northern ireland protocol

O’Neill: Decision to form EU-UK veterinary zone lays with Westminster

O’Neill: Decision to form EU-UK veterinary zone lays with Westminster

Any decision on a veterinary zone solution to problems with the Northern Ireland Protocol will have to be made at...

May 6, 2021

NI Agriculture Minister to seek Judicial Review over NI Protocol

NI Agriculture Minister to seek Judicial Review over NI Protocol

Northern Ireland’s Agriculture Minister has said he plans to initiate Judicial Review proceedings over the Northern Ireland Protocol. Poots alleged...

May 5, 2021

Northern Ireland vet shortage ‘must be addressed’ as NI Protocol problems deepen

Northern Ireland vet shortage ‘must be addressed’ as NI Protocol problems deepen

A senior Ulster Unionist Party member has called for urgent action to address an increasingly serious shortage of vets carrying...

March 5, 2021

EU to look at legal options in response to UK’s NI Protocol move

EU to look at legal options in response to UK’s NI Protocol move

The EU will respond to the UK’s unilateral move on the Northern Ireland Protocol “in accordance with the legal means established...

March 4, 2021

EU Commission must be answerable over ‘great border blunder’ – independents

EU Commission must be answerable over ‘great border blunder’ – independents

The Irish government should haul European Commission President Ursula Von Der Leyen and the commission “over the coals over the...

February 2, 2021

UK and EU agree ‘in principle’ on rules regarding Northern Ireland following Brexit

UK and EU agree ‘in principle’ on rules regarding Northern Ireland following Brexit

The EU and UK have today (Tuesday, December 8) agreed ‘in principle’ the rules surrounding the implementation of the Protocol...

December 8, 2020

Commission Vice-President warns time is running out for Northern Protocol

Commission Vice-President warns time is running out for Northern Protocol

The vice-president of the European Commission Maros Sefovic says time is running out to put in place measures to allow...

September 28, 2020

Coveney meets NI party leaders amid concerns over withdrawal agreement

Coveney meets NI party leaders amid concerns over withdrawal agreement

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has met with the Northern Ireland leaders of Sinn Féin, the Social Democratic and...

September 24, 2020

UK parliament to vote on bill which would ‘breach’ Northern Ireland Protocol

UK parliament to vote on bill which would ‘breach’ Northern Ireland Protocol

The parliament in the UK will today (Monday, September 14) vote on legislation which the EU says would “breach” the...

September 14, 2020

EU tells UK to withdraw changes that would ‘breach’ Northern Ireland Protocol

EU tells UK to withdraw changes that would ‘breach’ Northern Ireland Protocol

The vice-president of the European Commission Maros Sefcovic has called on the UK government to withdraw draft legislation which he...

September 10, 2020