No referendum on united Ireland for ‘very, very, long time’ – Johnson

The British Prime Minister says there won’t be a referendum on reuniting Ireland "for a very, very long time to come".

Boris Johnson made the comments in an interview with BBC’s Spotlight programme where he also said his Government is working on ‘sandpapering’ the Northern Ireland protocol.

Speaking on his way into Cabinet, the Taoiseach said it’s important to focus on reducing tensions surrounding the protocol.

Micheál Martin says for the time being work needs to be done here and now: