‘Brexit WILL happen’ - Irish Minister makes dramatic admission that will ...

Brexit news EU exit Theresa May“I do believe Brexit is going to happen" (Image: GETTY/BBC NEWSNIGHT)

Mr Donohue added Ireland will only back a Brexit delay if the UK Government provides a “very clear rational”. Should a hard Brexit take place he insists Ireland will not erect barriers along the Northern Irish border. The senior Irish politician made the comments during an appearance on BBC Newsnight.

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Mr Donohue commented: “I do believe Brexit is going to happen.

“What I want is a Brexit that is least damaging to the interests of Ireland and Europe and I believe the agreement that is on the table allows that to happen.”

Parliament voted to extend Article 50 on Thursday, after Theresa May’s Brexit deal was rejected for a second time earlier this week.

However any extension requires the unanimous consent of the other 27 EU member states.

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Brexit news EU exit Theresa MayDUP Westminster leader Nigel Dodds pictured earlier this week (Image: GETTY )

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