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Time to roll up sleeves for a no-deal Brexit

Our political leaders have their work cut out to make sure we’re not left out in the cold if Britain crashes out of the EU in March

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
6th January, 2019

This is a tale of two political coats – one not worn by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and the other given away by the late Fianna Fáil MEP Mark Killilea.

It says something about how the country’s relationship with the EU has changed since we joined alongside Britain in 1973 and how we are now preparing for an EU without it.

Varadkar emerged from the first cabinet meeting of the new year with...

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