Jeffrey Donaldson

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Belfast Telegraph
Soldier's widow pens poignant memoir about husband she lost in Helmandand I was left penniless. The opportunity to be allowed to start to grieve was
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 hours ago
and I was left penniless. The opportunity to be allowed to start to grieve was stolen from me." Brenda said DUP MP Sir Jeffrey Donaldson came to her a few weeks after her husband's funeral and offered her help. A gesture, she says, that led her... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
VC hero of Great War battle to be honoured in Co Downcottages named in his honour. Chairman of the Northern Ireland First World War
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
cottages named in his honour. Chairman of the Northern Ireland First World War Centenary Committee is DUP MP Sir Jeffrey Donaldson, who is also from Kilkeel. The Hannas were among Planter families who settled in the Kingdom of Mourne in... Read more
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express
‘No-one voted to end special ties’ May DEMANDS no hard border between the UK and Irelandcalls for Ireland to 'take stock' of EU membership Dara Murphy: The future cou
express / Posted 3 days ago
calls for Ireland to 'take stock' of EU membership Dara Murphy: The future could see a United Ireland DUP MP Sir Jeffrey Donaldson blasts Ireland's boarder plans "Northern Ireland remains an integral part of the United Kingdom, but it is... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Leo Varadkar's ideas on Brexit could be a game changer ... it's time unionists embraced themmembership of Europe, while accepting continued membership of the Single Market
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
membership of Europe, while accepting continued membership of the Single Market and the Customs Union? The DUP's Sir Jeffrey Donaldson, in response to the Taoiseach, has criticised the Irish position as being intemperate, confused and... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Heartbroken son's tribute to generous dad killed in crashRest in peace Gary Wilson. You will be missed. Hope to once again see you at th
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
Rest in peace Gary Wilson. You will be missed. Hope to once again see you at the crossroads." DUP MP for Lagan Valley, Sir Jeffrey Donaldson, posted on Twitter: "Sad news from Lisburn. My thoughts and prayers are with the family of Gary... Read more
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express
There is no plan’ Sinn Fein demands solution to Irish border issue poston the conclusions of the last European Council, at the European Parliament in
express / Posted 4 days ago
on the conclusions of the last European Council, at the European Parliament in Strasbourg Democratic Unionist MP Sir Jeffrey Donaldson insisted only the main arterial routes needed to be monitored. Sir Jeffrey told the BBC: "If people want... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Sinn Fein demand 'real solution' to Irish border issues after Brexitsolution that works for our economy, our communities, and delivers for all Irel
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
solution that works for our economy, our communities, and delivers for all Ireland." However, Democratic Unionist MP Sir Jeffrey Donaldson insisted only the main arterial routes needed to be monitored. "If people want to export their goods they... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Sinn Féin: Tories prepared to use Ireland as collateral damage in Brexit talksreal solution that works for our economy, our communities, and delivers for all
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
real solution that works for our economy, our communities, and delivers for all Ireland." However, Democratic Unionist MP Jeffrey Donaldson insisted only the main arterial routes needed to be monitored. "If people want to export their goods they... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Sinn Fein demand 'real solution' to Irish border issues after Brexitsolution that works for our economy, our communities, and delivers for all Irel
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
solution that works for our economy, our communities, and delivers for all Ireland." However, Democratic Unionist MP Sir Jeffrey Donaldson insisted only the main arterial routes needed to be monitored. "If people want to export their goods they... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Feile an Phobail event imagines how 'New Ireland' will accommodate all... but doesn't invite unionistsinteresting to see if that invite was extended for this debate, and if not, why
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
interesting to see if that invite was extended for this debate, and if not, why not." Last night, DUP Lagan Valley MP Sir Jeffrey Donaldson said talk of a united Ireland is neither here nor there, as unionists have no desire to give up their... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Why republican 'armed struggle' mindset still poses gravest threat to the peace processout political violence will always be a work in progress. So, where does the b
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
out political violence will always be a work in progress. So, where does the blame chiefly lie? According to DUP MP Sir Jeffrey Donaldson, Sinn Fein has created a "political vacuum" in Northern Ireland that allows dissident mobs to... Read more
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Business Insider
The Northern Irish border is a nightmare that could ultimately derail Brexitnot keen. Brexit secretary David Davis told MPs last year that he "did not see
Business Insider / Posted 11 days ago
not keen. Brexit secretary David Davis told MPs last year that he "did not see [a sea border] would be the solution." Sir Jeffrey Donaldson, a senior DUP MP also said that his party "would be strongly opposed to the idea that you would create a... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Victims of IRA campaign in Britain in line to benefit from new EU healthcare funding29 letters of support so far, including from victims of the 1983 IRA bombing of
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
29 letters of support so far, including from victims of the 1983 IRA bombing of Harrods in London, as well as DUP MP Sir Jeffrey Donaldson and veteran Tory Norman Tebbit, whose wife was left disabled in the Brighton Hotel bomb in 1984. During... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Actor Rea's F-word rant over Foster provokes DUP rebukeBelfast-born Rea did during the Sinn Fein broadcasting ban in the late 1980s, h
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
Belfast-born Rea did during the Sinn Fein broadcasting ban in the late 1980s, has been sucked into the row by DUP MP Sir Jeffrey Donaldson. The actor's four-letter foray was sparked in an interview he gave the Sunday Times. Mr Rea - who married... Read more
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express
Anger as killers handed £400,000 in state legal aid - but Charlie Gard's parents refusedno guaranteed payment in the case which ended with their gravely-ill son being
express / Posted 14 days ago
no guaranteed payment in the case which ended with their gravely-ill son being allowed to die. Democratic Unionist MP Sir Jeffrey Donaldson said: “Multiple murderers have received legal aid from the state. This suggests the current system is in... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Arlene Foster urges Taoiseach to help bring justice for Kingsmill familiesEye Belfast - Northern Ireland 4th August 2017 DUP Leader Arlene Foster picture
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 4th August 2017 DUP Leader Arlene Foster pictured with party members ,Sammy Wilson,Jeffrey Donaldson and Emmma Pengelly at Notting Hill for a Brexit meeting with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar . Photo by Stephen... Read more
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International Business Times
Irish PM: Britain and EU could form special customs union after Brexit leader over the Irish border after Brexit. Varadkar had said he refused to des
International Business Times / Posted 15 days ago
leader over the Irish border after Brexit. Varadkar had said he refused to design a border for Brexiteers, but DUP MP Sir Jeffrey Donaldson hit back that "megaphone diplomacy from Dublin" would not sort out the border issue. "It is better to have... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Revealed: Northern Ireland MPs' financial interests publishedvalued over £100,000 or giving a rental income of over £10,000 a year, namely h
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
valued over £100,000 or giving a rental income of over £10,000 a year, namely his North Belfast constituency office Sir Jeffrey Donaldson declared he employs his wife Eleanor as a secretary. He also declared that until January 2017 he was chair... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar speech on first visit to Northern Ireland [full text]the well-being of future generations’. His words should be our guide in the dif
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
the well-being of future generations’. His words should be our guide in the difficult weeks and months ahead. In July Sir Jeffrey Donaldson joined with the Irish embassy in Britain to pay tribute to Willie Redmond MP, who was killed fighting at... Read more
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express
Irish PM in Brexit warning: ‘Every aspect of life in Northern Ireland could be affected'the will of the British people”, when he said Brexit is a “British policy, not
express / Posted 15 days ago
the will of the British people”, when he said Brexit is a “British policy, not an Irish one”. The DUP MP Sir Jeffrey Donaldson said today’s discussions will be a “robust and frank exchange” with the PM. Mr Varadkar may also discuss... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Donaldson insists Brexit talks with Taoiseach will be 'robust and frank'Taoiseach Leo Varadkar when the party meets him during his first official visit
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar when the party meets him during his first official visit to Northern Ireland today. Lagan Valley MP Jeffrey Donaldson said his party would tell Mr Varadkar that there was "a need for dialogue not megaphone diplomacy" on the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Brexit is happening so let's make it work for all of us, DUP's Foster tells Varadkarhe would not help design a post-Brexit border or work out how it should operate
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
he would not help design a post-Brexit border or work out how it should operate, which brought a warning from DUP MP Sir Jeffrey Donaldson against any return to "megaphone diplomacy" from Dublin. Mrs Foster said she was "looking forward" to the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Brexit is happening so let's make it work for all of us, DUP's Foster tells Varadkarhe would not help design a post-Brexit border or work out how it should operate
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
he would not help design a post-Brexit border or work out how it should operate, which brought a warning from DUP MP Sir Jeffrey Donaldson against any return to "megaphone diplomacy" from Dublin. Mrs Foster said she was "looking forward" to the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
We'll work with Taoiseach Varadkar, says DUP amid tense exchanges and appeal to find border solutionwe would work together to preserve the freedom of movement of goods, services,
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
we would work together to preserve the freedom of movement of goods, services, capital and people." Earlier, DUP MP Sir Jeffrey Donaldson urged Mr Varadkar and Fine Gael to "step back" from what his party perceived as an increasingly... Read more
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express
‘This won’t help anyone!’ DUP tells Dublin to stop ‘megaphone diplomacy’ in Brexit rowhave warned the Dublin government to stop engaging in "megaphone diplomacy" as
express / Posted 18 days ago
have warned the Dublin government to stop engaging in "megaphone diplomacy" as their row over Brexit continued. DUP MP Sir Jeffrey Donaldson urged Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and his Fine Gael party to "step back" from its increasingly robust stance on... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Irish Government's 'megaphone diplomacy' won't solve post-Brexit border issue, warns DUPhave warned the Irish Government to stop engaging in "megaphone diplomacy" as t
Irish Examiner / Posted 18 days ago
have warned the Irish Government to stop engaging in "megaphone diplomacy" as their row over Brexit continued. DUP MP Jeffrey Donaldson urged Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and his Fine Gael party to "step back" from its increasingly robust stance on... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Leo Varadkar set to attend Belfast Pride breakfaststraight people. And I won't be making any compromises about that for anyone re
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
straight people. And I won't be making any compromises about that for anyone really." Earlier Tuesday morning the DUP's Jeffrey Donaldson veered away from offering a direct answer when quizzed on the BBC's Good Morning Ulster programme about... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Donaldson warns Taoiseach over 'megaphone diplomacy'will visit Belfast later this week August 1 2017 The DUP's Sir Jeffrey Dona
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
will visit Belfast later this week August 1 2017 The DUP's Sir Jeffrey Donaldson has warned Taoiseach Leo Varadkar over "megaphone diplomacy" in relation to the Republic's Brexit... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
'Megaphone diplomacy from Dublin' won't solve post-Brexit border issue, says DUPhave warned the Dublin government to stop engaging in "megaphone diplomacy" as
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 18 days ago
have warned the Dublin government to stop engaging in "megaphone diplomacy" as their row over Brexit continued. DUP MP Sir Jeffrey Donaldson urged Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and his Fine Gael party to "step back" from its increasingly robust stance on... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
'Megaphone diplomacy from Dublin' won't solve post-Brexit border issue, says DUPhave warned the Dublin government to stop engaging in "megaphone diplomacy" as
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
have warned the Dublin government to stop engaging in "megaphone diplomacy" as their row over Brexit continued. DUP MP Sir Jeffrey Donaldson urged Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and his Fine Gael party to "step back" from its increasingly robust stance on... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
DUP defends four MPs employing family membersMPs still employ relatives - three of them their wives. They are East Londonde
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
MPs still employ relatives - three of them their wives. They are East Londonderry MP Gregory Campbell, Lagan Valley MP Sir Jeffrey Donaldson and North Antrim MP Ian Paisley, who all employ their spouses in their constituency offices. East Belfast... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Family members still employed by four DUP MPs, records showDUP MPs still employ family members using taxpayers' money, the latest records
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
DUP MPs still employ family members using taxpayers' money, the latest records revealed. Sir Jeffrey Donaldson (Lagan Valley), Gregory Campbell (East Londonderry) and Ian Paisley (North Antrim) pay their wives for... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Donaldson: Taoiseach must halt scare tactics and focus on co-operation Warning: Sir Jeffrey Donaldson Sir Jeffrey Donaldson The apparent hardeni
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
Warning: Sir Jeffrey Donaldson Sir Jeffrey Donaldson The apparent hardening of attitudes within the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Taoiseach Varadkar insists Republic won't design border in Ireland for 'Brexiteers'hardening of attitudes within the Irish Government is untimely and unhelpful."
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
hardening of attitudes within the Irish Government is untimely and unhelpful." Writing in today's Belfast Telegraph, Sir Jeffrey Donaldson said: "The DUP will not countenance or accept a post-Brexit border on the Irish Sea that makes it more... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Varadkar statement on Brexit 'untimely and unhelpful', says DUPDUP, which the Prime Minister relies on to prop up her minority administration
Irish Examiner / Posted 21 days ago
DUP, which the Prime Minister relies on to prop up her minority administration in the House of Commons. DUP chief whip Sir Jeffrey Donaldson said: "There is no way that the DUP would go for an option that creates a border between one part of the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
FF and SF call for North to remain part of EU Single Market and Customs UnionDUP, which the Prime Minister relies on to prop up her minority administration
Irish Examiner / Posted 21 days ago
DUP, which the Prime Minister relies on to prop up her minority administration in the House of Commons. DUP chief whip Sir Jeffrey Donaldson said: "There is no way that the DUP would go for an option that creates a border between one part of the... Read more
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BBC News
Irish government will not design 'Brexiteer border', says Varadkarwould jeopardise the peace process. The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) descri
BBC News / Posted 21 days ago
would jeopardise the peace process. The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) described the suggestion as "madness". DUP MP Sir Jeffrey Donaldson told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "That's just not going to happen. "There is no way that the DUP would... Read more
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Irish Examiner
'We are not going to design a border for the Brexiteers': TaoiseachDUP, which the Prime Minister relies on to prop up her minority administration
Irish Examiner / Posted 21 days ago
DUP, which the Prime Minister relies on to prop up her minority administration in the House of Commons. DUP chief whip Sir Jeffrey Donaldson said: "There is no way that the DUP would go for an option that creates a border between one part of the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Varadkar rules out Irish Sea as new border after Brexit Sir Jeffrey Donaldson said there is "no way that the DUP would go for an opti
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
Sir Jeffrey Donaldson said there is "no way that the DUP would go for an option that creates a border between one part of the United Kingdom and the other" Varadkar rules out Irish Sea as new... Read more
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SKY News
Ireland will not 'design border for Brexiteers'border." Mrs May's Democratic Unionist Party allies have also ruled out accept
SKY News / Posted 22 days ago
border." Mrs May's Democratic Unionist Party allies have also ruled out accepting a sea border, with party chief whip Sir Jeffrey Donaldson telling BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "Dublin really needs to understand that that proposition is absurd... Read more
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Irish Examiner
'We are not going design a border for the Brexiteers': TaoiseachDUP, which the Prime Minister relies on to prop up her minority administration
Irish Examiner / Posted 22 days ago
DUP, which the Prime Minister relies on to prop up her minority administration in the House of Commons. DUP chief whip Sir Jeffrey Donaldson said: "There is no way that the DUP would go for an option that creates a border between one part of the... Read more
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International Business Times
Ireland wants a sea border with the UK after Brexit – here is what that means so that DUP MPs vote alongside the Tories on major pieces of draft legislation
International Business Times / Posted 22 days ago
so that DUP MPs vote alongside the Tories on major pieces of draft legislation in the House of Commons. DUP MP Sir Jeffrey Donaldson told the BBC's Radio 4 Today programme that there would be "no way" that his party would back Varadkar's... Read more
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SKY News
Government rejects Irish Sea border proposalGreat Britain." Mrs May's Democratic Unionist Party allies have also ruled out
SKY News / Posted 22 days ago
Great Britain." Mrs May's Democratic Unionist Party allies have also ruled out accepting a sea border. DUP chief whip Sir Jeffrey Donaldson told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "Dublin really needs to understand that that proposition is absurd and... Read more
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Irish Examiner
DUP rules out Government suggestion for post Brexit sea borderDUP, which the Prime Minister relies on to prop up her minority administration
Irish Examiner / Posted 22 days ago
DUP, which the Prime Minister relies on to prop up her minority administration in the House of Commons. DUP chief whip Sir Jeffrey Donaldson said: "There is no way that the DUP would go for an option that creates a border between one part of the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
DUP rules out Irish government suggestion for post-Brexit sea border Sir Jeffrey Donaldson said there is "no way that the DUP would go for an opti
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 22 days ago
Sir Jeffrey Donaldson said there is "no way that the DUP would go for an option that creates a border between one part of the United Kingdom and the other" DUP rules out Irish... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Irish Sea border 'utter madness' - DUP's Donaldson rubbishes Dublin Brexit proposalup and leave EU, says Paisley DUP MP Jeffrey Donaldson described reports Dub
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 22 days ago
up and leave EU, says Paisley DUP MP Jeffrey Donaldson described reports Dublin ministers are pushing for the Irish Sea to act as the border between the UK and... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Dublin pushes for post-Brexit Irish Sea border between Ireland and GBtweeted: “1 of 2 things will now happen 1. A very hard border 2. Ireland will w
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 22 days ago
tweeted: “1 of 2 things will now happen 1. A very hard border 2. Ireland will wise up and leave the EU.” DUP MP Sir Jeffrey Donaldson ruled out the idea of a border running along the Irish Sea. He told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme: “There... Read more
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express
'Dangerous talk!’ Irish bid to push UK border to the sea after Brexit slated as ‘MADNESS’ DUP MP Jeffrey Donaldson slammed the proposal presented by the Irish Governme
express / Posted 22 days ago
DUP MP Jeffrey Donaldson slammed the proposal presented by the Irish Government to create a sea border between the Irish isle and the British Isles after the... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Dublin pushes for post-Brexit Irish Sea bordertweeted: “1 of 2 things will now happen 1. A very hard border 2. Ireland will w
Oxford Mail / Posted 22 days ago
tweeted: “1 of 2 things will now happen 1. A very hard border 2. Ireland will wise up and leave the EU.” DUP MP Sir Jeffrey Donaldson ruled out the idea of a border running along the Irish Sea. He told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme: “There... Read more
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Bury Times
Dublin pushes for post-Brexit Irish Sea bordertweeted: “1 of 2 things will now happen 1. A very hard border 2. Ireland will w
Bury Times / Posted 22 days ago
tweeted: “1 of 2 things will now happen 1. A very hard border 2. Ireland will wise up and leave the EU.” DUP MP Sir Jeffrey Donaldson ruled out the idea of a border running along the Irish Sea. He told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme: “There... Read more
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