News: Ireland

Browse our latest news - your daily go-to for learning about EPP Group news and activities as well as our reaction to and comment on news and events both inside and outside the European Parliament.

Northern Ireland
news 13.06.2022 - 14:13
news 13.06.2022 - 14:13
FOREIGN AFFAIRS

UK Protocol breach would be disastrous own goal

Leading EPP Group MEPs have strongly criticised the British Government’s intention to launch unilateral a...

European Parliament26 [nid:106224]
news 09.06.2022 - 13:48
news 09.06.2022 - 13:48
FOREIGN AFFAIRS

EU urged to grant Ukraine and Moldova candidate status

The five Irish EPP Group MEPs (Fine Gael) have voiced support for a European Parliament...

EU and Ukraine
news 19.05.2022 - 9:25
news 19.05.2022 - 9:25
FOREIGN AFFAIRS

International War Tribunal to prosecute Putin and allies

Irish EPP Group (Fine Gael) MEPs are calling for a Special International War Tribunal to be...

news 06.05.2022 - 11:49
FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Opposing the rule of dictators is a duty, not a crime

Seán Kelly MEP has welcomed the overwhelming majority vote in favour of a European Parliament ...

Parlement Européen à Strasbourg
news 05.05.2022 - 10:58
news 05.05.2022 - 10:58
ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Russian oil embargo "overdue" – more action needed

The five Irish EPP Group (Fine Gael) MEPs have welcomed the proposed EU embargo on Russian oil...

news 08.04.2022 - 9:00
news 08.04.2022 - 9:00
FOREIGN AFFAIRS ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Embargo Russian coal, oil and gas now

The five Irish EPP Group (Fine Gael) MEPs have welcomed the highly significant European Parliament vote in favour of a full...

news 01.03.2022 - 13:28
news 01.03.2022 - 13:28
FOREIGN AFFAIRS

We stand with Ukraine

The five Fine Gael MEPs have strongly condemned Russia’s unprovoked and unjustified invasion of Ukraine and the barbaric violence inflicted on c...

news 17.02.2022 - 14:42
news 17.02.2022 - 14:42
ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Kelly to lead energy performance of buildings legislation

Seán Kelly MEP has been appointed EPP Group Rapporteur for the European ...

news 09.12.2021 - 12:07
news 09.12.2021 - 12:07
FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Kelly elected First Vice-Chair, EU-UK Parliamentary Assembly

Seán Kelly MEP has been elected as First Vice-Chair of the European Parliament’s new st...

VC Fitzgerald
news 24.03.2021 - 14:55
news 24.03.2021 - 14:55
EPP GROUP HAPPENINGS

Fitzgerald elected Vice-Chairwoman of the EPP Group

The EPP Group in the European Parliament elected Frances Fitzgerald MEP (IE) as Vice-Chairwoman at a...

news 17.03.2021 - 13:31
news 17.03.2021 - 13:31
ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT

COVID-19 vaccine cert to boost tourism

Deirdre Clune MEP has backed today’s European Commission proposal for a COVID-19 vaccine certificate (Digital Green C...

Gender pay gap
news 04.03.2021 - 13:09
news 04.03.2021 - 13:09
LEGAL AND HOME AFFAIRS ECONOMY, JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Gender pay transparency paves way for equality

Newly-proposed EU rules to increase gender pay transparency are a positive step forward for gender equality,...

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