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The Irish Times
Growth could fall 0.5% over Brexit vote, says Noonanimpact of Brexit to Government budget policy here. Yesterday investors took an
Growth could fall 0.5% over Brexit vote, says Noonan
The Irish Times / Posted 4 hours ago
impact of Brexit to Government budget policy here. Yesterday investors took an optimistic view and strong buying of Irish government bonds meant long-term interest rates approached record lows. Ten year Irish bond interest rates fell to 0.64... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
UK and Irish governments to hold Brexit talks in Belfast Charlie Flanagan and Theresa Villiers will talk about the impact of the refer
UK and Irish governments to hold Brexit talks in Belfast
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 6 hours ago
Charlie Flanagan and Theresa Villiers will talk about the impact of the referendum on cross-border relations when they meet in Belfast The UK and Irish governments are set to discuss the... Read more
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The Irish Times
Irish bond interest rates near record lowsIrish government bond interest rates approached record lows on Tuesday, as inve
Irish bond interest rates near record lows
The Irish Times / Posted 11 hours ago
Irish government bond interest rates approached record lows on Tuesday, as investors decided to take a more relaxed view of the outcome of the British referendum. Ten year Irish interest rates fell to 0.64 per cent, on strong buying interest which... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
UK and Irish governments to hold Brexit talks in Belfast Charlie Flanagan and Theresa Villiers will talk about the impact of the refer
UK and Irish governments to hold Brexit talks in Belfast
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 12 hours ago
Charlie Flanagan and Theresa Villiers will talk about the impact of the referendum on cross-border relations when they meet in Belfast The UK and Irish governments are set to discuss the... Read more
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The Irish Times
Irish government bonds near record lowsIrish government bond interest rates approached record lows on Tuesday, as inve
Irish government bonds near record lows
The Irish Times / Posted 12 hours ago
Irish government bond interest rates approached record lows on Tuesday, as investors decided to take a more relaxed view of the outcome of the British referendum. Ten year Irish interest rates fell to 0.64 per cent, on strong buying interest which... Read more
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The Irish Times
How Music Works: how Celtronic and Music City are opening minds in Derryso that you had the reverse experience of what was popular at the time.” Celtr
How Music Works: how Celtronic and Music City are opening minds in Derry
The Irish Times / Posted 15 hours ago
so that you had the reverse experience of what was popular at the time.” Celtronic receives funding from the Northern Irish Government through the Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure, and the festival was encouraged by the recent Minister... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Government boosting help with rent costs to combat homelessness The Irish Government said extra help with rent would limit the threat of evic
Government boosting help with rent costs to combat homelessness
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 17 hours ago
The Irish Government said extra help with rent would limit the threat of eviction An extra 15 million euro is to be spent on the state's rent supplement this year to prevent more... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Quitting EU is a big opportunity, insists Foster as divisions widenFoster and Sinn Fein Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness are due to meet Se
Quitting EU is a big opportunity, insists Foster as divisions widen
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 22 hours ago
Foster and Sinn Fein Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness are due to meet Secretary of State Theresa Villiers and the Irish Government tomorrow as the ramifications of the vote continue to ripple. The pre-arranged talks were organised to... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Work to begin on 'challenges' relating to Northern Ireland border with Republic in preparation for Brexit - David Cameronto MPs in the House of Commons. PA Wire Outgoing Prime Minister David Cameron
Work to begin on 'challenges' relating to Northern Ireland border with Republic in preparation for Brexit - David Cameron
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
to MPs in the House of Commons. PA Wire Outgoing Prime Minister David Cameron has said talks are to begin with the Irish government on the "challenges" over the border with Northern Ireland in preparation for the UK's departure from the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Work to begin on 'challenges' relating to Northern Ireland border with Republic in preparation for Brexit - David Cameronto MPs in the House of Commons. PA Wire Outgoing Prime Minister David Cameron
Work to begin on 'challenges' relating to Northern Ireland border with Republic in preparation for Brexit - David Cameron
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
to MPs in the House of Commons. PA Wire Outgoing Prime Minister David Cameron has said talks are to begin with the Irish government on the "challenges" over the border with Northern Ireland in preparation for the UK's departure from the... Read more
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The Irish Times
David Drumm claims he has been vilified by former Anglo Irish Banka much vilified person in certain sections of the Irish media and the claims ba
David Drumm claims he has been vilified by former Anglo Irish Bank
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
a much vilified person in certain sections of the Irish media and the claims bank is under the ownership and control of the Irish Government, ” he added. Repeating his charge of political factors in pursuing him legally in the US and Ireland, Mr... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Northern Ireland not bound by UK's Brexit vote, says Gerry AdamsIreland first. We stand by the vote of the people of the north." Mr Adams said
Northern Ireland not bound by UK's Brexit vote, says Gerry Adams
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Ireland first. We stand by the vote of the people of the north." Mr Adams said there is now "a huge responsibility on the Irish government to think nationally - on an all-island basis". Stormont ministers should be allowed to deal directly with... Read more
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DW
Northern Ireland left reeling after Brexit vote |neither party in government is willing to speak up for the majority." One poss
Northern Ireland left reeling after Brexit vote |
DW / Posted yesterday
neither party in government is willing to speak up for the majority." One possibility is that the overwhelmingly pro-EU Irish government will increasingly articulate the views of the nationalists and liberal unionists in Northern Ireland that... Read more
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Irish Central
Irish group campaigns for trapped Syrians to be reunited with familiesthe ongoing Refugee Protection Program and, through a sponsorship mechanism, wo
Irish group campaigns for trapped Syrians to be reunited with families
Irish Central / Posted yesterday
the ongoing Refugee Protection Program and, through a sponsorship mechanism, would not place any additional burden on the Irish government. AmjadShaaban moved to Cork in 2011 as a Swedish national after being offered a job in sales. He left Syria... Read more
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RTE News
No derogation from water charges, Commission saysFramework Directive. The clarification by the Commission increases the likelih
No derogation from water charges, Commission says
RTE News / Posted yesterday
Framework Directive. The clarification by the Commission increases the likelihood that it could take action against the Irish Government if it abandons water charges. In a written statement to Irish MEP Marian Harkin, the Commission says that... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Relationship between DUP and Sinn Fein is now under pressurerelationship deteriorates; and Dublin also knows the critical importance of the
Relationship between DUP and Sinn Fein is now under pressure
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
relationship deteriorates; and Dublin also knows the critical importance of the UK to their economic well-being. So the Irish government will not be pushing for a border poll and Brussels will probably take a fairly relaxed view of any 'special... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Dáil to convene for post-Brexit post mortem, and its implications for Irelandcorporate tax rate would result in our leaving the union too. Hayes said corpo
Dáil to convene for post-Brexit post mortem, and its implications for Ireland
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
corporate tax rate would result in our leaving the union too. Hayes said corporate tax was a red line issue for the Irish Government. The 12.5% rate undercuts other EU countries in seeking foreign direct investment, and Britain had been an... Read more
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SKY News
Holyrood Could Block UK Leaving EU - Sturgeonbacking Remain by 56% to 44%, has also led to calls by Sinn Fein for a border p
Holyrood Could Block UK Leaving EU - Sturgeon
SKY News / Posted 2 days ago
backing Remain by 56% to 44%, has also led to calls by Sinn Fein for a border poll on Irish unity. Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams has urged the NI Assembly and Irish government "to uphold the vote of the electorate in the north to remain in the E... Read more
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Herald.ie
'National effort' needed to get Ireland a special deal on Brexitweekend as to how quickly Britain should invoke Article 50 which requires the f
'National effort' needed to get Ireland a special deal on Brexit
Herald.ie / Posted 2 days ago
weekend as to how quickly Britain should invoke Article 50 which requires the formal negotiations for its departure. The Irish Government is to seek a special deal that will allow Irish nationals to continue to work and travel in Britain without... Read more
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The Irish Times
£2bn sale of UK bank shares is shelveddefunct lender Bradford & Bingley will also be pushed back, they said. The tur
£2bn sale of UK bank shares is shelved
The Irish Times / Posted 2 days ago
defunct lender Bradford & Bingley will also be pushed back, they said. The turmoil in financial stocks may also cause the Irish government to reassess the planned part-privatisation of AIB, due in the first half of 2017. Shares in stocks in the... Read more
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RTE News
Kenny to outline Irish concerns at EU meetingone thing he had always admired about the British government was that it always
Kenny to outline Irish concerns at EU meeting
RTE News / Posted 2 days ago
one thing he had always admired about the British government was that it always put Britain's interest first and that the Irish Government must do the same for Ireland. He added that Sinn Féin had long argued for reform of the EU and that there... Read more
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heraldscotland
Call for Ireland unification poll in wake of Brexit vote rejectedNorthern Ireland and immediate discussions will be held on issues like the comm
Call for Ireland unification poll in wake of Brexit vote rejected
heraldscotland / Posted 3 days ago
Northern Ireland and immediate discussions will be held on issues like the common travel area and border. Kenny said the Irish government has a contingency plan in place following the Leave vote in the UK. He said: "I want to assure the Irish... Read more
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The Irish Times
Brexit a ‘huge blow’ to Irish tourismhelp. “The outcome of the UK vote has major implications for Irish tourism and
Brexit a ‘huge blow’ to Irish tourism
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
help. “The outcome of the UK vote has major implications for Irish tourism and the restaurant sector. It is imperative the Irish Government gives a clear signal on issues of major importance to the sector, our trading relationship with the UK and... Read more
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RTE News
Flanagan vows €1bn spending, tax cut plan on trackcertain. Mr Flanagan said any changes sparked by Brexit would be at least two
Flanagan vows €1bn spending, tax cut plan on track
RTE News / Posted 3 days ago
certain. Mr Flanagan said any changes sparked by Brexit would be at least two years away. But he said it is important the Irish Government knows at the earliest opportunity who will be overseeing the Brexit talks for the British side. Yesterday,... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
EU Referendum Leave result: Jeremy Corbyn says he would stand again if leadership contest triggeredto respect the democratic wishes of the people of the north. The Taoiseach has
EU Referendum Leave result: Jeremy Corbyn says he would stand again if leadership contest triggered
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
to respect the democratic wishes of the people of the north. The Taoiseach has to think nationally in a real sense. The Irish government needs an all-island, all-Ireland view. The referendum result will have very profound effects for all of us... Read more
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The New Statesman
What does Brexit mean for Northern Ireland?Kenny added, "of the concerns that will be felt by . . . the Irish communtiy in
What does Brexit mean for Northern Ireland?
The New Statesman / Posted 3 days ago
Kenny added, "of the concerns that will be felt by . . . the Irish communtiy in Britain. Let me assure them that the Irish government will also have their interests in our thinking. It is important to remember that the position of Irish... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Taoiseach says keeping open borders with NI will be a top prioritybetween north and south on this island will require careful consideration. Thes
Taoiseach says keeping open borders with NI will be a top priority
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
between north and south on this island will require careful consideration. These will be a particular priority for the Irish Government," Mr Kenny said. "We will approach these issues in the same spirit of partnership that has underpinned the... Read more
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The Irish Times
Beauty along the beaten trackMuseum of Art is free on Mondays (ringling.org). Also in Florida is the Harry
Beauty along the beaten track
The Irish Times / Posted 4 days ago
Museum of Art is free on Mondays (ringling.org). Also in Florida is the Harry Clarke Geneva Window, commissioned by the Irish government in 1925 for the International Labor Building in Geneva. It was later rejected, but found a welcome home in... Read more
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Herald.ie
It's Plan B for Kenny as shell-shocked EU capitals scramble to react to Brexitgovernment now has no mandate to represent them in Europe. "There is now a dem
It's Plan B for Kenny as shell-shocked EU capitals scramble to react to Brexit
Herald.ie / Posted 4 days ago
government now has no mandate to represent them in Europe. "There is now a democratic imperative for a border poll. The Irish Government should support this," he said. He was joined in this call at Leinster House by deputy leader and Dublin... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Brexit puts Scottish independence vote back on table— something that would not be relished on either side. Irish Prime Minister En
Brexit puts Scottish independence vote back on table
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
— something that would not be relished on either side. Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny tried to soothe concerns. "The Irish government will do our utmost in upcoming discussions to maintain the Common Travel Area and minimise any possible... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Brexit likely to cost Irish Government €3.2bn | Irish Examiner The shock decision by the British people to leave the Euro
Brexit likely to cost Irish Government €3.2bn
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
| Irish Examiner The shock decision by the British people to leave the European Union is likely to cost the Irish Government as much as €3.2bn, the Irish... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Donald Trump's Brexit press conference was beyond bizarreDunebeg in Ireland, which is a phenomenal hotel. [It's Doonbeg, Mr Transcriber
Donald Trump's Brexit press conference was beyond bizarre
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 days ago
Dunebeg in Ireland, which is a phenomenal hotel. [It's Doonbeg, Mr Transcriber. And, right now, Trump is fighting with the Irish government over it.] It's one of the most beautiful hotels. It's one of the most highly rated hotels in all of Europe... Read more
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heraldscotland
Border poll and border checks raised as Northern Ireland votes remainFirst Ministers Arlene Foster and Martin McGuinness when the North/South Minist
Border poll and border checks raised as Northern Ireland votes remain
heraldscotland / Posted 4 days ago
First Ministers Arlene Foster and Martin McGuinness when the North/South Ministerial Council meets. "For our part, the Irish Government will do our utmost in upcoming discussions to maintain the Common Travel Area and minimise any possible... Read more
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WA Today
Donald Trump's Brexit press conference was beyond bizarreDunebeg in Ireland, which is a phenomenal hotel. [It's Doonbeg, Mr Transcriber
Donald Trump's Brexit press conference was beyond bizarre
WA Today / Posted 4 days ago
Dunebeg in Ireland, which is a phenomenal hotel. [It's Doonbeg, Mr Transcriber. And, right now, Trump is fighting with the Irish government over it.] It's one of the most beautiful hotels. It's one of the most highly rated hotels in all of Europe... Read more
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The Age
Donald Trump's Brexit press conference was beyond bizarreDunebeg in Ireland, which is a phenomenal hotel. [It's Doonbeg, Mr Transcriber
Donald Trump's Brexit press conference was beyond bizarre
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
Dunebeg in Ireland, which is a phenomenal hotel. [It's Doonbeg, Mr Transcriber. And, right now, Trump is fighting with the Irish government over it.] It's one of the most beautiful hotels. It's one of the most highly rated hotels in all of Europe... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Donald Trump's Brexit press conference was beyond bizarreDunebeg in Ireland, which is a phenomenal hotel. [It's Doonbeg, Mr Transcriber
Donald Trump's Brexit press conference was beyond bizarre
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Dunebeg in Ireland, which is a phenomenal hotel. [It's Doonbeg, Mr Transcriber. And, right now, Trump is fighting with the Irish government over it.] It's one of the most beautiful hotels. It's one of the most highly rated hotels in all of Europe... Read more
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Canberra Times
Donald Trump's Brexit press conference was beyond bizarreDunebeg in Ireland, which is a phenomenal hotel. [It's Doonbeg, Mr Transcriber
Donald Trump's Brexit press conference was beyond bizarre
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
Dunebeg in Ireland, which is a phenomenal hotel. [It's Doonbeg, Mr Transcriber. And, right now, Trump is fighting with the Irish government over it.] It's one of the most beautiful hotels. It's one of the most highly rated hotels in all of Europe... Read more
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Boston Globe
The Affirmation of Democracy and Unintended ConsequencesIreland, too, where the vote was 56-44 percent to stay in the EU. Overall, UK v
The Affirmation of Democracy and Unintended Consequences
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
Ireland, too, where the vote was 56-44 percent to stay in the EU. Overall, UK voters went 52-48 to leave. British and Irish government officials will not be rushing to embrace the McGuinness call for a border poll. In fact, they are deeply... Read more
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The Hill
Our most toxic export: American politickthe treaty on the grounds that it would enable European legislators to supplant
Our most toxic export: American politick
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
the treaty on the grounds that it would enable European legislators to supplant Irish bans on abortion – a scenario the Irish government tried but failed to correct time and again during the campaign. To be certain, misinformation and political... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Irish leaders dismiss call for unity vote after Brexitsupport for unification, a test that Foster said "has not been met, so therefor
Irish leaders dismiss call for unity vote after Brexit
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
support for unification, a test that Foster said "has not been met, so therefore I don't believe it will happen". The Irish government said the decision by Britain to leave the EU had "very significant implications for Ireland", with which it... Read more
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Market Watch
Google searches for Irish passports surge 100% after Brexit votethe US and remain for up to 90 days without a visa and have similar privileges
Google searches for Irish passports surge 100% after Brexit vote
Market Watch / Posted 4 days ago
the US and remain for up to 90 days without a visa and have similar privileges in 83 other countries world-wide.” The Irish government said there has been an increase in inquiries about acquiring Irish passports, but said that the withdrawal... Read more
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Daily Mail
Brexit vote triggers a rush for EU passports as Google reports a spike in online searches and Irish government publish a gu
Brexit vote triggers a rush for EU passports
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
as Google reports a spike in online searches and Irish government publish a guide for citizens living in the UK Google says searches of people asking about Irish passports have spiked Irish Foreign... Read more
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Irish Central
Brexit result update: World reacts to UK leaving EU, interest in Irish passports spikesEnda Kenny released a statement earlier today in which he outlined the key acti
Brexit result update: World reacts to UK leaving EU, interest in Irish passports spikes
Irish Central / Posted 4 days ago
Enda Kenny released a statement earlier today in which he outlined the key actions the Irish government will take to ensure Brexit will not negatively impact the country on a large scale. With the UK set to leave... Read more
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The Irish Times
the legal mechanics of Article 50right of veto on any Brexit agreement. If it disagrees with the proposed withd
the legal mechanics of Article 50
The Irish Times / Posted 4 days ago
right of veto on any Brexit agreement. If it disagrees with the proposed withdrawal arrangement with the UK, the Irish Government will need to persuade a number of other member states to support it. (Needless to say, the UK is prevented... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Enda Kenny and David Cameron plot next steps for Ireland-UK relationshipfirst time since the Brexit referendum and has said he respects the UK's positi
Enda Kenny and David Cameron plot next steps for Ireland-UK relationship
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
first time since the Brexit referendum and has said he respects the UK's position on voting to leave the EU. He said the Irish Government has prepared for this eventuality and there will be no immediate change to the freeflow of people, goods or... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Irish border businesses shocked and fearful after Brexit votebecause of our proximity to the border and our businesses are concerned and fea
Irish border businesses shocked and fearful after Brexit vote
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
because of our proximity to the border and our businesses are concerned and fearful. "I think it is incumbent on the Irish government and UK government to make a special case for this region and put out support mechanisms as soon as possible... Read more
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Naples Daily News
World wakes up to 'Brexit': 5 things to knowhas very significant implications for Ireland, as well as for Britain and for t
World wakes up to 'Brexit': 5 things to know
Naples Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
has very significant implications for Ireland, as well as for Britain and for the European Union," a statement from the Irish government said ahead of an emergency cabinet meeting. German Chancellor Angela Merkel was expected to make a statement... Read more
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Market Watch
Brexit means Ireland’s worst nightmare just came truewould fully offset the overall negative impact of Brexit in the short to medium
Brexit means Ireland’s worst nightmare just came true
Market Watch / Posted 4 days ago
would fully offset the overall negative impact of Brexit in the short to medium term,” stated S&P. Then there’s the Irish government bond market. If Brexit sparks another leg of the EU financial crisis, money may flee peripheral countries,... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Brexit - Sinn Fein's Martin McGuinness says the case for a border poll has 'strengthened'Ireland, both nationalist and unionist, had voted against that. Sinn Féin will
Brexit - Sinn Fein's Martin McGuinness says the case for a border poll has 'strengthened'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
Ireland, both nationalist and unionist, had voted against that. Sinn Féin will be seeking an urgent meeting with the Irish government, the European institutions and also with our counterparts in Scotland to discuss how we move forward in the... Read more
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Rappler
Brexit vote puts Britain's unity in question– something that would not be relished on either side. Irish Prime Minister En
Brexit vote puts Britain's unity in question
Rappler / Posted 4 days ago
– something that would not be relished on either side. Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny tried to soothe concerns. "The Irish government will do our utmost in upcoming discussions to maintain the Common Travel Area and minimise any possible... Read more
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