Articles tagged “northern ireland”

Ireland’s Tourism Success Is Under Threat by Brexit: A Skift Deep Dive

Ireland’s Tourism Success Is Under Threat by Brexit: A Skift Deep Dive

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Whatever happens over the next few weeks, months, and years, Brexit has brought back some unpleasant memories and risks damaging the very united tourism that the north and the south in Ireland have worked so hard to build.

6 months ago

UK Plans Brexit Compromise to Keep Irish Border Open for Travel

UK Plans Brexit Compromise to Keep Irish Border Open for Travel

Tim Ross and Alex Morales, Bloomberg

With tourism booming in Northern Ireland thanks to the global popularity of shows like "Game of Thrones," the last thing the UK wants is for customs checkpoints to stifle any of that.

12 months ago

Facial Recognition Startup Hoping to Solve Brexit’s Ireland Border Conundrum

Facial Recognition Startup Hoping to Solve Brexit’s Ireland Border Conundrum

Jeremy Kahn, Bloomberg

The Irish border question has become the biggest issue surrounding Brexit. The UK government has said it doesn't want a return to the checkpoints of the past and is looking at creative ways of solving the problem.

1 year ago

Northern Ireland Still Struggles To Heal Wounds, Draw Tourists

Northern Ireland Still Struggles To Heal Wounds, Draw Tourists

Reuters

What was a big victory for peace over 15 years ago has evolved very little since then. But resolving religious conflicts is much harder than smoothing over political ones.

6 years ago