Dept Education (Ireland) Notes

  Education: Getting Ireland Brexit Ready The withdrawal from the EU of the UK will bring change to many aspects of Irish life. Many of the arrangements in place regarding education relate to the Common Travel Area with the UK. Where this is the case, no changes to these arrangements are expected. Further information on […]

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Brexit Planning and Action Structures

1. Brexit Planning and Action Structures Since before the Brexit referendum took place, the Government has been preparing for different possible scenarios. On the day of the referendum vote on 24 June 2016, our initial contingency planning was made publicly available. This framework was central to the development of Ireland’s position in the negotiations on […]

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Gove Ireland Brexit Updates Aug 2019

01 August 2019 In this update: • Taoiseach speaks with new British PM Boris Johnson • Department Of Agriculture urge action from businesses and announce range of initiatives • New event for SMEs announced • Brexit Preparedness events coming up… Political Update Taoiseach Leo Varadkar spoke by phone to the new Prime Minister of the […]

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Gov Ireland Brexit Updates July 2019

12 July 2019 Government publishes Contingency Action Plan Update This week, the Government announced further steps in its ongoing Brexit contingency and preparedness work, recognising that there is now a significant risk of a no deal Brexit on 31 October. The Brexit Contingency Action Plan Update (published on Tuesday 9 July) reflects the extensive whole-of-Government […]

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Gov Ireland Brexit Update April 2019

1 April 2019 Government advice for those driving Irish-registered vehicles in Northern Ireland and Great Britain The decision of the UK to leave the EU means change. Addressing the challenges of the UK leaving the EU, particularly without any deal, requires response at EU level, by Government, by citizens and responses by businesses and affected […]

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Gov Ireland Brexit Updates Mar 2019

1 March 2019 New Government advice published Further practical advice regarding Brexit has been published by the Irish Government this week. Published on the Government’s main website at gov.ie/brexit, the aim of this new advice is to help businesses and citizens around the country to further prepare for Brexit. Brexit & Business includes areas such […]

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Gov Ireland Brexit Updates Feb 2019

1 February 2019 In this update: • Irish Government response to the Westminster vote • Tánaiste’s State of the Union address to the IIEA • Cabinet discusses Government Contingency work • Update information on medicines, agriculture, business standards & certification • Latest on Irish Government Brexit events Negotiations update Following the outcome of Tuesday’s votes […]

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Gov Ireland Brexit Update Dec 2018

Government publishes Contingency Action Plan on No-Deal Brexit The Government has published a Contingency Action Plan, setting out its approach to dealing with a no deal Brexit. This is the culmination of many months of work. This work continues both at a national and EU level and further information on no deal preparedness will follow […]

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Gov Ireland Brexit Update Oct 2018

Getting Ireland Brexit Ready The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr. Simon Coveney T.D., the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Ms. Heather Humphreys T.D., and the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Mr. Michael Creed T.D. launched the latest Brexit preparedness and support measures being taken by the Government and […]

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Import Controls Dept Agriculture Ireland

Import Controls Sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) control inspections are required at the EU/Third Country borders under EU law on the protection of animal health, plant health and food safety. Such controls (referred to as official controls) apply to live animals and animal products, as well as plants and plant products entering the Single Market, and […]

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Depart. Finance Impact Report [March 2017]

Negative Impact The UK decision to withdraw from the EU has very significant consequences for the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland, North-South relations and the relationships between the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. It has been described by the Irish government as possibly the greatest economic and social challenge for 50 years. The […]

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Revenue Draft Customs Report

1 Introduction Once the negotiations are completed, Article 50(2) provides that this should be within 2 years, regardless of what agreement is reached, the UK will become a 3rd country for customs purposes and the associated formalities will be unavoidable. Again, while this will affect all MS, the affect will be more profound on Ireland as […]

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Ireland Priorities [May 2017]

The Irish Government published a paper on its withdrawal negotiations objectives in May 2017. Organisation The Taoiseach is involved as a member of the European Council in giving political direction in relation to Brexit negotiations in conjunction with the other 26 heads of government and heads of state. The Minister for Foreign Affairs is involved […]

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Irish Company UK Directors

PREPARE FOR BREXIT Government Departments, enterprise agencies and regulatory bodies have a range of supports covering advice, finance and upskilling to help your business navigate its way through Brexit. With just months to go to the UK withdrawal from the European Union, understanding the potential implications is a key first step in developing your Brexit […]

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Revenue Preparedness Material

Process and negotiations The United Kingdom (UK) held a Brexit referendum on 23 June 2016. They subsequently invoked Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. The consequence of these actions is that the UK are scheduled to leave the European Union (EU) on Friday, 29 March 2019 (postponed to 31 January 2020 with an effective exit date on 31 December 2020) and therefore become a non-EU country. Invoking […]

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Planning for Brexit

Planning for Brexit – some essentials Revenue’s objective is to facilitate legitimate trade in moving goods as speedily and efficiently as possible. Below are some essential preparation steps for businesses that: import or export products from or to the United Kingdom (UK) or move products through the UK landbridge to or from the European mainland. […]

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Trading with UK

Customs implications of trading with the UK If you trade with the United Kingdom (UK) post-Brexit, the rules of trade with a non-European Union (EU) country will apply. You will need to complete the appropriate customs declarations to allow you to move goods to, from or through the UK. What is customs? Customs is a trade management […]

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Brexit Background

Brexit background Process and negotiations The United Kingdom (UK) held a Brexit referendum on 23 June 2016. They subsequently invoked Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. The consequence of these actions is that the UK are scheduled to leave the European Union (EU) and, therefore, become a non-EU country. Invoking of Article 50 triggered the […]

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Brexit Contingency Plans (Revenue)

Brexit contingency action plans Irish Government contingency plan The Irish Government issued a communication called Preparing for the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union on 29 March 2019 (postponed to 31 January 2020 with an effective exit date on 31 December 2020): Contingency Action Plan on 19 December 2018. This contingency action plan provides the first public update on key issues in the context of a […]

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Revenue Brexit Links

Useful links to other government departments and agencies The following government departments have provided dedicated Brexit pages which provide updates and information on Brexit: Government of Ireland Brexit page – gov.ie/Brexit. The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. They also provide a subscription service for government Brexit updates. The Department of Finance. The Department of Agriculture, Food […]

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VAT & VRT

Potential VAT and VRT implications of trade with the UK post-Brexit Overview VRT implications of importing cars from the UK Overview If you trade with the United Kingdom (UK) post-Brexit, the relevant rules of trade may change. This means: supplies and movement of taxable goods between Ireland and the UK may be subject to the Value-Added […]

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Economic Impact

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Skills Need

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