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Theresa May writes for The Irish Times: Brexit, the border and Irish citizenship

Thursday, August 17th 2017 - 07:34 UTC
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Over the past 12 months, I've said many times that while the UK is leaving the EU, we are not leaving Europe. No one voted to end the special ties between the UK and Ireland or to undermine the unique arrangements between Ireland and Northern Ireland which have underpinned the peace process and have been in place well before our membership of the EU. Read full article


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  • Bisley

    The Belfast Agreement was stupid and unworkable from the beginning, and Britain leaving the EU makes it impossible, regardless of May's ignorant comments. The present situation can't be allowed to continue if Britain is to have any border at all. Without customs and immigration controls at the Irish border, the UK has no way of controlling who, or what comes into the country -- there certainly won't be control between Northern Ireland and Great Britain, and there must be a real border somewhere.

    Aug 17th, 2017 - 11:25 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Kipper

    The question is why is this piece appearing in Mercopenguin, a British government propaganda organ supposedly devoted to America, South America and the “South Atlantic”?

    Aug 21st, 2017 - 04:56 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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