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Ireland could attract more EU third-level students post-Brexit

Published: Mon, 18 January 2021

Seán Kelly MEP is calling for Irish third level institutions to seize the opportunity posed by the UK’s departure from the Erasmus program by increasing efforts to attract EU students to Ireland. “16,000 EU students participate in an Erasmus in the UK every year. Now that the British are leaving the Erasmus programme, Irish third […]

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Post-Brexit trade: ‘Rules of Origin’ update needed – MEP Kelly

Published: Sun, 10 January 2021

Seán Kelly MEP is calling for an update to the Rules of Origin to clearly identify the distribution chains of products on the post-Brexit market, in order to distinguish between products produced in the EU and UK and those mostly made in other countries, like China, as the latter are subject to higher tariffs on […]

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Hard Brexit or crash-out chaos – Seán Kelly MEP

Published: Sat, 19 December 2020

As post-Brexit trade talks go down to the wire this weekend, we face the prospect of a hard Brexit or crash-out chaos, Fine Gael’s Leader in the European Parliament, Seán Kelly, has warned. The Ireland South MEP’s comments come ahead of the European Parliament’s Sunday deadline as the latest date it can receive any Brexit […]

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Agri-food exports: ASEAN markets hold “massive potential” post-Brexit

Published: Tue, 08 December 2020

“Brexit has been a long and drawn out process, and has been emotionally draining, but while the saga draws to its clumsy conclusion – the effects and the realities of our new relationship with the UK will be evident from January 1 onwards”, warned Seán Kelly MEP and leader of Fine Gael in the EU […]

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Brexit: Irish agri-food sector must be prioritised for EU funding

Published: Fri, 27 November 2020

“The Irish agri-food sector will be the worst hit by the UK’s exit from the EU, and they rightly should be at the front of the queue when the European Brexit compensation fund is being allocated”, Seán Kelly MEP and Leader of Fine Gael in the EU Parliament has said. “The sector is particularly vulnerable […]

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