In a speech set to be delivered to her party members at the annual Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) conference today, its leader Arlene Foster will tell the conference that she believes in an open border for goods and people on the island of Ireland. This announcement, along with […]
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 I get my daily dose of American news via the New York Times app, I cannot help but thank the universe that I am living in Europe. Because for all the current issues and crises we are experiencing, they pale into comparison when we look closely at the horrific […]
The Irish Government is today facing a crisis that could cause its collapse and lead the country into a pre-Christmas general election after a vote of no confidence was submitted by two of the opposition parties today against a government department minister. The submission was a no confidence motion […]
Back in the latter part of 2016 Luxembourg MEP Charles Goerens proposed the idea of “Associate citizenship” for British citizens after Brexit. He called for a European associate citizenship after he criticised the British government for not tackling the issue of rights for British citizens living the EU and […]
It seems that the Irish government has not been able to avoid its own gender discrimination crisis with the recent revelation that Minister of State for Training and Skills, John Halligan has been found to have been responsible for asking discriminatory questions while conducting an interview for a civil service […]
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has stated that he believes that following Brexit, a significant amount of Northern Ireland’s citizens will declare themselves as Irish citizens, including those from a unionist background. Mr. Varadkar made the comment as he was attending a summit in Brussels of EU leaders yesterday. “After the […]
A leaked internal report conducted by the Irish Revenue Commissioners has stated that any open border after Brexit is impossible to manage. The report, of which the contents was revealed on Sunday evening by the Irish national broadcaster, RTE has said that in an a post Brexit island […]