Brexit: Bread costs may rise and free movement to UK under threat

The best of Brexit-related developments for Ireland beyond the main headlines

2nd March, 2017
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The UK is expected to trigger Article 50 this month Pic: Getty

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“The overwhelming message we received from our hearings was that Brexit will inevitably result in a more difficult trading relationship with the UK. Uncertainty has led to the weakening of sterling, which is putting serious pressure on prices and exports," committee chairman Pat Deering said.

The headline figures - including the fact that the UK accounts for around 40 per cent of Irish agri-food exports - have been well rehearsed. But...

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