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Incentivise industry to reduce negative carbon – Kelly’s proposals receive overwhelming support

Published: Wed, 26 October 2022

Seán Kelly MEP and lead negotiator for the European Parliament’s Industry and Energy Committee on Sustainable Carbon Cycles has welcomed today’s overwhelming vote in favour of his opinion. 43 MEPs voted in favour, 11 against, with 5 abstentions, of his review of proposals to reduce negative carbon emissions, which form part of the EU’s plan […]

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Kelly calls for more investment in Ireland’s solar potential

Published: Wed, 12 October 2022

Ireland’s potential for solar generation could save households hundreds of euros and provide new revenue streams for farmers, according to Seán Kelly MEP. “In Ireland, one million homes have the roof space and orientation suitable for the installation of up to ten solar panels. This translates into 8 percent of Ireland’s renewable energy target and […]

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European Parliament Trade mission to Belfast next month – MEP Kelly

Published: Wed, 07 September 2022

Seán Kelly MEP and First Vice-Chair of EU-UK Parliamentary Assembly will lead the European Parliament’s International Trade Committee on a fact-finding mission to Belfast on 13-14 October. This visit by MEPs will include a range of meetings with MLAs, business representatives and civil society. Announcing the mission, the Ireland South MEP said that “we need […]

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MEP Kelly – Dingle leads by example in climate transition

Published: Fri, 26 August 2022

MEP for Ireland South Seán Kelly visited Dingle to see the progress made in the Corca Dhuibhne/Dingle Peninsula 2030 initiative. The Dingle Hub supports community projects in the transition to a low carbon society and digital infrastructure. The initiative works closely with the local community, state agencies, public bodies and higher education institutes to identify, […]

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Young Irish passport holders in Northern Ireland are eligible for free EU interrail tickets – MEP Kelly confirms

Published: Thu, 04 August 2022

MEP for Ireland South, Seán Kelly, has received clarification from the European Commission who now agree with Kelly that Irish passport holders in Northern Ireland will be eligible for DiscoverEU, part of the Erasmus+ Programme that offers 18 year-olds a travel experience across Europe by awarding free one-month interrail passes to thousands of 18 years […]

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