Ambassador To The Netherlands Says Peace In Northern Ireland Is The Brexit Priority

The Laois man feels we have the support of the EU 27.

The Irish Ambassador to The Netherlands feels it's important Ireland stands its ground when it comes to the Northern Ireland backstop.

Laois' Kevin Kelly - who's been in the position since 2016 - has been working to maintain good relations in Europe during the Brexit negotiations.

The Borris-in-Ossory man says it's vital that peace in Northern Ireland is not jeopardised over the backstop issue - and feels other EU states do understand the fragility of the situation:

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