Michael McDowell: If a Brexit comes to pass, the break-up will be mutual, negotiated and gradual
The economic consequences could be double-edged
Brexit is viewed with grave apprehension here in Ireland - and with good reason. It would leave the Republic a member of the EU - bound, theoretically, on a journey of “ever closer union” with the other EU members - while our closest political ally in most European matters and our greatest trading partner, Britain, departs on a radically different path.
A kind of political and constitutional San Andreas Fault would begin to open along...
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