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

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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Kneeling farmer in barn holding tray of eggs
News
01.10.2013 - 15:45

CAP reform entering final round

Following an agreement between the European Parliament's negotiators with representatives of the EU's Member States, which has received the green light by the Agriculture Committee on Monday...
The Irish Delegation of the EPP Group in the European Parliament: (l-r) Gay Mitchell MEP, Head of the Irish Delegation, Mairead McGuinness MEP, Seán Kelly MEP and Jim Higgins MEP, Quaestor of the European Parliament
News
14.01.2013 - 09:00

Priorities for Ireland's seventh EU Presidency

Ireland's Presidency of the European Council (January-June 2013) comes at a crucial time for the EU. While restoring economic growth and stability across the Union remains a clear priority,...
Farmer and businessman examining plant in field
News
04.09.2012 - 09:00

EPP Group hearing on future EU farm policy

Discussions over the future of Europe's Common Agricultural Policy after 2013 are entering a new round. This autumn will see the European Parliament's agriculture committee vote on the four...

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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...