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Kerry forecasts 'grave' no-deal Brexit fallout for Irish food firms

19 Feb 2019

DUBLIN Ireland's Kerry Group warned on Tuesday of "grave consequences" for Irish food producers if Britain leaves the European Union without a replacement trade deal.

Irish prime minister says Brexit deal 'can be done'

09 Feb 2019

DUBLIN/BELFAST Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar on Friday said he believed "a deal can be done" to avoid a disorderly British exit from the EU, after a meeting with a key ally of British Prime Minister Theresa May that he said went very well.

Irish prime minister says Brexit deal 'can be done'

09 Feb 2019

DUBLIN/BELFAST Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar on Friday said he believed "a deal can be done" to avoid a disorderly British exit from the EU, after a meeting with a key ally of British Prime Minister Theresa May that he said went very well.

Delay Brexit? Ireland would not stand in the way

08 Jan 2019

LONDON/DUBLIN Ireland said on Tuesday it would not block a possible request to delay Brexit after a newspaper reported that British and European officials had discussed the possibility of extending the formal divorce process from the bloc.

Irish budget returns to surplus a decade after crisis

03 Jan 2019

DUBLIN Ireland posted its first underlying budget surplus for a decade in 2018, a year ahead of government forecasts, as high windfall taxes and low interest payments ended a decade of deficits, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Thursday.

Irish PM: Any changes to Brexit cannot undermine backstop

03 Jan 2019

DUBLIN Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Thursday the European Union would not accept clarifications or reassurances on Britain's Brexit deal that would undermine the spirit of the agreement or render any part of it inoperable.

Irish PM: Any changes to Brexit cannot undermine backstop

03 Jan 2019

DUBLIN Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Thursday the European Union would not accept clarifications or reassurances on Britain's Brexit deal that would undermine the spirit of the agreement or render any part of it inoperable.

Ireland unveils 'stark' contingency plans for no-deal Brexit

19 Dec 2018

DUBLIN Ireland on Wednesday disclosed its first major set of contingency plans in case Britain crashes out of the European Union without a withdrawal deal, including possible emergency measures to avoid any shortages of medicines and food.

Ireland unveils 'stark' contingency plans for no-deal Brexit

19 Dec 2018

DUBLIN Ireland on Wednesday disclosed its first major set of contingency plans in case Britain crashes out of the European Union without a withdrawal deal, including possible emergency measures to avoid any shortages of medicines and food.

Ryanair sidesteps unions by ramping up ultra-low-cost unit

04 Dec 2018

WARSAW/DUBLIN Ryanair is ramping up a new subsidiary with weaker labour rights to better compete in eastern Europe, infuriating staff and unions by bypassing concessions granted during a year of industrial strife. | Video

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