Irish economy so vulnerable due to strong UK links
Published 09/08/2016 | 02:30
Politicians often refer to Ireland's unique role in the EU - it is the only country with a land border with the UK.
Brexit causes uncertainty about the future of the Common Travel Area, the peace process in Northern Ireland and Irish-British relations in general.
Due to its strong trade relationship with the UK, the Irish economy may suffer more than other European countries from a UK exit.