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# article-16 - Monday 8 March, 2021

Bobby McDonagh: Britain, the Protocol and another breach of trust
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Bobby McDonagh: Britain, the Protocol and another breach of trust

Mar 8th 2021, 12:29 PM 14,675 Views 10 Comments

The former ambassador says the decision by the UK to act unilaterally on some issues in relation to the Brexit Protocol is another deeply unhelpful move.

# article-16 - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Ireland's EU commissioner on Article 16: 'If I had been consulted on this, it wouldn't have happened'
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Ireland's EU commissioner on Article 16: 'If I had been consulted on this, it wouldn't have happened'

Feb 18th 2021, 12:02 PM 18,642 Views 33 Comments

Mairead McGuinness said mechanisms are in place to ensure such a situation doesn’t arise again.

# article-16 - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

Top EU official tells Oireachtas: 'We made a mistake but please put it in perspective'
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Top EU official tells Oireachtas: 'We made a mistake but please put it in perspective'

Updated Feb 16th 2021, 4:47 PM 46,970 Views 27 Comments

European Commission vice president Maroš Šefčovič addressed TDs and Senators today.

# article-16 - Monday 15 February, 2021

Maroš Šefčovič says the EU's vaccine rollout mistake was trusting vaccine suppliers 'too much'
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Maroš Šefčovič says the EU's vaccine rollout mistake was trusting vaccine suppliers 'too much'

Feb 15th 2021, 10:15 PM 25,946 Views 31 Comments

The EC vice-president said that “we are sorry” in relation to the proposal to trigger Article 16 ahead of an Oireachtas committee appearance.

# article-16 - Friday 12 February, 2021

DUP call to trigger Article 16 to be debated at Westminster
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DUP call to trigger Article 16 to be debated at Westminster

Feb 12th 2021, 6:33 PM 27,409 Views 62 Comments

Arlene Foster said unionist anger and concern over the Northern Ireland Protocol must be heard.

# article-16 - Thursday 11 February, 2021

The Explainer: What is Article 16, and why has it been causing hassle?
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The Explainer: What is Article 16, and why has it been causing hassle?

Feb 11th 2021, 6:30 PM 10,354 Views 2 Comments

We take a closer look on this week’s episode.

# article-16 - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Von der Leyen 'deeply regrets' proposal to trigger Article 16
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Von der Leyen 'deeply regrets' proposal to trigger Article 16

Updated Feb 10th 2021, 9:28 AM 37,386 Views 48 Comments

The move was quickly reversed after much criticism from Ireland, Northern Ireland and Britain.

# article-16 - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Government seeking ‘early warning system’ on use of Article 16
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Government seeking ‘early warning system’ on use of Article 16

Feb 9th 2021, 6:43 PM 9,707 Views 14 Comments

European Affairs Minister Thomas Byrne said the Government is seeking a new safety clause.

# article-16 - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Boris Johnson to consider invoking Article 16 to stop 'barrier down Irish Sea'
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Boris Johnson to consider invoking Article 16 to stop 'barrier down Irish Sea'

Updated Feb 3rd 2021, 1:15 PM 59,419 Views 96 Comments

Post-Brexit inspections on goods entering Northern Ireland from Great Britain have been suspended amid concerns over the safety of officials.

# article-16 - Monday 1 February, 2021

Timeline: How the EU provoked anger in Ireland and the UK with plans for a hard border for vaccines
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Timeline: How the EU provoked anger in Ireland and the UK with plans for a hard border for vaccines

Feb 1st 2021, 6:05 PM 23,123 Views 30 Comments

The proposal caused outcry on both sides of the Irish Sea.

# article-16 - Sunday 31 January, 2021

Taoiseach still has faith in Commission despite Article 16 move but says 'mistakes were made'
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Taoiseach still has faith in Commission despite Article 16 move but says 'mistakes were made'

Updated Jan 31st 2021, 2:03 PM 33,610 Views 89 Comments

Politicians across Ireland and the UK were left blindsided by the move by the EU over concerns about the supply of Covid vaccines.

# article-16 - Saturday 30 January, 2021

Foster urges Johnson to replace Northern Ireland Protocol after vaccine row
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Foster urges Johnson to replace Northern Ireland Protocol after vaccine row

Jan 30th 2021, 12:10 PM 43,670 Views 92 Comments

The EU moved to stop the unimpeded flow of vaccines into Northern Ireland last night but u-turned after sharp criticism.

EU backs down after Northern Ireland Protocol row provoked fury and dismay on both sides of Irish Sea
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EU backs down after Northern Ireland Protocol row provoked fury and dismay on both sides of Irish Sea

Updated Jan 30th 2021, 7:20 AM 170,278 Views 182 Comments
  • The EU had moved to prevent Northern Ireland from being used as a back door to funnel coronavirus vaccine from the bloc into the rest of the UK
  • Arlene Foster described it as "despicable", while the Taoiseach spoke to Ursula von der Leyen to express his concerns
  • The European Commission said this evening the Northern Ireland Protocol will be "unaffected" by its plans to put limits on vaccines leaving the EU
  • The EU had moved to prevent Northern Ireland from being used as a back door to funnel coronavirus vaccine from the bloc into the rest of the UK
  • Arlene Foster described it as "despicable", while the Taoiseach spoke to Ursula von der Leyen to express his concerns
  • The European Commission said this evening the Northern Ireland Protocol will be "unaffected" by its plans to put limits on vaccines leaving the EU