Irish ambassador tells MPs border 'invisible'

No-one wants a hard border, Dan Mulhall tells Westminster committee

8th February, 2017
A sign along the border campaigning against a 'hard' Brexit. Pic: Getty

The Irish ambassador to Britain, Dan Mulhall, has described the border between the Republic and Northern Ireland as "invisible".

He told the Northern Ireland Affairs select committee at Westminster that it would not be possible to monitor the numerous crossing points after Brexit.

This morning, Mulhall told MPs Ireland’s main aims were to minimise the negative impacts of Britain’s EU exit on Ireland, on North-South relations and on “currently thriving” relations with Britain....

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