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Brexit and Business

Last updated: 12 March 2019
Published: 27 February 2019
From: Department of the Taoiseach

The UK is due to leave the European Union. How and when they may leave is not yet certain. Whether you are a local business or a major multinational, there are a number of steps that you can take now for your business to ensure that you’re Getting Brexit Ready.

The information in the sections below is the latest practical advice from the Irish Government, working to explain the different ways that the UK decision to leave the EU may impact your business. Scroll down to also see how you can sign up to receive the latest news.

We are working to keep this website up to date with the latest information. Check back regularly, as information is updated as it becomes available.

Administration and Banking

Supply Chain

Certification, Regulation and Licensing

Data Protection

Trading with the UK

Transport and Logistics


Research and Analysis

Government Brexit Programmes, Funds and Supports

Sector specific information: Agrifood & Fisheries

Sector specific information: Construction

Sector specific information: Retail

Stay up to date

To keep up to date on the latest news:

  • Sign up to the Brexit Update Newsletter.
  • There is an ongoing calendar of Government events across the country. For details of upcoming events in your sector or locality, please click here.
  • Contact your local industry representative or trade body as they may have additional information for your sector or region
  • In some areas, we are taking decisions jointly with our EU partners. The latest EU information is available here.
  • Follow Getting Ireland Brexit Ready on Twitter. @BrexitReadyIRL is the main Government Twitter account for the latest Brexit news.

Click here to return to the Brexit Information page.