Britain’s EU exit will not be an amicable split. It will be a bitter divorce

What are the key questions for the Irish government on Brexit?

19th February, 2017

At just over 4,000 words long, the text of the speech delivered by Enda Kenny to a packed Mansion House on Wednesday afternoon was one of the longest he has delivered in his decades in politics. Yet, with the exception of a few policy wonks in the audience, nobody was paying any attention to the words, given the incredible political drama unfolding in Leinster House.

Yet the importance of the Taoiseach’s speech will become more apparent...

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