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Monday 11 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Cross border

This year
Woman (20s) extradited from NI to Republic of Ireland to stand trial for fraud offences
She was extradited today by officers from the PSNI’s international policing unit.
Galway United win inaugural Avenir All-Island Cup
Galway were 1-0 winners over Cliftonville.
North-South interconnector 'ready to enter construction phase' after independent review
Construction is anticipated to be completed by 2026.
Man charged after lorry failed to stop for gardaí in Donegal and crossed border into North
A PSNI vehicle was struck during the incident.
Teens arrested after car failed to stop for gardaí in Donegal and crossed border into North
All five teenagers remain in custody at this time.
Last year
'Cross border, organised crime feud' probed in Newry 'execution'
A 58-year-old man died after being shot multiple times in a planned ‘ambush’.
'Symbolic' cross-border bridge linking Louth to Down put out to tender
The Narrow Water Bridge will link the Mourne Mountains in Co Down and the Cooley Peninsula in Co Louth.
The Explainer x Noteworthy: Is Ireland a dumping ground for poultry manure?
Noteworthy’s Niall Sargent and journalist Ella McSweeney tell Susan Daly about concerns over the cross-border poultry manure trade.
Deaths of at least 80 cows in last decade linked to spreading of poultry manure
A report by
Niall Sargent
Cross-border investigation reveals concerns over regulation of the trade in poultry litter, an increasingly important natural fertiliser used on crops and vegetables.
16 farms inspected in last decade over concerns with poor spreading of poultry litter, Noteworthy reveals
In the most impactful case, 19 dairy cows died across two farms from botulism linked to litter spreading
Difficult for authorities to identify farms of origin of the litter for inspection or further action
'Canary in the coal mine': Protected nature areas under pressure from poultry farming
'Potential fraud' in poultry farm planning applications investigated in the North
'Canary in the coal mine': Protected nature areas under pressure from poultry farming
Cross-border investigation reveals serious environmental and air quality concerns from ammonia produced by the rapidly expanding poultry industry on the island of Ireland.
'Potential fraud' in poultry farm planning applications investigated in the North
A report by
Niall Sargent
Noteworthy cross-border project reveals serious concerns over the authenticity of documents claimed to be from an Irish State body.
Falsified or altered Teagasc letters used in 23 poultry farm planning cases in the North, Noteworthy reveals
Both national and local authorities in the North are currently investigating the issue
Several cases of dumping of poultry litter discovered in Northern Ireland since 2015
Suspected false documents and illegal dumping: the murky world of poultry manure
Noteworthy reveals serious concerns over authenticity of files used in some poultry farm planning cases in the North and where the manure is going.
All time
Three men arrested in Dublin and Wicklow raids targeting a gang facilitating illegal immigration
Gardaí made three arrests during searches at six properties in Wicklow and Dublin.
Dublin-Belfast economic corridor will bring both sides 'closer together', Varadkar says
‘There are two million people living along the corridor. It’s not just about Dublin, Belfast, it’s everything in between.’
Argentina approach Pro14 over Jaguares potentially joining competition, but from Spain
The UAR have hugely ambitious plans for the 2019 Super Rugby finalists to be based in Bilbao.
No resolution reached between Irish government and Stormont leaders over passenger data sharing
Northern Ireland’s Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill described the situation as ‘regrettable’.
Social welfare rights for UK citizens in Ireland and vice versa officially unaffected despite Brexit
A bilateral agreement covers a range of different benefits including those for sickness, parents, pensions and unemployment.
'Just Leo thinking out loud again': Mary Lou McDonald dismisses Tánaiste's border travel comments
Varadkar suggested the government is looking at advising against cross-border travel but he has said a travel ban is not being considered.
Cavan GP says Covid-19 situation has been 'horrendous' over the past few weeks
Cavan has the highest incidence rate in Ireland, with more than 1,000 cases per 100,000 people.
IRFU suspend club competition across four provinces
Rising Covid-19 numbers have brought a return to tightened restrictions for contact sport.
Simon Coveney: UK has given assurance that there is no block of Covid-19 Northern Ireland funding
Coveney said that he was told by Northern Ireland Brandon Lewis that “finance from London shouldn’t be a problem”.
Garda investigation after man attacked, abducted and driven across border
Three men and two women were arrested on Sunday evening in Co Tyrone.
Northern Ireland goes over two weeks without a Covid-19 death
There have been 56 positive tests over the past seven days.
Man arrested in Newry after failing to stop at PSNI checkpoint set up following report from gardaí
The PSNI are appealing for witnesses to come forward.
Garda and PSNI chiefs approve review into Covid-19 policing
Drew Harris and Simon Byrne conducted a joint patrol with local officers on the Tyrone/Monaghan border today.
Two women fined under coronavirus legislation in NI after failing to stop for gardaí in Donegal
The vehicle in question was also seized by the PSNI.
80% fall in visitors to Coillte forests, as public told to avoid scenic sites outside their zone
Amenities could be closed to locals if guidelines breached.
Four men arrested and counterfeit currency seized in NI after van fails to stop for gardaí
The PSNI are now appealing for witnesses to come forward.
'There's been no trouble' - Dundalk boss responds to pro-IRA chants from fans
Vinny Perth says both clubs had ‘outstanding’ respect for each other in the Unite The Union Champions Cup.
Laying out the facts, figures and potential formats of the proposed All-Island League
The IFA appeared to shoot it down, but work is continuing on a potential cross-border football competition in Ireland.
'Out of our control': How cross-border companies are trying to prepare for a no-deal Brexit
Some businesses close to the border have already changed their supply base in recent months.
Amid the chaos of Brexit, community groups are trying to improve Irish-UK cooperation
The Good Friday Agreement called for North-South and West-East cooperation, but some people may have forgotten this.
'We could end up with some element of a cross-border female league'
Railway Union will travel to London to take on Wasps Ladies in two weekends’ time.
2019 League of Ireland winners set to face Northern Irish champions
The announcement was made by Fran Gavin today at the launch of the SSE Airtricity League season.
Man arrested in Donegal after robbery and assault on taxi driver in Derry
The man held a taxi driver a knifepoint and forced him to drive across the border to Donegal.
Man arrested for using magnet to falsify lorry records
The arrest was part of a cross-border operation between the Gardaí, the RSA and authorities in Northern Ireland.
The UK's divorce from the EU is hurting Ireland's cross-border weddings trade
Northern Irish couples are the ‘bread and butter’ of some regional hoteliers.
Dublin properties raided in connection with attempted murder of 83-year-old woman in Tyrone
Four males ransacked the woman’s home in Aughnacloy, which is along the border area.
Poll: Have you ever crossed the border to do shopping?
With the euro gaining strength against the pound, we’re asking you if you’ve ever shopped across the border.
Six officers injured when police cars rammed after gardaí alerted PSNI to vehicle crossing border
Police are appealing for information following the two incidents.