Saturday February 22, 2020

With Brexit done, the real battle begins now

The uncertainty is only beginning for Ireland, and plenty of effort will be required to keep things on track

2nd February, 2020
The UK left the EU on Friday night Picture: Getty

Irish people could be forgiven for heaving a great sigh of relief now that Britain has left the European Union. Not because there is any appetite for Brexit – most Irish people would prefer that Britain had stayed – but because a long and uncertain road that led to great instability and anxiety has finally been brought to a conclusion.

However, as Vincent Boland warns elsewhere in these pages, Britain finally Brexiting is not the...

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