Questions over ability to police a “hard border” after Brexit

Strength of Defence Forces becoming a political issue

28th June, 2016
Concerns about strength of Defence Forces. Pic RollingNews.ie

The ability to police the 500km border with the North is firmly back on the agenda due to

the Brexit referendum. Justice officials believe that there is a threat of the border becoming a “backdoor to Britain” if the British government moves to restrict the arrival of EU citizens from Eastern Europe. And if EU border tariffs were imposed, then it could lead to an explosion of cross border smuggling....

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