EEP Group

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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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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