Hermann Kelly

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Anne Rabbitte, Fianna Fáil TD for Galway East: ‘Pressure was put on’ by people who wanted to support Mr Smith and not her, she claimed.

A Fianna Fáil TD standing for the European Parliament claims the party has given in to pressure to favour her running mate. Anne Rabbitte, a Galway E(...)

 Guy Verhofstadt: not in favour of the withdrawal negotiations persisting. Photograph: EPA/PATRICK SEEGER

The UK is unlikely to crash out of the European Union, the European Parliament’s chief negotiator on Brexit has said. Speaking on RTÉ, Guy Verhofsta(...)

Ray Bassett, a former Irish envoy to Canada, says there is room for an Irish Eurosceptic party because those concerned about the EU are not represented by the mainstream parties. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Is the time right for an anti-European Union party to enter the Irish political landscape? Time will tell but the decision to launch “Irexit Freedom”(...)

Horslips not amused by use of Dearg Doom at Irexit conference 0:37

Whether it is Adele castigating Donald Trump during his presidential campaign or Radiohead’s Thom Yorke saying he would sue David Cameron, musicians b(...)

Europe of Freedom and Democracy event in the RDS, Dublin: Several people in the audience wore Trump-campaign Make America Great Again caps. Photograph: Bryan Meade

Luke O’Connor applauded and cheered with gusto and occasionally leapt to his feet during speeches at the Irexit conference for those opposed to Irelan(...)

“I don’t think Ireland is a pro-EU country,” Nigel  Farage told the Irexit: Free to Prosper conference, organised by the Ukip-led Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy grouping in the EU parliament. Photograph: Bryan Meade

Leading Brexit supporter Nigel Farage, the former UK Independence Party (Ukip) leader, had said there is “a gap in the political market” in Ireland fo(...)