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Trade unions in Ireland and Britain issue joint Brexit warning

Posted By: December 02, 2017

Brendan Hughes. Irish News. Belfast. Saturday, December 2, 2017Theresa May’s decision to rule out EU single market and customs union membership after Brexit was a “historic mistake”, trade union leaders in Ireland and Britain have said.The Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) and Trades Union Congress (TUC) said they were “seriously concerned” about the potential impact on workers of the UK […]

 Britain’s future is in Dublin’s hands

Posted By: December 02, 2017

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed by Irish National Caucus     “This is why the key to the UK’s future lies – in some ways – in Dublin, at least as long as Brexit negotiations continue.”Irish News. Belfast. Saturday, December 2, 2017The EU is standing firmly behind the Irish government’s demand that Britain gives a written commitment to avoid […]

Donald Tusk: Britain’s future is in Dublin’s hands

Posted By: December 02, 2017

European Council president Donald Tusk at Government Buildings in Dublin on Friday. Picture by Laura Hutton/PA   Irish News. Belfast. Saturday, December 2, 2017 Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, left, with Donald Tusk at Government Buildings in Dublin on Friday. Picture by Laura Hutton/PA   The EU is standing firmly behind the Irish government’s demand that Britain […]

Border “deal” in tatters as DUP threatens to end May support

Posted By: December 01, 2017

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed by Irish National Caucus Border “deal” in tatters as DUP threatens to end May supportBrendan Hughes. Irish News. Belfast. Friday, December 1, 2017A proposed ‘deal’ to avoid a hard border lay in tatters last night after the DUP threatened to withdraw support for Theresa May’s minority government.East Antrim MP Sammy Wilson said any attempt to “placate […]

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