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Now I know last week in the aftermath of Christmas I wished you all a Happy New Year. But I am compiling this on January 1, 2019, so I think it is only appropriate that I would repeat my New Year message to each and every one of my readers. I also have to say thanks to you all, because every day I go out I meet someone who has read my previous column and has a comment or two to make. So thank you for that.
As we prepare to vote tomorrow, I think it’s important to reflect on what this referendum is and is not about.
While domestic policy challenges continue to dominate Irish political discourse, the sense that negotiations are reaching a crunch phase is pushing Brexit higher up the agenda. Insider however senses that much of the population, and even some of the political class, are oblivious to the scale of the challenges facing the State on the global front, and the painful decisions and choices that may have to be taken.
Galway will be well positioned to be the potential home of relocating overseas companies after Brexit if the green light is granted next month to a spectacular €100m office block and retail development to be constructed at Galway docks, less than 300m from Eyre Square.