Varadkar says “if border posts return they will be attacked”

If border posts return to Northern Ireland they will be attacked, according to the Taoiseach.

Leo Varadkar says they’ll become natural targets for people if they have to be re-established post-Brexit.

But he believes there won’t be a return to the violence of the past in Northern Ireland.

Speaking in the US at the start of a week-long St Patrick’s Day visit, Leo Varadkar said certain tensions could be re-ignited by a hard border: