Inside Politics Podcast: All sides stumped by the Brexit riddle
Irish government fast approaching a critical point in how it handles Brexit question
Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar at the Fine Gael National Conference in the Slieve Russell Hotel, Co Cavan. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times
As the deadline for completing the first stage of Brexit negotiations draws near, and with the British political establishment in the midst of a nervous breakdown, our own Government is fast approaching a critical point in how it handles this most intractable of situations.
Divergent national interests - on trade, on EU relations, on the border question - mean it is far from simple for us to stake out a coherent position.
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