Along the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, communities have worked hard to move on from a more violent time in the island’s history, when customs posts and military checkpoints were the norm. But, as Brexit looms, is a return to the past inevitable?
Deaglán de Bréadún / @DdeBreadun
Journalist and author
Deaglán de Bréadún is a journalist and author based in Dublin. He worked for many years with The Irish Times and was the paper’s bureau chief in Northern Ireland at the time of the Good Friday Agreement. He is the author of “The Far Side of Revenge: Making Peace in Northern Ireland” (Collins Press, 2008) and “Power Play: The Rise of Modern Sinn Féin” (Merrion Press, 2015).