Mock customs point set up at anti-Brexit Ireland border protest
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION): Anti-Brexit campaigners protested at six different points of the border between Northern Ireland and Ireland on Saturday (March 30), fearing a return of customs checks could risk peace, jobs and their way of life.
The currently seamless 500 km (350 mile) border would be the United Kingdom's only land frontier with the EU after Brexit and the question of how it is kept open has become a major hurdle in efforts to ensure the UK quits the bloc in an orderly fashion.
Organizers estimated more than 1,000 locals gathered from the northwest village of Bridgend to Carrickcarnon on the east coast, two of the more than 200 crossings that some 30,000 people cross each day for work.
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