Taoiseach Leo Varadkar with Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon at  Governments Buildings. Photograph: Tom Honan/PA Wire

Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon told business leaders in Dublin that the UK should remain in the single market and customs union after Brexit.(...)

A former Border post between the Republic and Northern Ireland, in Carrickarnon. Photograph: Paulo Nunes dos Santos/The New York Times

If the UK leaves the EU a “hard” Border is inevitable. The key question is where? The Democratic Unionist Party objects to it being “in the Irish Sea”(...)

Brexit: “Every single aspect of life in Northern Ireland could be affected by the outcome”, Leo Varadkar will say. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will tell an audience in Northern Ireland on Friday that the “challenge of our generation” is Brexit. In his first visit to N(...)

In a survey of more than 700 Conservative Party members, two in three were sanguine about the end of the UK union. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

Is Britain’s governing party still conservative and unionist? That last word was originally a reference not to the union with Northern Ireland, but wi(...)

Labour MP Hilary Benn attended a Brexit meeting in Dublin on Thursday. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Britain will not pay a so-called divorce settlement that could be as much as €60 billion to the European Union, a group of TDs and Senators have been (...)

Ms Sturgeon has repeatedly said that she does not want to see Scotland taken out of the EU against its will. Photograph: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon will visit Dublin on Monday where she has a number of engagements including lunch at Áras an Uachtaráin with (...)

First minister of Wales Carwyn Jones and Taoiseach Enda Kenny during a press conference at the British-Irish Council summit near Cardiff. Photograph: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has indicated that the Government may appoint new judges if there is an immediate need to do so. Independent Minister for Transp(...)

A meeting of the Cabinet sub-committee on Brexit heard a presentation from Minister of State for Finance Eoghan Murphy on how Ireland could capitalise on financial firms who leave the city of London

Britain’s exit from the EU could result in an “uncomplicated route” to a united Ireland, Taoiseach Enda Kenny told a private Fine Gael fundraising eve(...)

Perhaps the Taoiseach is ignoring all this because his forum is just a gimmick or a distraction for political rivals – in which case, everyone should boycott it. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Unionists are quite right to boycott the Taoiseach’s all-Ireland Brexit forum. Or at least they are being entirely rational, contrary to the impressio(...)

The Taoiseach with  Theresa May at 10 Downing Street. The prime minister, Kenny said, “was categoric about the retention of the Common Travel Area and no return to a hard Border”. Photograph: Reuters/Stefan Rousseau/Pool

Unlike the Scottish referendum, where he was studiously careful in his public utterances, Enda Kenny was always clear that a Brexit referendum vote wa(...)