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Over half of people in North would back Irish unity after Brexit
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Over half of people in North would back Irish unity after Brexit

Sep 3rd 2018, 8:36 AM 66,434 Views 166 Comments

Many people are worried about the possibility of a hard border.

Ireland is getting two more MEPs because of Brexit and Sinn Féin wants them to go to the North
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# Share The Spoils

Ireland is getting two more MEPs because of Brexit and Sinn Féin wants them to go to the North

Aug 29th 2018, 10:10 PM 31,384 Views 121 Comments

The party is asking the Irish government to make a Northern Ireland constituency.

UK Brexit negotiator says deal is '80% agreed'
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UK Brexit negotiator says deal is '80% agreed'

Updated Aug 23rd 2018, 2:45 PM 26,036 Views 81 Comments

Dominic Raab held talks with his EU counterpart Michel Barnier earlier this week.

Bill proposing mile-wide stop and search zone along Northern Ireland border causes outcry
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Bill proposing mile-wide stop and search zone along Northern Ireland border causes outcry

Aug 10th 2018, 6:38 PM 39,785 Views 48 Comments

A human rights group says it hopes the legislation isn’t an attempt to create a post-Brexit “fortress UK”.

A post office on the border has seen a 15 fold increase in passport requests from Northern Ireland citizens
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# Pettigo Post Office

A post office on the border has seen a 15 fold increase in passport requests from Northern Ireland citizens

Aug 6th 2018, 9:00 PM 34,275 Views 62 Comments

Pettigo is the only town on the island of Ireland that’s split down the middle by the UK-Irish border.

'Weather knows no borders': Sinn Féin senator calls for all-Ireland weather alerts during emergencies
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'Weather knows no borders': Sinn Féin senator calls for all-Ireland weather alerts during emergencies

Jul 7th 2018, 8:00 AM 14,252 Views 15 Comments

Senator Niall Ó Donnghaile said that when weather alerts are reported, they should be done so on an all-Ireland basis.

After a day-long private meeting, Theresa May's cabinet agrees to a 12-point Brexit position
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# Cheqmate

After a day-long private meeting, Theresa May's cabinet agrees to a 12-point Brexit position

Updated Jul 6th 2018, 9:06 PM 28,103 Views 61 Comments

Theresa May has reportedly warned her Cabinet that they must agree to this position, or else they’ll be disciplined.

Man loses High Court challenge against Northern Ireland Secretary over border poll
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# United Ireland

Man loses High Court challenge against Northern Ireland Secretary over border poll

Jun 29th 2018, 10:54 AM 10,312 Views 56 Comments

Raymond McCord wants both governments to set out the criteria for the holding of a border poll.

17 states sue Trump administration over family separations at US border
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17 states sue Trump administration over family separations at US border

Jun 26th 2018, 10:45 PM 11,426 Views 67 Comments

More than 2,000 children have been separated from their parents in recent weeks and placed in government-contracted shelters.

US border agents scale back zero-tolerance policy for migrant families
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US border agents scale back zero-tolerance policy for migrant families

Jun 26th 2018, 7:37 AM 7,991 Views 27 Comments

Parents separated from their children have spoken about their desperate attempts to be reunited.

Ferry service faces uncertain future amid struggle to reach Brexit deal
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# Carlingford

Ferry service faces uncertain future amid struggle to reach Brexit deal

Jun 23rd 2018, 7:52 AM 17,212 Views 16 Comments

Today marks the second anniversary of the Brexit vote.

Former FBI director: Family separation is a 'shameful, disgraceful episode' in US history
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Former FBI director: Family separation is a 'shameful, disgraceful episode' in US history

Jun 22nd 2018, 11:40 AM 10,611 Views 56 Comments

James Comey said what has been happening on the Mexican border is “utterly inconsistent with who we are as Americans”.

Trump orders end to separation of migrant children but says 'the border is going to be just as tough'
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Trump orders end to separation of migrant children but says 'the border is going to be just as tough'

Jun 21st 2018, 7:34 AM 10,993 Views 100 Comments

Trump’s about-face comes after more than 2,300 children were separated from their parents and adult relatives.

LISTEN: Children at US detention centre cry out for parents, plead with immigration agents
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# This Is America

LISTEN: Children at US detention centre cry out for parents, plead with immigration agents

Jun 19th 2018, 8:01 AM 32,409 Views 142 Comments

The audio features the voice of a six-year-old girl who repeatedly asks officials to call her aunt so she can leave.

'We're one United Kingdom' - Theresa May describes EU plans as an Irish Sea border
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# Across The Water

'We're one United Kingdom' - Theresa May describes EU plans as an Irish Sea border

Jun 17th 2018, 12:56 PM 63,844 Views 105 Comments

May says that the EU’s ‘backstop’ plan is not acceptable.

Tory MP's 'call Ireland's bluff' comment is just 'scraping the bottom of the barrel'
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Tory MP's 'call Ireland's bluff' comment is just 'scraping the bottom of the barrel'

Jun 15th 2018, 5:55 PM 47,517 Views 78 Comments

TDs said today that Jacon Rees-Mogg’s comments were unhelpful and showed a lack of understanding of the issues at hand.

Explainer: Why Trump's new 'inhumane, cruel' policy is separating children from their parents
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Explainer: Why Trump's new 'inhumane, cruel' policy is separating children from their parents

Jun 14th 2018, 8:45 AM 13,718 Views 110 Comments

“The Statue of Liberty under the Trump policy is not carrying a torch, it’s carrying a pair of handcuffs,” one senator said.

Leo Varadkar becomes first Taoiseach to visit Orange Order HQ in Belfast
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# Building Bridges

Leo Varadkar becomes first Taoiseach to visit Orange Order HQ in Belfast

Jun 8th 2018, 2:26 PM 27,049 Views 59 Comments

Speaking about the UK government’s Brexit paper Varadkar said his initial view is that ‘it is a step in the right direction’.

UK's buffer zone plan for Northern Ireland border 'something out of Alice in Wonderland'
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UK's buffer zone plan for Northern Ireland border 'something out of Alice in Wonderland'

Jun 1st 2018, 6:15 PM 44,264 Views 52 Comments

Sinn Féin, meanwhile, said the proposal has highlighted “the lack of knowledge” of border areas and the concerns they face.

Brexit - UK seeking previously unthought of 'third way' around the Northern Ireland customs border impasse
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# Secret Option C

Brexit - UK seeking previously unthought of 'third way' around the Northern Ireland customs border impasse

May 16th 2018, 11:01 AM 52,976 Views 87 Comments

Theresa May’s cabinet is in open revolt over the current proposition – hence the need to find another approach that keeps everyone (sort of) happy.

55 Palestinians - including children under 16 - killed by Israeli troops as US opens its new embassy in Jerusalem
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55 Palestinians - including children under 16 - killed by Israeli troops as US opens its new embassy in Jerusalem

May 14th 2018, 10:35 PM 42,871 Views 296 Comments

The surge in fatalities led South Africa to recall its ambassador in Israel “with immediate effect until further notice”.

'Tit-for-tat has never solved anything': Coveney responds to DUP MP calling him a 'Brit basher'
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# Simon Says

'Tit-for-tat has never solved anything': Coveney responds to DUP MP calling him a 'Brit basher'

May 13th 2018, 3:20 PM 42,919 Views 140 Comments

The Tánaiste told the BBC that Ireland wants to see the British government following through on its promises.

UK's Irish border plans subject to 'systematic and forensic annihilation' by EU, report says
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# Eu Says No

UK's Irish border plans subject to 'systematic and forensic annihilation' by EU, report says

Apr 20th 2018, 3:30 PM 39,031 Views 125 Comments

Two proposals put forward by Theresa May’s government were roundly rejected, according to a report in the Daily Telegraph.

We'll need a big increase in Garda numbers at the border after Brexit, senior gardaí say
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# Crime Corridors

We'll need a big increase in Garda numbers at the border after Brexit, senior gardaí say

Apr 11th 2018, 10:24 AM 9,170 Views 35 Comments

‘Crime corridors’ have been created along the border, Noel Cunningham said today.

US southern states heed Trump's call and send hundreds of troops to 'lawless' Mexico border
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# Build The Wall

US southern states heed Trump's call and send hundreds of troops to 'lawless' Mexico border

Apr 7th 2018, 7:37 AM 15,382 Views 57 Comments

The deployment of 400 troops has been described as an “initial surge”.

'Action is needed and quick': Border gardaí are 'completely unprepared' for Brexit
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'Action is needed and quick': Border gardaí are 'completely unprepared' for Brexit

Apr 6th 2018, 6:05 AM 13,285 Views 19 Comments

Many gardaí fear the border region is being neglected.

UK civil servant tasked with finding solution to Irish border issue quits job
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UK civil servant tasked with finding solution to Irish border issue quits job

Mar 26th 2018, 1:54 PM 34,548 Views 54 Comments

Simon Case is leaving his role to become Prince William’s private secretary.

US agent goes to trial for the killing of an unarmed Mexican teenager across the border
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# Border

US agent goes to trial for the killing of an unarmed Mexican teenager across the border

Mar 20th 2018, 4:28 PM 14,022 Views 4 Comments

The unarmed 16-year-old was shot ten times – mostly from behind.

There is 'no evidence' to back up claim that an 'invisible border' is possible, MPs say
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There is 'no evidence' to back up claim that an 'invisible border' is possible, MPs say

Mar 16th 2018, 12:47 PM 15,820 Views 66 Comments

The Northern Ireland Affairs Committee has its doubts about the UK government’s plans.

If Trump visits Ireland, Leo would like to show him the border with Northern Ireland
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# Invite Still Stands

If Trump visits Ireland, Leo would like to show him the border with Northern Ireland

Mar 14th 2018, 4:50 PM 10,356 Views 58 Comments

Leo Varadkar says the invite to Donald Trump to visit Ireland is still open.

'Definitely not': Varadkar pours cold water on US/Canada-style border after May comments
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# Brexit Wounds

'Definitely not': Varadkar pours cold water on US/Canada-style border after May comments

Mar 5th 2018, 9:36 PM 27,381 Views 69 Comments

Theresa May said earlier that the UK was looking at solutions such as the one in North America for the Irish border issue.

It's ten years since a dissident republican murder near a Donegal church
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# Andrew Burns

It's ten years since a dissident republican murder near a Donegal church

Feb 12th 2018, 1:35 PM 11,045 Views 2 Comments

Andrew Burns was found by some passers-by after being fatally wounded.

Explainer: Why the "cast iron" guarantee for no hard Brexit border may now be in doubt
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# Devil In The Detail

Explainer: Why the "cast iron" guarantee for no hard Brexit border may now be in doubt

Feb 10th 2018, 12:09 PM 18,912 Views 91 Comments

All eyes are on the UK to divulge its solutions to solve the issue of the Irish border.

Poll: Do you think there'll be a hard Brexit?
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# Border Row

Poll: Do you think there'll be a hard Brexit?

Feb 10th 2018, 9:31 AM 26,598 Views 94 Comments

Michel Barnier said yesterday that a hard border would be inevitable if the UK leaves the single market and customs union.

Nearly 200 US-bound migrants found packed into bottom of truck
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Nearly 200 US-bound migrants found packed into bottom of truck

Feb 4th 2018, 8:03 AM 14,350 Views 23 Comments

More than 300 Central American men, women and children were taken into custody as part of the operation.

Irish people warned they are being 'ripped off' by ATMs in foreign countries
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# Cash

Irish people warned they are being 'ripped off' by ATMs in foreign countries

Jan 1st 2018, 6:00 AM 38,545 Views 34 Comments

People are advised not to withdraw money in their own currency rate as it is more expensive.

Poll: Are you worried about Brexit?
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# Your Say

Poll: Are you worried about Brexit?

Dec 8th 2017, 9:41 AM 19,044 Views 77 Comments

There’ll be no hard border, but the long-term implications of the UK leaving the EU are still unclear.

Brexit: 'The DUP’s hardline policies could be the quickest road to a united Ireland'
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Brexit: 'The DUP’s hardline policies could be the quickest road to a united Ireland'

Dec 7th 2017, 7:00 AM 67,055 Views 100 Comments

“Constitutional integrity” is a myth. The UK has been built on constitutional divergence, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

'If UK Brexit offer is unacceptable to Ireland it will be unacceptable to Europe' - Donald Tusk
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'If UK Brexit offer is unacceptable to Ireland it will be unacceptable to Europe' - Donald Tusk

Dec 1st 2017, 5:35 PM 30,606 Views 140 Comments

Ireland will be consulted on any offer put forward by the UK.

Ian Paisley Jr: 'We're leaving the EU and Ireland would be better off leaving with us'
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# Soft Border

Ian Paisley Jr: 'We're leaving the EU and Ireland would be better off leaving with us'

Nov 30th 2017, 8:44 AM 41,517 Views 291 Comments

“The focus now is on negotiations that will get us all a good Brexit,” the DUP MP said.