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Leo Varadkar’s Government cannot be a passive observer on Brexit and North, says senator

● Taoiseach Leo Varadkar – cannot stand idly by

‘Proactive, non-partisan and resolute approach’

THE Irish Government is not and cannot be a passive observer to events in the North of Ireland, especially during the hiatus in the Stormont Executive Government and Brexit, Senator Niall Ó Donnghaile from Belfast has said.

“It is far too critical a period,” he writes in his new blog.

Niall Ó Donnghaile blog

Niall Ó Donnghaile says that while he has “fundamental ideological, political and economic differences” with Leo Varadkar and his Fine Gael Government “we must ensure a proactive, non-partisan and resolute approach from all parties in Ireland, including, where we can, our unionist brothers and sisters”.

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