“It’s the lying that I really can’t stand. If he was honest with me at least, and explained they did have a plan that wasn’t going to destroy the country, I wouldn’t be quite so offended.”
Boris Johnson has told the Irish premier he is “confident” he could get a new Brexit deal voted through the British Parliament.
Ireland’s deputy premier remains hopeful that a Brexit deal can be fleshed out before the crucial EU summit.
Ministers are preparing to summon MPs for a special Saturday sitting of Parliament following next week’s crucial EU summit.
Suggestions that Commons Speaker John Bercow could become caretaker-prime minister in a government of national unity have been dismissed as “fantasy football” by Shami Chakrabarti.
The Liberal Democrats have dashed Labour hopes for a Jeremy Corbyn-led caretaker government after Nicola Sturgeon gave her backing for the move to prevent a no-deal Brexit.
Tens of thousands of people living in the Republic of Ireland who use a UK driving licence could be driving illegally in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the Irish government has warned.
Ireland’s Foreign Affairs Minister has warned that a no-deal Brexit will lead to significant disruption in farming, agri-food, tourism and fishing sectors.
Ireland’s Finance Minister has confirmed that he will prepare the State’s budget for a no-deal Brexit.
The leader of Ireland’s main opposition party has said the Irish Government should look closely at a Northern Ireland-only backstop.
Checks on the Irish border will depend on the decisions made by the British Government in the coming weeks, Ireland’s Finance Minister has said.