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# border - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Angela Merkel warns 'devil is in detail' of Brexit deal
# Crunch Time
# Crunch Time

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

Oct 10th 2018, 10:56 PM 16,541 Views 30 Comments

“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
# Border
# Border

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

Oct 9th 2018, 9:48 PM 15,504 Views 24 Comments

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
# Brexit
# Brexit

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

Oct 7th 2018, 7:00 PM 31,103 Views 7 Comments

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
# 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 17,360 Views 11 Comments

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'
# Brexit
# Brexit

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

Sep 30th 2018, 3:50 PM 14,908 Views 29 Comments

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
# Brexit Explained
# Brexit Explained

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

Sep 30th 2018, 12:05 AM 46,597 Views 60 Comments

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
# Trade Deal
# Trade Deal

Boris Johnson sets out his 'Super Canada' Brexit plan

Sep 28th 2018, 9:24 AM 24,385 Views 57 Comments

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
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

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

Sep 3rd 2018, 8:36 AM 66,455 Views 166 Comments

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
# Share The Spoils
# Share The Spoils

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

Aug 29th 2018, 10:10 PM 31,681 Views 117 Comments

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'
# Deal Or No Deal
# Deal Or No Deal

UK Brexit negotiator says deal is '80% agreed'

Updated Aug 23rd 2018, 2:45 PM 26,045 Views 81 Comments

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
# Fortress UK
# Fortress UK

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

Aug 10th 2018, 6:38 PM 39,841 Views 48 Comments

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 Post Office
# Pettigo Post Office

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

Aug 6th 2018, 9:00 PM 34,324 Views 62 Comments

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
# Emergency
# Emergency

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

Jul 7th 2018, 8:00 AM 14,266 Views 15 Comments

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
# Cheqmate
# Cheqmate

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

Updated Jul 6th 2018, 9:06 PM 28,113 Views 61 Comments

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
# United Ireland
# United Ireland

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

Jun 29th 2018, 10:54 AM 10,325 Views 56 Comments

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

# border - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

17 states sue Trump administration over family separations at US border
# Immigration
# Immigration

17 states sue Trump administration over family separations at US border

Jun 26th 2018, 10:45 PM 11,427 Views 67 Comments

More than 2,000 children have been separated from their parents in recent weeks and placed in government-contracted shelters.

US border agents scale back zero-tolerance policy for migrant families
# Temporary
# Temporary

US border agents scale back zero-tolerance policy for migrant families

Jun 26th 2018, 7:37 AM 7,994 Views 27 Comments

Parents separated from their children have spoken about their desperate attempts to be reunited.

# border - Saturday 23 June, 2018

Ferry service faces uncertain future amid struggle to reach Brexit deal
# Carlingford
# Carlingford

Ferry service faces uncertain future amid struggle to reach Brexit deal

Jun 23rd 2018, 7:52 AM 17,242 Views 16 Comments

Today marks the second anniversary of the Brexit vote.

# border - Friday 22 June, 2018

Former FBI director: Family separation is a 'shameful, disgraceful episode' in US history
# Border Control
# Border Control

Former FBI director: Family separation is a 'shameful, disgraceful episode' in US history

Jun 22nd 2018, 11:40 AM 10,616 Views 56 Comments

James Comey said what has been happening on the Mexican border is “utterly inconsistent with who we are as Americans”.

# border - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Trump orders end to separation of migrant children but says 'the border is going to be just as tough'
# Immigration
# Immigration

Trump orders end to separation of migrant children but says 'the border is going to be just as tough'

Jun 21st 2018, 7:34 AM 10,997 Views 83 Comments

Trump’s about-face comes after more than 2,300 children were separated from their parents and adult relatives.

# border - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

LISTEN: Children at US detention centre cry out for parents, plead with immigration agents
# This Is America
# This Is America

LISTEN: Children at US detention centre cry out for parents, plead with immigration agents

Jun 19th 2018, 8:01 AM 32,423 Views 132 Comments

The audio features the voice of a six-year-old girl who repeatedly asks officials to call her aunt so she can leave.

# border - Sunday 17 June, 2018

'We're one United Kingdom' - Theresa May describes EU plans as an Irish Sea border
# Across The Water
# Across The Water

'We're one United Kingdom' - Theresa May describes EU plans as an Irish Sea border

Jun 17th 2018, 12:56 PM 63,853 Views 105 Comments

May says that the EU’s ‘backstop’ plan is not acceptable.

# border - Friday 15 June, 2018

Tory MP's 'call Ireland's bluff' comment is just 'scraping the bottom of the barrel'
# Brexit
# Brexit

Tory MP's 'call Ireland's bluff' comment is just 'scraping the bottom of the barrel'

Jun 15th 2018, 5:55 PM 47,525 Views 78 Comments

TDs said today that Jacon Rees-Mogg’s comments were unhelpful and showed a lack of understanding of the issues at hand.

# border - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Explainer: Why Trump's new 'inhumane, cruel' policy is separating children from their parents
# Immigration
# Immigration

Explainer: Why Trump's new 'inhumane, cruel' policy is separating children from their parents

Jun 14th 2018, 8:45 AM 13,726 Views 110 Comments

“The Statue of Liberty under the Trump policy is not carrying a torch, it’s carrying a pair of handcuffs,” one senator said.

# border - Friday 8 June, 2018

Leo Varadkar becomes first Taoiseach to visit Orange Order HQ in Belfast
# Building Bridges
# Building Bridges

Leo Varadkar becomes first Taoiseach to visit Orange Order HQ in Belfast

Jun 8th 2018, 2:26 PM 27,103 Views 62 Comments

Speaking about the UK government’s Brexit paper Varadkar said his initial view is that ‘it is a step in the right direction’.

# border - Friday 1 June, 2018

UK's buffer zone plan for Northern Ireland border 'something out of Alice in Wonderland'
# Brexit
# Brexit

UK's buffer zone plan for Northern Ireland border 'something out of Alice in Wonderland'

Jun 1st 2018, 6:15 PM 44,283 Views 51 Comments

Sinn Féin, meanwhile, said the proposal has highlighted “the lack of knowledge” of border areas and the concerns they face.

# border - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Brexit - UK seeking previously unthought of 'third way' around the Northern Ireland customs border impasse
# Secret Option C
# Secret Option C

Brexit - UK seeking previously unthought of 'third way' around the Northern Ireland customs border impasse

May 16th 2018, 11:01 AM 52,986 Views 87 Comments

Theresa May’s cabinet is in open revolt over the current proposition – hence the need to find another approach that keeps everyone (sort of) happy.

# border - Monday 14 May, 2018

55 Palestinians - including children under 16 - killed by Israeli troops as US opens its new embassy in Jerusalem
# Protests
# Protests

55 Palestinians - including children under 16 - killed by Israeli troops as US opens its new embassy in Jerusalem

May 14th 2018, 10:35 PM 42,925 Views 296 Comments

The surge in fatalities led South Africa to recall its ambassador in Israel “with immediate effect until further notice”.

# border - Sunday 13 May, 2018

'Tit-for-tat has never solved anything': Coveney responds to DUP MP calling him a 'Brit basher'
# Simon Says
# Simon Says

'Tit-for-tat has never solved anything': Coveney responds to DUP MP calling him a 'Brit basher'

May 13th 2018, 3:20 PM 42,923 Views 141 Comments

The Tánaiste told the BBC that Ireland wants to see the British government following through on its promises.

# border - Friday 20 April, 2018

UK's Irish border plans subject to 'systematic and forensic annihilation' by EU, report says
# Eu Says No
# Eu Says No

UK's Irish border plans subject to 'systematic and forensic annihilation' by EU, report says

Apr 20th 2018, 3:30 PM 39,037 Views 125 Comments

Two proposals put forward by Theresa May’s government were roundly rejected, according to a report in the Daily Telegraph.

# border - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

We'll need a big increase in Garda numbers at the border after Brexit, senior gardaí say
# Crime Corridors
# Crime Corridors

We'll need a big increase in Garda numbers at the border after Brexit, senior gardaí say

Apr 11th 2018, 10:24 AM 9,175 Views 35 Comments

‘Crime corridors’ have been created along the border, Noel Cunningham said today.

# border - Saturday 7 April, 2018

US southern states heed Trump's call and send hundreds of troops to 'lawless' Mexico border
# Build The Wall
# Build The Wall

US southern states heed Trump's call and send hundreds of troops to 'lawless' Mexico border

Apr 7th 2018, 7:37 AM 15,383 Views 57 Comments

The deployment of 400 troops has been described as an “initial surge”.

# 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 13,300 Views 19 Comments

Many gardaí fear the border region is being neglected.

# 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 34,552 Views 54 Comments

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

# border - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

US agent goes to trial for the killing of an unarmed Mexican teenager across the border
# Border
# Border

US agent goes to trial for the killing of an unarmed Mexican teenager across the border

Mar 20th 2018, 4:28 PM 14,022 Views 0 Comments

The unarmed 16-year-old was shot ten times – mostly from behind.

# 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 15,826 Views 66 Comments

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

# border - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

If Trump visits Ireland, Leo would like to show him the border with Northern Ireland
# Invite Still Stands
# Invite Still Stands

If Trump visits Ireland, Leo would like to show him the border with Northern Ireland

Mar 14th 2018, 4:50 PM 10,366 Views 58 Comments

Leo Varadkar says the invite to Donald Trump to visit Ireland is still open.

# border - Monday 5 March, 2018

'Definitely not': Varadkar pours cold water on US/Canada-style border after May comments
# Brexit Wounds
# Brexit Wounds

'Definitely not': Varadkar pours cold water on US/Canada-style border after May comments

Mar 5th 2018, 9:36 PM 27,388 Views 69 Comments

Theresa May said earlier that the UK was looking at solutions such as the one in North America for the Irish border issue.

# border - Monday 12 February, 2018

It's ten years since a dissident republican murder near a Donegal church
# Andrew Burns
# Andrew Burns

It's ten years since a dissident republican murder near a Donegal church

Feb 12th 2018, 1:35 PM 11,099 Views 2 Comments

Andrew Burns was found by some passers-by after being fatally wounded.

# 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 18,930 Views 98 Comments

All eyes are on the UK to divulge its solutions to solve the issue of the Irish border.