Ireland may face ‘serious consequences’ if Britain leaves EU

Irish financial services and agricultural exports could sustain a major hit if Britain were to vote to leave the EU, according to economist Colm McCarthy.

In the first of a series of presentations on the topic to an Oireachtas committee on European affairs, the UCD economist said there could be very serious repercussions for Ireland if its nearest trading partner decides to pass a prospective referendum on exiting the EU.


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