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 Taoiseach Leo Varadkar looks on at a news conference at Government Buildings this week. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

The Irish Government is being “played like a harp” by the European Commission, Conservative MP Bernard Jenkin has claimed. Mr Jenkin was speakin(...)

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(...)

British prime minister Theresa May with DUP leader Arlene Foster wh spoke by telephone on Wednesday as efforts continue to rescue a deal on the Border arrangements after Brexit.  Photograph: Daniel Leal Olivas/AFP/Getty

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar spoke to British prime minister Theresa May on Wednesday afternoon in an effort to break the impasse in the Brexit talks. Ms (...)

British prime minister Theresa May:  It seems incredible that, 18 months after the Brexit vote, the British government has not spelled out what exactly it wants from the negotiations. Photograph: Andy Rain/Bloomberg

Dublin’s view is this is May’s problem. The fallout from the collapse of the UK’s agreement with the EU to clear the way for the second phase of the (...)

Brexit secretary David Davis: “The presumption of the discussion was that everything we talked about applied to the whole United Kingdom,” he said. Photograph: PA Wire

Theresa May sought on Tuesday night to rescue a deal on Brexit by promising that any “regulatory alignment” with the European Union would apply to the(...)

The attempt to broker a breakthrough in the Northern Ireland strand may well come to be seen as an important crossroads in the whole Brexit process

The difference between promising “regulatory alignment” and “avoiding regulatory divergence” is everything. Night and day. A pity no- one bothered to(...)

DUP deputy leader  Nigel Dodds delivering  a statement outside the Houses of Parliament in London. Photograph: EPA/Neil Hall

Westminster woke up on Tuesday to find that a promise to ensure the continuation of regulatory alignment between the two parts of Ireland had expanded(...)

Peter Coghlan: ‘Leave-supporting politicians and their pliant media outlets are looking for scapegoats and the Irish are in the firing line just now.’

Following the collapse of a proposed deal on the Irish Border, which would have allowed the Brexit talks to advance to the next stage, we asked reader(...)

Britain’s Brexit secretary David Davis responds in the House of Commons  to questions on the Brexit negotiations. Photograph: PA

Britain wants any future “regulatory alignment” for Northern Ireland to apply to the whole of the UK after Brexit, chief British negotiator David Davi(...)

The ECB overbought Irish bonds to the tune of around €400 million in November. Photograph: iStock

The largest overbuying of government bonds in November by the European Central Bank (ECB) was on Irish bonds, data released by the bank shows. While (...)

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