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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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Kelly promotes women’s entrepreneurship with Brussels event

Published: Fri, 20 March 2015

Seán Kelly MEP will host a women’s entrepreneurship event in the European Parliament on April 22nd, aimed at promoting women entrepreneurs.

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Prevent return of ‘Rip-off Ireland’– warns Kelly

Published: Thu, 19 March 2015

In co-hosting the annual St. Patrick’s Day gathering of Irish business leaders in Brussels with Ibec yesterday (Wednesday), Seán Kelly MEP highlighted Ireland’s improved economic outlook and acknowledged the sacrifices made by Irish people and businesses to get the economy back on track. The Ireland South MEP said that efforts should be made to ensure […]

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EU must consider Ireland’s significant Sea Bass Conservation efforts in any introduction of TAC – Kelly

Published: Tue, 17 March 2015

As the European Parliament yesterday debated the declining stocks of sea bass in the southern North Sea, the English Channel, the Celtic Sea and the Irish Sea and the possible ways to counteract the problem, MEP for Ireland South, Seán Kelly, has highlighted the extensive efforts that have already been made by Ireland on the […]

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