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Opinion: Is Britain’s Command Paper genuine negotiation or political grandstanding?

Published: Tue, 10 August 2021

After years of erratic politics, fickle promises and cliff edges around Brexit, patience has truly worn thin, but the EU and the Irish government will continue to seek solutions. Just seven months after it came into force, the Protocol on Ireland and Northern Ireland was put back on centre stage as David Frost, Britain’s Brexit […]

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MEP Kelly calls for more support for local radio stations

Published: Tue, 10 August 2021

Ireland South MEP, Seán Kelly, has called for the TV license fee to be replaced with an alternative public service media charge. “The cultural value of local radio stations cannot be overstated,” said Kelly, the leader of the Fine Gael delegation in the European Parliament. “However, at present, revenue from the TV license is largely […]

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Kelly welcomes the largest ever single batch of climate change legislation – “Fit for 55” package

Published: Wed, 14 July 2021

The European Commission has today (Wednesday) announced the “Fit for 55” legislative package, which will fundamentally overhaul the EU’s climate policy architecture and put the EU on track to deliver on its 2030 climate target of reducing emissions by 55% compared to 1990 levels. MEP for Ireland South and Fine Gael’s leader in the European […]

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Women’s Aid win European Citizen’s Prize after nomination by FG MEPs

Published: Mon, 12 July 2021

Fine Gael MEPs have warmly congratulated Women’s Aid on winning the European Citizen’s Prize 2021, following a nomination by the MEPs for the charity’s Too Into You campaign.

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Fine Gael MEPs welcome €45 million investment by the European Parliament for a ‘Europa Experience’ visitor centre for Ireland

Published: Tue, 22 June 2021

Opening the door to Europe for up to 200,000 visitors annually Today (Tuesday, June 22) the European Parliament voted to approve an investment of nearly €45 million for a bespoke ‘Europa Experience’ visitor centre for Ireland. As the second largest ever investment of its kind, it confirms Ireland’s place at the heart of Europe. The […]

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