Each week Brexit Republic will assess the unfolding developments, explain the complexities, and explore where and how Brexit will have an impact.
Sean's American Wake
In the first episode of 2022 Europe Editor Tony Connelly, London Correspondent Seán Whelan and Deputy Foreign Editor Colm Ó Mongáin catch up how David Frost's departure and Liz Truss's arrival will affect EU-UK discussions on matters Brexit. Guest interview: Jill Rutter - senior research fellow of UK in a Changing Europe
1815, 1832, 2021
More political trouble on the home front for UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, a dourly-received EU move on medicines in Northern Ireland and fit of piscine pique are all on the war room table for London Correspondent Seán Whelan and Deputy Foreign Editor Colm Ó Mongáin.
Governance (a.k.a the role of the European Court of Justice) is no longer a deal-breaker in the EU-UK talks on the Northern Ireland Protocol according to a senior British government official. Why the change of heart? Deputy Foreign Editor Colm Ó Mongáin and London Correspondent Sean Whelan have a look.
'Significant Gaps Remain'
Has the prospect of Article 16 faded? Where are "constructive" talks going? Europe Editor Tony Connelly, London Correspondent Seán Whelan & Deputy Foreign Editor Colm Ó Mongáin look at what, if anything, has changed and why. Guest: Daniel Fallen Bailey, Economic Adviser with the Irish Maritime Development Office.
Bonus 1921 Treaty Episode
Ireland's 1921 withdrawal from the UK with the Anglo-Irish Treaty has been compared over the last five years with Brexit. Do such comparisons stand up? On the centenary of the Treaty, Deputy Foreign Editor Colm Ó Mongáin & Dr John Gibney of the Royal Irish Academy's Documents on Irish Foreign Policy series take a look.
Europe Editor Tony Connelly and Deputy Foreign Editor Colm Ó Mongáin look at how a tragedy in the English Channel highlighted existing tensions between France and the UK. Guest: Nick Witney, Senior Policy Fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations
Great podcast with a truly european perspective
Thank you for very competent coverage of the brexit proces.