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-  Senator Neale Richmond

Negotiating guidelines for Brexit give Ireland a fighting chance – Richmond

Fine Gael Senator and Government spokesman on EU Affairs, Neale Richmond, has welcomed today's (Friday) issuing of draft negotiating guidelines, which have been circulated to Member States by the European Council President Donald Tusk. This provides some clarity on contentious issues for Ireland, notably the ability of our citizens to travel, work and live freely in a post Brexit Britain

-  An Taoiseach Enda Kenny

Speech of An Taoiseach at the EPP Congress in Malta

When the drafters of the European treaties put them together they never contemplated that anybody would actually leave. Yet that is precisely what the United Kingdom has decided democratically to do. And we must therefore deal with the consequences of that decision.

-  Charles Flanagan TD

Minister Flanagan launches the Online Passport Application Service

The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr. Charlie Flanagan TD, today launched the new Online Passport Application Service. This new service that will allow adults to renew their passport books and cards online wherever they are in the world.

-  Fine Gael Press Office

Government Statement: UK Government Notification under Article 50

Prime Minister Theresa May has today, in accordance with Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union, formally notified the European Council of the UK's intention to leave the EU. This means that the two-year exit process has now commenced.

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