Event to highlight importance of open border takes place this evening

Posters will be unveiled at six border crossings this evening to highlight the importance of keeping open borders on the anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement.

This week marks the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Good Friday Agreement but it comes at a time when Brexit places a question mark over the border.

At half past seven this evening the border at Belcoo and Blacklion will be one of those places where posters will be unveiled.

JJ O’Hara from Border Communities Against Brexit outlines the idea behind the move: