Discussions on Construction Issues with FIEC in Brussels

Following her meeting with representatives of the CIF, West & Midlands region, Marian met with executives of the European Construction Industry Federation (FIEC) in Brussels. The FIEC represents the interest of the construction...[more]

World Credit Union Conference Hears of Discrimination Against Irish Credit Unions

The continued anti credit union policy of the Irish government which required voluntary directors to be subjected to greater regulation than the Directors of the commercial banks was unacceptable and needed to change.[more]

European Parliament PEACE Fund Vote Welcomed

The decision of the UK to leave the European Union raised many serious issues surrounding the future relationship between Northern Ireland and the Republic.[more]

Harkin welcomes Commission U-turn on EU-Canada Trade Deal

“Today the European Commission agreed that the EU-Canada trade deal (CETA) should be ratified by all national parliaments whereas previously they held the view that this was not necessary. This is a recognition by the Commission...[more]

Discrimination Against Young People with Disabilities in EU Scheme

Ireland should not be permitted to slip slide out of its responsibility to ensure access to the EU Youth Guarantee Programme for young people with disabilities.[more]

Airport Disability Rights

 Celebrating 10 Years of EU Airport Rights Legislation for People with Disabilities.

"At Dublin Airport on May 19th, I was really touched to hear the words of appreciation by the President of the European Disability Forum (EDF) and Pat Clarke, Chairman of the Disability Federation of Ireland for my work in the European Parliament on disability issues for many years".   read more.....



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