Update 30 Jan 2019

Update to Contingency Action Plan 30 January 2019 Since the publication of the Contingency Action Plan on 19 December 2018, the Government has continued to intensify its preparations for a no deal scenario across a range of sectors. Cabinet has been taking key decisions to advance the implementation of our Brexit preparations. This month Cabinet […]

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Q&A Dec 2018 [EU]

MEMO 19 December 2018 Questions and Answers:  (no deal Brexit) This present document is for information purposes only.  Citizens & social security 1. What will be the legal situation of UK nationals resident in the EU in case of no deal? Can they continue to work in their Member State of residence and travel freely across […]

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Government’s Approach

Approach The Government regrets that as yet the Withdrawal Agreement agreed between the EU, including Ireland, and the UK has not been approved by the British Parliament. It continues to believe that it represents the bestoption for both the UK and the EU. The Government recognises that, given the proximity of the formal date for […]

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Market Surveillance and Regulation

July 2019 Market Surveillance and Notified Bodies A number of state agencies undertake a wide range of product safety, market surveillance and accreditation roles, which are vital to the efficient functioning of the economy and essential to the maintenance of the Single Market. Even the most benign of Brexit conditions would result in a step […]

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Overview and Context

Overview A no deal Brexit would mean that on 29 March 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020) the UK’s status under EU law would change from that of an EU Member State to that of a third  country with no trade or cooperation agreements in place with the EU. The transition period, as provided for in the Withdrawal Agreement, would […]

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EU Level Policy and Engagement

Dec 2018 Response and Engagement Many of the actions aimed at mitigating the effects of a no deal outcome will be taken at the EU level as they involve areas of EU competence and sectors regulated by EU law. The EU has already published 81 sectoral notices with detailed guidance on planning for a no […]

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EU Funding

EU Funding Programmes The Irish Government has been clear and consistent in its commitment to the successful completion of the current PEACE and INTERREG programmes and to a new programme post-Brexit. This ambition is nowreflected in concrete proposals from the Commission. The draft Withdrawal Agreement provides for the completion of the current programmes without interruption. […]

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CTA Irish Gov Note

Dec 2018 Common Travel Area The Common Travel Area is a long-standing arrangement between the UK and Ireland which means Irish citizens can move freely to live, work, and study in the UK on the same basis as UK citizens and vice versa. It is an arrangement that is valued on both islands. Both the […]

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Trade

December 2018 Trade Reports commissioned by the Government and undertaken by the ESRI/ Department of Finance and by Copenhagen Economics, provide evidence to demonstrate that the macroeconomic and trade implications for Ireland of a no deal Brexit will be pronounced with differentiated impacts on certain sectors and companies, depending on their level of exposure to […]

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Transport (Irish FAQs)

Q. Will Irish drivers with CPCs issued in the UK before Brexit continue to have their CPCs recognised in Ireland after a hard Brexit? In the event of the UK leaving the EU without an agreement (Hard Brexit), UK CPC qualifications issued in the UK will no longer be recognised in Ireland after the exit […]

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Consumer Protection (CCPC Ireland No Deal Notes)

Brexit and your consumer rights The UK is due to leave the EU. This information is based on a current understanding of how Brexit may impact your consumer rights. As there is further clarity on how Brexit will impact on your consumer rights, this information will be updated. This information has been confirmed by the […]

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Living and Working

  Living and Working Last updated: 28 February 2019 Published: 27 February 2019 From: Department of the Taoiseach Travelling & Visas Social welfare rights & entitlements Health Education Voting Driving There are large numbers of Irish citizens living and working in the UK, and British citizens living and working in Ireland, and this will continue […]

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Revenue Customs Seminar [Jan 2019]

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Revenue Seminar for Customs Agents

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Driving Licences (Irish Guidance)

Brexit and Driving Licences Anyone living in Ireland who holds a UK (including Northern Ireland) driving licence must exchange it for an Irish driving licence, before the 31 October 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020), in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal. If there is a no-deal Brexit, then after this date, if you are […]

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