The European Parliament proposed today that the next European elections could be held between May 23-26 next year. This date will coincide with the scheduled exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union. It’s believed that dates have been agreed following a meeting of European Parliament political group chairs. The […]
Born and raised in Ireland. A lover of cars, rugby and European politics. Freelance writer and co-founder and editor of Europa United. Ken loves the idea of freedom of movement and is a committed Europhile.
Twenty years on from April 1998 the Good Friday Agreement celebrates its anniversary, but instead of looking forward to another twenty years of peace and prosperity, Northern Ireland faces uncertainty over its own governmental system, its place in Europe and its very existence itself. Heralded as an impossible […]
We all enjoy freedom of movement but what happens when that freedom is restricted by an island ferry being 40 years old? Residents of the island of Toraigh, situated off the north west coast of Ireland are in the process of resolving a long running dispute with the […]
The British Labour party is attempting this morning to form a cross-party alliance in an effort to prevent a post-Brexit border between Ireland and the UK. The plan will be to rewrite the legislation currently going through the British parliament to enshrine in law the political commitment that […]
Could it be that for the first time in the history of its political relationship between the two states, Ireland may have the British government over a barrel with the agreement made yesterday in Brussels? And if a sacrifice is to be made by Westminster, who gets the […]
At a meeting of of airline leaders in Brussels this week, chief executive Michael O’Leary has indicated that his airline, Ryanair, will ground planes if Britain follows through with its decision to leave the EU. Mr O’Leary said he wants to ‘create an opportunity’ by making people realise […]
The EU draft release today has indicated that its preferred option for the current Irish and British border crisis surrounding Brexit is for the region of Northern Ireland to remain as part of the customs union should no other solution be found. It is also been revealed that […]