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The Irish border issue will remain a major sticking point in the complex negotiations to come.
There has already been tough talk from the Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, who’s warned his country will take a very firm line in trade talks to protect fishing and farming communities.
While the Foreign Affairs minister Simon Coveney insisted Ireland was Brexit ready and prepared for new realities.