The EU and UK have agreed to delay Brexit once again, following late-night discussions.
The UK has been granted a “flexible extension until 31 October”.
Releasing a statement on Twitter, Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar said: “And we’re done. 1) Flextension to Oct 31st (2) We’ll take stock of the situation at our regular summit in June.”
“(3) UK to take part in European elections or must leave on June 1st without a deal.”
British Prime Minister Theresa May said: “The choices we now face are stark and the timetable is clear.”
“So we must now press on at pace with our efforts to reach a consensus on a deal that is in the national interest.”