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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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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
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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...