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From TheJournal.ie Impact of no-deal Brexit would be 'more severe' and last longer in Northern Ireland than anywhere else Hard Border

Impact of no-deal Brexit would be 'more severe' and last longer in Northern Ireland than anywhere else

The British government has warned that a no-deal scenario would likely have a negative impact in terms of trade and crime.

From TheJournal.ie Young people in the North could be 'groomed into violent activity' if hard border returns, report claims No Deal Brexit

Young people in the North could be 'groomed into violent activity' if hard border returns, report claims

A new report warns that a hard border could materialise after six weeks due to a no-deal Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie Seven in 10 SMEs think Brexit will have negative impact and many are cancelling investment plans Hard Border

Seven in 10 SMEs think Brexit will have negative impact and many are cancelling investment plans

Despite this, just 8% of businesses have engaged in formal planning to deal with the outcome of Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie Tony Blair says no-deal Brexit could be 'devastating' for peace process Very Hard Border This post contains videos

Tony Blair says no-deal Brexit could be 'devastating' for peace process

He accused some politicians of “playing fast and loose” with the peace process in Northern Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Commissioner says there's no plan to move 600 gardaí to border - but what WILL happen? Brexit

Commissioner says there's no plan to move 600 gardaí to border - but what WILL happen?

There is concern as the March deadline approaches that hundreds of gardaí will be transferred last-minute in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie 'Treating us as if we're stupid?': Minister pressured to answer direct question on border in Morning Ireland interview No Deal

'Treating us as if we're stupid?': Minister pressured to answer direct question on border in Morning Ireland interview

Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed was involved in a tense interview on Morning Ireland today.

From TheJournal.ie Brexit 66 days out, but Irish government says there are 'absolutely no preparations for a hard border' Tick Tock

Brexit 66 days out, but Irish government says there are 'absolutely no preparations for a hard border'

An Irish government spokesperson said that it serves no purpose to speculate about the border in the event of a no-deal Brexit

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach won't accept Brexit border promises that 'it will be alright on the night' Bad News

Taoiseach won't accept Brexit border promises that 'it will be alright on the night'

A European Commission spokesman said today that it’s “pretty obvious” that a no-deal Brexit would lead to a hard border between Ireland and Northern Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Arlene Foster criticised over assertion that 'we never had a hard border' The Troubles

Arlene Foster criticised over assertion that 'we never had a hard border'

Foster insisted it was “a bit of a nonsense, frankly, to talk about a hard border”.

From TheJournal.ie 'The threat posed by Islamist terrorism is waning dramatically... but what do we worry about next?' Global Terrorism Index

'The threat posed by Islamist terrorism is waning dramatically... but what do we worry about next?'

Tom Clonan looks at the latest risk assessments around Europe.

From TheJournal.ie 'I can't allow Ireland to be blamed here': Coveney says some UK politicians need reminder of Irish history Backstop

'I can't allow Ireland to be blamed here': Coveney says some UK politicians need reminder of Irish history

The Tánaiste said today it would be foolish to focus on any other solution to the border issue than the backstop.

From TheJournal.ie No contingencies, no plans, no secret plans: Leo says the Irish government has no preparations for a hard border Not Happening

No contingencies, no plans, no secret plans: Leo says the Irish government has no preparations for a hard border

Questions have been raised about the level at which the Irish government is prepared for a no-deal Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie Split between Donegal and Fermanagh, the future of this village hangs in the balance Brexit

Split between Donegal and Fermanagh, the future of this village hangs in the balance

Pettigo is split by Northern Ireland’s border – and locals are uneasy about what Brexit could bring.

From TheJournal.ie TheJournal.ie's Brexit Road Trip: We travelled the length of Northern Ireland's border Hard Border

TheJournal.ie's Brexit Road Trip: We travelled the length of Northern Ireland's border

We spoke to people from all walks of life to see how Brexit could affect Northern Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Arlene Foster talks about her dad being shot by the IRA and 'no logic' in a hard border Major Speech

Arlene Foster talks about her dad being shot by the IRA and 'no logic' in a hard border

Responding to her speech in London, Sinn Féin accused Foster of producing the “same old arrogance”.

From TheJournal.ie 'Our parish universe straddled two counties and two States. We forged an identity as borderers' Read Me

'Our parish universe straddled two counties and two States. We forged an identity as borderers'

Darach MacDonald’s book Hard Border traces the roots of a century-old, hotly contested border that, after Brexit, will be the only land frontier between the UK and the EU.

From TheJournal.ie 'Action is needed and quick': Border gardaí are 'completely unprepared' for Brexit Brexit

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

Many gardaí fear the border region is being neglected.

From TheJournal.ie UK civil servant tasked with finding solution to Irish border issue quits job Brexit

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

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

From TheJournal.ie There is 'no evidence' to back up claim that an 'invisible border' is possible, MPs say Brexit

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Ireland first': Donald Tusk says every EU leader 'wants to protect peace process and avoid hard border' Brexit This post contains videos

'Ireland first': Donald Tusk says every EU leader 'wants to protect peace process and avoid hard border'

The President of the European Council said disrupting the peace process in Northern Ireland “must be avoided at all costs”.

From TheJournal.ie Leaked Boris letter to Downing St: It is wrong to see the task as maintaining 'no border' Hard Border

Leaked Boris letter to Downing St: It is wrong to see the task as maintaining 'no border'

The British Foreign Secretary has written a letter to Theresa May about the border issue.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think there'll be a hard Brexit? Border Row This post contains a poll

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you worried about Brexit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried about Brexit?

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

From TheJournal.ie European Commission chief Donald Tusk to meet Varadkar in Brexit crunch talks today Negotiations

European Commission chief Donald Tusk to meet Varadkar in Brexit crunch talks today

The UK wants to progress negotiations to the next stage but the EU isn’t satisfied.

From TheJournal.ie Phil Hogan: 'If NI remains in the EU customs union, there would be no border issue' Brexit

Phil Hogan: 'If NI remains in the EU customs union, there would be no border issue'

Prime Minister Theresa May has already ruled out staying in the single market and customs union.

From TheJournal.ie Tom Clonan: 'A land border would be provocative and divisive while Stormont is suspended' Northern Ireland

Tom Clonan: 'A land border would be provocative and divisive while Stormont is suspended'

Elements of the current debate on a hard border between Ireland and Britain resemble a perfect storm in security and defence terms, writes Tom Clonan.

From TheJournal.ie Coveney hits out at 'nonsense' Sun story about Northern Irish border Hard Border

Coveney hits out at 'nonsense' Sun story about Northern Irish border

Yesterday, an internal EU paper was published which suggested that it is essential for Northern Ireland to remain in the single market.

From TheJournal.ie Northern Ireland 'must stay' in customs union post-Brexit to prevent hard border, says EU Brexit

Northern Ireland 'must stay' in customs union post-Brexit to prevent hard border, says EU

An internal EU paper has said there must be no divergence of rules on either side of the border.

From TheJournal.ie John Bruton: 'We have to do everything we can to stop Brexit from happening' Hard Border

John Bruton: 'We have to do everything we can to stop Brexit from happening'

The former Taoiseach was critical of the DUP, saying that Foster and colleagues had only talked about Brexit in “platitudes”.

From TheJournal.ie Simon Coveney says electronic tagging of vehicles in place of a hard border would not work Customs Union

Simon Coveney says electronic tagging of vehicles in place of a hard border would not work

The minister’s comments come as the UK and the EU

From TheJournal.ie This man is cycling around the Irish coast to try to stop a hard border in the North Every Little Helps

This man is cycling around the Irish coast to try to stop a hard border in the North

William Hanbury-Tenison walked the full length of the border counties earlier in the year.

From TheJournal.ie 'Anything to keep the Tories out': How the Irish living in Britain are voting in the general election Decision Time This post contains a poll

'Anything to keep the Tories out': How the Irish living in Britain are voting in the general election

TheJournal.ie spoke to Irish citizens living in Britain to get their views ahead of next month’s election.

From TheJournal.ie Tory councillor suspended following racist anti-Irish tweet during Eurovision That Escalated Quickly

Tory councillor suspended following racist anti-Irish tweet during Eurovision

‘Thanks Ireland. You can keep your f’king gypsies! Hard border coming folks!’

From TheJournal.ie Tony Blair says language of Good Friday Agreement will have to be amended due to Brexit Brexit

Tony Blair says language of Good Friday Agreement will have to be amended due to Brexit

Blair said a hard border between the countries would be a disaster.

From TheJournal.ie Concern gardaí will become targets for terrorists at post-Brexit border posts Hard Border

Concern gardaí will become targets for terrorists at post-Brexit border posts

Garda representatives have said the force simply does not have the resources to police a hardened border.

From TheJournal.ie Bertie Ahern says Ireland isn't 'mad enough' to leave the EU Border

Bertie Ahern says Ireland isn't 'mad enough' to leave the EU

“The whole border issue is a nightmare for us,” the former Taoiseach said.

From TheJournal.ie Anti-Brexit campaigners create 'mock customs post' amid hard border fears Stop Right There

Anti-Brexit campaigners create 'mock customs post' amid hard border fears

Border Communities Against Brexit staged the protest this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Hard border fears as government accused of seeking out locations for customs posts Not Going Back

Hard border fears as government accused of seeking out locations for customs posts

Sinn Féin wants clarity on the ‘hard border’ issue.

From TheJournal.ie Hard times, soft border: Dundalk fights back against cross-border shopping Brexit

Hard times, soft border: Dundalk fights back against cross-border shopping

Sterling is about 10% lower against the euro compared to before the 23 June referendum.

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