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Fine Gael MEPs support Climate Law

Published: Thu, 08 October 2020

Fine Gael MEPs Seán Kelly, Deirdre Clune, Frances Fitzgerald and Maria Walsh have voted in favour of the EU Climate Law enshrining climate neutrality by 2050 for the EU and member states. Today’s vote is in line with the Government’s Climate Action Bill, published today, which will deliver a radical transformation of Ireland’s economy and society, […]

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Kelly leads Parliament call to reinstate Investment Plan budget 

Published: Thu, 01 October 2020

Seán Kelly MEP is driving the European Parliament’s Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) demand that EU Member States revise their July budget agreement and allocate sufficient funds for the EU Investment Plan. As the author of the report adopted today (Thursday), the Ireland South MEP said that the European Council’s decision to cut budget for InvestEU, the EU’s flagship […]

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Brexit: Kelly calls for more frequent, direct sea trading routes

Published: Wed, 23 September 2020

 Seán Kelly MEP has called on Ireland to develop more frequent, direct sea trading routes to reduce our dependence on the land bridge. The EU’s Commissioner-designate for Trade, Valdis Dombrovskis, expressed support for Mr Kelly’s proposal in a meeting with the Ireland South MEP today. Mr Kelly’s comments come amid growing concern over the UK’s Internal […]

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Sean Kelly MEP Speech at the Irish Wind Energy Annual Conference, 21 September 2020

Published: Wed, 23 September 2020

It is a pleasure to have the opportunity to join you at this week’s conference and I commend everyone at IWEA for the hard work they have put into making it happen. The COVID-19 pandemic has had an enormous impact on us all, and one of the unfortunate consequences is that a great conference like […]

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Important months ahead for Irish agriculture

Published: Wed, 23 September 2020

The months ahead will be crucial for Irish farmers as we see a number of key policies at EU level being finalised. Since March we have seen the enormous impact of COVID-19 on our economy and the important role that farmers have played in keeping our supermarket shelves stocked. As part of the EU’s recovery […]

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