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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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Brexit: Kelly calls for more frequent, direct sea trading routes

Published: Wed, 23 September 2020

 Seán Kelly MEP has called on Ireland to develop more frequent, direct sea trading routes to reduce our dependence on the land bridge. The EU’s Commissioner-designate for Trade, Valdis Dombrovskis, expressed support for Mr Kelly’s proposal in a meeting with the Ireland South MEP today. Mr Kelly’s comments come amid growing concern over the UK’s Internal […]

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