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Each week Brexit Republic will assess the unfolding developments, explain the complexities, and explore where and how Brexit will have an impact.

Each week Brexit Republic will assess the unfolding developments, explain the complexities, and explore where and how Brexit will have an impact.
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Each week Brexit Republic will assess the unfolding developments, explain the complexities, and explore where and how Brexit will have an impact.

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English


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Brexit Republic Ep 22 18-12-18

12/18/2018
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On Thursday, December 13 Sir Ivan Rogers delivered a hard-hitting speech to the University of Liverpool's Heseltine Institute. He had a robust analysis of the current Brexit debate most recent speech. The Heseltine Institute has kindly provided us with the audio of the speech for this podcast.

Duration:01:01:49

Brexit Republic Episode 21 14-12-18

12/14/2018
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The Meaningful Vote that never was; the no-confidence vote that answered one question, but raised many more; the European summit and 'that' row over "nebulous" - RTÉ Europe Editor Tony Connelly and Deputy Foreign Editor Colm Ó Mongáin look at a bumper Brexit week.

Duration:00:43:02

Brexit Republic Episode 20 6-12-18

12/6/2018
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Three defeats for UK PM Theresa May in one day - what hope now for the Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration passing muster next week? RTÉ Europe Editor Tony Connelly and Deputy Foreign Editor Colm Ó Mongáin look at the week that was and talk to Labour party MP and chair of the House of Commons Brexit committee Hilary Benn

Duration:00:35:59

Brexit Republic Episode 19 29-11-18

11/29/2018
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How are the numbers looking for UK PM Theresa May in the House of Commons for that crucial vote on December 11? And what does Norway Plus mean? RTÉ's Europe Editor Tony Connelly, London Correspondent Fiona Mitchell and Deputy Foreign Editor Colm Ó Mongáin look at the possible scenarios facing the UK.

Duration:00:30:32

Brexit Republic Episode Eighteen - Special Edition 25-11-18

11/25/2018
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For this special Brexit summit edition, the Brexit Republic team unites in Brussels for the summit at which the wording of the Withdrawal Treaty and Political Declaration were endorsed. RTÉ's Europe Editor Tony Connelly and Deputy Foreign Editor Colm Ó Mongáin look back at the summit and ahead to the choppy waters that await the texts.

Duration:00:20:50

Brexit Republic Episode 17 22-11-18

11/22/2018
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Last week, a Withdrawal Agreement, this week a Political Declaration. A frightening acceleration of developments after two and a half years. RTÉ's Europe Editor Tony Connelly and Deputy Foreign Editor Colm Ó Mongáin look at the text, who's happy and who's not.

Duration:00:35:22

Brexit Republic Episode 16 16-11-18

11/16/2018
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It has been a week of volcanic political drama. After 17 months of talks and dizzying mood swings last week and all weekend, EU and British negotiators (finally?) dramatically sealed the treaty at 9 o’clock on Monday night, and RTE News broke the story. Get the full story & today's reaction on the latest episode.

Duration:00:33:36

Brexit Republic Ep 15 8-11-18

11/8/2018
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Tony's in Helsinki this week with his Brexit round-up. Also: BDO's Carol Lynch gives ground level view on what will happen at Irish ports and to Irish businesses if no deal is agreed, or later if a free trade agreement is reached

Duration:00:38:34

Brexit Republic Episode 14 25-10-2018

10/25/2018
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This week Brexit Republic looks at UK PM's survival in a week that predicted her political demise in violent terms. Northern Ireland business representatives went to Westminster to bluntly outline their 'no-deal' fears (13:00). EU Commissioner Phil Hogan is optimistic of a deal and buoyant about EU unity "despite provocation" (22:45)

Duration:00:35:01

Brexit Republic - Ep 13 - 19-10-18

10/19/2018
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This week: Did Chancellor Merkel wobble on the backstop? A longer transition period possible; Dominic Raab's dash to Brussels, and work continues in the Brexit 'tunnel'. RTÉ's Europe Editor Tony Connelly and Deputy Foreign Editor Colm Ó Mongáin look at what the excavations turned up.

Duration:00:25:49

Brexit Republic Ep 12 11-10-18

10/11/2018
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Brexit negotiations enter (another) critical phase; Mrs Foster meets Mr Barnier and concerns over the impact of Brexit on the rights enshrined in the Good Friday Agreement.

Duration:00:29:42

Brexit Republic Episode 11 5-10-18

10/5/2018
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After UK PM's (war?) dance at her party conference; DUP leader's "blood red lines; Boris's speech and the Taoiseach's meetings in Brussels with European Council President, how healthy are the prospects for a Brexit breakthrough ahead of the Oct 17th summit? RTÉ's Europe Editor Tony Connelly & Deputy Foreign Editor Colm Ó Mongáin take the pulse.

Duration:00:30:32

Brexit Republic Episode 10 28-09-18

9/28/2018
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RTÉ's Europe Editor Tony Connelly and Foreign Editor Eimear Lowe look at where the backstop stands ahead of the Tory party conference. The impact of Brexit on the Irish whiskey sector also shows the complexities that Brexit will create.

Duration:00:37:02

Brexit Republic Episode 9 20-09-18

9/20/2018
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UK PM Theresa May's Brexit Chequers White Paper hit a bum note this week in Salzburg, the town made famous by Mozart and 'The Sound of Music'. RTÉ Europe Editor Tony Connelly talked to Brexit Republic as the summit concluded and we hear from An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and UK PM Theresa May.

Duration:00:27:21

Brexit Republic Episode 8 13-9-18

9/13/2018
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RTÉ's Europe Editor Tony Connelly and Deputy Foreign Editor Colm Ó Mongáin look at turbulent week of Brexit politics in the UK with former Vote Leave Chair Gisela Stuart and the preparations being made by the Port of Rotterdam.

Duration:00:37:42

Brexit Republic Ep 7 6-9-18

9/6/2018
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Michel Barnier doesn't like it much, Brexiteers don't like it at all, but Theresa May still insistent that Chequers is the best plan. This week we look at the political to-ing and fro-ing & get the views of Conservative MP and former UK AG Dominic Grieve.

Duration:00:29:20

Brexit Republic Ep 6 30-8-2018

8/30/2018
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Ep 6 looks at (another) optimistic interpretation of Barnier remarks on a Brexit deal; where does the UK fit into Macron's concentric circles & the British Chamber of Commerce is still waiting for Brexit clarity.

Duration:00:34:29

Brexit Republic Episode 5

8/22/2018
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Back after our Summer recess, we recap on the Brexit twists and turns and talk to Fianna Fáil's Lisa Chambers & Minister for European Affairs Helen McEntee

Duration:00:35:44

Brexit Republic Episode 4

7/19/2018
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RTÉ Europe Editor Tony Connelly and Foreign Editor Eimear Lowe look back at a tumultuous week Brexit-wise. BrexitCentral's Hugh Bennett says despite fury in the Tory ranks, Mrs May is on course to deliver on her White Paper. Aidan Flynn warns that the Freight Transport Association of Ireland is increasingly concerned about a hard Brexit.

Duration:00:31:39

Brexit Republic Episode 3

7/13/2018
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This week Brexit Republic looks back at a jam-packed week: A statement, a White Paper, several resignations and some promotions. And President Trump. Tony Connelly looks back over the week that was & Professor Timothy Garton Ash outlines his fears for the future.

Duration:00:25:18