Ireland

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

Climate change
17.01.2018 - 11:54

Ambition and flexibility for renewables and energy savings

”The creation of an Energy Union in Europe to provide citizens and businesses with secure, affordable and climate-friendly energy for the future is an important EPP Group priority. This is why...
Brexit, flags of the United Kingdom and the European Union
13.12.2017 - 12:49

Brexit negotiations must be conducted in good faith

Irish EPP Group MEPs Seán Kelly, Mairead McGuinness, Brian Hayes and Deirdre Clune will today vote in favour of the European Parliament’s assessment that sufficient progress has been...
Brexit Direction Sign
08.12.2017 - 11:57

Agreement to avoid hard border on island of Ireland

“Today’s agreement is a massive achievement for the Irish government, for the EU27, but mostly for citizens who want to continue living in peace and prosperity on the island of Ireland...
Energy
28.11.2017 - 11:31

Target for renewables good for both climate and growth

"I am delighted that we were able to reach an agreement that delivers a broad majority in the Industry, Research and Energy Committee in favour of boosting renewable energy deployment in the EU...

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Brian Hayes MEP
News
16.06.2014 - 13:00

A strong Europe can only be built from the democratic centre

It is a great honour to have been elected as a new Member of the European Parliament. I want to thank my new colleagues in the EPP Group for making me feel so welcome. We are part of a big family...
Portuguese Flag
News
04.05.2014 - 09:45

Portugal: makes clean exit from EC/ECB/IMF programme

The President of the European People's Party (EPP) and President of the EPP Group in the European Parliament, Joseph Daul, has warmly welcomed the landmark announcement of Prime Minister Pedro...
Mairead McGuinness MEP
News
03.03.2014 - 13:37

Sustaining family farming

My relationship with farming is lifelong and enduring. It is both a passion and policy priority. I love the countryside, the people, the produce of the land and the sheer bliss of being able to walk...
Green field and trees under blue sky
News
20.11.2013 - 14:45

The new CAP: for more modern and efficient agriculture

  The EPP Group has had a crucial role in the CAP reform with the objective of modernizing the EU's legislation to increase the competitiveness of Europe's agriculture. More in details...

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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...