Simon Sweeney and Anna Corne dispute David Trimble’s suggestion that the Irish government is at fault with its stance on the post-Brexit border; Guthrie McKie hopes voters will punish the DUP for supporting an unpopular governmentDavid Trimble’s suggestion that the Irish government is destabilising the Good Friday agreement is absurd (Dublin stance on post-Brexit border could provoke loyalist paramilitaries, says Trimble, 7 April).

Dublin supports the EU position of allowing Northern Ireland to remain in the customs union and the single market in the event of there being no viable alternative means to avoid a hard border in Ireland. This position was agreed by the UK government, which Trimble supports, in December 2017. He and his pro-Brexit friends have not yet come up with an alternative.

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