Given that the ROI is a foreign country you would expect there to be some customs hurdles to overcome. What is outrageous is that it is taking extra time and costs to move things around inside our own country.
U.K. made a sovereign decision to leave a deal which meant they didn’t have to do this with 27 different foreign countries
It was the U.K. who suggested that this was the solution, the U.K. made a sovereign decision to go with it.
It was the U.K. who turned down a SPS deal that was offered by the EU that would have simplified the process.
It was U.K. Government that denied that it meant a border in the Irish Sea, including on the first morning of a border in the Irish Sea.