We can’t wash our hands of Britain

Despite what the government may say, Ireland has an umbilical link with Britain and we must protect that relationship from Michel Barnier and other EU forces

1st January, 2017
Ireland impresses nobody by playing the good European

Ray Bassett, the former Irish ambassador to Canada and senior diplomat for more than 30 years, has written an extremely important article in today’s Sunday Business Post (see above). He is worried about the stance that our government, particularly the Department of Foreign Affairs, is taking regarding Brexit. You should be worried too.

It appears that the Irish government has decided that there is no special relationship with Britain, and that our attitude to...

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