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A hard border must be avoided in the wake of Brexit - Taoiseach

Kenny confident Ireland will not return to "a border of division"

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

15th February, 2017
Enda taking a hard line Pic: Getty

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has today warned that a hard border will be a red-line issue in Brexit negotiations.

In a major speech on the government's Brexit strategy, Kenny said: "It is a matter of vital national interest for Ireland that we do not return to the days of a hard border that we knew only too well. Or indeed create a new one in the future."

Kenny said he was confident that the European Union...

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