The survey revealed more than 60 percent of people living in the north, and more than 80 percent of those living south of the border, would want the...

A massive surge in British applications for Irish passports has been reported since the EU referendum. In 2015, the year before the Brexit vote, more...

Former arts minister Mr Higgins, 77, won 56 percent of the vote after yesterday’s ballot, official results showed. He was widely expected to secure...

Voting is underway across the country with polls set to close at 10pm. But reports from polling stations indicate turnout has been low in many areas...

Leo Varadkar’s Fine Gael government has been urged to remove a threat to hold a snap election until a final Brexit deal is reached. Main opposition...

Simon Coveney said the chances of agreeing to a withdrawal treaty between Britain and the European Union were good. He told Sky News: “I think the...

Mr Coveney’s barb came as Dublin urged Prime Minister Theresa May to bring forward her proposals to break the deadlock in the Brexit talks over the...

The political heavyweights clashed on social media over the Irish border, which has proved to be a log-jam in Brexit negotiations. It came after EU Council...

Nadine Dorries, Conservative MP for Mid Bedfordshire, argued the Irish border issue should stop being “weaponised” by MPs to aggravate the ongoing...

Michel Barnier said yesterday that he was ready to improve the trading block’s proposal for an “insurance policy” backstop arrangement...

In his weekly column the former foreign secretary has warned that the proposals to deal with the Northern Ireland land border with Ireland will end “in...

Brussels sources suggested EU negotiators were ready to discuss technological solutions to checking goods crossing between Northern Ireland and the Irish...

MPs from the ERG, which is led by Jacob Rees-Mogg, believe they had blown their chances to control the outcome of Brexit, Buzzfeed News reports. The...

In the latest sign Brussels is finally easing up on its hardline stance to Britain, EU officials are re-wording language on the Irish backstop in a bid...

Jacob Rees-Mogg’s European Research Group is expected to unveil a detailed plan showing how the UK and the EU can avoid the need for new border...

The clash at a highly-charged meeting in Brussels left Mr Barnier “absolutely furious”, according to Brussels sources. The heated exchanges last...

EU staff would man ports such as Liverpool and Bristol in the same way UK Border Force man posts at Calais in France. The idea is expected to be included...

Nigel Dodds said it was “despicable” that EU officials were willing to put the peace process at risk to score political points over Brexit. And...

The majority of Northern Irish citizens would vote to scrap the border that separates the Irish Republic in the event of a hard Brexit, the poll by Deltapoll...

The move will not affect Britain directly because it will be free of Brussels rules from 29 March next year with Brexit. However, it threatens to create...

Mr Hayes urged Ireland to seek an exemption on rules set by European Union regarding procurements to award contracts for public works and the purchase...

In a speech in Northern Ireland, the Prime Minister gave her toughest message yet to Brussels and said its proposal for a back stop solution for the...

Sinn Fein, the SDLP, the Alliance Party and the Green Party expressed their concerns that key promises on continued access had not yet been fully met. In...

At a top secret Downing Street meeting, Mrs May’s Chief of Staff Gavin Barwell floored Brexiteers by saying the Prime Minister is so convinced by her...

His comments came after he claimed Theresa May had given him exclusive access to paperwork mapping out he UK’s ambitions post-Brexit, in which he also...