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 […]
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.
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 […]
In a report published today in the Irish Times newspaper it has been revealed that Britain has made a commitment to guarantee to preserve free movement of all European Union citizens between Ireland and Britain. Sources told the Irish Times that this is a big step forward in […]
This time last year Europa United was born and since then it’s been a fantastic journey which has seen us going from a small group of three people to a team of writers from all over Europe. Founding editor Ken Sweeney looks back at the beginnings of our […]
In a statement ahead of the publication of the full paper today, it has been revealed that the UK may seek a temporary customs union with the European Union once its membership of the EU customs union ends along with its membership of the single market in March 2019. […]