Category Archives: Brexit

Brexit: Where are we now?

As the Brexit negotiations reach a critical phase, Owen McQuade reflects on the current state of the negotiations in which the border has proved to be the final stumbling block for a...

Barnett for agriculture?

The release of ‘no deal’ contingency plans by the UK Government has once again raised concerns that the Barnett formula could be utilised in dispensing future agricultural support arrangements, a move that...

Brexit, borders and criminal justice

Katy Hayward of Queen’s University Belfast offers her reflections on Brexit, borders and their potential impacts on criminal justice co-operation in Ireland. Opening her presentation, Hayward suggests that many questions remain unresolved...

Brexit: Deal or No Deal?

Given the lack of progress in negotiations since March, the possibility of a ‘no deal’ Brexit is real, writes QUB’s David Phinnemore. The UK’s negotiations on withdrawal from the EU are entering...

Trump, Brexit and Europe

Phil Hogan, European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development reflects on the post-Brexit era of “populism, polarisation and political poison” facing Ireland in the context of Trump-led trade wars. None are as...

The implications of Brexit

The challenges of Brexit threaten to disrupt a whole suite of arrangements and presuppositions that have existed on the island in the 45 years since the UK and Ireland joined the European...