Apple CEO Tim Cook is currently in Dublin, Ireland to receive an award recognising Apple’s investment in the country over 40 years. Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar will present Cook with the prize, which was first reported earlier this month. On Saturday, Cook thanked Ireland for its “amazing welcome” and […]
The pound is surging after the EU agreed to enter Brexit “tunnel” negotiations with Boris Johnson, increasing the hopes of a deal. Earlier, Business Insider reported that Michel Barnier, the EU’s chief negotiator, was given the go-ahead by member states to enter into detailed discussions with the UK government. The […]
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Irish counterpart, Leo Varadkar, agreed Thursday that they could see the “pathway to a deal” on Brexit after a lengthy meeting. The focus now shifts to Brexit Secretary Steve Barclay, who is meeting in Brussels with the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, […]
The pound is soaring after the British and Irish Prime Ministers signalled a Brexit deal could be on the horizon. The two leaders said they saw a “pathway” to a deal after private talks in a hotel in North-West England, the Financial Times reported. The pound jumped 0.7% on the […]
Boris Johnson warned that Ireland and the UK might not remain allies after Brexit. The prime minister is in Dublin to meet with the Irish premier Leo Varadkar. Varadkar said that Ireland wanted to remain the UK’s “friend and ally” but it may not be possible. Johnson said that Ireland […]
US Vice President Mike Pence is not “anti-gay,” a White House spokesman claimed Tuesday, citing the fact that he was present at a lunch that day with a gay people. Pence ate at a large gathering in Dublin on Tuesday with Ireland’s leader, Leo Varadkar, and Varadkar’s boyfriend Matthew Barrett. […]
Boris Johnson reportedly asked aides whether Angela Merkel was in the Stasi and questioned why Leo Varadkar isn’t “called Murphy like all the rest of them?” The comments were made while he was foreign secretary, according to the Financial Times. Johnson has previously called the French “turds” and compared the […]
Ireland’s prime minister, Leo Varadkar, met US President Donald Trump at an airport lounge on Wednesday, having reportedly rejected a proposal to meet at Trump’s Irish golf course. The Irish Times reported in May that the Irish government had pushed back on Trump’s desire to meet at his golf course […]
Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar took his partner, Matthew Barrett, with him on Thursday as he met with Vice President Mike Pence at his residence in Washington, DC. Pence, a conservative Christian, has opposed same-sex marriage and the repeal of the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy in the past. In […]
LONDON – Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has warned Theresa May that “there isn’t much time left” to find a solution to the Irish border dilemma which holds the key to a final Brexit deal. Speaking in Dublin alongside European Commission President, Jean-Claude Juncker, Varadkar said a Brexit deal which doesn’t […]
Irish premier Leo Varadkar says the UK risks crashing out of the EU without a deal. He says the EU is “yet to see anything that remotely approaches” to the Irish border issue. “We need to seriously question if we’re going to have a Withdrawal Agreement,” he adds. Ireland’s prime […]
Brexit is set to damage Ireland’s economy no matter what deal Theresa May agrees, according to analysis produced by the Irish government. Ireland’s GDP will take a 4.3% hit in a free trade agreement-style Brexit, and a 7% hit if the UK walks away from talks without a deal. Real […]
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