Ireland promises progress in Apple tax recovery in coming weeks

Ireland promises progress in Apple tax recovery in coming weeks

"None of them related to the Irish land border, which is a crucial issue to 1.8 million of our own citizens and 4.8 million of our friends south of the Border", she said. "I welcome the Prime Minister's commitment on this".

Leo Varadkar said it would allow British and Irish ministers to plot a way forward if the Northern Ireland parties can not agree reach agreement. "The Prime Minister should warn Brussels that Northern Ireland must not be used as blackmail".

The dispute has laid bare deeper issues between Sinn Fein and the DUP, and several Government-set deadlines to form an administration have passed without success.

The BIGC consists of ministers from the British and Irish governments.

Mr Coveney said there was "a lot of solidarity" around the European Union table for Ireland's position.

The conference brings together the British and Irish governments to promote bilateral co-operation at all levels on all matters of mutual interest.

Sinn Fein's Pearse Doherty asked Mr Varadkar about the conference during exchanges in the Dail yesterday.

Ireland promises progress in Apple tax recovery in coming weeks
Ireland promises progress in Apple tax recovery in coming weeks

The Prime Minister will meet Ms Foster and her deputy Nigel Dodds today to discuss restoration of power-sharing before holding separate talks with Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams.

It last met in 2007.

The head of the Democratic Unionist Party said on Monday Northern Ireland would leave the European Union on the same terms as the rest of the United Kingdom, rebuffing a suggestion from the bloc that the region remain subject to some of its rules.

He had previously served as special envoy to Northern Ireland under the presidency of George W Bush.

Speaking in the Irish Parliament, Mr Varadkar said that at his meeting with Theresa May in Gothenburg on Friday "I indicated to her that I would be seeking a meeting (of the conference) in the New Year".

"We do recognise that we are at a critical phase because we all, well certainly I, want to see the negotiations move to the second phase so that we can talk about those issues of trade, and the issues that will make a difference, actually, to the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland".

She added: "Some people are taking their moment in the sun to try and get the maximum in relation to negotiations".

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