Sinn Fein president Mary Lou McDonald has ruled out any possibility of her party’s seven MPs taking their seats in the House of Commons to vote for Theresa May’s Brexit withdrawal deal.
Ireland’s deputy premier has warned British politicians to sign up to the current Brexit agreement or risk facing a chaotic no-deal that would see the United Kingdom crashing out of the European Union.
Ireland’s Health Minister gave further assurances on Thursday that women from Northern Ireland will be able to access abortions in the Republic.
A group of Northern Ireland politicians are meeting with the Taoiseach in Dublin to discuss the draft Brexit deal.
Irish leader Leo Varadkar has said the draft Brexit agreement could present economic benefits for Northern Irish business.
The European Union has been urged to remain “steadfast” over its guarantees to Northern Ireland by pro-Remain parties.
Sinn Fein mayors in Northern Ireland will not take part in Remembrance Sunday events to avoid standing alongside uniformed members of the UK armed forces.
Arlene Foster has accused Sinn Fein of an “hysterical response” to John Downey’s arrest, questioning whether the party now supports the independence of police and prosecutors.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has reaffirmed his position on the Irish backstop after being accused of a “cock-up” by Sinn Fein.
Sinn Fein president Mary Lou McDonald has urged the Irish premier to stand firm over a proposed backstop plan to prevent a hard border in Ireland after Brexit.