Thursday June 4, 2020

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

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
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...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

Large public capital projects could be run through an “independent panel of international experts” as part of public spending reforms, according to the Department of Public Expenditure

Daniel Murray | 6 months ago

The contract covers the supply of office stationery to a range of government bodies and agencies, including the HSE, universities, hospitals, councils and schools

Michael Brennan | 6 months ago

Party would launch the ‘largest public house building programme that Ireland has ever seen’ and a national health service

Aiden Corkery | 6 months ago