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Ireland Waits Uneasily for the Brexit Blow to Fall

Aug 14, 2016 | 13:00 GMT
Ireland Waits Uneasily for the Brexit Blow to Fall
British Prime Minister Theresa May and Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny meet in London on July 26. So far, it is unclear how much the Brexit will affect Ireland.
(STEFAN ROUSSEAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Much is at stake for Ireland as the United Kingdom prepares to leave the European Union. Not only could its economy be dealt a major blow, but fresh wounds also still exist between it and Northern Ireland that could be re-exposed if the Brexit is not carefully managed. Because London has not yet begun to negotiate its exit, it is too early to tell exactly how things will turn out, but it is clear that the island is collectively holding its breath....

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