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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

Tony Blair
04.05.2017 - 12:58

EPP Group to meet Blair, Barnier on Brexit in Ireland

Brexit and negotiating objectives will top the agenda of an EPP Group Bureau meeting in Co Wicklow, Ireland on 11-12 May, hosted by the Leader of the Irish (Fine Gael) Delegation, Seán Kelly...
Businessman analyzing business data and using calculator
07.04.2017 - 10:57

Money Market Funds Regulation approved

Brian Hayes MEP for Dublin and lead negotiator for the EPP Group on the EU’s Money Market Funds (MMF) Regulation has welcomed the European Parliament’s final approval of the Regulation...
Young woman in a train station
06.04.2017 - 11:05

Final hurdle to abolish roaming fees

"The European Parliament will today ensure that we cross the final hurdle to abolish mobile roaming charges in the EU," Seán Kelly MEP said ahead of a plenary vote to agree a...
Doctor holding out stethescope with focus on object
05.04.2017 - 15:56

New Medical Devices laws to ensure patient safety

Final European Parliament approval for new EU laws on the regulation of Medical Devices will strengthen the industry, which employs 25,000 people in Ireland, and ensure patient safety and consumer...



EU Code Week - EU Dojo event at the European Parliament
21.10.2016 - 15:00

Coding is an essential skill for youth

Coding is fast becoming an essential skill for the next generation, according to Seán Kelly MEP who hosted the fourth annual EU Dojo in the European Parliament during EU Code Week 2016...
A fair food chain for all
03.06.2016 - 12:31

Fair trade for farmers

In school yards and football fields we know what fair play means, but when it comes to business it’s not that easy anymore. How to tackle unfair trading practises (UTPs) is a burning question,...
Happy family with child and shopping bags in city
31.05.2016 - 14:48

A child's best interests must come first

A child's best interests should always come first in cross-border EU cases regarding custody, familial breakdown or other child welfare issues, according to EPP Group Members of the Committee on...
European Union
05.11.2015 - 15:15

EU Careers - useful links

The EU institutions employ some 50 000 men and women from across the 28 Member State countries. The European Personnel Selection Office (EPSO) organises 'open competitions' to select...


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Highlights of the week


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...

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...

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...