Published: Wed, 16 February 2022
Sean Kelly MEP has today (Tuesday), called for the Irish government to take a closer look at fast-tracking offshore wind projects, and in particular floating technology projects. Speaking from the European Parliament in Strasbourg, where MEPs voted overwhelming in support of a European strategy for offshore renewable energy report (518 votes in favor, 88 against, […]
Published: Thu, 03 February 2022
The order to stop checks on goods coming into Northern Ireland under the NI Protocol is unhelpful and should be withdrawn, Seán Kelly MEP and First Vice-Chair of the European Parliament’s delegation to the EU-UK Parliamentary Partnership Assembly said in Brussels today (Thursday). Addressing the first meeting of the joint Assembly, the Fine Gael MEP […]
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 […]
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.
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.