Brexit and Ireland

The Dangers, the Opportunities, and the Inside Story of the Irish Response

Recommended by Boris Starling, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #7 in Brexit

Brexit represents potentially the single greatest economic and foreign-policy challenge to the Irish state since the Second World War. There is hardly any area of Irish life that won't be affected.

More than any other journalist, RTE's long-time Brussels correspondent Tony Connelly has been helping the public make sense of the implications of Brexit for Ireland. Now, he tells the dramatic inside story of the Irish response to this political and economic earthquake and lays out the agenda for the uncertain years ahead.

Based on extensive interviews with insiders in...

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Boris Starling The EU has to have an external hard border at a point where the EU butts up against non-EU states. And yet Northern Ireland is British, part of the Common Travel Area, and the Republic of Ireland is a republic and part of the EU. They are logistically more or less the same place now. There’s no hard border. There has to be a hard border, but they don’t want one. That’s a circle that cannot really be squared. Connolly’s book is very, very good on how this will affect people. (Source)

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