CLAIM: Pet owners travelling from Northern Ireland to Ireland require “EU pet passports”.
CONCLUSION: True. This includes your pet being marked by a transponder (microchip) and vaccinated against rabies. There are presently no border checks for pets (as official policy); however it is uncertain what regulations will apply post-Brexit. Continue reading Do Northern Ireland pets need passports for Ireland?
CLAIM: There are 208 border crossings between Ireland and Northern Ireland.
CONCLUSION: Unproven. It is extremely difficult to accurately establish the exact number of border crossings, as many informal routes have been established since border infrastructure was removed and many are on private land, but the official number of main routes so far identified by the Irish and Northern Ireland governments is 208. Continue reading Are there 208 Ireland-Northern Ireland border crossings?
CLAIM: 30,000 people cross Ireland-Northern Ireland border daily.
CONCLUSION: Accurate. Indeed, this may be a low estimation, excluding train and other road journeys. Continue reading Do 30,000 people cross Ireland-Northern Ireland border daily?