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jjmack

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You have actually posted two links in two different posts on the same topic, one without comment and one showing a gif of you rolling in laughter and so I won't take that one too seriously, notwithstanding that you mocked the speaker's accent. (I wonder how your own accent sounds? ;) )

However, the BBC link appears to less bias than the Belfast Telegraph and shows that the Irish Prime Minister on the World Economic Forum was simply asked for his opinion on what a 'Hard Border' would look like and he gave it.

Asked to describe what a hard border would look like if the outcome of Brexit was a worst-case scenario, Mr Varadkar said: “It would involve customs posts, it would involve people in uniform and it may involve the need, for example, for cameras, physical infrastructure, possibly a police presence or army presence to back it up.”

Remember, he was asked for a 'worst-case scenario'.

He further stated that such a border, given the history of Irish politics would become a target.

Bearing in mind that no one really knows the outcome of Brexit, I took his comments to be nothing more than speculation with possibilities.

More unhelpful scaremongering from the 'wee man', nothing else. How does your accent sound, by the way ?  ::)
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Re: Northern Ireland's future at risk without post-Brexit customs deal, says Hain
« Reply #706 on: February 03, 2019, 09:24:36 AM »

Had the E.U.been told two years ago take the U.K. deal and the money, or its no deal and no money,
we would have been saved all the `verbal tripe`we  have been inflicted with by a bunch of losers!
IMHO as per usual.

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Re: Northern Ireland's future at risk without post-Brexit customs deal, says Hain
« Reply #708 on: February 04, 2019, 04:57:00 AM »
https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/nov/17/dup-northern-ireland-brexit-deal-ulster-farmers-union

"DUP and Northern Irish businesses at odds over May's Brexit deal"

"Ulster Farmers’ Union tells Arlene Foster no-deal Brexit would be disastrous for region"

"A row has erupted between the Democratic Unionist party and Northern Ireland business and farming interests after the Ulster Farmers’ Union gave its backing to Theresa May’s Brexit deal, in the first sign of cracks in support for the unionist party’s policy at home."

"The union, which represents more than 11,000 farmers, many of whom traditionally vote for the DUP, has called on Arlene Foster to vote for the Brexit deal, telling her a no-deal Brexit would be absolutely disastrous for the region."

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Re: Northern Ireland's future at risk without post-Brexit customs deal, says Hain
« Reply #709 on: February 04, 2019, 05:08:51 AM »
https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/jan/03/police-reinforcements-for-northern-ireland-in-case-of-no-deal-brexit-1000-officers-training-trouble-hard-border
"Fri 4 Jan 2019"

"Police reinforcements for Northern Ireland in case of no-deal Brexit"

"Almost 1,000 officers from rest of UK to start training to deal with trouble arising from hard border"

"Plans for a national mobilisation of police, which were devised in the wake of the 2011 riots across England, are being revised and adapted for the tensions thrown up by a no-deal Brexit"


"Almost 1,000 police officers from England and Scotland are to begin training for deployment in Northern Ireland in case of disorder from a no-deal Brexit, the Guardian has learned."

"The plans were put in place after Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) chiefs asked for reinforcements to deal with any trouble that arises from a hard border. The training for officers from English forces and Police Scotland is expected to begin this month."

"The news came on a day of growing concern that a no-deal Brexit is becoming a distinct possibility, on which:" etcetera,...

My note,... well it might be interesting to see how residents in nationalist areas in Belfast might regard and react to being policed by British mainland police officers. !

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Re: Northern Ireland's future at risk without post-Brexit customs deal, says Hain
« Reply #710 on: February 04, 2019, 07:08:58 PM »
Had the E.U.been told two years ago take the U.K. deal and the money, or its no deal and no money,
we would have been saved all the `verbal tripe`we  have been inflicted with by a bunch of losers!
IMHO as per usual.

jilly :)

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Re: Northern Ireland's future at risk without post-Brexit customs deal, says Hain
« Reply #711 on: February 05, 2019, 07:25:25 AM »
https://www.irishtimes.com/news/world/brexit/borderlands/keeping-peace

"Keeping the Peace"

"An old conflict and a new Border: How Britain's exit from the European Union could threaten 20 years of peace in Northern Ireland."

"There will be twice as many land Border crossings in Ireland as there are in the entirety of Europe."


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Re: Northern Ireland's future at risk without post-Brexit customs deal, says Hain
« Reply #712 on: February 08, 2019, 05:03:02 AM »
"February 7 2019"
https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/dup-meeting-on-partys-brexit-stance-did-not-discuss-impact-on-northern-ireland-says-jim-wells-37791988.html

"DUP meeting on party's Brexit stance did not discuss impact on Northern Ireland, says Jim Wells"

"We were always anti-EU and debates had been held for decades, says party outsider"

"Jim Wells has lifted the lid on the crunch DUP meeting which decided which side the party would back in the EU referendum campaign which subsequently saw it catapulted into the centre of UK and EU politics."

"He revealed there was no impact assessment presented on how a leave win would affect Northern Ireland and that there was no voices raised in support of remaining with the matter decided on within minutes although the meeting lasted "several hours".

"He said given the party's opposition to the EU for over four decades - and the experience gathered over that time - it was an easy decision to make. He said the mechanics of how the UK departed - including for a solution to the Irish border - were not discussed."

"Nor was a presentation on the strengths or weaknesses of leaving or remaining done."

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Re: Northern Ireland's future at risk without post-Brexit customs deal, says Hain
« Reply #713 on: February 08, 2019, 06:22:07 PM »

Its such an absolute bore Syriana-and funny enough most of us are just continuing to go our
own ways!
IMHO we shall continue to do so no matter what the `tippy typers`on Forums,Press writing
doom and gloom,those who refer to themselves as the ¬Business Community` and the Muppets
who are dragged onto TV to spout a load of codswallop-these are called `the experts`!
I am convinced none of these groups actually lead normal lives!
In fact I have doubts they are actually living a life at all!

jilly :D


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Re: Northern Ireland's future at risk without post-Brexit customs deal, says Hain
« Reply #714 on: February 08, 2019, 07:23:56 PM »
The so called 'experts' who are dusted off and dragged out on TV are usually "know-alls" who will know tomorrow why the thing they predicted yesterday didn't happen today.  I am convinced that we will end up with a deal because we have to end up with a deal and for no other reason.
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Re: Northern Ireland's future at risk without post-Brexit customs deal, says Hain
« Reply #715 on: February 09, 2019, 08:11:06 AM »

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Re: Northern Ireland's future at risk without post-Brexit customs deal, says Hain
« Reply #716 on: February 10, 2019, 05:57:55 PM »

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Re: Northern Ireland's future at risk without post-Brexit customs deal, says Hain
« Reply #717 on: February 10, 2019, 05:58:57 PM »

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« Reply #719 on: February 12, 2019, 09:54:45 PM »