Friday February 21, 2020

McWilliams: We will do just fine if there’s a Brexit

There’s no evidence that a No vote will spell economic disaster for Britain - or us

21st February, 2016
David Cameron with Angela Merkel: the Brexit vote will be one of the defining moments of his premiership Picture: AP

The Irish bureaucratic establishment has been warning that Brexit would be a disaster for Ireland. The Taoiseach has intervened, saying he hopes that Britain remains in the EU.

Irish ambassadors have been explaining why Brexit would be catastrophic for Irish business. The working assumption in bureaucratic circles appears to be that leaving the EU would be bad for the British economy and even worse for us.

In Ireland, the British debate is being presented as...

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