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Paddy Wants To Know Brexit
8: #8 | Ireland and the EU

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The guys play the yes/no game show to catch up on the Brexit backstop. Dr Kathryn Simpson, Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Political Economy at Manchester Metropolitan University, then outlines how Ireland has transformed from a 'sponger' to a net contributor in 2014; The popular scepticism in the early 2000s; The nine referenda we've had on the EU; The impact the financial crisis had on Ireland's relationship with the EU and; How likely is Ireland to follow the UK out of the EU? You can find Dr Kathryn Simpson on twitter - @DrKathrynSimps Her paper, The Model EU Citizen? Explaining Irish Attitudes towards the EU, is available [here](http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/2041905818764701?utm_source=Adestra&utm_medium=email&utm_content=8J0227&utm_campaign=not+tracked&utm_term=&)