The dire consequences of a hard Brexit just got a whole lot worse with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar stating in an interview with Bloomberg in Davos today that the possibility of uniforms on the Irish border after March 31st is now an uncomfortable reality. The Taoiseach was asked to portray a […]
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.
The Irish Government has published a plan for legislation that will underpin the Government’s plan to deal with a hard Brexit. Irish national state broadcaster, RTE, published the following brief and it is reproduced here with all rights reserved. Provisions (Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European […]
Judging by the comments made yesterday by its chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, it seems that the EU is not wavering from its offered deal regarding Britain’s withdrawal from the union. So where does the chaotic Westminster go next and who are ready to throw even more spanners in […]
Once too often, the media in its quest to highlight the enormous threat of global warming has resorted to an international version of Brexit’s project fear. So many articles and opinion pieces along with interviews with experts consistently tell us that our efforts are in vain, or that […]
The European unity project is floundering with the long established but lazy federalism movement regurgitating old ideas and providing few solutions to current problems. But should we be taking the whole idea of closer integration more slowly? Europa United Editor Ken Sweeney says yes. The Confederate States of Europe […]
The British government has suffered another humiliating climb down as the EU has decided to cut out Westminster in any future role in cooperative policy making for foreign and defence matters related to the remaining member states. The move has been revealed in a letter to all member […]
Question Time, the long running BBC current affairs show, has been recently feeling the brunt of criticism and accusations of being biased towards the leave campaign and until recently most of that criticism has consisted more of comments on social media rather than hard proof. But following a […]