MEP PARTICIPATES IN … AN ALL-IRELAND DEBATE ON BREXIT

22 February 2019 No Comments by The Northern Standard

LOCAL Sinn Féin MEP Matt Carthy, was part of a Sinn Féin leadership delegation that participated in an All-Ireland Civic Dialogue on Brexit at Dublin Castle last Friday, which included S.F. party leaders Mary Lou McDonald and Michelle O’Neill.
After the event, Mr. Carthy said: “The clock is ticking. We’re just over a month away from the Brexit deadline, and British Prime Minister Theresa May has thrown out the agreement she herself negotiated, and is counting down the clock, demanding a renegotiation in order to appease the DUP and hardline Brexiteers.

“Ireland did not vote for Brexit. We do not consent to a hard border. We believe that the ‘backstop’ contained within the Withdrawal Agreement is a vital insurance policy to avoid a hard border on the island of Ireland and must….

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