Effects of Brexit may be taking hold in counties close to border

 

Brexit

There are fears that the effects of Brexit may already be taking hold in counties close to the border.

That's despite new CSO figures showing that the number of people at work in Ireland is now at its highest since the end of 2008.

The figures show most regions benefitting from jobs growth, but suggest the border region lost jobs in the third quarter of this year.

Tom Healy from the Nevin Economic Research Institute says that may be the early effects of the Brexit referendum: