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As we prepare to vote tomorrow, I think it’s important to reflect on what this referendum is and is not about.
Irish restaurateurs are optimistic about the state of business in the year ahead, they were told this week at their annual convention in Limerick.
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.
The James Connolly Forum will hold a public meeting on Tuesday 21st March at 8 pm in Richardson’s, Eyre Sq. Galway under the heading: BREXIT – THE LEFT VIEW: The Implications & Opportunities for Ireland.
Well, as we said last week, a general election for Northern Ireland is now laid out for March 2.
If you would like to know more about how Brexit will affect your business, farm, or daily life, you are invited to attend a public meeting which has been organised to address these very concerns.
Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty was in fine form during the Budget debate. Particularly enjoyable was his contrasting the Cabinet ‘s bellyaching over when to pay the miserly €5 extra to pensioners with the carefree approach to dishing out another €4,000+ per annum to ministers.
In what has been a tumultuous year to date – an inconclusive general election result in February, the shock of Brexit in June, and then the judgment in the Apple case at the end of August – last week’s Budget arguably posed the biggest challenge to date to the minority Government and the much vaunted ‘new politics’.