Taoiseach To Formally Meet New British Prime Minister

The Taoiseach Enda Kenny will travel to London this morning, 26 July to meet with the new British Prime Minister Theresa May at No 10 Downing Street.

The Taoiseach and Prime Minister will meet formally for the first time and are expected to address a number of issues, including further talks on the UK's decision to leave the European Union.

The impact of Brexit on Northern Ireland and the UK/Ireland Joint Work Programme are also expected to be discussed.

Speaking ahead of the meeting, the Taoiseach said: "I look forward to meeting with Prime Minister May. This meeting will provide an opportunity for us to have a strategic and constructive discussion on the impact of the referendum and how we are going to work together to protect the interests of all our citizens on these islands."


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