Border talk stirs up bad memories in Northern Ireland

Boris Johnson’s Brexit proposals are filling those in rural County Fermanagh with dread and confusionTwo very different storms barrelled into Gortmullan last week, one from the west, the other from the east.Remnants of Hurricane Lorenzo unleashed...

Border talk stirs up bad memories in Northern Ireland

Boris Johnson’s Brexit proposals are filling those in rural County Fermanagh with dread and confusion

Two very different storms barrelled into Gortmullan last week, one from the west, the other from the east.

Remnants of Hurricane Lorenzo unleashed wind and rain from the Atlantic across the area, a rural pocket of County Fermanagh that marks Northern Ireland’s border with the Republic. “Stay back, stay high, stay dry,” advised the authorities, and residents duly hunkered down. Lorenzo passed without major damage.

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