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Trump's Northern Ireland envoy warns Boris Johnson not to create a hard border 'by accident'

Special Envoy for Northern Ireland Mick Mulvaney (left.) Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Mick Mulvaney became the first figure in the Trump administration to express concern over Boris Johnson's contentious plan for Northern Ireland. Trump's envoy to the province — formerly his acting chief of staff — urged the UK not to reinstate a hard border "by accident." Johnson's plan to break international law by disapplying parts of the UK's Brexit deal with the EU infuriated Brussels and has prompte...
Tags: Politics, Usa, UK, Congress, Washington, White House, US, International, Trends, Eu, Conservative, European Union, Joe Biden, Britain, Ireland, Republic Of Ireland


Joe Biden has been told to stop 'lecturing' the UK after he warned Boris Johnson not to break his Brexit deal with the EU

Getty Joe Biden has triggered a furious row in the UK after threatening to veto a transatlantic trade deal if Boris Johnson breaks his Brexit deal with the EU. Johnson has vowed to disapply the deal he signed with the EU with regard to trade and border provisions with Northern Ireland, and vowed to break international law in order to do so. Senior congressmen and women including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi have warned Johnson that there will be no free trade deal with the US if he goes ahe...
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Joe Biden was told to stop 'lecturing' the UK after he warned Boris Johnson not to break his Brexit deal with the EU

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Joe Biden, the 2020 US Democratic presidential nominee. Getty Joe Biden triggered a row in the UK by threatening to veto a transatlantic trade deal if Prime Minister Boris Johnson breaks his Brexit deal with the European Union. Johnson has vowed to disapply the deal he signed with the EU over trade and border provisions with Northern Ireland — and to break international law in order to do so. Senior congressional lawmakers including House Speaker Nancy P...
Tags: Politics, Usa, UK, News, Congress, Washington, US, International, Trends, Eu, Joe Biden, Atlantic, Britain, Ireland, House, Republic Of Ireland


A group of senior congressmen have told Boris Johnson to scrap his Brexit plans or abandon hopes of a trade deal with the US

Rep. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y. Carolyn Kaster/AP Images Boris Johnson is under growing pressure from the US to drop his Brexit plans. The UK government has announced that it intends to give itself the power to break the deal it signed with the EU last year. Last week, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said there was "absolutely no chance" of a UK-US free trade deal if the UK prime minister went ahead with the plan, which has outraged Brussels and MPs in London. Now four senior congressmen have urged Jo...
Tags: Politics, UK, London, Congress, Washington, US, International, Trends, Eu, United States, Theresa May, House, House Of Commons, Republic Of Ireland, Northern Ireland, Boris Johnson


The EU threatens to sue the UK unless Boris Johnson scraps his plan to rip up the Brexit deal

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen. Getty The EU tells Boris Johnson to scrap his ban to overwrite the Brexit deal he signed last year, or face legal action. If he does not, the EU will "not be shy" to use legal action, the bloc said in a statement on Thursday. The UK government has admitted that its plan breaks international law. European Commission vice president Maros Sefcovic today told UK minister Michael Gove that the plan was an "extr...
Tags: Politics, UK, London, Congress, US, International, Trends, Eu, European Union, House, Republic Of Ireland, Northern Ireland, Michael Gove, European Commission, Boris Johnson, Brussels


Nancy Pelosi warns Boris Johnson there is 'absolutely no chance' of a UK-US trade deal if he pursues his Brexit plan

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., conducts a news conference to call for the extension of the federal unemployment insurance in the Capitol Visitor Center to on Friday, July 24, 2020. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Senior Democrats have warned that there will be no US trade deal with the UK if Boris Johnson does not uphold the Brexit protocol for Northern Ireland. Prime Minister Johnson has caused outraged at home and in Europe over plans to potentially disapply...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Congress, White House, US, International, Trends, Eu, European Union, Joe Biden, Bbc, Britain, United States, Ireland, Theresa May


Lowry begins search for US Open A-game in California

Shane Lowry of Ireland plays his shot from the second tee during the final round of the World Golf Championship-FedEx St Jude Invitational at TPC Southwind on August 02, 2020 in Memphis, Tennessee. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images) Shane Lowry gave the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open a massive boost when he confirmed he will delay being reunited with hi...
Tags: Florida, California, Boston, US, Sport, United States, Ireland, Republic Of Ireland, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Pga Tour, Northern Ireland, Dustin Johnson, Shane Lowry, Abu Dhabi


UK plans to change Brexit rules threaten US trade deal, top Democrats say

Altering terms of withdrawal agreement on Northern Ireland could damage relations under Biden presidencySenior Democrats have warned that any attempt by the UK government to backtrack on the Brexit agreement on Northern Ireland would jeopardize a future US-UK free trade deal and could hobble bilateral relations across the board if Joe Biden wins the presidency.Biden, an Irish American, is a staunch defender of the Good Friday Agreement, of which the US is the guarantor, and which requires an ope...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, US, European Union, UK News, World news, Joe Biden, US foreign policy, US news, Foreign Policy, Republic Of Ireland, Northern Ireland, Biden, Brexit, US UK


Boris Johnson plans to tear up parts of his Brexit agreement with the EU and says leaving with no trade deal is a 'good outcome'

Britain's chief negotiator David Frost (L) and EU's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier arrive for a working breakfast after a seventh round of talks, in Brussels on August 21, 2020. YVES HERMAN / Contributor / Getty Images Boris Johnson plans to rip up parts of the UK's legally-binding Brexit deal with the EU/ The Financial Times reported that the UK government has a contentious plan to renege on the Withdrawal Agreement agreed last year. The prime minister will use legislation calle...
Tags: Politics, UK, News, International, Trends, Eu, Britain, Ireland, Labour, Republic Of Ireland, Northern Ireland, Nicola Sturgeon, SNP, Boris Johnson, Brussels, Parliament


Jensen makes instant impact as Finland stun Ireland

London (AFP) – Finland claimed a shock 1-0 victory over the Republic of Ireland as Fredrik Jensen grabbed the winner just 19 seconds after coming off the bench in Sunday’s Nations League tie. Republic boss... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Ireland, Republic Of Ireland, Finland, Afp, Jensen, AFP Finland, Fredrik Jensen


Finns beat lacklustre Republic of Ireland in Dublin

Stephen Kenny suffers his first defeat as Republic of Ireland boss as his side fall to a 1-0 Nations League home defeat by Finland.
Tags: News, Ireland, Republic Of Ireland, Dublin, Stephen Kenny, Nations League


Duffy salvages late draw for Ireland in Bulgaria

Sofia (AFP) – Captain Shane Duffy’s injury-time header ensured Stephen Kenny’s first match as Republic of Ireland manager did not end in defeat as the visitors’ salvaged a 1-1 draw in Bulgaria to start their... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Ireland, Republic Of Ireland, Bulgaria, Afp, Sofia, Duffy, Shane Duffy, Stephen Kenny


Bulgaria 1-1 Republic of Ireland: Late Duffy goal earns Irish draw in Kenny opener

Shane Duffy's injury-time goal rescues a 1-1 draw for new Republic of Ireland boss Stephen Kenny in the Nations League opener in Bulgaria.
Tags: Football, Republic Of Ireland, Bulgaria, Duffy, Kenny, Shane Duffy, Stephen Kenny


Injury-time Duffy goal earns Kenny point in first Republic match

Shane Duffy's injury-time goal rescues a 1-1 draw for new Republic of Ireland boss Stephen Kenny in the Nations League opener in Bulgaria.
Tags: News, Republic Of Ireland, Duffy, Kenny, Shane Duffy, Stephen Kenny


UK companies fear food shortages as Boris Johnson's government misses deadline for new Brexit labelling rules

Matthew Horwood/Getty Images British businesses fear there is not enough time to produce new labels needed to export food after Britain leaves the Brexit transition period. Exporters will need new packaging to legally sell goods both to the European Union and customers in Northern Ireland from January. However, with just four months to go, trade associations say they are still waiting for Boris Johnson's government to provide guidance. Multiple trade bodies say they realistic deadline for...
Tags: Politics, UK, News, International, Trends, Eu, European Union, Britain, Labour, Republic Of Ireland, Northern Ireland, Michael Gove, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Labour Party, Brexit


How Stephen Kenny plans to shape new Republic of Ireland era in his image

Ahead of Stephen Kenny's first game in charge of the Republic of Ireland, BBC Sport NI looks at how the former Dundalk boss aims to usher in a new era with the Boys in Green.
Tags: Football, Republic Of Ireland, Dundalk, Stephen Kenny


Coronavirus: 17% of Leaving Cert grades predicted by school to be reduced

This year's results in the Republic of Ireland are still expected to be significantly higher than previous.
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'I knew six months ago' - NI boss Ian Baraclough welcomes Stephen Mallon's switch from Republic to NI

Ian Baraclough reveals that he knew about Stephen Mallon switching his allegiance from the Republic of Ireland to Northern Ireland six months ago.
Tags: News, Republic Of Ireland, Northern Ireland, Ian Baraclough, Stephen Mallon


Republic of Ireland: Troy Parrott ruled out of Nations League double-header

Striker Troy Parrott will miss the Republic of Ireland's Nations League double-header against Bulgaria and Finland through injury.
Tags: Football, Ireland, Republic Of Ireland, Finland, Bulgaria, Troy Parrott


Matt Doherty: Spurs complete signing of Wolves full-back

Tottenham Hotspur have confirmed the signing of Wolverhampton Wanderers right-back Matt Doherty on a four-year contract. The Republic of Ireland... Click the headline to read the full story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Tottenham Hotspur, Republic Of Ireland, Tottenham, Wolves, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Matt Doherty, Transfer News and Gossip


Coronavirus: Return to school for many pupils in the Republic of Ireland

Schools in Ireland have been closed since 12 March due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Tags: News, Ireland, Republic Of Ireland


Six Irish women and ten men to contest R&A's Amateur Championships

Beth Coulter. Picture © Golffile | Thos Caffrey Sixteen Irish golfers will tee it up in The Amateur and Women’s Amateur championships at Royal Birkdale and West Lancashire respectively this week.In the men’s event, Marc Boucher (Carton House), Paul Conroy (Enniscorthy), Hugh Foley (Royal Dublin), Rowan Lester (Hermitage), Matthew McClean (Malone), Pet...
Tags: Europe, England, Wales, France, Scotland, Germany, US, Georgia, Sport, Power, Aig, Ireland, Italy, Republic Of Ireland, Golf, Sergio Garcia


Republic of Ireland: No Mark Sykes as Stephen Kenny names first squad

Jayson Molumby and Adam Idah are in line for their senior Republic of Ireland debuts after being called into Stephen Kenny's first squad as manager.
Tags: Football, Republic Of Ireland, Mark Sykes, Stephen Kenny, Adam Idah, Jayson Molumby


Mark Sykes set to switch allegiance from Northern Ireland to Republic of Ireland

Mark Sykes decides he no longer wants to be considered for selection by Northern Ireland and is set switch allegiance to Republic.
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McKibbin leads Irish posse in Brabazon chase at Sherwood Forest

Tom McKibbin (Holywood). Picture by Pat Cashman Holywood’s Tom McKibbin leads the Irish challenge in the Brabazon Trophy but he’s five shots adrift of leaders Christoffer Bring of Denmark and England’s Enrique Dimayuga heading into the final round at Sherwood Forest Golf Club in Nottinghamshire.The Co Down talent made five birdies in a two-under 69 t...
Tags: England, France, Sport, Republic Of Ireland, Newcastle, Golf, Switzerland, Nottinghamshire, Denmark, Rotherham, Canterbury, Leicestershire, Robert Foley, Christoffer Bring, Sherwood Forest, McKibbin


Storm Ellen causes widespread damage across Ireland

Roads across NI are blocked by fallen trees while the Republic of Ireland experiences flooding and power cuts.
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Storm Ellen causes widespread damage across island of Ireland

Roads across NI are blocked by fallen trees while the Republic of Ireland experiences flooding and power cuts.
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Power lurking in Brabazon Trophy; Foley just three back

Mark Power (Kilkenny) driving at the 12th tee during the BMW Irish Golfer Shootout at The K Club (21/07/2020). Picture by Pat Cashman Mark Power continued his encouraging countdown to next week’s Amateur Championship when he fired five birdies and an eagle in a second-round 67 to lie just one shot off the pace in the Brabazon Trophy at Sherwood Forest...
Tags: Amateur golf


McClean shoots Sherwood Forest 66 to share Brabazon Trophy lead

Matthew McClean (Malone). Picture by Pat Cashman Malone’s Matthew McClean carded an eagle and three birdies in a five-under 66 to share the first-round lead in the Brabazon Trophy at Sherwood Forest Golf Club in Nottinghamshire.The Irish international was tied at the top with Canterbury’s Joshua Bristow and France’s David Ravetto, one clear of Switzer...
Tags: France, Sport, Republic Of Ireland, Golf, Switzerland, Nottinghamshire, Castle, Canterbury, McClean, Christoffer Bring, Sherwood Forest, Holywood, Tom McKibbin, Michael Young, Marc Boucher, Amateur golf


Galgorm confirmed for Dubai Duty Free Irish Open; Jon Rahm return an unknown

Shane Lowry and Graeme McDowell wait with their caddies on the 18th hole during a practice round at the 2019 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach, Calif. on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. (Copyright USGA/Michael Reaves) Galgorm Spa & Golf Resort will stage the Dubai Dubai Free Irish Open from September 24-27 as the championship returns to No...
Tags: Europe, UK, New York, US, Sport, Atlantic, Ireland, Republic Of Ireland, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, European Tour, Northern Ireland, Shane Lowry, Jamie Donaldson, Memphis