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Talks to avoid Spain-Gibraltar 'hard border' go down to wire
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Talks to avoid Spain-Gibraltar 'hard border' go down to wire

Dec 29th 2020, 10:30 PM 36,556 Views 56 Comments

Gibraltar imports all of its food.

Will no-deal Brexit mean border checks in Ireland? Juncker's answer is simple: Yes
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Will no-deal Brexit mean border checks in Ireland? Juncker's answer is simple: Yes

Sep 22nd 2019, 2:13 PM 22,244 Views 55 Comments

“The British have to tell us exactly the architectural nature of this border,” the European Commission president told Sky News, “I don’t like it, a hard border.”

'Breeding ground for dissident hate': North police chief's stark warning amid Brexit uncertainty
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'Breeding ground for dissident hate': North police chief's stark warning amid Brexit uncertainty

Aug 22nd 2019, 11:00 AM 11,244 Views 16 Comments

PSNI Chief Constable Simon Byrne said his officers could be placed in greater danger by a hard Brexit.

Coveney says Ireland won't get 'dragged out of single market' amid suggestions of 'side deal' with UK
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Coveney says Ireland won't get 'dragged out of single market' amid suggestions of 'side deal' with UK

Aug 21st 2019, 11:26 AM 23,358 Views 61 Comments

The Tánaise said Ireland will not be dealing with the UK on a one-to-one basis on border issues.

'A few bumps in the road’: Number 10 attempts to downplay Operation Yellowhammer revelations
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'A few bumps in the road’: Number 10 attempts to downplay Operation Yellowhammer revelations

Aug 19th 2019, 11:14 AM 37,755 Views 47 Comments

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is set to declare later that the UK is facing a Brexit ‘crisis’.

Merkel vows to 'fight until the last hour' to avoid no-deal Brexit ahead of Varadkar meeting
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Merkel vows to 'fight until the last hour' to avoid no-deal Brexit ahead of Varadkar meeting

Apr 4th 2019, 7:45 AM 13,780 Views 54 Comments

Meanwhile, talks between Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn are continuing in London today.

Tom Clonan: Deal or no deal, the border will be our problem this time. And we aren't ready for it
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Tom Clonan: Deal or no deal, the border will be our problem this time. And we aren't ready for it

Mar 29th 2019, 7:00 AM 31,699 Views 58 Comments

The Irish Defence Forces is already on its knees and will be unable to patrol any border on this island, writes Tom Clonan.

May faces uphill battle to get support for Brexit deal, as Ireland insists there won't be a hard border
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May faces uphill battle to get support for Brexit deal, as Ireland insists there won't be a hard border

Updated Mar 22nd 2019, 8:47 AM 35,189 Views 58 Comments

Article 50 will be extended until 22 May – if the House of Commons votes in favour of the Withdrawal Agreement.

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

Feb 26th 2019, 10:00 PM 34,906 Views 29 Comments

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

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

Feb 18th 2019, 1:05 PM 13,000 Views 33 Comments

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

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

Feb 11th 2019, 6:10 AM 10,479 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Feb 10th 2019, 2:26 PM 13,757 Views 35 Comments

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

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

Jan 24th 2019, 2:58 PM 13,178 Views 16 Comments

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.

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

Jan 23rd 2019, 9:26 AM 53,206 Views 140 Comments

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

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

Jan 22nd 2019, 9:43 PM 15,746 Views 75 Comments

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

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

Updated Jan 22nd 2019, 2:32 PM 28,900 Views 100 Comments

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.

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

Jan 15th 2019, 5:47 PM 38,592 Views 69 Comments

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

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

Dec 31st 2018, 9:30 PM 23,052 Views 39 Comments

Tom Clonan looks at the latest risk assessments around Europe.

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

Dec 21st 2018, 1:57 PM 97,759 Views 124 Comments

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

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

Dec 20th 2018, 2:44 PM 18,240 Views 68 Comments

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

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

Oct 7th 2018, 7:00 PM 31,090 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Sep 30th 2018, 7:00 PM 17,356 Views 11 Comments

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

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

May 21st 2018, 2:57 PM 32,750 Views 57 Comments

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

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

Apr 15th 2018, 3:00 PM 15,430 Views 15 Comments

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.

'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 13,295 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 34,550 Views 54 Comments

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

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 15,822 Views 66 Comments

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

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

Mar 8th 2018, 4:03 PM 9,800 Views 90 Comments

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

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

Feb 27th 2018, 7:20 PM 66,890 Views 123 Comments

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

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

Feb 10th 2018, 12:09 PM 18,918 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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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.

Poll: Are you worried about Brexit?
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Poll: Are you worried about Brexit?

Dec 8th 2017, 9:41 AM 19,044 Views 64 Comments

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

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

Dec 1st 2017, 8:23 AM 7,460 Views 106 Comments

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

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

Nov 26th 2017, 2:01 PM 12,764 Views 76 Comments

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

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

Nov 24th 2017, 7:00 AM 11,303 Views 49 Comments

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.

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

Nov 11th 2017, 12:56 PM 19,193 Views 138 Comments

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

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

Nov 10th 2017, 10:01 AM 19,349 Views 116 Comments

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

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

Aug 3rd 2017, 8:54 AM 35,991 Views 206 Comments

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

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

Jul 17th 2017, 10:40 PM 14,772 Views 57 Comments

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

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

Jul 1st 2017, 12:30 PM 10,320 Views 28 Comments

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

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