Apparently unannounced, the British government’s Brexit Secretary, David Davis, caused a political row when he made a two hour visit to the border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland on Tuesday. But is there a deeper sign in this visit that shows the real motives of Davis and […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
According to a government spokesperson British Prime Minister Theresa May has informed her cabinet that the process of Brexit has been cancelled in favour of an application for England to join the United States of America as its fifty first state. Secret talks with Donald Trump have been […]
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 […]