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Ireland to seek EU aid over Brexit

Ireland will seek hundreds of millions of euros in aid from Brussels if Britain crashes out of the EU without a deal, the Agriculture Minister was quoted on Thursday as saying.“You’re looking at hundreds of millions here,” Michael Creed told The Irish Independent .The emergency aid would aim to buttress sectors such as beef, dairy and fishing — those most exposed to customs and regulatory changes likely to arise if Britain severs all ties. Nearly 80% of Irish exporters deliver products to Britain, according to 2016 government figures.

Source : https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-international/ireland-to-seek-eu-aid-over-brexit/article25904762.ece

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