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 […]
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.
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 […]
In an interview with Sky News on Tuesday, British Prime Minister Theresa May has stated that there is no desire for a hard border between Northern Ireland and The Republic of Ireland once Brexit is finalised. “We have been very clear, and the European Union agrees with us, […]
It’s been a week of hell for the Spanish government. Faced with the daunting task of dealing with a rising tide of nationalism and defiance by the local Catalonia government, it has taken to enforcing the law through arrests of officials, confiscation of materials and deployment of security […]
“At the moment, I’m not optimistic that it will be possible to come to the view in October that we are able to move onto the next phase in talks.” Those were the comments made by Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at a Fine Gael conference in Co Tipperary yesterday. The […]