Monday July 13, 2020

Brexit: Helter Skelter economics

How can Ireland emerge from Brexit unscathed in the coming months?

Ian Guider

Markets Editor

10th July, 2016

The fastest-growing economy in Europe. An unemployment rate now half of that seen at the peak of the financial crisis. Booming retail sales, record low state borrowing costs and taxes flowing in from major corporations at an unprecedented pace. Is it any wonder that government ministers have been repeating their line that the estimated €1 billion available for tax cuts and spending increases in October’s budget is still there, regardless of the shock outcome of...

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