Ireland

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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

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World glove on The field
14.06.2018 - 11:17

Deal reached on 32% renewable energy target

Seán Kelly MEP has secured an agreement during overnight negotiations, which sets a 32 percent binding renewable energy target for the EU by 2030. Mr Kelly led negotiations on the revised...
Climate change
14.06.2018 - 10:44

Renewables deal win for affordable, climate-friendly energy

"The agreement to boost renewables in the energy mix to 32 percent at EU level by 2030 will help us provide secure, affordable and climate-friendly energy. While this will not include nationally...
European Union
07.06.2018 - 10:04

Irish Men's Sheds win European Citizen's Prize

Irish EPP Group MEPs Seán Kelly, Mairead McGuinness, Brian Hayes and Deirdre Clune have congratulated the Irish Men's Sheds Association on winning the 2018 European Citizen's Prize,...
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...

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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...