Brexit offers Ireland a chance to reassess priorities on EU stage

When Brexit eventually happens, we’ll find ourselves in a changed world with new dynamics at play. It’s time we planned accordingly

21st July, 2019

While the Irish state and commentariat have focused almost obsessively on Brexit over the past three years, less priority has been afforded to evaluating the new dynamics likely to emerge in the EU once the British leave.

Ireland will rapidly encounter a changing union, with a shift in the balance of power and influence which almost inevitably means a commensurate shift in priorities and policy outcomes at EU level.

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