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Old 14th Dec 2018, 11:11
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Originally Posted by Mr Optimistic View Post
Sorry E101, my bad. However a hard brexit may throw light on the relative treatment of Irish and other EU citizens if it comes to that. A soft brexit which puts the border between the GB and the island of Ireland may do the same. In striving so hard to avoid a border, isn't Eire risking more than it realises?
​Oh, I doubt that many of the passport seekers actually intend to take up residence, irrespective of housing. What the expat Brits do in Spain and elsewhere will be interesting, but having an Eire passport might reduce risks to them in their sunny abode.
An attempt at a hard border will find there is no need for a border.
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