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The combination of a hard Brexit and the Public Health Alcohol Bill pose a major threat to Galway’s economy, according to a report by agri-economist Ciaran Fitzgerald on behalf of the Alcohol Beverage Federation of Ireland (ABFI).
Well, this week we will begin with a tale of woe: Ireland versus Scotland on Saturday in the Six Nations Cup.
More than 400 people from the Midlands flocked to the Mullingar Park Hotel last Thursday night (January 19) to a public meeting on Brexit, hosted by Fine Gael Deputy, Peter Burke, and his party colleague and Senator, Gabrielle McFadden.
Well, as we said last week, a general election for Northern Ireland is now laid out for March 2.
One of Ireland's leading left-wing economists, Brian O'Boyle, will address a public meeting in Galway this evening, on the new situation facing Ireland in the aftermath of Brexit.
Even the most sceptical observer cannot accuse those who describe last week’s Brexit referendum result as 'seismic' or 'a political earthquake' of engaging in hyperbole. From an Irish perspective, it is potentially the most significant thing to happen in peace-time British politics since the abdication of King Edward VIII in 1936.
The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) has expressed concern that a Brexit could lead to increased regulations for Irish travel agents and higher travel costs for Irish consumers travelling to and from the UK and Northern Ireland.
"We must sow terror in the hearts of the Irish people," a senior Irish politician told Irish Independent journalist James Downey in 2001, explaining how the Republic's Government would reverse the people's No vote to the EU's Nice Treaty that year, and turn it into a Yes vote for the same treaty the year after.
It has been a busy 12 months at the ballot boxes – General Elections in Ireland and Britain, a landmark vote to introduce same-sex marriage in the Republic. Each has been noteworthy, historic, and in some cases seismic but, as Insider has noted for some time, the biggest electoral event facing Ireland in 2016 is Britain's upcoming EU membership referendum on June 23.