Brexit: Varadkar says free movement for Northern Ireland citizens to continue BelfastTelegraph.co.uk People from Northern Ireland will be able to travel anywhere within the European Union after Brexit, Leo Varadkar has said. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/brexit-varadkar-says-free-movement-for-northern-ireland-citizens-to-continue-37819561.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/incoming/article37816787.ece/51e35/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_81a2024d-a7a8-4ef9-9a55-50575692776c_embedded240958265 Email People from Northern Ireland will be able to travel anywhere within the European Union after Brexit, Leo Varadkar has said. The Taoiseach, speaking at the All-Ireland Civic Dialogue on Brexit event at Dublin Castle, said that free movement will remain for citizens of Northern Ireland but that this will not be the case for the rest of the United Kingdom. “No matter what happens we know that Northern Ireland citizens will have the right to travel anywhere in the EU from Athens to Athenrye,” he said. “It is regrettable for British citizens that will not be the case. “What’s been remarkable is the solidarity from the EU, despite attempts to divide the 27, it has remained resolute.” It is thought the Taoiseach was referring to people who live in Northern Ireland who hold Irish passports. The Belfast Telegraph approached the Taoiseach’s office to clarify the comments. Mr Varadkar admitted that a no-deal Brexit was a very real and possible outcome but said now is not… Read full this story
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