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# border - Saturday 10 February, 2018

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 26,602 Views 94 Comments

Michel Barnier said yesterday that a hard border would be inevitable if the UK leaves the single market and customs union.

# border - Sunday 4 February, 2018

Nearly 200 US-bound migrants found packed into bottom of truck
# Mexico
# Mexico

Nearly 200 US-bound migrants found packed into bottom of truck

Feb 4th 2018, 8:03 AM 14,355 Views 23 Comments

More than 300 Central American men, women and children were taken into custody as part of the operation.

# border - Monday 1 January, 2018

Irish people warned they are being 'ripped off' by ATMs in foreign countries
# Cash
# Cash

Irish people warned they are being 'ripped off' by ATMs in foreign countries

Jan 1st 2018, 6:00 AM 38,605 Views 34 Comments

People are advised not to withdraw money in their own currency rate as it is more expensive.

# 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 19,048 Views 64 Comments

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

# border - Thursday 7 December, 2017

Brexit: 'The DUP’s hardline policies could be the quickest road to a united Ireland'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Brexit: 'The DUP’s hardline policies could be the quickest road to a united Ireland'

Dec 7th 2017, 7:00 AM 67,101 Views 100 Comments

“Constitutional integrity” is a myth. The UK has been built on constitutional divergence, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

# border - Friday 1 December, 2017

'If UK Brexit offer is unacceptable to Ireland it will be unacceptable to Europe' - Donald Tusk
# Countdown
# Countdown

'If UK Brexit offer is unacceptable to Ireland it will be unacceptable to Europe' - Donald Tusk

Dec 1st 2017, 5:35 PM 30,634 Views 140 Comments

Ireland will be consulted on any offer put forward by the UK.

# border - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Ian Paisley Jr: 'We're leaving the EU and Ireland would be better off leaving with us'
# Soft Border
# Soft Border

Ian Paisley Jr: 'We're leaving the EU and Ireland would be better off leaving with us'

Nov 30th 2017, 8:44 AM 41,592 Views 291 Comments

“The focus now is on negotiations that will get us all a good Brexit,” the DUP MP said.

The Irish border remains a major sticking point in Brexit talks
# Brexit
# Brexit

The Irish border remains a major sticking point in Brexit talks

Nov 30th 2017, 7:41 AM 10,729 Views 49 Comments

The UK wants to progress negotiations to the next stage.

# border - Monday 13 November, 2017

North Korean soldier shot a number of times while trying to defect to the south
# Border Shooting
# Border Shooting

North Korean soldier shot a number of times while trying to defect to the south

Nov 13th 2017, 10:45 PM 23,399 Views 13 Comments

The soldier survived the shooting.

# 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 19,195 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.

# border - Sunday 17 September, 2017

This stretch of border shows why Brexit will be an enormous headache to manage - we went to talk to locals
# Monaghan Border
# Monaghan Border

This stretch of border shows why Brexit will be an enormous headache to manage - we went to talk to locals

Sep 17th 2017, 10:00 PM 55,003 Views 57 Comments

This road crosses the border multiple times in just a few miles (or kilometres). What will happen after Brexit?

# border - Saturday 9 September, 2017

'It's a beautiful place to live and work': Doing business in Ireland's 'most vacant' town
# Empty Shops
# Empty Shops

'It's a beautiful place to live and work': Doing business in Ireland's 'most vacant' town

Sep 9th 2017, 1:00 PM 17,066 Views 12 Comments

Donegal’s Ballybofey has recorded the State’s highest rate of empty shops and offices.

# border - Friday 8 September, 2017

'Solving' the Irish border is 'not beyond the wit of man' says Boris Johnson
# Good To Know
# Good To Know

'Solving' the Irish border is 'not beyond the wit of man' says Boris Johnson

Sep 8th 2017, 8:12 PM 16,033 Views 52 Comments

The UK Foreign Secretary was speaking during a visit to UK troops in Estonia.

# border - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

UK says it will 'take back control of its laws' after Brexit
# European Court Of Justice
# European Court Of Justice

UK says it will 'take back control of its laws' after Brexit

Aug 23rd 2017, 9:38 AM 13,559 Views 98 Comments

The British government wants to end the direct jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice in the UK.

# border - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Varadkar tells US TV he's 'confused and puzzled' by Britain's trading plans
# Brexit
# Brexit

Varadkar tells US TV he's 'confused and puzzled' by Britain's trading plans

Aug 22nd 2017, 7:43 AM 36,478 Views 125 Comments

The Taoiseach also shared his thoughts on Donald Trump.

# border - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Simon Coveney: 'Ireland will not be a pawn in Brexit negotiations'
# No Hard Borders
# No Hard Borders

Simon Coveney: 'Ireland will not be a pawn in Brexit negotiations'

Aug 16th 2017, 2:40 PM 31,885 Views 167 Comments

The UK government said it wanted to maintain a “seamless and frictionless” border between the two countries.

# border - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Britain will tell us what they plan to do with the North this week
# Border Patrol
# Border Patrol

Britain will tell us what they plan to do with the North this week

Aug 13th 2017, 11:48 AM 15,397 Views 84 Comments

The papers form the result of more than a year of preparatory work in Whitehall.

# border - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Former UK Brexit minister claims Varadkar 'regrets' comments on post-Brexit border
# No Borders
# No Borders

Former UK Brexit minister claims Varadkar 'regrets' comments on post-Brexit border

Aug 8th 2017, 9:00 AM 27,030 Views 138 Comments

David Jones MP has said that Enda Kenny’s government seemed more positive about finding solutions to the border issue.

# border - Friday 4 August, 2017

'Brexit seriously risks driving a wedge between the North and Ireland'
# Leo Varadkar
# Leo Varadkar

'Brexit seriously risks driving a wedge between the North and Ireland'

Aug 4th 2017, 8:21 PM 15,074 Views 66 Comments

He also warned against Ireland returning into a “place of bloodshed and violence, of checkpoints”.

# 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 35,998 Views 199 Comments

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

# border - Sunday 30 July, 2017

DUP accuses Varadkar of sending 'mixed messages' and 'going backwards'
# Nigel Dodds
# Nigel Dodds

DUP accuses Varadkar of sending 'mixed messages' and 'going backwards'

Jul 30th 2017, 5:00 PM 22,562 Views 90 Comments

“Just what is going on in Dublin?” DUP deputy Nigel Dodds has asked provocatively.

# border - Sunday 23 July, 2017

Eight people found dead in tractor-trailer, nearly 30 injured, in Texas Walmart human trafficking tragedy
# SAN ANTONIO
# SAN ANTONIO

Eight people found dead in tractor-trailer, nearly 30 injured, in Texas Walmart human trafficking tragedy

Jul 23rd 2017, 12:05 PM 21,136 Views 9 Comments

The tragedy was discovered after one of the people involved emerged from the truck and asked a passerby for some water.

# border - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Donald Trump just had an idea -- Make the Mexican border 'a solar wall so it pays for itself'
# Bright Spark
# Bright Spark

Donald Trump just had an idea -- Make the Mexican border 'a solar wall so it pays for itself'

Jun 22nd 2017, 7:38 AM 35,453 Views 94 Comments

‘Pretty good imagination, right? My idea!,’ the US President said.

# border - Monday 19 June, 2017

UK seeks deal 'like no other in history' as Brexit talks kick off
# COME WHAT MAY
# COME WHAT MAY

UK seeks deal 'like no other in history' as Brexit talks kick off

Jun 19th 2017, 7:46 AM 17,095 Views 68 Comments

It’s been almost a year since the shock referendum result.

# border - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

'Ill judged': People are criticising Belfast Airport's 'Brexit' advertisement campaign
# Vote To Leave
# Vote To Leave

'Ill judged': People are criticising Belfast Airport's 'Brexit' advertisement campaign

Jun 13th 2017, 6:45 AM 18,940 Views 16 Comments

The airport yesterday launched its Vote to Leave campaign, which is directed towards people living in the six border counties of the Republic of Ireland.

# border - Monday 1 May, 2017

India accuses Pakistan after two soldiers 'killed and mutilated'
# Kashmir
# Kashmir

India accuses Pakistan after two soldiers 'killed and mutilated'

May 1st 2017, 3:43 PM 8,426 Views 1 Comment

In another incident, five policemen were shot dead in a bank raid.

# border - Friday 14 April, 2017

Northern Ireland: 'Most people would probably welcome a redrawn border'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Northern Ireland: 'Most people would probably welcome a redrawn border'

Apr 14th 2017, 9:30 AM 13,975 Views 157 Comments

All options, radical or otherwise for Northern Ireland, need to be weighed up, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

# border - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Illegal crossings at US/Mexico border at 17-year-low and Trump is getting the credit
# Homeland Security
# Homeland Security

Illegal crossings at US/Mexico border at 17-year-low and Trump is getting the credit

Apr 5th 2017, 10:11 PM 18,487 Views 78 Comments

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly says the numbers are “no accident”

# border - Monday 3 April, 2017

'It's a heinous crime': Fire engine stolen and stripped of lifesaving equipment in Donegal
# Appeal
# Appeal

'It's a heinous crime': Fire engine stolen and stripped of lifesaving equipment in Donegal

Apr 3rd 2017, 4:57 PM 19,223 Views 30 Comments

Thousands of euro worth of equipment was taken from the vehicle.

# border - Friday 10 March, 2017

Bertie Ahern says Ireland isn't 'mad enough' to leave the EU
# Border
# Border

Bertie Ahern says Ireland isn't 'mad enough' to leave the EU

Mar 10th 2017, 9:09 PM 20,352 Views 132 Comments

“The whole border issue is a nightmare for us,” the former Taoiseach said.

# border - Monday 20 February, 2017

Anger as ambassador hits out at claims Ireland will leave the EU
# Irexit
# Irexit

Anger as ambassador hits out at claims Ireland will leave the EU

Feb 20th 2017, 10:37 AM 38,876 Views 165 Comments

Daniel Mulhall criticised ‘snide’ remarks published in the Daily Telegraph.

# border - Friday 27 January, 2017

Trump and Nieto aren't going to talk about the border wall anymore
# Don't Mention The Wall
# Don't Mention The Wall

Trump and Nieto aren't going to talk about the border wall anymore

Jan 27th 2017, 8:36 PM 23,339 Views 49 Comments

…At least not publicly.

# border - Thursday 26 January, 2017

Poll: Do you think a wall along the US-Mexican border will actually be built?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think a wall along the US-Mexican border will actually be built?

Jan 26th 2017, 9:17 AM 31,698 Views 172 Comments

The controversial project could cost billions and may not stem illegal immigration.

# border - Sunday 22 January, 2017

Yanis Varoufakis: 'Ireland may end up as collateral damage in Brexit talks'
# Uncertainty
# Uncertainty

Yanis Varoufakis: 'Ireland may end up as collateral damage in Brexit talks'

Jan 22nd 2017, 5:26 PM 31,606 Views 100 Comments

Politicians, journalists and critics have expressed concern that Ireland may emerge the worst from Brexit negotiations.

# border - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

A quarter of shoppers to go to Northern Ireland for Christmas deals
# Retail
# Retail

A quarter of shoppers to go to Northern Ireland for Christmas deals

Dec 20th 2016, 6:05 AM 7,571 Views 47 Comments

A new survey also showed that young people are the most likely to cross the border.

# border - Saturday 17 December, 2016

We asked every TD if they want a vote on a united Ireland, here's what they said
# Border Poll
# Border Poll

We asked every TD if they want a vote on a united Ireland, here's what they said

Dec 17th 2016, 6:15 AM 68,239 Views 143 Comments

Some think the time is right, economically and politically – particularly after the Brexit vote. Others aren’t sure, saying it would only serve to heighten sectarian tensions.

# border - Thursday 24 November, 2016

'A victory for people power': Roscommon/Westmeath border to remain untouched
# Border Control
# Border Control

'A victory for people power': Roscommon/Westmeath border to remain untouched

Nov 24th 2016, 8:12 PM 13,295 Views 24 Comments

Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice said he was concerned any change could disrupt his constituent’s lives.

# border - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Brexit will begin in January or February, says Enda Kenny
# Border
# Border

Brexit will begin in January or February, says Enda Kenny

Sep 21st 2016, 11:59 AM 11,120 Views 25 Comments

The Taoiseach said he expects an early 2017 date for Article 50 to be invoked, after discussions with British ministers.

# border - Saturday 6 August, 2016

Passport applications from the UK last month were 76% up on 2015
# Brexit
# Brexit

Passport applications from the UK last month were 76% up on 2015

Aug 6th 2016, 1:18 PM 12,036 Views 49 Comments

There were more UK-based requests for an Irish passport in June than in July, however.

# border - Monday 27 June, 2016

'Sectarian headcount' or 'democratic imperative': Is it time for a border poll?
# 26 + 6 = ?
# 26 + 6 = ?

'Sectarian headcount' or 'democratic imperative': Is it time for a border poll?

Jun 27th 2016, 10:00 PM 26,397 Views 171 Comments

Sinn Féin have called for a border poll in light of the Brexit vote, but there’s not much of an appetite for one among other politicians.