We share these islands with Britain, so we should not allow ourselves to be weaponised against them by an angry EU
Theresa May laid down an upbeat marker in Florence. Now it’s up to the European Union to reciprocate. And if that doesn’t happen, then Ireland has to assert itself
Can we really rely on Michel Barnier to put Irish concerns above those of the EU’s institutions?
If reports from Brussels are factual, then all the assurances given by our government over our red lines on the border were simply hot air. We badly miscalculated during David Cameron’s renegotiations, so let us not do so again
With Britain’s prime minister probably doomed, the appetite for a hard Brexit has weakened
If Europe continues to insist on these guidelines, then we are ensuring a hard Brexit with no trade deal