Tuesday September 22, 2020

Becoming an island behind a problem

The civic dialogue on Brexit in the Royal Hospital last week was all-island, but not all-encompassing

6th November, 2016
Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan speaks to the media as he arrives at the Brexit All-Ireland Civic Dialogue in the Royal Hospital Kilmainham earlier this week Pic: RollingNews.ie

Confusion bedevils the Brexit process, not necessarily because of a lack of effort on the part of anyone involved, but because a major nation like Britain leaving the EU is totally unprecedented. No-one really knows what will happen, or how the process might work out. Comparisons have been drawn with Greenland leaving the EU some time ago but Greenland’s departure from the EU does not offer much precedent value compared to the impact of the...

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