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Ireland
Views expressed here are the views of the national delegation and do not always reflect the views of the Group as a whole

Press releases

Traffic on multiple lane highway
24.05.2018 - 09:50

Road charges: fair charging for better roads

The European Parliament’s Transport and Tourism Committee voted today to phase out Eurovignettes for heavy goods vehicles and vans and for interoperability of road tolling systems throughout...
Woman with cancer wearing scarf
27.04.2018 - 13:02

Campaign to protect terminally ill workers

Deirdre Clune MEP’s campaign to prevent the discrimination of terminally ill workers, such as cancer patients, and ensure that they can continue working should they wish to, has been adopted as...
Money Stacks on Bills
18.04.2018 - 13:13

Discharges 2016: call for faster and better spending

The European Parliament welcomes the decrease of errors in payments from the EU budget. The Report on the annual approval process of how EU taxpayers’ money is spent was adopted in plenary...
European Parliament Springtime
28.03.2018 - 17:47

Men's Sheds nominated for European Citizen's Prize

Irish EPP Group MEPs Seán Kelly, Mairead McGuinness, Brian Hayes and Deirdre Clune have jointly nominated the Irish Men's Sheds Association for the 2018 European Citizen's Prize. The...

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News
22.10.2015 - 18:41

Irish MEPs congratulate Minister Dara Murphy on election success

The four Irish EPP/Fine Gael MEPs have congratulated their colleague, Ireland's Minister of State for European Affairs, Dara Murphy TD, on his election to the influential positon of Vice-...
World glove on The field
News
15.10.2015 - 15:28

Parliament seeks ambitious climate change agreement

The European Parliament will call for an ambitious, global agreement at the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) in Paris in December, according to its negotiating mandate agreed...
migrants minutes after arriving on Greek island Lesbos. Turkish shore visible in background
News
09.09.2015 - 15:45

Migration: EU-wide action needed

Strong collective action by all European Member States is needed to address the migration crisis according to Brian Hayes MEP. Mr Hayes welcomed European Commission President Jean Claude...
Bill Liao
News
11.11.2014 - 17:52

eSkills: Investing in our youth to boost employment in Europe

Investing in the right training and education for youth will help boost employment across Europe according to Bill Liao, co-founder of the non-profit CoderDojo clubs which teach young people how to...

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Highlights of the week

Brexit

European Council conclusions

The Chairman will take the floor during the key debate on the conclusions of the last European Council meeting. On 29 April, the EU Heads of State...
Copyright

Portability of online content services

MEPs will discuss the agreement with the Council regarding a Regulation on the cross-border portability of online content services in the internal...
Taxes

Leaking VAT system must be fixed

The Report on the protection of the EU's financial interests (PIF Report) from the year 2015 will be voted on on Tuesday in plenary. Parliament...