Sunday May 31, 2020

Brexit: The proven resilience of the Irish economy

Having just bought AA Ireland for €157 million, Nick Corcoran believes we can withstand the fallout

3rd July, 2016
Nick Corcoran believes that the Irish economy can withstand the fallout from Brexit Pic: Getty

The negative is an easy default position; assuming Britain, in whatever form it emerges from Brexit, will be a spent force with the consequent shuddering halt to the growth of the Irish economy. The small army of social and media commentators, enticingly encouraging the herd to succumb to the paralysis of fear and uncertainty, have very short memories of the proven resilience and fortitude of the Irish economy.

It is absurd to suggest, as many...

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