15% of jobs in Waterford are at risk in a hard Brexit situation.
That’s the message from business and employer organisation IBEC.
Their latest economic outlook predicts that if barriers to trade are put in place with the UK, jobs in farming, manufacturing, tourism and transport would be at risk in Waterford.
IBEC says rural counties will most likely to be hit by jobs losses.
News Correspondent with the Irish farmers Journal Thomas Hubert says a Brexit border would mean job losses and could cost farmers around €3,000 each.