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# hard-border - Tuesday 29 December, 2020

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

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

Dec 29th 2020, 10:30 PM 36,529 Views 56 Comments

Gibraltar imports all of its food.

# hard-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.”

# hard-border - Thursday 22 August, 2019

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

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

Aug 22nd 2019, 11:00 AM 11,238 Views 16 Comments

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

# hard-border - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

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

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

Aug 21st 2019, 11:26 AM 23,352 Views 61 Comments

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

# hard-border - Monday 19 August, 2019

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

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

Aug 19th 2019, 11:14 AM 37,741 Views 47 Comments

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

# hard-border - Thursday 4 April, 2019

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

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

Apr 4th 2019, 7:45 AM 13,771 Views 54 Comments

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

# hard-border - Friday 29 March, 2019

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

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 31,258 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.

# hard-border - Friday 22 March, 2019

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

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 35,184 Views 58 Comments

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

# hard-border - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

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

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

Feb 26th 2019, 10:00 PM 34,903 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.

# hard-border - Monday 18 February, 2019

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

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

Feb 18th 2019, 1:05 PM 12,982 Views 33 Comments

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

# hard-border - Monday 11 February, 2019

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

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

Feb 11th 2019, 6:10 AM 10,476 Views 7 Comments

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

# hard-border - Sunday 10 February, 2019

Tony Blair says no-deal Brexit could be 'devastating' for peace process
# Very Hard Border
# Very Hard Border

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

Feb 10th 2019, 2:26 PM 13,751 Views 35 Comments

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

# hard-border - Thursday 24 January, 2019

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

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

Jan 24th 2019, 2:58 PM 13,163 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.

# hard-border - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

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

'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 53,199 Views 140 Comments

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

# hard-border - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

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

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

Jan 22nd 2019, 9:43 PM 15,739 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'
# Bad News
# Bad News

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

Updated Jan 22nd 2019, 2:32 PM 28,895 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.

# hard-border - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

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

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

Jan 15th 2019, 5:47 PM 38,557 Views 69 Comments

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

# hard-border - Monday 31 December, 2018

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

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

Dec 31st 2018, 9:30 PM 23,040 Views 39 Comments

Tom Clonan looks at the latest risk assessments around Europe.

# hard-border - Friday 21 December, 2018

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

'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 97,739 Views 122 Comments

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

# hard-border - Thursday 20 December, 2018

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

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 18,233 Views 70 Comments

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

# hard-border - Sunday 7 October, 2018

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

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

Oct 7th 2018, 7:00 PM 31,054 Views 7 Comments

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

# hard-border - Sunday 30 September, 2018

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

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

Sep 30th 2018, 7:00 PM 17,340 Views 11 Comments

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

# hard-border - Monday 21 May, 2018

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

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

May 21st 2018, 2:57 PM 32,715 Views 57 Comments

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

# hard-border - Sunday 15 April, 2018

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

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

Apr 15th 2018, 3:00 PM 15,399 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.

# hard-border - Friday 6 April, 2018

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

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

Apr 6th 2018, 6:05 AM 13,285 Views 19 Comments

Many gardaí fear the border region is being neglected.

# hard-border - Monday 26 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 26th 2018, 1:54 PM 34,548 Views 54 Comments

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

# hard-border - Friday 16 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 16th 2018, 12:47 PM 15,820 Views 66 Comments

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

# hard-border - Thursday 8 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 8th 2018, 4:03 PM 9,785 Views 90 Comments

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

# hard-border - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 27th 2018, 7:20 PM 66,880 Views 123 Comments

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

# hard-border - Saturday 10 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 10th 2018, 12:09 PM 18,912 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?
# Border Row
# Border Row

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.

# hard-border - Friday 8 December, 2017

Poll: Are you worried about Brexit?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you worried about Brexit?

Dec 8th 2017, 9:41 AM 19,044 Views 77 Comments

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

# hard-border - Friday 1 December, 2017

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

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.

# hard-border - Sunday 26 November, 2017

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

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

Nov 26th 2017, 2:01 PM 12,758 Views 76 Comments

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

# hard-border - Friday 24 November, 2017

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

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

Nov 24th 2017, 7:00 AM 11,290 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.

# hard-border - Saturday 11 November, 2017

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

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

Nov 11th 2017, 12:56 PM 19,189 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.

# hard-border - Friday 10 November, 2017

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

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

Nov 10th 2017, 10:01 AM 19,346 Views 125 Comments

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

# hard-border - Thursday 3 August, 2017

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

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

Aug 3rd 2017, 8:54 AM 35,978 Views 206 Comments

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

# hard-border - Monday 17 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 17th 2017, 10:40 PM 14,771 Views 57 Comments

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

# hard-border - Saturday 1 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 1st 2017, 12:30 PM 10,264 Views 28 Comments

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

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