31 Jan 2020

Varadkar says Ireland will take firm line in trade talks with UK

Correspondent

The Irish border issue will remain a major sticking point in the complex negotiations to come.

The Irish border issue will remain a major sticking point in the complex negotiations to come.

There has already been tough talk from the Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, who’s warned his country will take a very firm line in trade talks to protect fishing and farming communities.

While the Foreign Affairs minister Simon Coveney insisted Ireland was Brexit ready and prepared for new realities.