FORGET fears over Brexit, Fermanagh cross-border commuters are already facing delays as a result of a recent customs crackdown, with hundreds of cars stopped and scores seized. Those crossing the border over the past number of weeks will have noticed an increased presence of Customs and Revenue checkpoints on the southern side, with officers dipping […]

‘Customs’ hut stark reminder of the past

AS last week’s border conference was taking place at the Lough Erne resort, and councils were agreeing to work together to combat Brexit, at the other end of the county a visual reminder was going up of what we could be facing in the months and years ahead.    As can be seen from our […]

Checkpoints expected to be ‘inevitable’ post-Brexit

    IT is becoming increasingly likely Fermanagh’s border will become an international frontier in the coming years, complete with customs checks, as moves towards a Brexit continue.  This week the Herald spoke to the head of policy in the North for the Freight Transport Association (FTA), Seamus Leheny, who has been meeting with the […]