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Brexit: John Bruton: ‘My plan for Ireland to beat Brexit’

Ireland can cope best with a British exit from the EU by identifying our best option, by pushing for it behind the scenes and, from the lessons to be learned from Brexit, promote EU reform

3rd July, 2016

In the wake of the British vote to leave the EU, Ireland must look out for opportunities, but prepare for the worst.

We need to do three things, all at the same time.

First, we must work out what would be the best option for Ireland, in terms of a new British relationship with the European Union. Then we should use all our influence, behind the scenes and without publicity, to steer Britain and our...

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