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Brexit border controls disrupt Northern Ireland business, provoke pro-British backlash

Mar 29, 2021
Post-Brexit trade friction makes some citizens in the province feel like foreigners in their own country.
The Northern Ireland Protocol was meant to effectively keep the province in the EU but has led to unintended consequences.
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What it's like to live near Brexit's greatest issue

Oct 19, 2018
The Irish border has been a big problem for negotiators. For the people living there, that means a lot of uncertainty.
“It's very different to what's been portrayed in the media,” said James Johnston, director of the Ulster Farmers Mart in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland. "There's free movement across the border. And I think just the general consensus, whether somebody's voted to leave or voted to remain, they're all united to keep up that freedom of movement.”
Courtesy of the BBC

What it's like to live near Brexit's greatest issue

Oct 19, 2018
The Irish border has been a big problem for negotiators. For the people living there, that means a lot of uncertainty.
“It's very different to what's been portrayed in the media,” said James Johnston, director of the Ulster Farmers Mart in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland. "There's free movement across the border. And I think just the general consensus, whether somebody's voted to leave or voted to remain, they're all united to keep up that freedom of movement.”
Courtesy of the BBC