Following a Cabinet meeting at Derrynane in Co Kerry, Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar announced that the Government will hire over 1,000 new customs and veterinary inspectors before 2021 to administer at our ports and airports as Ireland prepares for a possible hard Brexit. Speaking a press conference after the meeting Mr […]
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.
When it seems that it cannot get any worse, after a ‘successful’ jaunt though the British Parliament with a majority of only three votes, Theresa May’s customs bill proposals for Brexit went though with four amendments after some deliberation in an effort to keep the leave camp on board. […]
In the wake of what can only be described as a landslide victory for the Yes campaign in the referendum for the proposed change to the Constitution concerning the regulation of termination of pregnancy, a number of amazing realisations about the Irish democracy became clear to me today […]
According to a report by Irish state television broadcaster RTE, the British government proposal to adopt a UK-wide solution the Irish border problem has been flatly dismissed by an EU official yesterday (24 May). The recent Backstop arrangement which was agreed in December last year must apply to […]
A recent survey conducted by Queens University in Belfast has indicated that support for Northern Ireland remaining in the European Union is up 10% from the 56% of the referendum result in 2016. This coincides with a united call by four Northern Ireland parties – Sinn Féin, the SDLP, […]
Coming away from his one on one meeting with British Prime Minister, Theresa May, Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar stated that a new proposal on the future customs relationship between the European Union and the UK is to be expect the next few weeks . Mr Varadkar told reporters – […]
As we celebrate Europe Day, Ireland, one of the EU’s most loyal member states, has reaffirmed its commitment to the union with a staggering ninety two per cent EU membership approval rate according to the latest European Movement Ireland Red C poll. The annual survey results announced this week […]