Brexit a 'screaming nightmare' after Covid-19, Irish presses warn

Brexit a 'screaming nightmare' after Covid-19, Irish presses warn

Brexit means a “complete screaming nightmare” for an industry still reeling from coronavirus and The O'Brien Press in Ireland will not be printing anything for delivery in January, its m.d. has told the IPG autumn conference.

In a session on the Irish market, contributors said they were concerned about everything from stock management to shops going under and Amazon increasing its dominance once Brexit kicks in, with no sign of an EU deal so far.

Ivan O'Brien said: “I don't think people in Britain realised, and maybe still don't realise, how big a change this is. From an Irish perspective...

This is subscriber-only content

Not a subscriber? Get unrestricted access to all the news, charts, previews, data & analysis by subscribing from as little as £3 per week.


Why Subscribe?

Every issue of The Bookseller magazine

Unlimited access to thebookseller.com (single user)

The Bookseller e-edition app for tablet and mobile

Subscriber-only newsletters

Twice yearly Buyer's Guides worth £50

Discounts on The Bookseller Awards and Conferences

Click here to subscribe now