Depart. Finance Impact Report [March 2017]

Negative Impact The UK decision to withdraw from the EU has very significant consequences for the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland, North-South relations and the relationships between the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. It has been described by the Irish government as possibly the greatest economic and social challenge for 50 years. The […]

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Revenue Draft Customs Report

1 Introduction Once the negotiations are completed, Article 50(2) provides that this should be within 2 years,¬†regardless of what agreement is reached, the UK will become a 3rd country for customs purposes and the associated formalities will be unavoidable. Again, while this will affect all MS, the affect will be more profound on Ireland as […]

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Ireland Priorities [May 2017]

The Irish Government published a paper on its withdrawal negotiations objectives in May 2017. Organisation The Taoiseach is involved as a member of the European Council in giving political direction in relation to Brexit negotiations in conjunction with the other 26 heads of government and heads of state. The Minister for Foreign Affairs is involved […]

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Revenue Preparedness Material

Process and negotiations The United Kingdom (UK) held a Brexit referendum on 23 June 2016. They subsequently invoked Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. The consequence of these actions is that the UK are scheduled to leave the European Union (EU) on Friday, 29 March 2019 and therefore become a non-EU country. Invoking […]

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