Thursday December 5, 2019

Michael McDowell: Years of political and economic uncertainty lie ahead

For now, Ireland needs Britain to get a good market access and trade deal

26th June, 2016
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German Chancellor, Angela Merkel with Taoiseach and Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny Pic: RollingNews.ie

Avoiding clichés such as seismic, historic and game-changing is difficult when describing or analysing the democratic decision of the people of Britain to leave the EU.

The legal and political process of withdrawal will take years – years of uncertainty. Uncertainty is bad for our economic growth and investment. Until Britain’s trading relations with the EU are sorted out, many, many economic decisions will be postponed, within Britain and within EU member states....

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