Few ports in this looming Brexit storm

Ireland is braced for clashes over territorial waters and ports access in France, should Britain crash out

15th September, 2019
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar hosts British leader Boris Johnson for a meeting on Brexit at Government Buildings last week Photo: Maxwell Photography

The country’s most powerful fishing group is bracing itself for burnt-out trucks if there is a no-deal Brexit on October 31.

The Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation has previous experience of this happening – its trucks were burnt out in France during a farming dispute which had nothing to do with them.

It believes that there could be similar scenes if Britain tries to exclude all other EU fishermen from its territorial waters after...

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