Is Britain aiming to become the new Ireland?

With Trump, Brexit and tax issues coming down the tracks, Ireland needs a new plan

22nd January, 2017

If 2016 was a turbulent year, we can be certain that 2017 will see some even bumpier moments. Just two events last week highlighted this – the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States, and British prime minister Theresa May’s outlining of her 12-point plan for Britain’s exit from the European Union.

It may seem parochial to worry about our own patch with so many serious problems afflicting...

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