Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan said it was important Ireland remains allied to the UK

Flanagan vows Brexit won't affect our €1bn spend

25 Jun The Minister for Foreign Affairs has said the €1 billion the Government has planned for spending increases and tax cuts in the budget remains on track despite the Brexit referendum result.

Nicola Sturgeon said she will take 'all possible steps and explore all options'

Scottish exit 'democratically unacceptable'

24 Jun Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said it is "democratically unacceptable" that Scotland would be taken out of the EU "against its will" and the option of a second referendum on independence is on the table.