Comment: Brexit remains the most pressing issue for Ireland

We may be weary of the protracted soap opera that is the UK’s exit from the European Union, yet this is the most crucial hour of an act that will shape our economic future

16th November, 2020
Comment: Brexit remains the most pressing issue for Ireland
In 45 days, the UK will have left the European Union and that will change our relationship with our nearest neighbour forever. Picture: Getty

A constitutional crisis precipitated by the non-resignation of a judge is a sideshow right now. Yes, principles must not be sacrificed for expediency, but political leadership instead needs to be completely focussed on how the last scene of the last act of Brexit talks is playing out as these changes will be as lasting as they are disruptive.

In a mere 45 days, the UK will have left the European Union and that will change...

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