Brexit: Irish border traders concern for future as deal looms BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Traders living on both sides of the Irish border remain sceptical of what life will look like after the United Kingdom leaves the European Union. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/brexit/brexit-irish-border-traders-concern-for-future-as-deal-looms-37529187.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/incoming/article37529186.ece/a6fd0/AUTOCROP/h342/AFP_1AU27D.jpg Email Traders living on both sides of the Irish border remain sceptical of what life will look like after the United Kingdom leaves the European Union. Many business owners that make up the small communities dotted across border towns and villages in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland say they have been left in the dark over how their commercial lives will function post-Brexit. On any average day, workers, lorry-drivers, buses, agricultural vehicles and parents with schoolchildren pass through the invisible border without a thought. For border towns like Aughnacloy in Co Tyrone and Emyvale in Co Monaghan – which are just five miles apart – a free-flowing and frictionless border is crucial for business. Les Vajner, who runs a photography business in Aughnacloy with his wife Emilia who owns a flower shop, said: “We have a huge amount of traffic passing through here which we rely on. Almost half of my wife’s business comes from the Monaghan area or from… Read full this story
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