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#Border

# border - Friday 15 February, 2019

White House says Trump will declare national emergency to fund border wall

Declaring a national emergency would free Trump to seek to redirect federal funds and bypass Congress.

# border - Sunday 10 February, 2019

'It's nuts': Crews from China, South Korea and Australia descend on border amid 'no-deal' fears

Media outlets across the globe are sending crews to border counties as the Brexit countdown continues.

# border - Saturday 9 February, 2019

The surreal reality of life in 'the most militarised area of western Europe'

TheJournal.ie visited Dromintee GAA club to hear locals’ concerns of a hard Brexit.

A heightened sense of Brexit 'WTF' in Clones

Locals in Clones, at the border with Co Fermanagh, say there’s huge concern at the possible disruption to daily life.

# border - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

Irish government welcomes May's border comments but says she has 'unrealistic expectations' about backstop

Theresa May has said she remains committed to preventing a hard border on the island of Ireland post-Brexit.

# border - Friday 1 February, 2019

'There's a good chance we'll have to': Trump hints that he might declare state of emergency

Trump hinted in remarks at a White House meeting on cross-border trafficking.

# border - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Foreign Secretary says UK may seek to delay Brexit in bid to secure deal

Getting MPs to support a withdrawal agreement has proved rather difficult.

# border - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

From armageddon to 'damage-limitation at best': How Brexit could hit Irish farmers IFA

From armageddon to 'damage-limitation at best': How Brexit could hit Irish farmers

When asked if farmers felt like sitting ducks in relation to Brexit, IFA President Joe Healy said: “Absolutely”.

# border - Saturday 26 January, 2019

'We never want to see a border': Protesters warn against a hard border Brexit with mock checkpoint

The Taoiseach said yesterday that if Brexit goes wrong soldiers may return to the border.

# border - Saturday 19 January, 2019

US govt shutdown: Trump offers Democrats deal on immigration in exchange for wall money

The announcement comes as amid the longest-running US government shutdown in history.

# border - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Varadkar says Brexit 'ball is in Westminster’s court' and there are no plans for checks along NI border

Varadkar says government “profoundly regrets” Westminster’s rejection of the Brexit deal.

# border - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

'No deal’ Brexit would have 'devastating economic consequences' in Ireland

Such a scenario would have a huge impact on the all-island economy, business groups have warned.

# border - Thursday 10 January, 2019

After two defeats in two days, Theresa May considering Brexit concessions to win over Labour MPs

May is said to be considering backing a Labour amendment on workers’ rights to try to sway some MPs to her cause.

# border - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Poll: Do you care if a wall is built along the US-Mexico border? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you care if a wall is built along the US-Mexico border?

Many people have questioned if the wall is necessary or will ever be completed.

# border - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Here's what some Irish MEPs said when asked if there will be a hard border in Ireland

The Irish government and the EU says they’re not preparing for a hard border – here’s what three Irish MEPs think.

# border - Thursday 20 December, 2018

Poll: Do you think Ireland is ready for a no-deal Brexit? Deal Or No Deal This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Ireland is ready for a no-deal Brexit?

The Irish government has published its plans – but it has no provisions for a hard border with Northern Ireland.

# border - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Coveney says there's 'a lot of pushing and shoving' going on in relation to Brexit, but the EU has Ireland's back

He added that a no-deal Brexit is “still very unlikely … despite all the political chaos”.

# border - Monday 26 November, 2018

Taoiseach meets with Orange Order reps to discuss needs of Protestant communities at the border

The Taoiseach met with the grand secretary of the Orange Lodge Reverend Mervyn Gibson.

# border - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Boris quotes Van Morrison as he criticises backstop deal at DUP conference

Johnson said the UK is “on the verge of making a historic mistake” if it backs the draft Brexit agreement.

# border - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

'One of the better days': Taoiseach says Ireland has achieved 'satisfactory outcome' with Brexit deal

While Ireland didn’t want Brexit, it had set out what it wanted to in negotiations, Varadkar said.

# border - Monday 12 November, 2018

Boris Johnson says Cabinet should stage a mutiny over Brexit

The former Foreign Secretary said the British government is “on the verge of total surrender” to Brussels.

# border - Friday 9 November, 2018

'Alarm bells' ringing for DUP as May letter raises prospect of EU customs border in Irish Sea

The DUP leader has said that a leaked letter raised “alarm bells for those who value the integrity of our precious union..”

# border - Thursday 1 November, 2018

Donald Trump suggests US military at border could shoot migrants if they throw rocks Mexico Border This post contains videos

Donald Trump suggests US military at border could shoot migrants if they throw rocks

Trump has upped his rhetoric about immigration ahead of the US midterms.

# border - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

UK committee warned by NI business panel why Brexit is a problem - using cheese as an example

UK committee warned by NI business panel why Brexit is a problem - using cheese as an example

If there’s a no deal, the price of beef will go up 37%, cheese by 43%, and tomatoes by 8%, the committee heard.

# border - Friday 19 October, 2018

Tánaiste: 'Some in the UK don't seem to get it. Nobody is talking about building a wall'

Tánaiste: 'Some in the UK don't seem to get it. Nobody is talking about building a wall'

Tánaiste Simon Coveney says it’s his job to hammer home what’s at stake for Ireland by being “polite but firm”.

# border - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Angela Merkel warns 'devil is in detail' of Brexit deal

“Everything is solved only when everything is solved,” the German leader said.

# border - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Leaders play down hope of Brexit breakthrough as Arlene Foster meets Michel Barnier

British and Irish leaders have said negotiations will continue until at least November.

# border - Sunday 7 October, 2018

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.

# border - Sunday 30 September, 2018

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.

Boris brands May's Brexit plan as 'deranged' while Davis describes the Irish border issue as 'exaggerated'

Johnson told the Sunday Times that May’s Brexit plan won’t work.

Old wounds, new problems: A drive along the Irish border before Brexit

Before Brexit negotiations come to an end, TheJournal.ie asked communities along the border what they thought would happen.

# border - Friday 28 September, 2018

Boris Johnson sets out his 'Super Canada' Brexit plan

The plan will put pressure on Theresa May ahead of the Conservative Party conference.

# border - Monday 3 September, 2018

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

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

# border - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

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

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

# border - Thursday 23 August, 2018

UK Brexit negotiator says deal is '80% agreed'

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

# border - Friday 10 August, 2018

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

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

# border - Monday 6 August, 2018

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

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

# border - Saturday 7 July, 2018

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

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

# border - Friday 6 July, 2018

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

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

# border - Friday 29 June, 2018

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

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

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