Not even twenty-four hours had passed before the big guns in Fine Gael began to form ranks and jump in behind one of the two contenders for the throne vacated by Enda Kenny this week. This battle, despite being crucial with regards to Ireland’s future political scene, is also a perfect […]
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.
Well, that was a surprise. Out of nowhere, Theresa May stepped outside the door of Number 10 Downing Street this morning and announced that she was calling for a snap election. And this, after she flatly denied that there would be no general election in Britain until 2020. […]
Last week the European Commission announced that from this June roaming charges across the union will be abolished and customers can avail of a new “roam like home” facility. Basically, it means that all the calls you make, texts you send and data you use will be the same price […]
This weekend, we put a spotlight on European Movement which is the largest pan-European network of pro-European organisations. With branches in 39 countries, European Movement also encompasses 36 International Associations, bringing together multiple sectors of European industry, business and civil society. We also get a chance to chat […]
I was working on Twitter yesterday evening and I noticed a tweet from Alyn Smith, the SNP member of the European Parliament. He described a recent article from the British newspaper, the Daily Telegraph as “Dangerous and irresponsible. Alyn was referring to a piece by political correspondent, Laura Hughes that went with […]
Brexit is now a case of treason by the Conservative party, who in conjunction with extreme right wing elements from around the world, are conspiring to destroy the freedom we enjoy. Physical conflict is destructive, costly and without a timeframe for termination. But by secretly working through the […]
It’s not been a good few days for Poland. First off, during a debate on equal rights, on Women’s Day as well, we had a Polish MEP, Janusz Korwin-Mikke, stating that “women must earn less than men because they are weaker, they are smaller, they are less intelligent”. The […]