Tony Connelly

Tony Connelly


RTE Europe Editor, Author Brexit & Ireland, co-presenter Brexit Republic Podcast https://www.rte.ie/news/brexit/2018/0628/973848-brexit-republic-podcast/

In Russia’s war on Ukraine death tolls don’t tell the full story. Rostyslav (23) was in his apt in Kyiv yesterday when the missile struck. He has lost an eye and has a fractured jaw. Another resident lost both eyes. Full report on @RTE_PrimeTime  Tuesday night…

This follows France's denial of visas to Russian representatives for the UNESCO event, acc to Russian media reports.

Zakharova added that "talking about freedom, freedom of expression within the walls of an international organization based in Paris" and at the same time denying visas because of the position "is somewhat strange, if not absurd."

Loud explosion sound in Kyiv just now

Resilience among Ukrainians as winter sets in via @RTENews 

'Iron people': Rail network a symbol of defiance via @rte 

Not forgetting, special thanks to cameraman Bram Verbeke

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BREAKING: The EU has resumed legal action against the UK following the publication of the bill that would overturn the Northern Ireland Protocol.

French President@EmmanuelMacron  responds to @trussliz  remark that “the jury is out” on whether President Macron is friend or foe: “The United Kingdom is a friendly nation, regardless of its leaders, sometimes in spite of its leaders”

NEW: The UK is due to pay €10.9 billion to the European Union this year as part of the Brexit financial settlement, according to figures published today. That will mean an estimated outstanding bill of €30.9 billion on 1 January 2023.

BREAKING: EU warns that Britain will not have any decision-making role in the EU's foreign and security policy, despite promises in the Political Declaration of "flexible consultation" and meetings at "ministerial, senior official, and working" level. Report on shortly

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