Dr Ray Bassett: Ireland needs to fight for a good deal, even if it annoys our friends in Europe

In the wake of Brexit, we need to defend our interests

22nd January, 2017
Theresa May and Enda Kenny could well find some common cause on Brexit Picture: Getty

Finally, after much urging from all sides, Theresa May last week outlined her 12-point approach to Brexit. In her address to the diplomatic corps in London, May set out what has been interpreted as a road map to a ‘hard Brexit’. While much of what she said was widely expected, the tone and the directness of her message surprised many commentators, including, according to some reports, the Irish government. This speech can be regarded as...

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