Tuesday February 25, 2020

Kinsella: Brexit is the single biggest threat we face

Were Britain to vote to leave, Ireland’s recovery would end, more or less on the spot

13th March, 2016
How about urging every Irish person with a vote in Britain to vote to stay?

The phrase ‘cutting off the nose to spite the face’ supposedly comes from a period when women would disfigure themselves and their children in order to stop being carried off by marauders. The phrase has evolved to now mean harming one aspect of yourself at the expense of the rest of you.

Every time you read a piece about the likelihood of Britain voting to leave the European Union, that idiom gets tossed...

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