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May visits Farmleigh in latest Brexit discussions as Irish rugby receives a fillip with weekend win

We might call last weekend’s rugby a success, but I call it a qualified success, and I’ll explain that as I go on. Firstly, the women played a magnificent game and triumphed over Scotland. Likewise, the under 20 team had a significant win in their joust with Scotland. So now we come to the big one last Saturday, Ireland versus Scotland. I settled myself down to look at it, turned off my telephone and my email and decided I would wallow in what I hoped would be a victory.

Agri-Food sector needs solutions and support in the face of Brexit - Chambers

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Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Brexit and TD for Mayo, Lisa Chambers, has said the agri-food sector needs solutions and support in the face of Brexit. Deputy Chambers made her comments following a meeting with key stakeholders in the agri-food sector to discuss the implications of Brexit.

Brexit, Europe, and the local elections - welcome to 2019

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Europe is likely to be a recurring theme in Irish politics during 2019. The fate of the Brexit process across the Irish Sea has been Issue No 1 for some time, and despite all that happened last week, including the thumping defeat for Theresa May's deal in the Commons, the only certainty is the promise of further drama to follow.

Best New Year wishes as post Brexit news will continue to dominate the headlines

Now I know last week in the aftermath of Christmas I wished you all a Happy New Year. But I am compiling this on January 1, 2019, so I think it is only appropriate that I would repeat my New Year message to each and every one of my readers. I also have to say thanks to you all, because every day I go out I meet someone who has read my previous column and has a comment or two to make. So thank you for that.

Galway hotels bracing for Brexit storm

Despite another year of growth in 2018, business sentiment among hotels in Galway and across the country has dropped significantly according to the latest hotel barometer from the Irish Hotels Federation (IHF).

Brexit a perennial topic as Irish rugby prepares for a future without mastermind Schmidt

Well it’s been a busy week again, but to begin this column this week I’m going to start on a gentler note.

Testing times for US and Brexit, but we have some excellent rugby to enjoy

As I am compiling this weekly column for the Advertiser, people in the US are voting in the mid-term elections for both the House of Representatives and the Senate. So by the time my column appears the results will be fully out. I hope that the polls which are forecasting Democratic wins in the House of Representatives are correct, but of course our belief in polls has run low. President Trump has put a huge effort into shoring up the Republican seats in both the Congress and the Senate, and he has campaigned tirelessly for the last 10 days hoping to consolidate the Republican vote. It seems that the US is viewing these mid-term elections as a referendum on President Trump and his handling of the US. So it will be very intriguing to see the results and to see whether the Democrats will come back in charge of the House of Representatives.

NUIG to host Government’s ‘Getting Ireland Brexit Ready’ event

Minister for Community Development, Natural Resources, and Digital Development, Sean Kyne, has encouraged people, business-owners, and representatives from community organisations to attend the ‘Getting Ireland Brexit Ready’ event in NUIG tomorrow.

VAT rate of 9% must remain to 2022 as Brexit poses immediate threat to hospitality industry

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Brexit has been labelled as 'The hospitality industry's Most Immediate Threat' by The Restaurants Association of Ireland (RAI), which has launched its Pre- Budget Submission 2019 as part of a progressive plan to sustain jobs, maintain competitiveness and deliver certainty for the restaurant and tourism sector.

Public meeting to ask ‘Is Brexit is an opportunity for Ireland?’

For many, Brexit is a right-wing project because the principal authors are an extreme element of the British Tory Party. However an Australian academic will be putting forward a very different view at a public meeting in Galway.

 

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