Ireland may have to sacrifice sacred cows to survive Brexit
State must reconsider corporate tax breaks and neutrality for the sake of our EU future….
There are three inter-related clusters of issues that confront Ireland in this phase. These are the negotiations themselves, the preparation of our public and private sectors for Brexit and Ireland’s future role in EU27.
All must be addressed in an environment of heightened uncertainty and contingency.
From an Irish perspective, it would be best if progress on the divorce itself is sufficiently substantial by the end of the year for the European Council to agree to open discussion on the future relationship between the UK………