Irish PM Martin: Hopeful that at the end of this week, we could see outlines of a Brexit deal

Comments by Irish prime minister, Micheál Martin A deal is necessary and in the best interests of everyone Just more shop talk as negotiations continue this week. If anything else, just be wary of the earlier report here that suggests we could see a temporary/skinny deal. Should there be any substance to that, the pound could […]

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Irish PM, Deputy PM call on EU trade chief Hogan to quit

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: European Trade Commissioner-designate Phil Hogan attends his hearing before the European Parliament in Brussels By Padraic Halpin DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ireland’s prime minister and deputy minister asked European Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan, Ireland’s representative on the EU’s executive, to consider his position over his attendance at an event being investigated for breaching […]

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Ryanair bypasses union, threatens base closures in Irish pilot talks

© Reuters. Ryanair Boeing 737-8AS plane EI-EKG lands in Riga International Airport in Riga DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ryanair (I:) has threatened to close two regional bases and axe up to 120 pilot jobs unless pilots in its home Irish market bypass their union and directly accept a pay cut, a memo seen by Reuters said. […]

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