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

Canada and Europe flag
27.10.2016 - 11:21

CETA: 31 million European jobs depend on trade

Seán Kelly MEP and Ireland's only Member of the European Parliament's International Trade Committee has said it is crucial that the Canada-EU trade deal goes ahead, as talks...
Seán Kelly MEP is pictured presenting Giustina Mizzoni, Executive Director of Coder Dojo, with the European Citizen's Prize 2016 in Dublin.
13.10.2016 - 15:53

European Citizen's Prize for CoderDojo

Seán Kelly MEP (Ireland South) has congratulated Irish foundation, CoderDojo, on receiving the prestigious European Citizen’s Prize at the official European Parliament ...
Businessman analyzing business data and using calculator
13.07.2016 - 18:54

New incentives for SMEs proposed

“Our focus must be on supporting the small to medium businesses and start-ups that drive our economy and create much-needed jobs across Europe. SMEs account for 99.8 percent of all Irish...
Happy family with child and shopping bags in city
01.07.2016 - 13:32

Children to be better protected in cross-border disputes

Mairead McGuinness MEP and Vice-President of the European Parliament has welcomed new proposals to better protect children in cross-border parental disputes in the EU. As Children’s Rights...

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EU Code Week - EU Dojo event at the European Parliament
News
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
News
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
News
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
News
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

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...