Leader of the Sinn Fein, the second most prominent party on the island of Ireland, has said that UK province of Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland should renew their call for unity if Britain fails to avoid a hard border between the two neighbors after leaving the European Union.
UK police have arrested two people as part of an investigation into a car bombing in the British-run province of Northern Ireland, as authorities suspect a major separatist group carried out the attack.
The number of British citizens applying for Irish passports rose by 22 percent in 2018, Ireland’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade said on Monday, more than doubling the total of annual applications since Britain voted to leave the European Union.
British Prime Minister Theresa May faced more pressure over her controversial Brexit deal on Tuesday after the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) of Northern Ireland failed to vote by abstaining on the government’s budget votes.
The European Union's chief negotiator for the United Kingdom's departure from the bloc has announced that Brussels is ready to compromise on the thorny issue of the Irish border to help the two sides avoid a so-called no-deal Brexit.
Irish consumer sentiment slipped to its lowest level in four months in April, hit by concerns about job security and caution about personal finances as rents and utility bills outpace inflation, a survey showed on Friday.