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Listen: Ireland's Economy To Take 5% Hit In No-Deal Brexit Scenario.

: 03/26/2019 - 12:16

Ireland's economy will take a hit of nearly 5 per cent over the next decade if Britain leaves the EU without a deal.

According to a new ESRI report, 80 thousand people could also lose their jobs if there's a no deal outcome.

It says wages will go down and the prices we pay in the shops will rise.

Minister for European Affairs Helen McEntee says the figures are worrying.

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