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British exit, Irish wound

The border dividing Northern Ireland from the South has been a problem for years. If it now becomes a land frontier between the UK and the EU, old sores will open up.

Protestors set up a mock customs checkpoint on the border crossing road at Londonderry-Donegal frontier to protest against Brexit and the impact it will have on Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland © George Sweeney / Alamy Live News

After the Brexit vote on 23rd June, some Irish nationalists had a rush…

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