Clones solicitor says he feels ‘sorry’ for businesses dealing with covid-19 and looming effects of Brexit

A Clones solicitor said he feels sorry for businesses that have to deal with covid-19 and the looming effects of Brexit.

The British government has revealed that new checks on some goods entering the North from Britain are set to be introduced on January 1st, as part of the Irish protocol of the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement.

UK Minister Michael Gove insisted that checks will be kept to a minimum and that a hard border will be avoided.

However, local solicitor Adrian Kelly expressed fears that infrastructure may be needed in border regions along Cavan and Monaghan.

Speaking on the Joe Finnegan Show, Adrian Kelly explained what this could mean for local businesses: