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Ireland needs to tackle misinformation networks – MEP Kelly

Published: Sat, 06 January 2024

Sean Kelly, MEP for Ireland South, has stressed the critical need to address the potential harm caused by misinformation networks, particularly in light of a number of arson attacks on accommodation earmarked or thought to be earmarked for asylum seekers. Kelly voiced his concern about the escalating threats of violence, stating, “Since the pandemic, we […]

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MEP Kelly urges EU to support young researchers across medicine, science and tech

Published: Wed, 03 January 2024

Seán Kelly MEP has called on the EU to provide more financial and other support to young researchers, those working across vital medical, science and technology fields. MEP Kelly stressed the importance of their work for sustaining innovation in Europe and medical preparedness.  “In the ever-changing landscape of global challenges, it is the young researchers […]

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Hope for progress on ‘Right to Repair’ rules in 2024 – MEP Kelly

Published: Wed, 27 December 2023

“If the European Parliament has its way, consumers will be entitled to have more products and devices repaired, rather than being forced to buy newer expensive replacement models, pending negotiations on EU rules on the ‘right to repair’ in 2024”, said Seán Kelly MEP. “In addition, manufacturers will be encouraged to design products, like smart […]

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Toy safety rules to be updated in 2024 – MEP Kelly

Published: Fri, 22 December 2023

“As many young children in Ireland are eagerly awaiting some nice surprises from Santa Claus this Christmas, there’s good news for toy safety on the horizon with EU plans to update its rules in 2024”, said Seán Kelly MEP. The Ireland South MEP has welcomed EU plans to update toy safety legislation early in 2024. […]

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Kelly supports call New Laws to Combat Harmful Digital Design

Published: Wed, 13 December 2023

In response to the growing concerns around addictive digital design, Sean Kelly, MEP for Ireland South, voices his support for new legislation aimed at curbing potentially harmful features such as infinite scrolling, default auto-play, and constant push notifications. The European Parliament overwhelming supported the proposal with 545 in favour, 12 against and 61 abstentions. Kelly […]

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