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# border - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

'I wouldn't say roadblocks': Leo Varadkar says there'll be a garda presence at the border
# Level 5
# Level 5

'I wouldn't say roadblocks': Leo Varadkar says there'll be a garda presence at the border

Dec 22nd 2020, 10:39 PM 105,343 Views 88 Comments

The Tánaiste said there would be gardaí policing rules around inter-county travel.

# border - Sunday 20 December, 2020

Mexico and US to address 'root causes of migration'
# US-Mexico Relations
# US-Mexico Relations

Mexico and US to address 'root causes of migration'

Dec 20th 2020, 11:54 AM 10,169 Views 9 Comments

Mexico’s president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador only recently congratulated the US president-elect on his victory.

# border - Thursday 22 October, 2020

Taoiseach promises to scope out viability of high-speed cross border rail links
# Shared Island Initiative
# Shared Island Initiative

Taoiseach promises to scope out viability of high-speed cross border rail links

Oct 22nd 2020, 4:25 PM 14,421 Views 25 Comments

Martin said a border poll is not on the agenda for his Government in the next five years.

# border - Sunday 18 October, 2020

Cross-border co-operation on Covid-19 raises hopes for all-island healthcare system amid Brexit fears
# Health
# Health

Cross-border co-operation on Covid-19 raises hopes for all-island healthcare system amid Brexit fears

Oct 18th 2020, 12:10 AM 33,723 Views 23 Comments

For years, cross-border healthcare has been slowly and tentatively developing. Now Brexit poses a threat.

# border - Sunday 11 October, 2020

New restrictions loom in North as nearly 2,000 new cases confirmed on island of Ireland yesterday
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

New restrictions loom in North as nearly 2,000 new cases confirmed on island of Ireland yesterday

Oct 11th 2020, 6:30 AM 31,498 Views 25 Comments

The figures seen yesterday in Ireland were the largest in several months.

# border - Friday 11 September, 2020

Farmers warned over outbreak of deadly African Swine Fever in Germany
# Pigs And Boars
# Pigs And Boars

Farmers warned over outbreak of deadly African Swine Fever in Germany

Sep 11th 2020, 6:15 PM 22,743 Views 19 Comments

It’s the first time the disease, which affects pigs and wild boar, has broken out in Germany.

# border - Friday 31 July, 2020

NPHET to attend North-South council meeting, as Taoiseach set to discuss travel restrictions
# Dublin Castle
# Dublin Castle

NPHET to attend North-South council meeting, as Taoiseach set to discuss travel restrictions

Jul 31st 2020, 5:55 AM 15,723 Views 15 Comments

The council, one of the bodies set up under the Belfast Agreement, will meet in Dublin today for the first time since 2016.

# border - Monday 20 July, 2020

Northern Ireland should protect against the spread of Covid-19 from Britain, says O’Neill
# Border
# Border

Northern Ireland should protect against the spread of Covid-19 from Britain, says O’Neill

Jul 20th 2020, 10:35 PM 21,046 Views 28 Comments

First Minister Arlene Foster wants to preserve free movement for the sake of business and family life.

# border - Sunday 12 July, 2020

'The UK’s new start': £705m to be spent on British-EU borders - Northern Ireland plans yet to be published
# Brexit
# Brexit

'The UK’s new start': £705m to be spent on British-EU borders - Northern Ireland plans yet to be published

Updated Jul 12th 2020, 1:54 PM 20,762 Views 16 Comments

£235 million will be spent on staffing and IT systems, while £470 million will be spent on port and inland infrastructure.

# border - Friday 12 June, 2020

McEntee says NI protocol is 'vague and lacking in detail on customs' as deadline looms
# Brexit
# Brexit

McEntee says NI protocol is 'vague and lacking in detail on customs' as deadline looms

Jun 12th 2020, 7:38 AM 10,753 Views 17 Comments

The Brexit transition period is due to end on 31 December.

# border - Saturday 9 May, 2020

Garda and PSNI chiefs approve review into Covid-19 policing
# Border
# Border

Garda and PSNI chiefs approve review into Covid-19 policing

May 9th 2020, 5:28 PM 25,724 Views 14 Comments

Drew Harris and Simon Byrne conducted a joint patrol with local officers on the Tyrone/Monaghan border today.

# border - Thursday 5 March, 2020

TDs say treatment of people at Greek border 'brings shame to the EU'
# Border
# Border

TDs say treatment of people at Greek border 'brings shame to the EU'

Updated Mar 5th 2020, 4:40 PM 38,500 Views 87 Comments

Turkey has claimed Greece is using live rounds against people at the border, saying three have been killed.

# border - Thursday 17 October, 2019

UK and EU agree Brexit deal after intense negotiations
# Finally
# Finally

UK and EU agree Brexit deal after intense negotiations

Updated Oct 17th 2019, 1:10 PM 123,913 Views 123 Comments

The DUP has not signed up to support the deal.

# border - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

British family detained for almost two weeks after 'accidentally crossing border into US'
# Deportation
# Deportation

British family detained for almost two weeks after 'accidentally crossing border into US'

Oct 16th 2019, 6:11 PM 47,611 Views 15 Comments

A three-month-old and two-year-old twins are among those being detained.

Deal or no deal: Donald Tusk says there are 'certain doubts' on the British side
# Brexit
# Brexit

Deal or no deal: Donald Tusk says there are 'certain doubts' on the British side

Updated Oct 16th 2019, 4:00 PM 41,356 Views 33 Comments

“We’ll see, I’m still hopeful,” he said, adding things would become clearer in the next seven or eight hours.

# border - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Varadkar says Johnson told him he's confident of getting MPs to back Brexit deal
# 11th Hour
# 11th Hour

Varadkar says Johnson told him he's confident of getting MPs to back Brexit deal

Updated Oct 15th 2019, 6:42 PM 13,719 Views 31 Comments

Speculation is mounting that a breakthrough in Brexit negotiations is imminent.

# border - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Explainer: As Turkey attacks and Trump watches on, who are the Kurds and why are they in the middle?
# Syria
# Syria

Explainer: As Turkey attacks and Trump watches on, who are the Kurds and why are they in the middle?

Oct 10th 2019, 1:02 PM 27,943 Views 49 Comments

The US made the surprise decision to pull troops out of northern Syria, leaving Turkey to enter.

# border - Friday 4 October, 2019

Coveney says he doesn't want a quarrel with the DUP, but says the minority can't have a veto
# Brexit
# Brexit

Coveney says he doesn't want a quarrel with the DUP, but says the minority can't have a veto

Oct 4th 2019, 11:09 AM 24,131 Views 84 Comments

Simon Coveney has said the UK’s Brexit proposals contain ‘significant problems’.

# border - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

'Brexit Godfather' Johnson accused of deliberately putting forward a Brexit deal the EU will reject
# No Deal
# No Deal

'Brexit Godfather' Johnson accused of deliberately putting forward a Brexit deal the EU will reject

Updated Oct 2nd 2019, 9:06 AM 40,103 Views 73 Comments

The British Prime Minister is today expected to again stress that the UK will leave the EU on 31 October, one way or another.

# border - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

Boris Johnson promises ‘good solution’ to Irish border in formal Brexit plan
# Brexit
# Brexit

Boris Johnson promises ‘good solution’ to Irish border in formal Brexit plan

Oct 1st 2019, 9:03 AM 25,371 Views 41 Comments

Johnson’s comments follow the fall-out from the UK’s proposal to replace the backstop with a series of customs posts.

# border - Monday 23 September, 2019

Chair of Brexit Party says Varadkar 'hijacked' the backstop issue, and that Irish border trade is 'irrelevant'
# Brexit
# Brexit

Chair of Brexit Party says Varadkar 'hijacked' the backstop issue, and that Irish border trade is 'irrelevant'

Sep 23rd 2019, 7:22 AM 47,465 Views 73 Comments

Richard Tice, an MEP for the East of England, also explained trade across the Northern Irish border by comparing it to a jar of Smarties.

# border - Sunday 22 September, 2019

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

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

Sep 22nd 2019, 2:13 PM 22,224 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.”

# border - Thursday 12 September, 2019

'Time to level with people': Coveney says customs checks after no-deal will be temporary and away from the border
# Brexit
# Brexit

'Time to level with people': Coveney says customs checks after no-deal will be temporary and away from the border

Sep 12th 2019, 12:50 PM 26,185 Views 47 Comments

He said a timeline for how long the checks would be operational will have to be agreed.

# border - Saturday 7 September, 2019

Allowing customs checks on the island of Ireland amounts to 'political vandalism', says McDonald
# Brexit And The Border
# Brexit And The Border

Allowing customs checks on the island of Ireland amounts to 'political vandalism', says McDonald

Sep 7th 2019, 1:50 PM 22,305 Views 110 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader claims border checks would breach the Good Friday Agreement.

# border - Monday 19 August, 2019

Explosion near border was deliberate attempt to kill police officers, PSNI says
# Co Fermanagh
# Co Fermanagh

Explosion near border was deliberate attempt to kill police officers, PSNI says

Aug 19th 2019, 1:46 PM 67,916 Views 85 Comments

The explosion has been condemned by politicians on both sides of the border.

# border - Friday 2 August, 2019

'Panic' and 'security gaps': Internal British document warns about impact of no-deal Brexit
# Border
# Border

'Panic' and 'security gaps': Internal British document warns about impact of no-deal Brexit

Aug 2nd 2019, 7:35 AM 25,182 Views 32 Comments

Britain leaving the EU without a deal seems increasingly likely.

# border - Monday 22 July, 2019

Boris Johnson says that if we can go to the moon, we can solve the Irish border problem
# Brexit
# Brexit

Boris Johnson says that if we can go to the moon, we can solve the Irish border problem

Jul 22nd 2019, 8:44 AM 32,341 Views 73 Comments

During his time as Foreign Secretary, Johnson compared concerns about the Irish border as “the tail wagging the dog.”

# border - Sunday 21 July, 2019

Coveney says no-deal Brexit will be 'a disaster for us all'
# Backstop
# Backstop

Coveney says no-deal Brexit will be 'a disaster for us all'

Updated Jul 21st 2019, 11:10 AM 22,699 Views 97 Comments

The Tánaiste says he and others have worked for three years to avoid such a scenario.

# border - Saturday 13 July, 2019

Pence claims migrants 'well cared for' during visit to centre as protestors decry 'concentration camps'
# Vice President
# Vice President

Pence claims migrants 'well cared for' during visit to centre as protestors decry 'concentration camps'

Jul 13th 2019, 11:12 AM 11,453 Views 70 Comments

The US Vice President said the situation at the border is a “crisis that is overwhelming our system”.

# border - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Irish online shoppers will have to pay more when buying from UK retailers post a no-deal Brexit
# Brexit Planning
# Brexit Planning

Irish online shoppers will have to pay more when buying from UK retailers post a no-deal Brexit

Jul 9th 2019, 6:45 PM 13,922 Views 48 Comments

An updated action plan on a no-deal Brexit was discussed at Cabinet today.

# border - Monday 8 July, 2019

Trump says migrant detention centres will be opened up to visits by journalists
# Border
# Border

Trump says migrant detention centres will be opened up to visits by journalists

Jul 8th 2019, 8:00 AM 7,565 Views 43 Comments

His comments come after reports over the weekend described one centre in Texas as filled with hundreds of children wearing filthy clothes.

# border - Saturday 8 June, 2019

Venezuelan president orders reopening of border with Colombia
# Venezuela
# Venezuela

Venezuelan president orders reopening of border with Colombia

Jun 8th 2019, 11:59 AM 9,902 Views 74 Comments

The country is suffering from shortages of food, medicine and other essentials.

Trump suspends tariffs against Mexico after 11th-hour migration deal
# Border
# Border

Trump suspends tariffs against Mexico after 11th-hour migration deal

Jun 8th 2019, 7:40 AM 16,662 Views 84 Comments

Mexico has agreed to expand its policy of taking back migrants from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador as their asylum claims are processed.

# border - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Garda statement on Drew Harris vehicle controversy: 'There was no security incident'
# Garda Hq
# Garda Hq

Garda statement on Drew Harris vehicle controversy: 'There was no security incident'

Apr 9th 2019, 4:03 PM 30,595 Views 85 Comments

“A newly installed bollard malfunctioned,” a statement from the force said.

# border - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

Trump '100% ready' to shut down US-Mexico border despite being warned of 'catastrophic economic impact'
# Long Delays
# Long Delays

Trump '100% ready' to shut down US-Mexico border despite being warned of 'catastrophic economic impact'

Apr 3rd 2019, 10:49 AM 15,987 Views 43 Comments

“Sure it’s going to have a negative impact on the economy. Security is more important to me than trade.”

# border - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

MPs could vote on May's deal for FOURTH time as it's warned hard Brexit is 'nearly inevitable'
# 10 Days To Go
# 10 Days To Go

MPs could vote on May's deal for FOURTH time as it's warned hard Brexit is 'nearly inevitable'

Apr 2nd 2019, 7:48 AM 19,658 Views 42 Comments

Meanwhile, Leo Varadkar said: “No one should underestimate the difficulties that a no deal will present.”

# border - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Trump threatens to shut Mexico border again
# Mexico
# Mexico

Trump threatens to shut Mexico border again

Mar 28th 2019, 12:15 PM 10,606 Views 30 Comments

Trump has previously made similar threats.

# border - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Irish trucks can keep accessing the continent through the landbridge after a hard Brexit
# Brexit
# Brexit

Irish trucks can keep accessing the continent through the landbridge after a hard Brexit

Mar 26th 2019, 7:23 PM 31,600 Views 20 Comments

The Taoiseach said today no one knows what will happen in a no-deal scenario.

# border - Sunday 17 March, 2019

'Offensive and embarrassing': Coveney criticises McDonald for posing beside anti-English sign at parade
# England Out
# England Out

'Offensive and embarrassing': Coveney criticises McDonald for posing beside anti-English sign at parade

Mar 17th 2019, 11:02 AM 89,811 Views 134 Comments

In response, Sinn Féin said the partition of Ireland is “divisive and offensive”.

Having to cross the border or stay overnight: Concerns raised about location of rural Direct Provision centres
# Arson Attacks
# Arson Attacks

Having to cross the border or stay overnight: Concerns raised about location of rural Direct Provision centres

Mar 17th 2019, 6:30 AM 30,661 Views 16 Comments

It’s a criminal offence for asylum seekers to cross the border into Northern Ireland.

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