Minister of State for European Affairs Helen McEntee has said now is not the time for a border poll.
The EU 27 accepted the ‘principle of an extension’ and their work will continue in the ‘coming days’.
Ireland and the EU 27 are “rock solid” and there will be no change on the withdrawal agreement, he said.
Mercosur (Southern Common Market) is the South American trade bloc. That’s Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Venezuela — although Venezuela is currently suspended.
The Taoiseach has said there is "enormous hostility" in Europe to any further extension to Brexit.
As the Westminster drama unfolds in the coming hours, the stark truth is that we do not know what route Brexit is going to take.
The Taoiseach said the best outcome would be for the UK to stay in the EU but the agreement is "the next best outcome".
The Minister for European Affairs has dismissed the suggestion that other EU countries will “sell us down the river” in Brexit negotiations.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has strongly rejected British prime minister Theresa May’s suggestion that the border between the US and Canada was one solution to the Irish border issue after Brexit.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has ruled out formal three-way talks between the UK, Ireland and the EU about Brexit.
AN aspect of the European Union’s future that neither German chancellor Angela Merkel nor French president Emmanuel Macron mentioned in their Davos homilies was its budget.
The Taoiseach has refused to meet opposition leaders to formulate a united approach ahead of Brexit talks.
All leaders of the EU 27 are in agreement that Brexit talks will not proceed to phase two unless Britain offers further assurances on the border, Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney has said.
It is vital Ireland secures a strong role in Brexit trade talks, writes John Whelan.
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