EU is threatening ‘blockade’ on British food to Northern Ireland and to ‘sculpt up’ the UK, Boris Johnson says

EU is threatening ‘blockade’ on British food to Northern Ireland and to ‘sculpt up’ the UK, Boris Johnson says

BRITISH PRIME MINISTER Boris Johnson has said his controversial legislation to override parts of his Brexit deal is needed to end EU threats to install a “blockade” in the Irish Sea. The Prime Minister said Brussels could “carve up our country” and “seriously endanger peace and stability” in Northern Ireland if Conservative MPs rebel to…

Explainer: Wrangling over Northern Ireland threatens Brexit, again – Reuters UK

Explainer: Wrangling over Northern Ireland threatens Brexit, again – Reuters UK

LONDON/DUBLIN/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Britain’s Brexit negotiations with the European Union have repeatedly snagged – and sometimes collapsed – over Northern Ireland. Why?FILE PHOTO: Irish police officers patrol before U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland in Bridgend, Ireland April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne/File PhotoTHE BORDERA hard border with…

Leaving Cert trainees across Ireland get calculated exam outcomes

Leaving Cert trainees across Ireland get calculated exam outcomes

Leaving Cert students across the Republic are finding out their exam results this morning following the implementation of a new calculated grades process. There has been a dramatic increase in top grades awarded to thousands of pupils under the new system, which combines teachers’ estimated marks with a standardisation process overseen by the Department of…

MEPs ask Taoiseach to permit Covid screening as replacement for quarantine on go back to Ireland

MEPs ask Taoiseach to permit Covid screening as replacement for quarantine on go back to Ireland

IRISH MEMBERS OF the European Parliament have written to the Taoiseach to ask for an exemption from the 14-day quarantine if they receive a negative Covid-19 test result in order to allow them to do their jobs “fully”, following on from the golfgate controversy. As it stands, Ireland’s public health advice says that any travellers…

Changing how world football views Ireland – Stephen Kenny’s mission as supervisor

Changing how world football views Ireland – Stephen Kenny’s mission as supervisor

When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. OurPrivacy Noticeexplains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time.Invalid EmailTime is of the essence for Stephen Kenny who is…

Phil Hogan has ‘undermined approach to public health in Ireland’, Taoiseach states

Phil Hogan has ‘undermined approach to public health in Ireland’, Taoiseach states

Phil Hogan has resigned as Ireland’s European Commissioner in the wake of the controversy over his breaches of public safety restrictions in Ireland. Last week, Mr Hogan attended the Oireachtas Golf Society event in Clifden, with 80 others, and his movements to and from the controversial event while coronavirus restrictions were in place have been…

Northern Ireland restaurants and pubs: best places to eat

Northern Ireland restaurants and pubs: best places to eat

Northern Ireland may be renowned for its landscapes, coastlines, golf and Game of Thrones but for foodies it’s also a magical place. The AA Restaurant Guide 2020 includes 18 establishments from Northern Ireland on its shortlist and across the country there are also many amazing pubs, shacks and eateries to dine in.Here we pick out some of the…

Northern Ireland sees 27 further Covid-19 cases

Northern Ireland sees 27 further Covid-19 cases

The National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) will meet tomorrow to consider further recommendations to Government in light of the recent rise in Covid-19 cases nationwide, the Acting Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn has said. Dr Glynn’s comments come as a further 66 cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in the country today, bringing the…

Taoiseach to meet Boris Johnson in Northern Ireland

Taoiseach to meet Boris Johnson in Northern Ireland

Micheál Martin has held his first face-to-face meeting with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson since becoming Taoiseach during a visit to Northern Ireland. The Taoiseach and the British Prime Minister discussed the fight against coronavirus and work on a sustainable economic recovery, as well as the UK’s post-Brexit trade negotiations with the EU. Mr Martin said he…

Pubs to stay closed as Ireland doesn’t move to phase four, Taoiseach confirms

Pubs to stay closed as Ireland doesn’t move to phase four, Taoiseach confirms

When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. OurPrivacy Noticeexplains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time.Invalid EmailPubs, hotel bars, nightclubs and casinos will not be allowed…

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