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Brexit and Ireland : the dangers, the opportunities, and the inside story of the Irish response / Tony Connelly.

By: Connelly, Tony.
Publisher: London : Penguin Books, 2018Edition: Updated edition.Description: 405 pp. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9780241982426 : (pbk.).Other title: Brexit & Ireland [Cover title].Subject(s): European Union -- Ireland | European Union -- Great Britain | Ireland -- Politics and government -- 21st century | Ireland -- Foreign economic relations -- Great Britain | European Union countries -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain -- 21st century | Great Britain -- Foreign economic relations. -- IrelandDDC classification: 341.242209417 Summary: Brexit represents 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 untold story of the Irish response to this political and economic earthquake and lays out the agenda for the uncertain years ahead. Drawing on unprecedented access to insiders in Dublin, London, Belfast and Brussels, Brexit and Ireland is full of insights about how the EU actually works, and of colourful and revealing stories from the corridors of power. Connelly talks to the business leaders, farmers and entrepreneurs on the front lines of the crisis, and traces the various ways in which Brexit is likely to change our lives. Brexit and Ireland is an entertaining and revealing account of this ongoing drama, and a must-read for anyone who cares about Ireland's future.
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"First published by Penguin Ireland 2017. This edition published with a new final chapter in Penguin Boooks 2018"--Title-page verso.

Includes index.

Brexit represents 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 untold story of the Irish response to this political and economic earthquake and lays out the agenda for the uncertain years ahead.

Drawing on unprecedented access to insiders in Dublin, London, Belfast and Brussels, Brexit and Ireland is full of insights about how the EU actually works, and of colourful and revealing stories from the corridors of power. Connelly talks to the business leaders, farmers and entrepreneurs on the front lines of the crisis, and traces the various ways in which Brexit is likely to change our lives. Brexit and Ireland is an entertaining and revealing account of this ongoing drama, and a must-read for anyone who cares about Ireland's future.

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