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Brexit and You

Published: 31 January 2020
From: Department of the Taoiseach

The UK left the European Union on 31 January 2020. Although no longer a member of the EU, the Withdrawal Agreement provides for a transition period up to 31 December 2020.

During this transition, EU rules and regulations will continue to apply to the UK and the UK will remain part of the EU’s Single Market and Customs Union. There will be no immediate changes for citizens and businesses in their day-to-day dealings.

After the transition period ends, Brexit may affect some day-to-day consumer issues. The departure of the UK from the EU may create some confusion, and on occasion difficulty, around your consumer rights and options.

Here you can find information on how services like banking, online shopping, driving licences and mobile roaming may be affected.

Government is working with our EU partners to help mitigate some of these matters further to help EU citizens where possible.

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

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