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British prime minister Theresa May and European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels on Friday. How May can resolve the contradictoins at the heart of her Brexit policy remains an open question. Photograph: Olivier Hoslet/EPA

Brussels is famous for its chocolate but, as the deal on phase one of the Brexit talks reminds us, it is also a leading producer of high-grade fudge. (...)

Night view of Galway Continental Christmas Market

In a very short space of time, Christmas markets have become an integral part of the season’s festivities. From this weekend, all across the country a(...)

Britain’s prime minister Theresa May is welcomed by European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels. Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters

With the signing off on Friday by the UK and the European Commission on a joint summary of the Brexit divorce talks for approval at next week’s summit(...)

If it proves impossible to secure  a comprehensive trade deal then the UK has promised  it will maintain  regulatory alignment between North and South in areas crucial to preserving North South co-operation and linked to the Good Friday agreement. Photograph: PA

The Northern Ireland provisions of the agreement signed on Friday morning between the European Commission and the UK sacrifice a degree of certainty a(...)

Mary McSwiney: ‘One of the great things about Ireland and the UK being in the European Union was, that instead of focusing on individual nationalities and our differences, we focused instead on what we had in common.’

I’m not a British citizen, I can’t vote in the UK, hold a UK passport or pronounce yogurt in that weird way British people do. Yet over the past decad(...)

“The problem that the Brexiteers most relentlessly ignored has come to determine the entire shape of their project”

Let’s not understate the import of what Ireland has just achieved. It has not just secured an outcome that minimises the damage of Brexit on this isla(...)

Members of the Irish Airline Pilots’ Association who work for Ryanair are understood to be voting on a ballot for industrial action up to an including strike. Photograph: Eric Gaillard/Reuters

Ryanair pilots are voting on proposals that could lead to strike or some other form of industrial action. Pilots at the airline are campaigning for a(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar explains a point after a meeting  the prime minister of The Netherlands Mark Rutte in Dublin on Wednesday night. Photograph: EPA

British prime minister Theresa May is facing a race against time to progress the Brexit talks and resolve deadlock over the Irish border which threate(...)

 Frank Cushnahan: former Nama adviser  was hoping to share in a £16 million fee with US lawyers Brown Rudnick and Belfast solicitors Tughans, if that company had succeeded. Photograph: Press Eye

Accounts for Promontoria Eagle, the Irish subsidiary that US vulture fund Cerberus used to buy State asset agency Nama’s Northern Ireland loans, shoul(...)

British prime minister Theresa May’s hopes of securing a deal with Brussels were scuppered by the DUP on Monday, in a day of surprises, disappointment(...)

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