Thursday June 4, 2020

Coveney insists Brexit guarantee of no hard border won’t be dropped

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

20th May, 2018

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has insisted that the government will not drop its demand for a legally binding guarantee of no hard border at the forthcoming EU summit.

British Prime Minister Theresa May has floated the idea of Britain remaining tied to a customs union with the EU after the two-year Brexit transition period ends in 2021.

That could temporarily avoid the requirement to have customs checks on goods at the border, but no detail...

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