Friday June 5, 2020

Brexiteers' vitriol on Ireland a sign of despair and confusion

The anger and criticism directed at Ireland is indicative of the complete lack of reassurance or solidity surrounding the British establishment as 'Border Monday' looms

30th November, 2017
Theresa May faces 'conveyor belt of confusion' on Brexit. Pic: Getty

Never mind Cyber Monday, Black Monday or even Bank Holiday Monday; we have Border Monday looming next week when the showdown of all showdowns will happen. Whatever the outcome, it won’t be pretty. So many players want to be centre stage in the endless hard, soft, flexi, light-touch, no-touch Brexit border debate, that it has all the air of turning into a boxing ring.

Certainly, future historians will find themselves overwhelmed and perplexed...

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