Episode Four

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RTÉ Europe Editor Tony Connelly and Foreign Editor Eimear Lowe look back at a tumultuous week Brexit-wise. British Prime Minister Theresa May narrowly avoided a critical defeat in parliament, seeing off a challenge from the pro-Brexit wing of the party. Yesterday, Boris Johnson officially resigned as foreign secretary, using his House of Commons speech to implore MPs to "save Brexit".

This week, we speak to BrexitCentral's Hugh Bennett, who says that despite fury in the Tory ranks, Mrs May is still on course to deliver on her White Paper.

And with 80% of Irish/EU exports going through the UK, Aidan Flynn warns that his members in the Freight Transport Association of Ireland are increasingly concerned about a hard Brexit.


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Each week Brexit Republic will assess the unfolding developments, explain the complexities, and explore where and how Brexit will have an impact.