Belfast Telegraph

Border hopping: UK businesses are looking for bases in the Republic ahead of Brexit

John Simpson: Republic's economic risks can also impact on us in Northern Ireland 

Each year the Republic's government publishes a well-researched Draft National Risk Assessment, bringing together a wide-ranging assessment of the threats to the Irish economy. There is little surprise that top of the geopolitical risks the Irish government lists are the consequences of the departure of the UK from the EU. This is followed by a section highlighting the risks of (economic) instability in Northern Ireland.