Ireland

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Brexit: David Davis clarifies 'statement of intent' remarks which confused the Irish Government

Brexit: David Davis clarifies 'statement of intent' remarks which confused the Irish Government

David Davis clarifies 'statement of intent' remark after Irish Government reacts

The Brexit Secretary had said over the weekend last Friday's EU agreement was a 'statement of intent', which the Irish branded to be 'bizarre'

Friday, December 8, 2017

Friday, December 8, 2017

Irish minister welcomes UK-EU Brexit negotiation agreement

Irish minister welcomes UK-EU Brexit negotiation agreement

Irish minister welcomes UK-EU Brexit negotiation agreement

Simon Coveney said Ireland supports the talks moving to the next phase of negotiation on Twitter

Brexiteer Richard Tice says 'Theresa May has capitulated to Michel Barnier and Jean-Claude Juncker'

Brexiteer Richard Tice says Theresa May has capitulated to Michel Barnier and Jean-Claude Juncker

'Theresa May has capitulated to Juncker and Barnier'

Brexiteer Richard Tice isn't exactly impressed with today's deal

UK will align with EU regulations if no solution is found for Irish border in trade talks

Brexit: UK will align with EU regulations on Irish border if no solution found in trade talks

UK will align with EU rules on Irish border if no solution found in trade talks

More details of the arrangement agreed by Theresa May and Jean-Claude Juncker have been disclosed

Brexit: Theresa May and Jean-Claude Juncker announce 'breakthrough' in talks

Brexit: Theresa May and Jean-Claude Juncker announce 'breakthrough' in talks

Theresa May and Jean-Claude Juncker announce 'breakthrough' in Brexit talks

The European Commission president said 'sufficient progress' had been made to progress onto trade

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Theresa May under pressure to make progress in Brexit over Irish border issue

Brexit: Theresa May facing race against time to solve Irish border riddle as UK Plc issues warning

Theresa May facing race against time to solve Irish border riddle

Theresa May is hoping to offer a new deal which satisfies the DUP and Ireland

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Theresa May holds talks with DUP leader Arlene Foster on Brexit Irish border issue

Theresa May holds talks with DUP leader Arlene Foster on Brexit Irish border issue

Theresa May holds talks with Arlene Foster on Brexit Irish border issue

Theresa May is calling on the DUP to support proposals that would allow the EU to trigger the next stage of trade negotiations

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Miliband lost the 2015 general election and was on the beaten side in last year's EU referendum

Brexit: Former Labour leader Ed Miliband says Theresa May 'couldn't run a p**s-up in a brewery'

Ed Miliband says Theresa May 'couldn't run a p**s-up in a brewery'

Former Labour leader piles into Tories as Irish border shambles goes on

'Brexit talks about Irish border could be simple if there was political will for it', says Northern Irish Labour MP Kate Hoey

'Brexit talks about Irish border could be simple if there was political will for it', says Northern Irish Labour MP Kate Hoey

'Brexit talks about Irish border would be simple if there was political will'

Kate Hoey, the Labour MP for Vauxhall spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer after a deal on the border to the Republic fell apart at the eleventh hour

Brexit: Theresa May dealt major setback after DUP rejects Irish border proposals

Brexit: Theresa May dealt major setback as DUP rejects Irish border proposals

Theresa May dealt major Brexit setback as DUP rejects Irish border proposals

The DUP's decision came after an announcement had already been made about a deal over the border

Monday, December 4, 2017

Monday, December 4, 2017

Brexit: UK and EU reportedly closer to agreement on Irish border

Brexit: UK and EU reportedly closer to agreement on Irish border

UK and EU reportedly closer to agreement on Irish border in Brexit talks

Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council, made a statement on Twitter

Brexit: Theresa May to meet key EU figures in effort to break

Brexit: Theresa May to meet key EU figures in effort to break deadlock

Brexit: Theresa May to meet key EU figures in effort to break deadlock

The talks have been stalled over the issue of the border with Ireland

Friday, December 1, 2017

Friday, December 1, 2017

MPs say hard border to Republic of Ireland appears 'inevitable' after Brexit

MPs say hard border with Republic of Ireland appears 'inevitable' after Brexit

MPs say hard border with Republic of Ireland appears 'inevitable' after Brexit

The Exiting the EU Committee in the House of Commons said this appeared possible if the UK leaves the single market and customs union

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Irish Minister calls on the UK Government to present 'political solution' to border issue

Brexit: Irish Minister Michael Creed calls on the UK Government to present 'political solution' to border issue

Irish Minister calls on UK government for 'political solution' to border issue

Michael Creed, the Irish Agriculture Minister, made the comments during a BBC interview

Monday, November 27, 2017

Monday, November 27, 2017

Irish government denies threatening Brexit as Northern Ireland border row continues

Irish government denies threatening to derail Brexit as Northern Ireland border row continues

Irish government denies threatening Brexit as border row continues

Simon Coveney, the Irish Foreign Affairs Minister, has said the Irish government will stay 'resolute' over ensuring a 'guarantee' over the border

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Enniskillen bombing: victims' loved ones vow to continue fight for justice on 30-year anniversary

Enniskillen bombing: victims' loved ones vow to continue fight for justice on 30-year anniversary

Vow to continue fight for justice on 30-year anniversary of Enniskillen bombing

The bombing killed eleven people during a Remembrance Sunday memorial service

Friday, October 20, 2017

Friday, October 20, 2017

Irish student imprisoned in Egypt freed after four years in Cairo jail

Ibrahim Halawa: Irish student imprisoned in Egypt freed after four years in Cairo jail

Irish student imprisoned in Egypt freed after four years in Cairo jail

Ibrahim Halawa was imprisoned when he was 17 in the wake of the 'Day of Rage' protests in 2013

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Thousands left without power as Storm Ophelia recovery operations continue in Ireland

Thousands left without power as Storm Ophelia recovery operations continue in Ireland

Thousands powerless in Ireland as Storm Ophelia recovery operations continue

An estimated 130,000 people don't have electrical power while roughly 48,000 remain without water

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Scotland braced for Storm Ophelia as Ireland recovers from severe gusts

Scotland braced for Storm Ophelia as Ireland recovers from severe gusts

Scotland braced for Storm Ophelia as Ireland recovers from severe gusts

Three died during the storm and thousands have been left without power

Monday, October 16, 2017

Monday, October 16, 2017

UK alerts issued and Ireland in 'status red' lockdown ahead of Storm Ophelia

UK alerts issued and Ireland in 'status red' lockdown ahead of Storm Ophelia

UK alerts issued and Ireland in 'status red' lockdown ahead of Storm Ophelia

A yellow warning is in place across potentially affected areas of the UK, while Irish authorities have issued a 'status red' alert

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Hurricane Ophelia to hit UK on anniversary of 1987 Great Storm

Hurricane Ophelia to hit UK on anniversary of 1987 Great Storm

Hurricane Ophelia to hit UK on anniversary of 1987 Great Storm

The US National Hurricane Center says the hurricane will have weakened to a storm by the time it hits

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Brexit: Jean-Claude Juncker says EU requires greater clarity before trade discussion

Brexit: MEPs vote not to begin next phrase of talks without 'major breakthrough'

Brexit: MEPs vote not to begin next phrase of talks

Nigel Farage accuses lawmakers of treating Britain 'like a hostage'

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Ryanair to hold annual general meeting amid crisis of pilot shortages and cancelled flights

Ryanair to hold annual general meeting amid crisis of pilot shortages and cancelled flights

Ryanair to hold AGM amid crisis of pilot shortages and cancelled flights

The company recently shelved a number of daily flights, causing disruption for customers

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Theresa May to give key Brexit address in Florence

Theresa May to give key Brexit address in Florence

Theresa May to give key Brexit address in Florence

The Prime Minister is to address the current state of negotiations and restate the Government's wish for a good EU relationship

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Brussels to lay responsibility of Irish border with UK after Brexit

Brussels to leave Britain full responsibility for sorting Irish border after Brexit

EU to leave Britain full responsibility for sorting Irish border after Brexit

A paper outlining the EU position will be released later on Thursday

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

'Who the hell does he think he is?' - Twitter slams Jean-Claude Juncker after he deems UK Brexit position 'unsatisfactory'

'Who the hell does he think he is?' - Brexiteers round on Jean-Claude Juncker after his criticism of Britain

Brexiteers round on Jean-Claude Juncker after he blasts UK position

The European Commission President was not impressed by the papers outlining the direction the country wanted to take for Brexit

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Brexit: 'UK proposal on Northern Ireland border is in reality a smuggler's charter,' says Irish senator

Brexit: 'UK proposal on Northern Ireland border is simply a smuggler's charter,' says Irish senator

'UK proposal on Northern Ireland border is simply a smuggler's charter'

Irish Senator Mark Daly spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the plans for the border to the Republic of Ireland post-Brexit

Brexit: Theresa May moves to quell concerns over Northern Ireland border

Brexit: Theresa May moves to quell concerns over Northern Ireland border

Brexit: Theresa May moves to quell concerns over Northern Ireland border

The Prime Minister made clear to Irish nationalists she does not want to see a border return after Brexit

Monday, August 14, 2017

Monday, August 14, 2017

Theresa May returns at a crucial point in the Brexit negotiations

Theresa May to return to Downing Street as new paper on Brexit position is published

Theresa May returns to Downing Street as paper on Brexit position is published

New tranche of papers believed to address Irish border issue

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Brexit: 'A type of Berlin wall across Ireland would be a terrible outcome,' says Sir Vince Cable MP

Brexit: 'A new Berlin wall across Ireland would be terrible,' says Sir Vince Cable MP

Brexit: 'A new Berlin wall across Ireland would be terrible,' says Sir Vince Cab

Sir Vince Cable MP spoke to James Whale and Ash Gould about the impact of negotiations on Northern Ireland

Friday, July 28, 2017

Friday, July 28, 2017

'Irish officials fear Britain isn't prepared for grinding Brexit detail', says Irish World editor Bernard Purcell

'Irish officials fear Britain isn't prepared for grinding Brexit detail', says journalist Bernard Purcell

'Irish officials fear Britain isn't prepared for grinding Brexit detail'

Bernard Purcell, editor of Irish World, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the reported call by the Irish government for a border on the Irish Sea

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Brexit: David Davis returns to Brussels to conclude latest round of negotiations

Brexit: David Davis returns to Brussels to conclude latest round of negotiations

David Davis returns to Brussels to conclude latest round of negotiations

The Brexit Secretary will meet with EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier in the Belgian capital later on Thursday

Monday, July 10, 2017

Monday, July 10, 2017

Former Manchester United player Philip Mulryne is ordained as a Roman Catholic priest

Former Manchester United player Philip Mulryne is ordained as a Roman Catholic priest

Former Man United player Philip Mulryne is ordained as a Roman Catholic priest

Mulryne originally made his debut for the Manchester team in 1997 under Sir Alex Ferguson

Monday, July 3, 2017

Monday, July 3, 2017

'Ireland should leave the EU as it'll be better off by maintaining its relationship with UK', says former Irish diplomat

'Ireland should leave the EU to maintain its relationship with UK', says former Irish diplomat

'Ireland should leave the EU to maintain its relationship with UK'

Former Irish diplomat Ray Bassett says the country can make its own mind up about decisions rather than letting Brussels do so

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

'The Tory-DUP deal is indefensible and unfair to the rest of the UK', says SNP MP

'Tory-DUP deal is indefensible and unfair to the rest of the UK', says SNP MP

'The Tory-DUP deal is indefensible and unfair to the rest of the UK'

SNP MP Angus MacNeil says the Tory-DUP deal has made the UK 'less united'

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Philip Hammond delivers speech on economic Brexit goals for City of London leaders

Philip Hammond delivers speech on economic Brexit goals for City of London leaders

Philip Hammond delivers speech on economic Brexit goals for City leaders

The Chancellor gave a keynote address at Mansion House for key members in the City of London

Monday, May 15, 2017

Monday, May 15, 2017

Drunk driver caught after car automatically calls police after crash

Drunk driver caught after car calls police

Drunk driver caught after car calls police

The incident happened in County Antrim in Northern Ireland

Monday, May 8, 2017

Monday, May 8, 2017

Man dies after falling from Blarney Castle

Man dies after falling from Ireland's Blarney Castle

Man dies after falling from Ireland's Blarney Castle

A man in his mid-twenties has died after falling from Blarney Castle, however the incident is not thought to be suspicious

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Martin McGuinness: 'There won't be any tears in Northern Ireland for him', says commentator

Martin McGuinness legacy is dripping with the blood of innocents, says commentator

'Martin McGuinness legacy is dripping with the blood of innocents'

Political commentator David Vance spoke to Paul Ross about the passing of the former deputy minister on Monday night

Former NI deputy first minister Martin McGuinness dies aged 66

Former NI deputy first minister Martin McGuinness dies aged 66

Former NI deputy first minister Martin McGuinness dies aged 66

The leader of Sinn Fein and former IRA commander passed away on Monday night

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Want to set up an Irish pub? There's a company you can go to

Ever wondered why you always see Irish pubs on holiday? Well here's the answer

Ever wondered why you always see Irish pubs on holiday? Well here's the answer

There's a firm specialising in design-and-build Irish pubs and they've installed over 500 boozers around the world since 1990

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Woman and two young girls die in Ireland apartment fire

Woman and two young girls die after Ireland apartment fire

Woman and two young girls die after Ireland apartment fire

A fire broke out at a complex in Dublin which has killed a woman and two young girls, while two others were left in a critical condition

Monday, March 6, 2017

Monday, March 6, 2017

George Galloway: 'English people among the least nationalised in politics - and that's one of the best things about them'

George Galloway: 'English people's great strength is their lack of nationalism'

George Galloway: 'English people's great strength is their lack of nationalism'

Our host was speaking to a caller called Mark on his show about the differences between English and Irish elections

George Galloway: NI Assembly election result 'a major step towards Irish unity'

George Galloway: Sinn Fein needs to convince unionists they have nothing to fear

Galloway: Sinn Fein needs to convince unionists they have nothing to fear

Our presenter spoke in the wake of the election results in Northern Ireland

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Stormont crisis: "Return to Westminster rule likely", says journalist

Stormont crisis: Return to Westminster rule likely for Northern Ireland, says journalist

'Northern Ireland likely to return to Westminster rule'

The power-sharing executive in Northern Ireland collapse after a deadline to find a resolution on a controversial green energy scheme collapsed

Friday, December 16, 2016

Friday, December 16, 2016

Brexit: Theresa May wants early agreement on citizen rights

Brexit: Theresa May wants early agreement on citizen rights

Brexit: Theresa May wants early agreement on citizen rights

The PM wants the status of EU migrants in the UK and Britons on the continent agreed early in the negotiations.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Brexit: Nicola Sturgeon to release blueprint of Scotland's options

Brexit: Nicola Sturgeon to release blueprint of Scotland's options

Brexit: Nicola Sturgeon to release blueprint of Scotland's options

The Scottish First Minister is set to lay out Scotland's options in a Brexit blueprint, as revealed in an address to the Irish Parliament

Friday, November 4, 2016

Friday, November 4, 2016

Brexit - the problem with a referendum that isn't legally-binding

Brexit Article 50 verdict: Referendums are ignored more often than you think

Referendums are ignored more often than you think

The UK voted to leave the European Union in June, but the fact that it isn't legally binding could be the dampening of Brexiteer hopes

Friday, October 28, 2016

Friday, October 28, 2016

Brexit: Belfast High Court rejects claim NI law means royal prerogative can't be used to trigger Article 50

Brexit legal challenge rejected by Belfast High Court

Brexit legal challenge rejected by Belfast High Court

The court has ruled on one of the first legal challenges to block the formal process of leaving the EU

Judge to rule on first UK court Brexit challenge

Brexit court case: Judge to rule on first UK legal challenge to EU exit

Judge to rule on first UK court Brexit challenge

A case at Belfast High Court opposing Prime Minister Theresa May's ability to trigger Brexit negotiations is set to receive its ruling

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

'Torpedo' carrying more than £4m worth of cocaine found on an Irish beach

'Torpedo' carrying more than £4m worth of cocaine found on Irish beach

'Torpedo' carrying more than £4m worth of cocaine found on Irish beach

Officers were tipped off to a suspicious item near Liscannor in County Clare

Friday, September 2, 2016

Friday, September 2, 2016

The ruling has met fierce opposition from the Irish government, which wants to avoid deterring other multinationals from investing in the country

Apple tax ruling: Irish government agrees to appeal €13bn verdict

Apple tax ruling: Irish government agrees to appeal €13bn verdict

Irish government confirms it will contest European Commission's ruling that Apple owes billions in back taxes

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Thursday, September 1, 2016

'Political crap' - Apple boss blasts European Commission's ruling on €13bn Irish tax bill

'Political crap' - Apple boss blasts European Commission's €13bn tax bill ruling

'Political crap' - Apple boss blasts European Commission's €13bn tax bill ruling

The European Commission ruled the company's tax benefits in Ireland were illegal and it should pay a record bill in back-taxes

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Apple tax bill: 'It puts off investors from putting money anywhere in Europe, so for post-Brexit Britain, it’s very good indeed', says Nigel Farage

Apple €13bn tax bill is great news for post-Brexit Britain, says Nigel Farage

Apple tax bill is great news for post-Brexit Britain, says Nigel Farage

Former Ukip leader says judgement shows 'if you're a member of the European Union, you're not in charge of your own life'

Apple €13bn tax bill: economist explains impacts of European Commission's ruling

Apple €13bn tax bill: The ruling explained by leading economist

Apple €13bn tax bill will create challenges for Ireland, says leading economist

Panmure Gordon analyst Simon French says Apple's response could 'add strength to other countries'

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