Brexit analysis

Brexit podcasts for the Holywell Trust, analysing Brexit developments

The latest – April 2019 – Brexit podcast considers yet another legislative delay and asks whether Brexit had any part to play in the tragic killing of Lyra McKee.  Irish rights campaigner Emma DeSouza is interviewed.

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In a special Brexit podcast, the DUP’s Gregory Campbell MP explains why his party supports Brexit and its strategy for its implementation:

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Brexit podcast considers the prospect for Brexit delayed, discussing this with former Foyle MP Mark Durkan, and considers how Brexit is already affecting human rights in Northern Ireland through interviews with Emma DeSouza – who is in legal conflict with the Home Office over her rights for her American husband to live in Northern Ireland – and Anthony Soares, Deputy Director at the Centre for Cross Border Studies.

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Brexit podcast considers the crisis in Westminster and the potential impact of a no deal Brexit, especially for businesses, employment and human rights, while welcoming reassurance on the future of Peace funding for Northern Ireland.  It contains interviews with Stephen Kelly, chief executive of Manufacturing NI, Colin Harvey, professor of human rights law at Queen’s University, and Foyle MP, Elisha McCallion:

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Brexit podcast considers the lack of clarity over how Brexit will happen – in just three months’ time. We interview leading Brexit-focused academics Dr Katy Hayward and Professor Kevin O’Rourke, plus some sharp words contributed by leading Irish economist David McWilliams:

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Brexit podcast examines the draft withdrawal agreement, the outline of future political relations and interviews with Eamonn McCann of People Before Profit; Claire McCann of the Human Rights Consortium; economist Dr Karl Huebner; and the BBC’s economics editor John Campbell:

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Special Brexit podcast, featuring an interview with An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar:

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Brexit podcast, including interviews with Brian Gormally of Northern Ireland’s Committee on the Administration of Justice and Conal McFeely of Creggan Enterprises:

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Brexit podcast, including a discussion on the impact of Brexit on community relations:

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Special Brexit podcast, featuring an interview with David Lidington MP, the second most senior member of the UK Cabinet, de facto deputy prime minister:

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Brexit podcast, including a discussion on the impact of Brexit on the community sector in the north west of Ireland:

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Brexit podcast, featuring interviews with Jane Morrice, former head of the European Commission in Northern Ireland, and Seamus Leheny of Freight NI:

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Brexit podcast, which features interviews with senior Northern Ireland politicians, Claire Sugden, an independent unionist, Mark Durkan, former leader of the SDLP, and Stephen Farry, deputy leader of the Alliance Party:

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Brexit podcast, including an interview with Jennifer McKeever, president of the Londonderry Chamber of Commerce, who reports on her meeting with the European Commission’s lead Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier:

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Brexit podcast, including a discussion on the impact of Brexit on community relations in Northern Ireland:

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This Brexit podcast considers the potential impact of Brexit on the farming and food sector, featuring interviews with William Taylor of Farmers4Action and Kemel Scarpello, of Scarpello Bakery:

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The Brexit podcast features an interview with former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis, who gives his view on Brexit, plus one of Northern Ireland’s MEPs, Sinn Fein’s Martina Anderson:

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The Brexit podcast includes an interview with Derry & Strabane District Council chief executive John Kelpie and Donegal County Council chief executive Seamus Neely, who consider the impact of Brexit on their partnership approach to local government in the north west of Ireland:

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The very first Holywell Trust Brexit podcast:

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The Brexit Blog, produced for the Holywell Trust, published by the Derry Journal.


Ever the same

Brexit on hold

Delaying Brexit

Trading on WTO terms

So near, yet so far (from clarity)

Brexit withdrawal deal – drafted but not agreed

Within Northern Ireland, concerns go beyond the state of the economy

Brexit is pushing Northern Ireland back into division

The risks of a no deal Brexit have risen

Magical thinking

Cross-border workers worse-off by Brexit

Leave means Leave – but what does that mean?

Derry’s retail at risk from Brexit

Who is winning on Brexit?


Brexit analysis for The Detail

Brexit and compromise still seem incompatible concepts

A difficult time for investment

Global interest: British indifference

What would a ‘no deal’ Brexit look like?

The highs and lows of currency fluctuations for cross border workers

Brexit relocations from London add to Dublin’s housing stress

The lack of incoming migrant workers will damage our economy more than it will hurt Great Britain

The threat to Northern Ireland’s trade

Northern Ireland investment hit by Brexit

Who gains from Brexit?

Community division heightened by Brexit