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Montevideo, May 21st 2019 - 00:49 UTC

Tag: Taoiseach Varadkar

  • Tuesday, May 1st 2018 - 10:30 UTC

    Brexit: EU feels there is “a real risk” no agreement can be reached with UK

    Barnier and Taoiseach Varadkar heaped further pressure on Britain to offer more detailed solutions to progress talks ahead of the next summit of EU leaders in June.

    The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has said that there is “a real risk” that no agreement will be reached with the UK in talks on its withdrawal from the political bloc. Speaking on a visit to the Border area of Ireland, Mr Barnier said that the EU was preparing for all options, including the possibility that Brussels and London cannot reach a deal on the UK’s departure in March 2019.

  • Wednesday, March 14th 2018 - 09:39 UTC

    Taoiseach Varadkar insists in an open “invisible” Ireland border

    Mr Varadkar was responding to questions about a controversial plan which could mean people crossing the border after Brexit would have to register in advance

    Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar has dismissed claims that people crossing the Irish border would have to pre-register after Brexit. Speaking from the United States, where he is conducting a series of St Patrick’s Day engagements, the Taoiseach said: “No, it is not a solution that we envisage.”