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Revenue’s head of customs operations Tom Talbot: ‘The concept of frictionless and seamless trade with the UK ended with its exit from the EU in January.’ Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

The State will never return to the type of trading relationship it enjoyed with Britain prior to Brexit, a leading customs official said on Monday as (...)

Tom Talbot, head of Revenue’s customs operations, told a Government briefing that solutions to the delays ‘will come quickly’. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Revenue has apologised for delays in its customs IT system as it struggles to cope with up to 20,000 declarations for small parcels from Britain being(...)

 Freight trucks  at Dublin Port. The Department of Transport  suggested that some  companies had been insufficiently prepared for complexities when exporting products to Ireland. Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/RollingNews.ie

Officials working with Revenue and several government departments have said supply chain issues in the Irish retail sector since the new year are a re(...)

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(...)

The percentage of cargo coming into Dublin Port from Britain and getting Revenue clearance to immediately enter the State has   to more than 70 per cent. Photograph: Alan Betson

The percentage of cargo coming into Dublin Port from Britain and getting Revenue clearance to immediately enter the State has jumped from less than 50(...)

Truck drivers travelling on ferries from Britain to Ireland are reminded to check their customs channel on the Customs RoRo Service 30 minutes out from arriving into Dublin or Rosslare ports

Revenue has outlined important customs advice to hauliers and truck drivers to minimise delays as customs checks take place in the Irish Sea for goods(...)

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(...)