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President Higgins wrote of "feigned amnesia". Yes, the UK has forgotten it was the "sick man of Europe" when it joined the EU in 1973 and its economy is even more de-industrialised than it was then, more dependent on integrated international supply chains,and more dependent on service industries which will now be largely denied access to EU markets. It will take a long time, and it is amazing how long myths can survive in the face of reality, but the longer this goes on, the greater damage to the UK economy and polity.

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