Irwin Armstrong of Ciga Healthcare in Ballymena, Co Antrim, exports medical testing kits all over the world.

In Irwin Armstrong’s warehouse in Ballymena, Co Antrim, the packing cases are piled high. Printed on the outside of each box are their destinations – (...)

George Fleming: feels nothing has changed since the referendum in June 2016  and he is strongly critical of the North’s politicians.

From his office window in Newbuildings, Co Derry, George Fleming looks out on the Republic of Ireland. His company, Fleming Agri-Products, was founde(...)

Marie Lindsay and her son Denis, from Muff, Co Donegal: “A year ago I was shocked, and now I’m just alarmed.”  Photograph: Freya McClements

Marie Lindsay lives in Muff, Co Donegal. In the early hours of June 24th last year she was alarmed when she awoke to discover that the United Kingdom (...)

“The British and Irish governments, the politicians, and the people have said they don’t want a hard Border. So if nobody wants a hard Border, who’s going to impose it?” Photograph: Frank Miller

George Fleming’s family firm, which makes farmyard machinery, was founded in Donegal in Victorian times, but today it operates from a factory just out(...)