Clare FF Election Candidate Criticises Taoiseach For “Selling Out” Over Brexit

The British Government says there will be no checks on goods between Ireland and Northern Ireland in the event of a no deal Brexit.

The House of Commons is due to vote later on whether they want to leave on March 29th without an agreement after the defeat of Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan last night.

Ahead of that vote details of how a no deal will impact trade have been released.


Some products coming from the EU which do not have any extra taxes will face levies for the first time.

Sky’s political correspondent Tamara Cohen says tariffs will apply to 13 percent of the goods.

The British Prime Minister’s allowing Conservative MPs to vote how they want during this evenings vote – when they’ll be asked whether they want to rule out the UK leaving the EU with no deal in place.

The EU’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier says it’s the UK’s issue to solve:

Meanwhile, the Taoiseach has been accused of selling out the Irish border in allowing for further ground to be given on the backstop.

Leo Varadkar has previously stated that the backstop was “cast iron and rock solid”, but Clare Fianna Fáil general election candidate Councillor Cathal Crowe thinks his actions have told another story.