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# 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 30,639 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 15,990 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 19,659 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 10,611 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 31,647 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 89,869 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 30,714 Views 16 Comments

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

# border - Sunday 10 March, 2019

Living in a forest camp and jumping the fence into Europe - Titi's rugby dream
# Passion
From The42
# Passion

Living in a forest camp and jumping the fence into Europe - Titi's rugby dream

Mar 10th 2019, 9:00 AM 9,696 Views 6 Comments

The Cameroon native is close to making his Test debut for the Spanish national team.

# border - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Department asks Europe to set a date for when motorists travelling to Northern Ireland will not need green cards
# Brexit
# Brexit

Department asks Europe to set a date for when motorists travelling to Northern Ireland will not need green cards

Updated Mar 6th 2019, 6:00 PM 33,492 Views 48 Comments

The government is working on a bilateral arrangement between the EU and the UK, but that has yet to be agreed.

# border - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

New armed Garda unit for border region, but Taoiseach says it would be rolled out even if Brexit wasn't happening
# Cavan
# Cavan

New armed Garda unit for border region, but Taoiseach says it would be rolled out even if Brexit wasn't happening

Mar 5th 2019, 4:27 PM 21,711 Views 30 Comments

Varadkar confirmed today that a third unit is to be located in Cavan.

# border - Saturday 2 March, 2019

Michel Barnier says EU is open to negotiating on Brexit 'guarantees' but not on the backstop
# Countdown
# Countdown

Michel Barnier says EU is open to negotiating on Brexit 'guarantees' but not on the backstop

Mar 2nd 2019, 4:25 PM 12,076 Views 25 Comments

Barnier also suggested the EU would be open to a “technical” delay to Brexit.

# border - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Sinn Féin accused of 'getting desperate' by tweeting edited version of SDLP leader's speech
# More Than Words
# More Than Words

Sinn Féin accused of 'getting desperate' by tweeting edited version of SDLP leader's speech

Feb 28th 2019, 10:50 PM 18,439 Views 74 Comments

Colum Eastwood has said that Sinn Féin wasn’t being truthful.

# border - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

Patrick Hutch protected by dissidents north of border as he prepares to leave for Europe
# In Hiding
# In Hiding

Patrick Hutch protected by dissidents north of border as he prepares to leave for Europe

Feb 27th 2019, 6:05 AM 53,928 Views 30 Comments

It is thought Hutch will leave for the continent in the coming days.

# border - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

A vote on revoking Trump's emergency US-Mexico wall funds takes place today
# Million Dollar Wall
# Million Dollar Wall

A vote on revoking Trump's emergency US-Mexico wall funds takes place today

Feb 26th 2019, 7:30 AM 11,913 Views 37 Comments

If the Democrats’ attempted funding block succeeds, Trump can use a veto to kill the measure.

# border - Saturday 23 February, 2019

Dozens of dissident weapons caches 'dotted along border region'
# Hard Brexit
# Hard Brexit

Dozens of dissident weapons caches 'dotted along border region'

Feb 23rd 2019, 12:05 AM 25,989 Views 34 Comments

Gardaí fear an upsurge in violence in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

# border - Friday 15 February, 2019

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

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

Updated Feb 15th 2019, 7:20 AM 35,900 Views 124 Comments

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
# Surge In Interest
# Surge In Interest

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

Feb 10th 2019, 10:30 AM 55,309 Views 15 Comments

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'
# South Armagh
# South Armagh

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

Feb 9th 2019, 10:00 PM 75,126 Views 44 Comments

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

A heightened sense of Brexit 'WTF' in Clones
# Border Town
# Border Town

A heightened sense of Brexit 'WTF' in Clones

Feb 9th 2019, 9:00 AM 31,474 Views 21 Comments

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
# Brexit
# Brexit

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

Updated Feb 5th 2019, 9:28 PM 31,425 Views 35 Comments

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
# Border Issue
# Border Issue

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

Feb 1st 2019, 8:00 PM 41,001 Views 78 Comments

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
# Article 50
# Article 50

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

Jan 31st 2019, 9:20 AM 29,919 Views 41 Comments

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
# IFA

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

Jan 29th 2019, 1:54 PM 7,301 Views 19 Comments

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
# BORDER LINE
# BORDER LINE

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

Updated Jan 26th 2019, 6:35 PM 42,049 Views 113 Comments

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
# Trump
# Trump

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

Jan 19th 2019, 9:32 PM 31,774 Views 81 Comments

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
# Tick Tock
# Tick Tock

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

Jan 16th 2019, 12:48 PM 9,746 Views 38 Comments

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
# Mayday
# Mayday

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

Jan 15th 2019, 7:56 AM 29,060 Views 36 Comments

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
# Save My Deal
# Save My Deal

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

Jan 10th 2019, 7:41 AM 23,343 Views 17 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Jan 9th 2019, 9:39 AM 47,427 Views 117 Comments

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
# Hard Or Soft Boiled Brexit
# Hard Or Soft Boiled Brexit

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

Jan 6th 2019, 10:00 PM 63,488 Views 38 Comments

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
# Deal Or No Deal

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

Dec 20th 2018, 8:30 AM 25,710 Views 74 Comments

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
# COME WHAT MAY
# COME WHAT MAY

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

Dec 11th 2018, 7:04 PM 15,888 Views 48 Comments

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
# Brexit
# Brexit

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

Updated Nov 26th 2018, 6:50 PM 36,542 Views 76 Comments

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
# Brexit
# Brexit

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

Nov 24th 2018, 5:40 PM 27,269 Views 45 Comments

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
# Irish Reaction
# Irish Reaction

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

Nov 14th 2018, 9:27 PM 24,237 Views 76 Comments

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
# May Day
# May Day

Boris Johnson says Cabinet should stage a mutiny over Brexit

Nov 12th 2018, 8:51 AM 18,287 Views 32 Comments

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
# Brexit
# Brexit

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

Nov 9th 2018, 7:36 AM 34,790 Views 154 Comments

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
# Mexico Border

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

Nov 1st 2018, 11:00 PM 26,387 Views 93 Comments

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

Oct 24th 2018, 6:35 PM 22,824 Views 26 Comments

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'

Oct 19th 2018, 8:30 PM 19,506 Views 41 Comments

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