Seamus Leheny

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Brexit secretary Steve Barclay has said Northern Irish firms will have to complete exit declarations on goods before transport to the rest of the UK. Photograph: Will  Oliver

Northern Irish businesses have expressed concern at the surprise disclosure that they will have to complete exit declarations when sending goods to Br(...)

 Police officers stand on duty at a cordon near to where a lorry containing 39 bodies, was discovered at Waterglade Industrial Park in Grays, east of London. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP via Getty Images

Gardaí are trying to establish if the truck carrying the 39 people found dead in Essex used a ferry service from an Irish port to Holyhead. They also(...)

A police cordon at the road leading to the Waterglade Industrial Park in Grays, Essex, after 39 bodies were found inside a lorry container. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

A truck pulling a trailer in which British police found the bodies of 39 people was registered in Bulgaria by a company owned by an Irish woman, Bulga(...)

Any inability to process export health certificates (EHCs) could lead to delays, increased costs, a reduction in cross-Border trade and job losses in the agri-food sector

Northern Ireland is unlikely to be able to process all the export health certificates (EHCs) required for agri-food exports in the event of a no-deal (...)

 Border Communities Against Brexit posted two photographs online of seven brand new customs patrol cars arriving at a Revenue Commissioners yard in the Border town on Tuesday.

A campaign group representing communities along the Border opposed to Brexit have reacted with concern at the arrival of a fleet of new Revenue custom(...)

 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(...)

One business leader said  industry leaders had told the British government directly that the no-deal Brexit plan would not work in Northern Ireland but that their concerns were ignored. Photograph: Bloomberg

The UK government’s “shambolic” no-deal Brexit plan “leaves Northern Ireland hung out to dry”, industry leaders from all sectors in the North have war(...)

A goods lorry at the commercial harbour port in Larne, Co Antrim. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

A no-deal Brexit could have a hugely negative impact on the haulage industry in Northern Ireland, and also would be damaging for exporters, a road fre(...)

Ukip leader Gerard Batten: his Border knowledge needs a little brushing up. Photograph: Leon Neal/Getty Images

The English have been getting stuff wrong about Ireland again. Earlier this week, Gerard Batten, an MEP for Ukip, made an effort to downplay the kerfu(...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster and deputy leader Nigel Dodds  have both previously had Invest NI within their ministerial portfolios. Photograph: PA Wire

The board of Invest NI has written to the North’s political parties, including the DUP, asking that “every possible step is taken to avoid the consequ(...)

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