Former Longford-Westmeath TD warns against ignoring Brexit

Former Longford-Westmeath Labour Deputy Willie Penrose is warning that more attention needs to be paid to Brexit by people and the politicians if we are to avoid recession next year.

Speaking on the Joe Finnegan who this morning , Willie Penrose says that while many issues were highlighted during the election campaign over the last few weeks, the seriousness of the impact of Brexit appears to have been disregarded by many.

The Westmeath man says that whoever forms the next government is going to have to take action swiftly to offset the threat of Brexit, particularly with regard to our trade with Britain in the agriculture sector: