Taoiseach expected to meet new British PM in next week

It’s expected the Taoiseach will meet with Boris Johnson before the end of next week.

There’s speculation the new Prime Minister won’t travel to EU capitals to meet with other leaders but will step up no deal planning instead.

However, the EU Affairs Minister says she expects Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to meet Mr Johnson as soon as possible ahead of the summer break and party conference season.

Many feel a no deal Brexit is now more likely than ever, with the Government releasing revised preparation plans in recent weeks.

Minister Helen McEntee says the Taoiseach will discuss Brexit with the Prime Minister but they won’t be negotiating:

 

Brexit has been pushed to October 31st, with it said a no deal is now more likely than ever before.

EU Affairs Minister Helen McEntee told Northern Sound News today that a no deal Brexit would be disastrous for Ireland and the UK: