Now that Brexit has actually happened we can begin to take stock of how it will affect Ireland, writes Aideen Ginnell
And so with a sprinkling of rain, a flicker of elusive sunshine and, oh, a splash of everything else, another summer draws to a close. Students are heading back to school or university. Workers are getting back to work. Everyone is returning to the routine.
This Saturday marks the beginning of the annual St. Patrick’s Festival, a four-day celebration of all things Irish leading up to our national holiday on Tuesday, 17 March.
Most commentators agree that the worst of the recession is now over. Across almost every sector of industry, business has picked up and is expected to continue picking up in 2015 and beyond.