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 Tánaiste Leo Varadkar: ‘All businesses, large or small, need to assess their supply chains and take the necessary steps to mitigate against [Brexit-related] disruption.’ Photograph:  Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

1. Can you describe some of the adverse impacts on supply chains which Irish firms have had to contend with as a result of Covid-19? The onset of the(...)

While the UK remains the most important market for Irish beef, farmers are exporting successfully into other countries and sales continue to grow year on year.

Brexit talks between London and Brussels have ramped up in recent weeks with the hope that a free trade agreement can be reached before the clock runs(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar addressing the media outside the Fine Gael party headquarters in Dublin on Friday afternoon. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The new Fianna Fáil-Fine Gael-Green Party government will take office with a series of challenging issues to address from the off. As well as commitm(...)

EU chief negotiator on Brexit Michel Barnier at Government Buildings in Dublin on Monday: ‘A new clock is ticking.’ Photograph: Tom Honan for The Irish Times

The EU “will not turn its back on Northern Ireland” after Brexit, the EU’s chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, has said during a speech at Queen’s Unive(...)

Boris Johnson greets EU Commission president Ursula von der Leyen ahead of a meeting in Downing Street. Photograph: PA

British prime minister Boris Johnson has told European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen that Britain’s future partnership with the EU cannot (...)

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn holds up redacted documents of secret talks between the UK and US governments in London on Wednesday. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson have clashed over the future of the National Health Service (NHS) under a trade deal with the United States after Labo(...)

A file image of DUP leader Arlene Foster and deputy leader Nigel Dodds leaving 10 Downing Street in London. Mr Dodds said the latest Brexit deal drives ‘a coach and horses’ through the Belfast Agreement. Photograph: Tolga Akmen/AFP via Getty Images.

Boris Johnson was “too eager by far to get a deal at any cost” and could have held out for more Brexit concessions from the European Union, the DUP ha(...)

DUP  leader Arlene Foster (centre), flanked by Nigel Dodds (left), and Jeffrey Donaldson, outside 10 Downing Street. File photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas

The Democratic Unionist Party has said it will be “unable to support” the Brexit deal reacted between Boris Johnson’s British government and European (...)

UK prime minister Boris Johnson at Downing Street in London. Photograph: Neil Hall/EPA.

Boris Johnson has pledged the Conservatives would not stand on an explicitly no-deal Brexit election manifesto after moderate Tory MPs threatened to r(...)

Number 10 special advisor Dominic Cummings. Photograph:  Isabel Infantes/AFP via Getty

Northern Ireland Secretary of State Julian Smyth has rejected suggestions that the United Kingdom might withdraw cross-Border security co-operation as(...)

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