Local economist claims 2018 could be one of the most crucial years for Ireland’s future development

A Longford economist claims 2018 could be one of the most crucial years in living memory for Ireland’s future development.

Brexit talks are expected to move to the second stage while talks about agricultural policy and Mercosur will also dominate international politics.

Head of tax and fiscal policy with IBEC Ger Brady claims that the Irish economy is doing well at present, and expects it to grow even stronger in the coming 12 months.

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However, he has warned that the current uncertainty over Brexit means we are exposed to more uncertainty than in previous years.