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Ceann Comhairle, Tomorrow I will attend a special meeting of the European Council in Brussels. This meeting, which will take place in Article 50 format, was convened by President Donald...

The Government notes the decision of the House of Commons to reject the indicative Withdrawal Agreement. It is now up to the UK to indicate how it plans to proceed in order to avoid a No Deal scenario...

Cathaoirleach, Thank you for making time available today for this important debate on the future of the European Union...

The Minister of State for European Affairs, Helen McEntee T.D., represents Ireland today at a meeting in Brussels of the European Union’s General Affairs Council...

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is in Brussels today for a series of meetings with senior EU representatives including the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, and the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker...

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar travels to Brussels next Wednesday for a number of Brexit-related meetings...

An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Prime Minister, Theresa May spoke by phone this afternoon, following yesterday's votes in Westminster...

The EU position on the Withdrawal Agreement, including the backstop, is set out in the conclusions of the December meeting of the European Council. It has not changed.

President, Deputy President, Director General, Committee Members, Members, a dhaoine uaisle, oíche mhaith daoibh...

As part of our Brexit Contingency Action Plan, the Government published today the general scheme of proposed primary legislative measures required in the event of a no deal Brexit...

 

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