Aidan Flynn

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A freight lorry leaves Dublin Port earlier this week.  The FTAI has warned of a ‘growing backlog of goods’ sitting in depots because there are not enough agents to process the paperwork. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP via Getty Images

Supermarket shelves could be soon be stripped bare, prices will climb and supply chains will be badly disrupted unless the Government tackles Brexit-r(...)

Hauliers are booked onto the new Rosslare to Dunkirk service operated by shipping line DFDS.

Capacity issues are building on direct ferries between Ireland and mainland Europe as lorries avoiding Brexit checks through Britain are “bumped” to m(...)

Lorries leave the Stena Line terminal at Belfast Harbour on January 1st. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

The first week of post-Brexit life in Ireland has been a difficult, stressful time for traders, hauliers and State officials trying to navigate seas o(...)

Revenue Commissioners issued a general code to allow traders and hauliers circumvent customs arrangements.

Customs arrangements for businesses importing goods from Britain are being temporarily eased as traders experience significant difficulties coping wit(...)

Signage at Holyhead port in North Wales indicates the direction vehicles should follow depending on the relevant paperwork for crossing to Ireland. Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP via Getty Images

Delays linked to post-Brexit border controls are expected this week as freight traffic arriving from Britain increases, new technology is tested and t(...)

Trucks pass through a customs post at Dublin Port as new arrangements come into force. Photograph: PA

Most lorry drivers arriving on ferries from Britain at Dublin Port in the hours after Brexit came into effect did not know whether they had to go thro(...)

The Irish Ferries Ulysses arrives at Dublin Port from Holyhead in Wales on Friday morning.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

The first ferry arrived at Dublin Port on Friday morning under new trade rules following the end of the Brexit transition period. Irish Ferries’ ship(...)

A cargo ship in Dublin Port. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The Cabinet will meet earlier than scheduled, convening on Monday to discuss the Brexit deal struck on Christmas Eve. It comes as senior political an(...)

 A police officer checks a lorry driver’s information at Dover on Tuesday. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Mandatory Covid-19 testing of lorry drivers crossing from Britain to France will be another reason to stop Irish traders using the key UK “landbridge”(...)

Both Stena ships will sail on Tuesday to alleviate the pressure on Irish transport companies and add capacity to direct routes to mainland Europe.

Shipping operator Stena Line is adding a second ferry on its direct route between Ireland and France from Tuesday to allow hauliers avoid Britain and (...)

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