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Kelly Pushes for Clarification on Land Eligibility

Published: Wed, 15 April 2015

Seán Kelly MEP has welcomed calls by the Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine that greater clarity must be ensured on the eligibility of marginal land and said that it was “absolutely crucial” that this issue is resolved urgently so that farmers can be assured that will receive their expected direct payments under […]

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Renovate homes and Alleviate Fuel Poverty – MEP Kelly

Published: Tue, 07 April 2015

MEP for Ireland South, Seán Kelly has called for greater action to be taken at EU and national level to facilitate the renovation of the huge amount of energy inefficient buildings in Europe. Kelly, head of the Fine Gael Delegation in the European Parliament has also welcomed the recent moves by the European Commission to […]

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Milk quota abolition is positive for exports, jobs and growth – MEP Kelly

Published: Tue, 31 March 2015

Seán Kelly MEP (Ireland South) has welcomed the long-awaited abolition of milk quotas from tomorrow, April 1st, 30 years after their introduction.

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Fine Gael MEPs support Yes vote in Marriage Referendum

Published: Fri, 27 March 2015

Fine Gael MEPs are calling for a Yes vote in the upcoming Marriage Referendum on May 22nd. Speaking from the European Parliament, the four MEPs encouraged voters to stand with the ten other EU countries that have extended equal rights to same-sex couples to marry.

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Plenary Debate 25th March: EGF Funding for Ireland & Tax Transparency

Published: Thu, 26 March 2015

Yesterday the European Parliament Plenary discussion ranged from debates on Ukraine and Russia, to the Energy Union and Tax Transparency. There was an important vote for Ireland, as the Parliament approved €2.5m in funding from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund for the 450 former Irish workers of the Lufthansa Technik/Airmotive Plant in Rathcoole, Co. Dublin. This funding […]

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