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Kelly urges EU action to end cyberbullying

Published: Tue, 24 November 2020

Seán Kelly MEP has urged the EU to increase its efforts to prevent cyberbullying online, to empower young people and provide support to parents and teachers. In a letter to EU Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen, the Ireland South MEP stressed the mental health implications of the Covid-19 pandemic on young people and set […]

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Bog rehabilitation plan: “a massive boost” for midlands – Kelly

Published: Tue, 24 November 2020

MEP for Ireland South and Fine Gael’s leader in the European Parliament, Sean Kelly has welcomed today’s announcement from the Cabinet of €108m in funding for the Bord na Móna bog rehabilitation plan and 47 more projects in the Midlands, totaling €27.8m, approved under the Just Transition Fund, calling it a “massive boost for the […]

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Kelly urges UK to “bin the bluster and get the deal done”

Published: Wed, 21 October 2020

Seán Kelly MEP has urged the UK to “bin the bluster and get the deal done”, during today’s European Parliament debate on the talks between the EU and UK on their future relationship.   Speaking in Brussels, the leader of Fine Gael in the Parliament said: “Nobody in the EU, Ireland and indeed the UK […]

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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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