Hugh O'Connell: Trump looms large as Brexit takes a backseat

Taoiseach and British PM faced uncomfortable questions despite unity on 'frictionless' border

31st January, 2017
Taking a hard line Pic: Getty

We are living in quite extraordinary times. Yesterday, Taoiseach Enda Kenny met British Prime Minister Theresa May to discuss the monumental impact of the UK’s decision to leave the EU seven months ago. Yet it wasn’t even top of the news agenda.

Kenny faces a trip to the White House in March. He is still going, saying repeatedly at yesterday’s event that he disagreed with the policy of the Trump administration...

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