Brexit and love across the Irish border

He’s in the UK, she’s in the EU. What happens when your relationship is affected by Brexit?

Jamie McCartney lives in south Armagh, Northern Ireland, and his girlfriend Shannon Griffin Callan lives in Dundalk, in the Irish Republic.

It’s only a 15-minute drive, but they cross the Irish border every time they want to see each other. So the prospect of the return of border checks and data roaming charges, as the Irish border becomes the only land border between the UK and the EU, is making them think about leaving Ireland altogether.

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