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Garda chiefs will ‘hold off’ on reorganising the border divisions as part of its new policing plan until there is more certainty over Brexit.   It is still expected that the counties of Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal will merge into a new Garda division.  However any changes in personnel and…

In response to media reports on possible disruption to food supplies to retailers in the event of a hard Brexit, Director of Retail Ireland Thomas Burke said: “Consumers can rest assured, Irish retailers have comprehensive contingency plans in place to ensure supply continuity in all Brexit scenarios. He added that…

The President of the Irish Farmer’s Association is hopeful that Boris Johnson will see the importance of avoiding a crash-out Brexit. However, Joe Healy admits the new British Prime Minister only adds more uncertainty over Brexit. In its pre-budget submission, the IFA says Brexit is the greatest challenge to the…

The issue of border policing in Leitrim in the event of a no-deal Brexit was raised at yesterday’s meeting of the Joint Policing Committee in Leitrim. Fine Gael Councillor and local election candidate Sean McDermott says there will be serious implications for those living along the border in the county…