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Harder border 'a challenge to peace and prosperity'

A cross-border road from Flagstaff to Omeath, Co Louth

BORIS Johnson's revised `withdrawal agreement' appears not to have wholly reassured people in the north and border region, research has found.

The Border into Brexit project run by Queen's University Belfast and Irish Central Border Area Network (ICBAN) found people still expected disruption from Brexit.

They are also still wary of the information they have received on the topic, and still feel uncertain about the future impact of Brexit on daily life in the border region.

It found uncertainty was seen as detrimental to the stability of the peace process, and the research underlined concerns felt by many respondents regarding a perceived potential resurgence of violence.

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