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Fine Gael MEPs congratulate Irish winners of the European Citizen’s Prize

Published: Tue, 09 November 2021

Today (9 November), three Irish organisations were honoured at the award ceremony of the European Citizen’s Prize in the European Parliament, Brussels. Women’s Aid, Family Carers Ireland and Irish Girl Guides received this prestigious award in recognition of their respective exceptional achievements in promoting EU values. Fine Gael MEPs Seán Kelly, Deirdre Clune, Frances Fitzgerald, […]

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MEP Kelly: Ireland’s climate action plan is a positive step forward, but must be implemented pragmatically

Published: Thu, 04 November 2021

MEP for Ireland South and Fine Gael’s leader in the European Parliament, Sean Kelly has welcomed the announcement of Ireland’s climate action plan but insists that these ambitious targets must be followed through with action. Speaking on Wednesday, which coincided with ‘Energy Day’ at the COP26 conference in Glasgow, Mr. Kelly called for the government’s […]

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Opinion: Renovation wave must be embraced

Published: Wed, 03 November 2021

Renovation of the EU’s building stock is a key Green Deal priority, writes Seán Kelly MEP, leader of the Fine Gael Delegation in the European Parliament. Renovation of building stock within the EU is not only a priority due to the potential to reduce CO2 emissions in Ireland and the EU, but also to drive […]

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Commission proposals on Northern Ireland protocol a ‘significant opportunity’ – Kelly

Published: Fri, 15 October 2021

Ireland South MEP and Leader of the Fine Gael delegation in the European Parliament, Sean Kelly has outlined his support of the publication of new EU proposals in relation to the Northern Ireland protocol. MEP Kelly said: “I want to take this opportunity to thank Commission Vice-President Maros Šefčovič and his team for bringing forward […]

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MEP Kelly: Increased aggressive rhetoric on NI Protocol risks creating a no-win situation

Published: Fri, 08 October 2021

Seán Kelly, lead MEP for UK trade matters in the European Parliament, has warned the British Government that aggressive rhetoric surrounding the unilateral triggering of Article 16 of the Northern Ireland Protocol risks creating a no-win situation. Responding to Lord Frost’s remarks at the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester this week, MEP Kelly said, “the […]

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