The Irish Government and businesses there, have been preparing for the worst Brexit deal for years now and the above advice to hauliers makes it clear there are alternatives available to them.
All-too-aware of the looming chaos in Kent with thousand of lorries delayed for days, weeks, months, and the underlying contempt for their interests in the UK Tory leadership, they have begun to act in a way Scotland can only dream of.
Perhaps this kind of thinking, two years ago, has made things even clearer:
Can Ireland’s hauliers actually bypass the UK? The above advice suggests so and this from more than two years ago seem to confirm it:
Note that they launched that monster in April 2018 so they must have been planning this kind of thing since soon after the EU referendum in the UK. I wonder why the Irish felt they could not trust the British?
The Celine, built in Dublin Port, can take 600 lorries at a time!
Did Sarah Smith cover this?