EU will not dance to hardliners' tune

Protecting the Good Friday Agreement from the arch Brexiteers, who have little or no regard for it, is an existential Irish interest

10th February, 2019

Let’s get a few things straight. There is a cohort of around 50 Tory MPs who want a no-deal Brexit because they want Britain to deal with the EU and the rest of the world on a WTO (World Trade Organisation) terms basis. This aim is completely inconsistent with an All-Ireland economy, which is central to the Good Friday Agreement.

This group of Tory MPs does not care about the Good Friday Agreement, the...

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