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MEP Kelly slams Commission proposal to phase out biofuels

Published: Fri, 07 July 2017

The lead negotiator for the largest parliamentary group in the European Parliament on the Renewable Energy Directive, Seán Kelly MEP, has criticised the European Commission’s proposal to phase out conventional biofuels made from food or feed crops. Mr. Kelly has warned that the proposal would delay the transition away from fossil fuels in the transport […]

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FG MEPs congratulate Taoiseach Leo Varadkar

Published: Fri, 16 June 2017

The four Fine Gael MEPs have congratulated Leo Varadkar on his election as An Taoiseach today (Wednesday). Seán Kelly, Mairead McGuinness, Brian Hayes, and Deirdre Clune said Mr Varadkar will have their full support. Speaking on behalf of the MEPs, Seán Kelly, Leader of the Fine Gael delegation in the European Parliament, said Mr Varadkar’s […]

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The end of extortionate roaming charges – Seán Kelly MEP

Published: Thu, 15 June 2017

From today (Thursday), extortionate mobile roaming charges will be a thing of the past thanks to the European Union, according to Seán Kelly MEP. “From June 15th, consumers will no longer be ripped off when paying for mobile calls, texts and data when they travel to another EU Member State. This is a clear example […]

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MEP Kelly criticises Parliament position on 2030 target – would lead to a poor use of Irish taxpayer’s money

Published: Wed, 14 June 2017

MEP for Ireland South and Energy Committee rapporteur for the European People’s Party (EPP) on the 2030 climate targets, Seán Kelly, has criticised the European Parliament’s adopted position on the Effort Sharing Regulation on emissions targets, saying that Ireland’s ability to make real investments in emission reductions would be significantly hindered as a result.

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Foróige wins the European Citizen’s Prize – nominated by Fine Gael MEPs

Published: Tue, 13 June 2017

Fine Gael MEPs Seán Kelly, Mairead McGuinness, Brian Hayes and Deirdre Clune have congratulated Ireland’s leading youth organisation, Foróige, on winning the 2017 European Citizen’s prize, following a successful nomination by the MEPs. The prestigious award recognises projects and initiatives that facilitate cross-border cooperation or promote mutual understanding and EU values.

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