Brexit: A messy divorce destined to derail Ireland’s economy

With the reintroduction of a hard border a real possibility, we must try to punch above our weight

22nd January, 2017
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Theresa May’s address sounded a warning bell to expect a hard Brexit Picture: Getty

The small and exclusive Swiss village of Davos plays host every year to world leaders, political power brokers, billionaire business people, tech titans and, increasingly, Hollywood celebrities. Taoiseach Enda Kenny is a regular attendee, as is the IDA. It provides a unique opportunity to discreetly meet with the leaders of the major global corporations that can bring jobs to Ireland.

Kenny’s appearance goes down well each year. He has an easy story to tell of...

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