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"It is a thought out position" - Bertie Ahern on new Brexit proposals

The UK government has delivered its new Brexit proposals to the EU, including plans to replace th...

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12.14 3 Oct 2019


"It is a thought out position" - Bertie Ahern on new Brexit proposals


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12.14 3 Oct 2019


The UK government has delivered its new Brexit proposals to the EU, including plans to replace the Irish backstop. 

The move would see Northern Ireland stay in the European single market for goods, but leave the customs union - resulting in new customs checks. 

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has told the British Prime Minister his new Brexit plan falls short of being a replacement for the backstop. 

Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern joins Newstalk Breakfast to give his analysis on Boris' proposals .


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