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Making sure that Irish businesses and individuals are preparing for the consequences of Brexit is an important Government priority. The framework for the future EU & UK relationship will be under discussion in phase 2 of the negotiations. This is hugely significant for Ireland given the unique circumstances on island of Ireland and the importance of our economic relationship with the UK.

The Government is working hard to get Ireland Brexit ready.

The Government also continues to undertake a programme of extensive engagement, both with our EU partners, the EU institutions, and further afield.
Brexit, and the Future of Europe are at the top of the agenda for all of these meetings as we prepare for the potential consequences of Brexit.

Government Brexit Update Issue No. 7

26 June 2018

Government Brexit Update Issue No. 7

Government Brexit Update Issue No. 6

05 June 2018

Government Brexit Update Issue No. 6

Government Brexit Update Issue No. 5

18 May 2018

Government Brexit Update Issue No. 5

All-Island Civic Dialogue on Brexit

11 May 2018

Tánaiste Simon Coveney, T.D. welcomes Michel Barnier and 500 participants to All-Island Civic Dialogue on Brexit

Government Brexit Update: Issue No. 4

11 May 2018

Government Brexit Update: Issue No. 4

Government Brexit update: Issue No. 3

16 April 2018

Check out our third Government Brexit Update to receive the most reliable and up-to-date information, and to gain greater insight into the steps the Government is taking to prepare for Brexit.

Government opens €300 million Brexit Loan Scheme for Irish Businesses for applications

29 March 2018

Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys T.D., Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed T.D., and Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe T.D. today (March 28) opened the Brexit Loan Scheme for applications to allow for the roll out of €300 million in funding to eligible Irish businesses

Tánaiste and Minister Ross meet Irish Aviation sector to discuss the implications of Brexit

08 March 2018

Tánaiste and Minister Ross meet Irish Aviation sector to discuss the implications of Brexit

Government Brexit update: Issue No. 2

08 March 2018

Check out our second Government Brexit Update to receive the most reliable and up-to-date information, and to gain greater insight into the steps the Government is taking to prepare for Brexit.

Statement by Tánaiste following Speech by Prime Minister May

02 March 2018

Statement by Tánaiste following Speech by Prime Minister May

Tánaiste welcomes publication of draft EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement

28 February 2018

Tánaiste welcomes publication of draft EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement

Government Brexit Update: Issue No. 1

16 February 2018

Check out our first Government Brexit Update to receive the most reliable and up-to-date information, and to gain greater insight into the steps the Government is taking to prepare for Brexit

Minister Humphreys Publishes Copenhagen Economics study on Impact of Brexit on Trade and the Economy

13 February 2018

Minister Humphreys Publishes Copenhagen Economics study on Impacts of Brexit on Trade and the Economy