Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said that a hard Brexit would inevitably see communities in the North considering a United Ireland.Varadkar was speaking during a public interview at the MacGill summer school in Glenties, Donegal.His remarks came as the sharp rhetoric between Dublin and London continues with Britain now looking on course to crash out of the EU without a deal. According to the Irish Times, Mr Varadkar said it would be “provocative” to discuss a potential united Ireland before Brexit, but said that could change if the UK crashes out of the European Union without a deal.“That obviously could change in the event of a hard Brexit,” he said.“Those questions will arise whether we like it or not, and we have to be ready for it,” Mr Varadkar said about the future status of Northern Ireland in a potential no-deal scenario.The Taoiseach was speaking during a public interview with Irish Times Political Editor Pat Leahy at the event in Glenties, Co Donegal. “It raises very serious questions about the future of Northern Ireland,” the Taoiseach said. “ I do think that more and more people, certainly in the event of no deal, more and more people in Northern Ireland will come to question the union.”Responding to Boris Johnson comments on Thursday over ‘abolishing the backstop’, the Taoiseach insisted that will not happen.“We are not re-opening the [Withdrawal Agreement] but we have shown reasonableness and flexibility in the past,” Varadkar said.Taoiseach Leo Varadkar warns hard Brexit could lead to a united Ireland was last modified: July 27th, 2019 by Staff WriterShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)
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Share Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest By Ryan Martin, Ohio Ag Net Chief MeteorologistNo change in our short term forecast this morning, as we have rain over most of Ohio for the next two days yet. As expected, the heaviest rains were farther west over Indiana yesterday, where the center of old Alberto’s circulation tracked through. Still, western Ohio had some good moisture develop in the late afternoon and evening, with scattered action across other parts of the state. Today, additional rains should fall, bringing up to a quarter of an inch. The rains look to be more frequent along and south of I-70, but we won’t rule them out farther north. Another round of moisture lifts into Ohio tomorrow and actually looks to be more impressive than today’s action. We can add another .25-.5” over 70% of the state. The map at right shows a snapshot of rain around midday on Friday. Action winds down by later Friday evening in most areas, but we would not be surprised to see some lingering clouds over far eastern Ohio even still Saturday morning.We still have Saturday as a sunny day over Ohio. However, we do have to make some fairly major changes to our outlook for Sunday. Our approaching trough has strengthened considerably and looks to bring some significant rain chances for Sunday midday and afternoon. This front looks to be peaking right as it moves through Ohio and can have some strong to severe thunderstorm potential with it. AS such, we are raising our rain totals for Sunday midday through Sunday night to .25”-1” with coverage at 80% of Ohio. The best chance of thunderstorms and severe weather, along with the upper end of the rain range, will be in northeast Ohio.Even with bigger threats of rain on Sunday, we still look for a nice, dry start to the week next week. We are dry for, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Temps will be normal to above normal and we should see good sunshine, drying and field work conditions. The potential for moisture from a front later next week is not as high this morning. The front will be there but will likely have little to no moisture to work with, so at this point, we are pulling back on precipitation for Thursday and Friday but think we could see some rain next Saturday.No change for the 11-16 day extended period. Our next front likely hits toward the early to middle part of the extended window, around the 10th (late) through Monday the 11th. Rain totals are not over the top, but we can see .25”-.6” over about 70% of the state. Then we go back to strong high pressure dominating to finish the period for the 12th and 13th.
The Rise and Rise of Mobile Payment Technology Tags:#mobile#RSS & Feeds#web Why IoT Apps are Eating Device Interfaces Feedly, one of our favorite magazine-style feed readers, is opening the doors today on its “Feedly iPhone protoype 7”. With a name like that, we feel like we’ve just gotten access to the secret microfilm hidden in the false bottom of someone’s penny loafers. In a blog post today, the company showed off what it’s been working on for the last few months. And from what they’re saying, a live beta version is just around the corner. Related Posts mike melanson Role of Mobile App Analytics In-App Engagement What it Takes to Build a Highly Secure FinTech … The minute-long tour of the still-in-development iPhone app shows off how a user will be able to browse through their Feedly digest of articles, share, recommend and tweet about content, mark articles as read, and navigate between feeds.According to the blog post, Feedly is going for simplicity in use and design, as well as a multi-platform compatibility. It is soliciting user feedback before releasing a “prototype 8” and potentially a live beta version on March 15, which would, of course, coincide with SXSW Interactive in Austin, Texas. Already, suggestions are coming in on the blog post’s comments, and Feedly CEO Edwin Khodabakchian’s responses are letting us in on a few more details of what to expect, such as a “Save for Later” function, releases for both Android and Palm Pre, and transparent syncing with Feedly Desktop.Khodabakchian also hints at possibilities for sharing on a number of social networks, including Twitter and Buzz, and possibly more. He says that “our goal is to release the iPhone, Nexus One and Palm Pre at the same time,” and that they “will be offering feedly on iPad as soon as it is available.”