Ireland will not permit EU port checks in event of no-deal Brexit
The Republic of Ireland will not allow customs checks on Irish goods in EU ports in any circumstances, even if that means return of a hard border with Northern Ireland after Brexit, the country’s deputy prime minister has said
‘Ireland is not going to allow situation where the UK leaving EU without a deal drags Ireland out of single market with it. We cannot allow that situation,’ Simon Coveney tells Irish parliament
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