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Ken Sweeney

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.

European elections set for May 23rd

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 […]

The Good Friday Agreement twenty years on

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 […]