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IrelandBrexit: ‘Dublin’s priority is maintaining peace’

19:02  21 july  2019
19:02  21 july  2019 Source:   newsletter.co.uk

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The Tánaiste has warned that a no-deal Brexit will “devastate” the Northern Irish economy. Simon Coveney said in a newspaper column that Dublin ’ s priority since the Brexit referendum has been maintaining peace on the island. He also noted Brexit was a sovereign matter for Britain, as was

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The Republic of Ireland’s deputy prime minister, who also serves as Irish Foreign Minister, also said in a newspaper column that Dublin’s priority since the Brexit referendum has been maintaining peace on the island.

He noted Brexit was a sovereign matter for Britain, as was Ireland’s decision to remain in the bloc, but said: “Nevertheless, if Britain decides to leave without a deal it would cause huge damage to us all.”

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"One of the things that is important in the peace process is not having a border with watch towers and all this sort of stuff," Mr Davis told LBC radio. Image caption The prime minister said maintaining the common travel area between the UK and Republic of Ireland would be a priority during Brexit

And while that construction is not entirely Brexit -related, management at the port says it It is feared that such a border could risk a return to violence after a hard-won peace . There is also a consensus in Dublin that for economic reasons, the Republic of Ireland wants as close a relationship with the UK

Writing in The Sunday Times, he said leaving Brussels without a deal would hit Northern Ireland particularly hard.

“A no-deal Brexit will devastate the Northern Irish economy with tariffs and rules that will fundamentally disrupt the all-island economy upon which so much progress has been built.”

Britain’s prime minister after Wednesday would need to understand that the backstop aspect of Brext was agreed to protect the Good Friday Agreement, Mr Coveney said.

“The Withdrawal Agreement is a balanced document that deals with the interests of all parties and is not something that is up for renegotiation.”

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In May, Irish premier Leo Varadkar and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn met in Dublin and shared their “serious concerns” about a no-deal Brexit scenario and its “inherent dangers”.

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Arriving at today' s (10 December) Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels, Ireland' s Deputy Prime Minister was asked about Brexit and the possibility on making

Dublin and Belfast must "ensure that Brexit does not result in the hardening of the border and During her speech earlier on Tuesday, the prime minister said maintaining the common travel EU and maintaining that common travel area with the Republic of Ireland will be an important priority for

A spokesman for Mr Varadkar said the pair “considered Brexit, with both sides sharing serious concerns about a no-deal scenario and its inherent dangers, including the possibility that the UK may end up in a no-deal situation by default unless alternatives are pursued”.

Last month, members of the Westminster Foreign Affairs Committee were warned of the danger to Northern Ireland of a no-deal Brexit - including the potential for further violence - during a meeting with local groups and political representatives in Armagh.

In July, Sinn Fein president Mary Lou McDonald urged the Irish Government to start preparing for a border poll as the risk of a disorderly Brexit increased.

Ms McDonald said a referendum on Irish unity could happen “very quickly” if the UK crashed out of the EU at the end of October.

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