Monday 11 December 2017

Tax cuts could boost economy after Brexit

Public Expenditure Minister Paschal Donohoe. Photo: Arthur Carron
Public Expenditure Minister Paschal Donohoe. Photo: Arthur Carron
Editorial

Editorial

After nine months of waiting in a phoney war situation, we may finally see the EU-UK divorce proceedings actually begin this week. It will be a long and difficult process, taking two years to achieve a big-picture draft deal.

There is no doubt that these are the biggest foreign policy decisions facing Ireland since World War II. The kind of arrangements Ireland may be able to get will shape the lives of every Irish citizen for several generations.

A wrong outcome could also threaten the fragile peace process in Northern Ireland, taking us back to a time of heartbreak for everyone.

Please sign in or register with Independent.ie for free access to Opinions.

Sign In

Promoted Links

Today's news headlines, directly to your inbox every morning.

Don't Miss