11 Jan 2019

How Ireland is preparing for Brexit

Scotland Correspondent

With 77 days to go until Brexit, the UK isn’t the only country frantically making preparations for what’s about to come.

In Ireland, politicians have spent two years putting together a plan of action, as well contingencies if there’s no Brexit deal.

There’s plenty of uncertainty about the impact on tariffs, especially for anyone involved with agriculture, but Ireland’s expanding tech and financial sectors are hoping to benefit if investors and highly-trained workers abandon London to seek new opportunities across the Irish Sea.