Fintan O’Toole: Hard Brexiteers have just discovered Britain is weaker than Ireland
Drama of Border talks shows how well EU protects members. Is there a lesson there?
There may be some way to go, but we have come much closer to a British climbdown on the question of the Irish Border after Brexit. And this will turn an acrimonious debate on its head.
So far, we’ve been talking about the implications of Brexit for Ireland. Now we have to talk about the implications of Ireland for Brexit.