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In an effort to maintain an open Irish border, the EU is outsourcing checks on goods coming on to the island of Ireland – and possibly into the EU market. Photograph: Alan Betson

A major change from the original Northern Ireland backstop to avoid a hard border will require a huge leap into the unknown. It is the area of customs(...)

 Freight in Dublin Port. File photo.  Photograph: Alan Betson

The vast majority of Irish businesses importing from and exporting to the UK have registered for customs numbers that will allow them to continue trad(...)

Demonstrators block a road in London during a protest against the proroguing of the UK parliament. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg

Irish businesses have become increasingly less optimistic on the outcome of Brexit with nearly two-thirds anticipating a negative impact, according to(...)

Ships in Dublin Port being loaded with goods for export. File photo. Photographer: Dara MacDonaill

Small businesses have not taken the necessary steps to prepare for Brexit because they are “time poor” and believe that a deal will ultimately be done(...)

Anti-Brexit posters displayed in Newry on the Northern Ireland Border. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

The UK government has announced that a special group has been established to look at alternatives to the proposed backstop plan to avoid a hard Irish (...)

There has been a big rise  in the number of businesses registering for customs numbers to allow them to continue trading with the United Kingdom after it leaves the European Union. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images.

There has been a surge in the number of businesses registering for customs numbers to allow them to continue trading with the United Kingdom after it (...)

Brexit was always going to be a negative for Ireland, so what we are talking about here is damage limitation. Photograph: Yves Herman/Pool/AP

The draft withdrawal agreement offers some positives for the Irish economy, promising to keep the United Kingdom in a customs union with the European (...)

Stephen Glancey, chief executive of C&C, in the company’s warehouse. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Irish companies are moving to stockpile goods in Britain to safeguard supply chains as deadlock between the UK and the EU pushes them to sharpen plans(...)

You can bring in goods worth €430 from outside the EU but once imports go above this value, customs and VAT become payable. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

How do you calculate the likely impact of Brexit for you, your job, your pocket and your prospects? Doing this with any accuracy is still very difficu(...)

Businesses moving goods across the Border face a €100 bill as a result of Brexit. John McNamee is pictured at an anti-Brexit protest earlier this year. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Businesses moving goods across the Irish Border could be hit with a €100 charge as a result of Brexit, potentially adding hundreds of millions of euro(...)