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Kelly’s “Fit for 55 label” to fast-track public renewable energy projects

Published: Tue, 01 February 2022

Seán Kelly MEP has proposed a “Fit for 55 label” to be established to simplify and fast-track the delivery of public interest renewable energy projects across the EU, in a letter to European Commission Vice-President Frans Timmermans and Energy Commissioner Kadri Simson today (Tuesday). “We cannot achieve our Green Deal targets without a massive expansion […]

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MEP Kelly tables the first amendment in Irish at the European Parliament

Published: Thu, 27 January 2022

Sean Kelly MEP has today (Thursday), tabled the first ever amendment in the Irish language in the European Parliament. While Irish has been an official EU language since 2007, it only achieved full working status on 1 January 2022, which allowed Kelly, a fluent Gaeilgeoir, to carry out his legislative work in Irish.

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MEP Kelly welcomes efforts to strengthen animal welfare enforcement

Published: Thu, 20 January 2022

MEP for Ireland South and Fine Gael’s leader in the European Parliament, Sean Kelly, has expressed his optimism about the passage of the protection of animals during transport Resolution.

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Kelly congratulates Metsola on election as EU Parliament President

Published: Tue, 18 January 2022

Seán Kelly MEP and Leader of Fine Gael in the European Parliament has congratulated his EPP Group colleague, Roberta Metsola, on her election as President of the European Parliament today (Tuesday).

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Opinion: US political leaders can be a stabilizing influence at a critical time for Northern Ireland

Published: Thu, 13 January 2022

Although the UK left the EU over two years ago, there is still considerable disagreements concerning the implementation of the Northern Ireland Protocol. This agreement keeps Northern Ireland in the EU’s single market for goods to protect the highly integrated all island economy and safeguard the Good Friday Agreement (GFA), which brought peace to the […]

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