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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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MEP Kelly marks Autumn Equinox with renewed call to scrap Clock Change

Published: Tue, 22 September 2020

Seán Kelly MEP has today marked the Autumn Equinox by urging European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen to reignite efforts towards scrapping the bi-annual clock change. Mr. Kelly is Ireland’s only Member of the European Parliament’s Working Group on the bi-annual Clock Change, and has been campaigning for a decade to scrap Daylight Savings […]

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Kelly hits out at PM Johnson’s food blockades claim 

Published: Mon, 14 September 2020

Seán Kelly MEP has rubbished claims by the British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, suggesting the EU will stop the transport of food products from Great Britain to Northern Ireland as “a deliberate attempt to misinterpret mutually designed provisions in the Protocol on Northern Ireland” and nothing more than “an audacious act to justify the breaking of […]

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EU business rescue fund should be reinstated

Published: Wed, 02 September 2020

The European Council needs to reverse their decision to scrap a new fund designed to rescue European businesses from bankruptcy, MEP for Ireland South and Leader of Fine Gael in the European Parliament, Sean Kelly, has insisted. The fund in question is the proposed €26 billion Solvency Support Instrument (SSI), which had been designed to […]

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