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Hard Border: Irish author takes a timely walk along the Ulster Canal for new book

Amid ongoing uncertainty over Brexit's effect on the border, Derry author Darach MacDonald, who grew up in Clones, Co Monaghan, tells Gail Bell why he walked the route of the Ulster Canal for his book Hard Border, a journey in history, geography and, of course, politics

Journalist and author Darach MacDonald at his home in Derry Picture: Margaret McLaughlin
HARD or soft – whatever the elasticity of the Irish border post-Brexit, there is something more personal at stake than rigid economics, according to the author of a new book on the hotly debated[...]

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