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Power says Irish outlook positive despite Brexit uncertainty

25th August, 2016
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Friends First economist Jim Power has said the outlook for the Irish economy is still positive, despite the uncertainty caused by Britain's vote to leave the EU.

Power said it was difficult to see any economic upside from Brexit for Britain, Ireland or the EU in general. He added that, in the short-term, the key issues for Ireland were a slowdown in the British economy and a further weakening of sterling.

The economist said GDP...

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