How Brexit will hit your pocket – and ways to help ease the pain

Brexit will have a more permanent impact on Ireland than the financial crisis which rocked the country in 2008, a top economist has warned.

“The shock from Brexit won’t be as deep as the 2008 financial crisis – but it will be more permanent,” said Alan Ahearne, director of the Whitaker Institute in NUI Galway, and a former special adviser to the late Finance Minister Brian Lenihan. “Some people will be severely affected by Brexit while others will be relatively affected.”

So whose pockets could be hardest hit by Britain’s move to leave the EU – and what can you do to shield your finances from Brexit? Read Onยป