Leo Varadkar has said removing the border backstop would be as bad for Ireland as a no-deal Brexit.
Donald Trump is to leave Ireland later on Friday, bringing an end to his whirlwind trip.
Around 2,000 people have filled Dublin city centre in a noisy and colourful protest march against the visit of Donald Trump to Ireland.
Further protests are planned today to oppose the visit of Donald Trump to Ireland.
Ireland is keeping an “open mind” on security concerns raised by the US about the Huawei telecoms giant, the Taoiseach has said.
US President Donald Trump drew a parallel with his planned wall between the United States and Mexico as he expressed confidence that the Brexit logjam over the Irish border would work out “very well”.
US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania have arrived in Ireland.
A massive security operation is under way ahead of Donald Trump’s arrival in Ireland.
Donald Trump will land in Ireland later today following his UK state visit.
A deal will have to be done this month to restore Northern Ireland’s powersharing institutions, SDLP leader Colum Eastwood has said.
The UK cannot continue to be granted rolling Brexit extensions unless there is a general election or a second referendum in the pipeline, the Irish premier has warned the UK Labour leader.