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Ireland to be placed in second lockdown
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Taoiseach outlines importance of protecting Ireland's fisheries in Brexit negotiations
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Taoiseach: I’m not optimistic UK will strike post-Brexit trade deal
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Irish PM criticises UK plans to change Brexit deal
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Ireland is first EU country to return to coronavirus lockdown"Everyone in the country is being asked to stay at home," Prime Minister Micheal Martin said in a national address.
Covid-19 coronavirus: Ireland sets new virus restrictions for six weeksIreland's Government is putting the country at its highest level of coronavirus restrictions for six weeks in a bid to combat a rise in infections.Premier Micheal Martin said today that the measures..
Coronavirus: 'Act now to prevent lockdown', Irish PM warnsMicheál Martin announced the Republic of Ireland will move to level three restrictions from Wednesday.
EU commissioner in ‘profound apology’ over golf dinnerThe EU’s trade commissioner has issued a “fulsome and profound” apology as calls for him to quit after attending a golf dinner during the pandemic intensify. Irishman Phil Hogan has been urged to..
Irish border poll far too divisive at this stage – TaoiseachThe Irish premier has ruled out a border poll as “far too divisive at this stage”. Micheal Martin said he instead wants to focus on building relationships to share the island of Ireland “in peace..
Ireland: Micheal Martin elected new prime ministerFianna Fail leader Micheal Martin has been elected as Ireland's new prime minister, replacing Leo Varadkar. A coalition deal, which took four months, has been agreed between the country's two political..
Leo Varadkar hails end of ‘Civil War politics’ in Ireland’s parliamentCivil War politics has ended in Ireland’s parliament, after political rivals agreed to form a historic governing coalition, Leo Varadkar has said. Ireland’s new premier is set to be elected today,..
Micheal Martin to take over as Irish prime minister in grand coalitionMicheal Martin is set to take over as Ireland’s new prime minister Saturday at the helm of the nation’s first grand coalition, replacing Leo Varadkar in what will be a rotating premiership. The..
Mícheál Martin to become taoiseach after parties back dealFianna Fáil, Fine Gael and Green Party members voted to go into government together on Friday.
Irish coalition deal set to make Micheal Martin PM until end of 2022The head of Ireland's Fianna Fail party Micheal Martin is set to serve as the country's prime minister from late June until Dec. 15, 2022 according to the terms of a coalition agreement that must be..
Irish parties reach deal on new government but it needs ratificationIreland's Fianna Fail, Fine Gael and Green parties struck a deal to form a new coalition government on Monday that if ratified by members will end a months-long stalemate and is expected to make Fianna..
Irish parties plan to sign coalition deal on MondayIrish political parties Fianna Fail, Fine Gael and the Greens will sign a deal on Monday on the formation of a new coalition government, Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin said after talks on Sunday..
Sinn Féin leader to appear in final Irish election TV debate as poll shows party surging to first placeMary Lou McDonald will face down Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin on Tuesday night