UK Prime Minister Theresa May and Taopiseach Enda Kenny at Downing Street this week
Top Brexit gossip — Could Ireland join the Commonwealth? Ireland has a troubled past with the U.K., yes, but it is nothing short of freaked out at the economic and border consequences of Brexit. So the idea of Ireland joining the Commonwealth is not as far-fetched as it sounds, according to Playbook’s source at the Commonwealth of Nations.
With the prospect of border problems between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland arising from a Brexit, there are real discussions about reuniting the two countries. If that were to happen, a good way to reassure the Unionists would be tying the united Irish Republic into the Commonwealth, also…
Ryan Heath, Brussels Playbook, Politico.eu