work

How and when will elected reps get to cast their vote and why is it a thorny issue for the DUP?

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Where has the Northern Ireland backstop gone? New Deal

Explainer: Where has the Northern Ireland backstop gone?

After almost two years of back-and-forth, a new Brexit withdrawal deal was agreed today.

From TheJournal.ie 'The backstop has been replaced': Varadkar hails agreement between EU and UK Brexit

'The backstop has been replaced': Varadkar hails agreement between EU and UK

The new agreement will now need to be approved by the House of Commons.

From TheJournal.ie The DUP will vote against Boris Johnson's Brexit deal in parliament Dup Says No

The DUP will vote against Boris Johnson's Brexit deal in parliament

The party said it cannot risk ‘the integrity of the union’.

From TheJournal.ie UK and EU agree Brexit deal after intense negotiations Finally

UK and EU agree Brexit deal after intense negotiations

The DUP has not signed up to support the deal.