Friday 18 August 2017

Enda plays a blinder as he offers to act as go-between for UK and Brussels

"BREXIT" is one of those ugly jargon words which from time to time come out of political processes generally and the EU in particular.

It is supposed to sum up the danger that our nearest neighbour will not be able to overcome its recurring angst about the European Union and is inevitably on course to leave sooner rather than later. Such a drastic move would have big implications for Ireland.

In recent days we have been reading screaming British media headlines about the appointment of a man who allegedly has brandy for breakfast making "Brexit inevitable". Well, one more time Britain has lost the EU argument, and Jean-Claude Juncker of Luxembourg will next autumn take over as president of the policy-guiding EU Commission.

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