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Government fears exodus of Irish firms and jobs to Britain

• Tariffs and currency risks will drive Irish companies to Britain • Michael Smurfit: Ireland will have little influence on EU-Britain deal

2nd April, 2017
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The government fears that Irish companies will relocate to Britain to avoid the tariffs and currency risks which are among the potentially devastating impacts of Brexit.

A series of internal government documents shows the breadth of government concerns over the impact of Britain’s departure from the EU on the economy across a range of sectors, including bloodstock, fishing, research, forestry and agri-food.

Among the documents seen by The Sunday Business Post is a...

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