Pay Back Needed for Shannon Water

The proposed €900 million Shannon water abstraction project must include a range of compensatory measures such as tackling the ongoing flooding of farm lands, particularly in the Shannon Callows, the ongoing flooding of homes...[more]

News Article, Environment & Energy

European Parliament Votes for Multinationals to Pay Fair Share of TAX

New measures to tackle tax evasion by multinational companies were endorsed by the European Parliament Special Taxation Committee in Strasbourg today, Wednesday, November 25th.[more]

News Article, Euro/Finance

Harkin urges youth to engage in politics

Somebody has to rule the world, why not you? This was the message delivered by Independent MEP Marian Harkin to a group of young people from all over Connacht and Ulster who attended a European Youth Parliament event in...[more]

News Article

Welcome for Permits for Migrant Fishermen

The decision by the Minister for Agriculture & the Marine Simon Coveney to introduce a permit system for non –EU fishermen to work legally in Ireland has been warmly welcomed by Independent MEP Marian Harkin[more]

News Article, Employment

Undergrounding High-Voltage Cables Can Be Justified

At a breakfast discussion in the European Parliament organised by Independent MEP Marian Harkin today, Wednesday, November 18th, it was indicated that the undergrounding of high-voltage electricity transmission cables could be...[more]

News Article, Environment & Energy

Recent Events

Draghi Queried in European Parliament  

Marian's initiative in co-coordinating the Irish MEP request for ECB President Mario Draghi to answer questions at European Parliament level relevant to the Banking Inquiry resulted in his appearance today, November 12th. Marian will follow up his responses with specific questions to him designed to more firmly establish the actions and policies of the European Central Bank.

International Conference at Maynooth University

Marian organised a conference 'Free Movement and Labour Mobility within the EU' at Maynooth University on November 12th when the issue of Brexit was also discussed.   read more.......


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Questioning Draghi on Bank Bailout. Click on the video above to hear Marian.