Ireland will be holding its European elections on 24 May.
Ireland has been ramping up no-deal preparations, while the UK government has gone searching for Commons support.
The European Commission President thinks most MPs “deeply distrust” both the EU and Theresa May.
Ireland would be hit hard in the event of a no-deal Brexit; a Brexiteer has argued this should be used as leverage to get a better deal.
Simon Coveney says the October deadline can be pushed out, but not by much.