Brexit is scheduled to occur on 29 March 2019. Brexit will have a significant impact on Ireland. In December 2017 the European Council adopted guidelines to move to the second phase of the negotiations between the EU and the United Kingdom regarding Brexit. Further progress has been made in negotiations up to March 2018 and it now appears that a further transitionary period will apply up until the end of 2020 during which the UK will remain subject to full EU regulation.
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