From green to blue: the checks and balances of the ‘new normal’
Endless examinations and inspections will now be the order of the day for shipments to and from Britain at Dublin Port
As senior officials from various government agencies updated the media at Dublin Port last Wednesday on their efforts to avoid Brexit-related traffic chaos, a 705-foot, steel-clad slab of irony sailed quietly into view behind them.
Through the glass of the passenger terminal, the Stena Estrid’s slogan of “Connecting Europe” could be plainly read as it dispatched its truck, cars and passengers from the Welsh port of Holyhead.
Back on the makeshift...
Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!
With any subscription you will have access to
Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps
Unlimited access to our eReader library
Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week
Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you
Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences
Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine
Tensions rise over Air Corps bid for search and rescue contract
Pilots’ group joins Irish Coast Guard boss in questioning the capability of the Air Corps to carry out effective rescues along east coast
State closure of Liberties digital hub went against expert advice
Grant Thornton review found use of land for affordable housing was a ‘less favourable’ option that would push tech firms out of area
Donohoe under pressure to allow outsiders apply for top Finance job
Department’s €212,000-a-year secretary general post restricted to civil service candidates as a ‘level one’ appointment
Battle of the barristers: Michael Brennan on the potential candidates in the Dublin Bay South by-election
It’s one of the wealthiest constituencies in the country, but its leafy streets will play host to knife-edge political intrigue and infighting in the coming months as half a dozen contenders fight to claim the seat vacated by Eoghan Murphy