Border undertakers ponder Brexit effect

Return of customs delays for hearses could make things 'very difficult for everybody'

20th December, 2017
Border undertakers recall customs delays. Pic: RollingNews.ie

Michael Leydon carries bodies in his jet-black hearse across Ireland’s invisible border. Operating from near Cavan town, less than three miles from where checkpoints disappeared decades ago, the journey back and forth to Northern Ireland has been straightforward and required little paperwork for most of Leydon’s career. He’s now worried that is about to change dramatically.

Cavan is set to become a frontier town again, right next to what...

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