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Kelly secures target of 35pc renewables by 2030, surpassing Commission proposal

Published: Wed, 17 January 2018

The European Parliament today strongly backed the target to make 35 percent of the EU’s energy supply come from renewable sources by 2030, following today’s vote on the Promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources report which Seán Kelly MEP negotiated for the EPP Group. The Parliament’s call for the higher target surpasses […]

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Kelly calls on EU to protect investments in conventional biofuels

Published: Fri, 12 January 2018

Seán Kelly MEP and Leader of the Fine Gael in the European Parliament this week hosted an EU biofuels strategy meeting with fellow MEPs, experts and stakeholders in Brussels. Mr Kelly, who is leading current parliamentary negotiations on renewable energy for the EPP, stressed the importance of protecting the investments made in conventional biofuels.

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FG MEPs: Brexit negotiations must be conducted “in good faith”

Published: Wed, 13 December 2017

Fine Gael MEPs Seán Kelly, Mairead McGuinness, Brian Hayes and Deirdre Clune will today vote in favour of the European Parliament’s assessment that sufficient progress has been made in Brexit negotiations to move to phase two, but warned that there is no time to waste and that talks must be conducted “in good faith” or […]

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Irish border agreement a “massive achievement”

Published: Fri, 08 December 2017

“Today’s agreement is a massive achievement for the Irish government, for the EU27, but mostly for citizens who want to continue living in peace and prosperity on the island of Ireland without a return of a hard border,” Seán Kelly MEP and leader of Fine Gael in the European Parliament said in welcoming this morning’s […]

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Disability Federation of Ireland at the European Parliament

Published: Wed, 06 December 2017

It was a great pleasure to welcome members of the Disability Federation of Ireland to the Parliament today with my Fine Gael colleagues. Today marks the fourth edition of the European Parliament of Persons with Disabilities (EPPD). The European Disability Forum and the European Parliament have once again successfully gathered hundreds of delegates from around […]

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