A Sinn Fein official has warned that the UK’s long, agonizing struggle with Brexit may lead to a referendum on a united Ireland within five years – opening a way for the disintegration of the UK itself.
The Health Service Executive of Ireland is paying out “much more” to deal with complications from obesity because it doesn’t fully recognize the condition as a treatable disease in the first place, doctors and nutritionists have said.
The gap between Britain and the European Union over Brexit remains “very wide”, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Friday, as British leader Boris Johnson prepared to make a renewed push to reach an exit deal with the bloc.
A new environment fund aimed at making it easier for people to connect with the natural environment has been launched by the Northern Ireland’s Department for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA).
Ireland’s foreign minister, Simon Coveney, said new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s approach to Brexit was “very unhelpful” and would block an agreement, after Johnson rejected a key Irish demand his predecessor had agreed to.
Ireland will not allow the Northern Ireland “backstop” clause in Britain’s EU withdrawal agreement to be dropped because doing so would be as big a threat to the country as Britain leaving without a deal, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Saturday.