Stephen Kinsella: May has left Ireland with volatility and the prospect of a nearer hard Brexit

Stephen Kinsella: May has left Ireland with volatility and the prospect of a nearer hard Brexit View Gallery

In the wake of Britain's snap election, Ireland's ability to adjust in the face of uncertainty like this is probably our greatest asset

Politics is about decisions, and when you decide, you must divide. British prime minister Theresa May last week decided to call a snap election more than 1,000 days before she was required to by law, simply because the polls told her she could. Today, May faces a divided House of Commons and commands a slim majority of only 17 MPs.

She is defeated in the House of Lords semi-regularly. She knows she will need more support to...

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