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Taoiseach Leo Varadkar  has hit back at reports suggesting that the State will come under pressure from larger EU countries to change its stance on Brexit. File photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has rejected reports Ireland will come under pressure from larger EU countries to change its stance over Brexit, warning that h(...)

Chief executive of the Road Safety Authority Moyagh Murdock (R) and Minister of State for European Affairs Helen McEntee during a visit to the National Driver Licence Service in Santry, Dublin. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

An estimated 40,000 residents with UK driving licences would be driving illegally under a no-deal Brexit on October 31st if they fail to swap their li(...)

Northern  Secretary Julian Smith has suggested a revived Stormont Assembly could have a role to play in any new Brexit deal that had specific Northern Ireland elements.  File photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

A revived Stormont Assembly could have a role in achieving any new Brexit deal that had specific Northern Ireland elements, the Secretary of State for(...)

 Minister for Business Heather Humphreys, Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney and European Affairs Minister Helen McEntee at the ‘Getting Your Business Brexit Ready’ campaign launch this week. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

It may have been a portent. Shortly before three Ministers were due at the RDS on Wednesday to reassure businesses that there is a plan for a no-deal (...)

Minister for European Affairs Helen McEntee: ’The Border is not just about trade’. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Minister for European Affairs Helen McEntee has said it is important to remain calm following British prime minister Boris Johnson’s plan to suspend p(...)

Anti-Brexit protester in a Boris Johnson, mask pretends to dig a grave outside Downing Street: A backstop referendum is considered unwise in official circles because it would turn into a proxy Border poll. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

‘A backstop with a time limit ceases to be a backstop,” Minister of State for European Affairs Helen McEntee said on Monday, ruling out a suggestion a(...)

A no-deal Brexit is “not a big deal” for An Post, the company has said.

A no-deal Brexit is “not a big deal” for An Post, the company said on Friday, but European Affairs minister Helen McEntee warned consumers to be ready(...)

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney and Minister of State for European Affairs Helen McEntee: many State schemes and supports exist to assist firms in getting set for Brexit. Photograph:  Gareth Chaney

The Government has called on Irish businesses to up the ante in relation to Brexit preparations in advance of “a very difficult period ahead” wit(...)

Minister for EU Affairs Helen McEntee: has welcomed the Finnish prioritisation of rule of law in its presidency. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A new package of measures from the European Commission to strengthen EU-wide supervision and enforcement of rule-of-law standards was given its first (...)

Stormont in Belfast: Northern Ireland is careening towards direct rule regardless of the wishes of the British or Irish governments. Photograph:  Paul Faith

Everyone had a quiet laugh at Gerry Adams last Thursday when he appealed during a Dáil debate on Brexit for “the Government and others, in the interes(...)

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