Tuesday March 31, 2020

Red alert as business braces for crash-out

Brexit has provided a ‘kick up the arse’ for some businesses to look beyond the familiar British market, but many others feel that the government should be providing stronger direction

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
8th September, 2019
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Taking the bull by the horns: British prime minister Boris Johnson will be arriving in Ireland tomorrow to meet Taoiseach Leo Varadkar Pic: Getty

The Irish navvies were known as ‘the men who built Britain’ in recognition of their key role in the construction of motorways, train lines and housing projects.

It is fitting therefore, in this Brexit era, that it is still an Irish company that is fixing 250,000 potholes in Britain per year, although the hard labour is now being done by a machine rather than by men with picks and shovels.

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