British and Irish leaders Boris Johnson and Leo Varadkar raised hopes of a breakthrough in the deadlocked Brexit process Thursday, saying they saw a "pathway" to a deal.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will request a Brexit extension if no deal is reached with the European Union by October 19, according to documents read out in Scotland's highest court on Friday, PA news agency reports.
Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney is disputing reports that there is disagreement between Washington and Dublin over President Donald Trump's potential two-day visit to Ireland next month.
A standoff is heating up between advance teams from the Irish and US governments over a potential presidential visit next month to the Emerald Isle.
Vice President Mike Pence hosted Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar and his same-sex partner at the Naval Observatory for the Friends of Ireland breakfast on Thursday.
Negotiations between the United Kingdom and the European Union on Brexit have "undermined" the Good Friday peace agreement, Irish premier Leo Varadkar said Saturday.
Ireland is to get its youngest prime minister, and the first who is openly gay.