FIANNA Fáil leader Micheál Martin has said he believes the UK's desire to have full access to EU markets while limiting regulatory compliance is "incompatible" with Brussels' core negotiating position.
A high profile signatory of the open letter to taoiseach Leo Varadkar, calling on him to protect the rights of Irish citizens living in the north, said he was motivated by Brexit threatening stability and advances of the last two decades.
Ireland's trade arrangements will receive special consideration during the next round of the Brexit negotiations between the EU and the UK. EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier said Brussels would give the Republic its full support when talks on trade begin early...
A leading lawyer, who was among the signatories of a public appeal by more than 200 nationalists to Leo Varadkar, has said he hopes the "uprising" will put pressure on politicians to implement outstanding strands of the Good Friday Agreement.
WHILE businesses in the north have applauded the free trade deal and frictionless border aspect of the Brexit breakthrough deal, they insist more clarity is needed on the transition to ensure firms suspend contingency plans many are putting in place.