Border tourist hotels brace up for challenges of Brexit

Gillian Nelis

Managing Editor @gnelis
20th January, 2019
Ciaran O’Neill, owner of the Bishop’s Gate hotel in Derry Picture: Chris Neely

Paul Sweeney of Castle Grove isn’t expecting to face anything quite as traumatic as his 17th century predecessors as a result of Brexit. But the March deadline for Britain’s EU exit is likely to make this a particularly challenging year for border region hospitality businesses like his.

“We’ve allocated a small budget for Brexit planning, but the challenge is knowing where to spend it when things are still so uncertain,” he...

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