Taoiseach says challenges faced by Ireland following Brexit recognised by EU

All 27 remaining member states took just one minute yesterday to agree on their position for upcoming withdrawal negotiations

Speaking after yesterday's summit meeting in Brussels, Enda Kenny says it's a huge endorsement of the Government’s approach, which involved more than 400 meetings at political and official level over the past ten months. 

He says the guidelines appreciate Ireland's need to avoid a hard border, to protect the Common Travel Area and to maintain the benefits and commitments of the Peace Process.

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