Enda Kenny and new Prime Minister Theresa May met today and the pair agreed that there will be no hard border following the UK’s decisions to leave the EU.
Mr Kenny has also invited Theresa May to visit Ireland when the time allows, according to RTÉ.
Scotland and Northern Ireland voted to remain the EU but majority votes from England and Wales confirmed the UK’s exit from the EU.
Fears followed, as the UK’s exit could lead to the reopening of a border between Ireland and Northern Ireland meaning thousands from Donegal and neighbouring counties having huge issues of concern, but with both leaders making made huge steps forward in the last number of days have eased these such fears.
Mr Kenny has previously stated his desire for the Irish government to play the strongest possible role in the Brexit negotiations and “make the strongest presentation for continued support for Northern Ireland”.
Ms May also spoke today about how free trade will be retained between the Republic and Nothern Ireland after Britain’s exit.
Speaking about the peace process, Ms May also added: “It is in all our interests to work together to safeguard our national security and the outcome of the referendum will not undermine it.
“We are both fully committed to working together in support of the Northern Ireland Executive to build a better, stronger, safer future for the people of Northern Ireland.
“Indeed, it is vital that we keep up the momentum on tackling paramilitary groups and building a shared future.
“And today we have reaffirmed our commitment to establishing a new Independent Reporting Commission by the end of this year, which will support these efforts.”Tags: