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Financial Instruments Timeline needed for farmers – MEP Kelly

Published: Tue, 28 July 2015

MEP for Ireland South, Seán Kelly, has called on the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine to put forward a timeline for the implementation of financial instruments in the Rural Development Programme. MEP Kelly has said that the implementation of these financial instruments would be a “vital boost” to young farmers in particular.

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“UK Renewable Cuts Send Wrong Message” – MEP Kelly

Published: Fri, 24 July 2015

MEP for Ireland South, Seán Kelly, has criticised the UK Conservative Government’s plans to make further cuts to renewable energy subsidies in favour of nuclear energy. Speaking in the European Parliament in Brussels today, the Kerry MEP called on his British counterparts to oppose the initiative which he says would strongly discourage investment in the […]

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€3.8m boost for Ireland-France electricity Interconnector – MEP Kelly

Published: Thu, 16 July 2015

MEP for Ireland South, Seán Kelly, has welcomed the €3.8 million in funding for the Ireland-France electricity interconnector from the European Commission and called on the French and Irish government to strengthen cooperation in developing renewable energy to the benefit of both countries.

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Kelly welcomes historic Iran nuclear deal

Published: Wed, 15 July 2015

Seán Kelly MEP, Ireland’s only member of the European Parliament’s Delegation for relations with Iran, has welcomed this week’s “historic” deal which will prevent Iran developing nuclear weaponry and limit its entire nuclear programme, in exchange for the lifting of international oil and financial sanctions.

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Greek Government Must Be “Realistic” to Achieve New Deal

Published: Wed, 08 July 2015

Speaking in the European Parliament in Strasbourg yesterday, Seán Kelly MEP said the Greek government would have to present “a realistic package” including reforms to the Eurogroup in order to secure any hopes of a new bailout deal with its creditors.

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