Project Pricey: 16 ways a hard Brexit would hit Irish pockets

The effects of the UK leaving the EU without a deal would have serious consequences here

In a bordered world, you would only be able to carry in goods to the value of €430, as you would be coming from outside the EU. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

In a bordered world, you would only be able to carry in goods to the value of €430, as you would be coming from outside the EU. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

We have just six months left. That means there are just 180 days or so to sort Brexit out in a fashion that doesn’t catapult us all into a pit of economic despair, and things are not looking promising.

In the run-up to the referendum in June 2016, Pricewatch ran a piece whichthat focussed on how Irish consumers might be hit in the event that the British electorate jumped off the cliff. As we were writing it we were certain it was purely an academic exercise and that none of the apocalyptic predictions we were making would come to pass for the very simple reason that Brexit would not happen.

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