Tuesday October 20, 2020

Regional focus: Brexit’s true cost to the border hinterland

Jack Horgan-Jones canvasses experts on what faces the border counties in the wake of Britain’s decision to leave the EU

30th July, 2017

People on the border are living in Brexitland. It’s the watchword, no matter where you turn. The language of single market membership and bilateral deals is spoken in the mart and on the street corner.

There is more to the border than Brexit – but at the moment, it’s the centre of gravity for a region that has been swimming against the economic tides of partition since the 1920s, explains Dr Katy Hayward...

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