Brexit: European Commission Publishes Guiding Principles On Ireland And Northern Ireland

The European Commission has today set out its principles for the political dialogue on Ireland and Northern Ireland in the Brexit negotiations. Today’s paper states that the Good Friday Agreement should continue to be protected and strengthened in all its parts after the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union. The continuation of the Common Travel Area, […]

Christmas shopping in Northern Ireland – the AA Roadwatch guide

Over the coming weeks, thousands of Irish bargain-hunters are likely to make the trip to Northern Ireland to do their Christmas shopping. Last year, 12% of over 9,000 respondents to an AA membership poll said they intended on doing just that. With the pound remaining weak as the UK gets to grips with Brexit, we expect at […]

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Consolidating Peace And Deepening Reconciliation In Northern Ireland And Border Region

Today the European Commission adopted the new EU Programme for Peace and Reconciliation (PEACE IV) worth almost 270 million euro, with 229 million euro coming from the European Regional Development Fund. PEACE IV is a unique funding and policy programme which aims to reinforce a peaceful and stable society by fostering reconciliation in Northern Ireland […]

Irish Open Guide: Other Things To Do

In addition to all the golf that will be on offer at Royal County Down, there are also a number of other tourist treats on offer around the county of Down. The Mourne Mountains Royal County Down itself is nestled at the foot of the famous Mourne Mountains, which offer some amazing views and scenery. […]

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