Saturday 10 December 2016

Donegal air and DUP don't mix when it comes to Brexit

Published 23/07/2016 | 02:30

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, Taoiseach Enda
Kenny and Wales First Minister Carwyn Jones, listen as
Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness
speaks during a press conference at an emergency meeting
of the British Irish Council in Cardiff. Photo: Ben Birchall/PA Wire
Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Wales First Minister Carwyn Jones, listen as Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness speaks during a press conference at an emergency meeting of the British Irish Council in Cardiff. Photo: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

The Donegal air went to Enda Kenny's head.

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That was essentially the rebuke offered by DUP leader Arlene Foster when asked about the Taoiseach's suggestion that a border poll will have to be factored into the Brexit negotiations.

For the second time since the UK voted to leave the European Union, Mr Kenny has found himself at the backend of a slap-down from the North's First Minister.

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