Leo Varadkar

Friday, April 26, 2019

Friday, April 26, 2019

Deal reached for Northern Ireland talks after Lyra McKee's funeral

Deal reached for Northern Ireland talks after Lyra McKee's funeral

Deal reached for Northern Ireland talks after Lyra McKee's funeral

An agreement has been reached to establish a new round of talks between the main parties in Northern Ireland, it has been announced. 

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Leo Varadkar

Irish Prime Minister praises Theresa May for 'honouring promise' to avoid hard border with Brexit deal

Irish PM praises Theresa May for 'honouring promise' to avoid hard border

Leo Varadkar has praised the Prime Minister for "honouring" her promise to avoid a hard border in Ireland with the draft withdrawal agreement.

Monday, November 5, 2018

Monday, November 5, 2018

Theresa May and Irish Premier agree backstop is ‘temporary’

Theresa May and Irish Premier Leo Varadkar agree backstop is ‘temporary’

Theresa May and Irish Premier agree backstop is ‘temporary’

Downing Street has released a statement saying the Prime Minister and Irish Premier had agreed the backstop should “only be a temporary arrangement”, but Leo Varadkar said he would not accept a Brexit deal which gives the UK unilateral power to halt the backstop.

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Brexit is 'undermining the Good Friday Agreement', says Leo Varadkar

Brexit is 'undermining the Good Friday Agreement', says Leo Varadkar

Brexit is 'undermining the Good Friday Agreement', says Leo Varadkar

The Taoiseach of Ireland Leo Varadkar has said the lack of agreement over a workable Irish Border solution for Brexit is 'fraying relationships' between the UK and Ireland

Friday, July 20, 2018

Friday, July 20, 2018

Leo Varadkar 'wrong' to suggest British aircrafts would be banned over Ireland

Leo Varadkar 'wrong' to suggest British aircrafts would be banned over Ireland

So-called "overflight rights" are guaranteed by international treaties rather than EU membership, a Number 10 spokeswoman said

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Brexit: Donald Tusk to meet with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in Ireland

Brexit: Donald Tusk to meet Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in Ireland

Brexit: Donald Tusk to meet Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in Ireland

The pair are to discuss Brexit negotiations the European Commission's draftwithdrawal agreement and suggested guidelines

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

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

'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

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

Friday, November 17, 2017

Friday, November 17, 2017

Theresa May to be told 'trade talks not a given' in Donald Tusk meeting in Sweden

Theresa May to be told 'trade talks not a given' in Donald Tusk meeting in Sweden

Theresa May to be told 'trade talks not a given' in Donald Tusk meeting

The Prime Minister is in Sweden for a major EU summit in Gothenburg

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Brexit: European leaders express frustration over 'lack of clarity' from UK

Brexit: European leaders express frustration over 'lack of clarity' from UK

European leaders express frustration over 'lack of clarity' from UK about Brexit

Leaders from the EU member-states are scheduled to meet later on Thursday

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