MEP Demands Release of Irish Citizen from Cairo Jail

Speaking in the European Parliament in Strasbourg today, Thursday July 17th, Independent MEP Marian Harkin demanded the release of Irish citizen Ibrahim Halawa from a Cairo jail where he has been imprisoned since August last.[more]

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Irish Law must not be undermined by EU-USA Trade Agreement

Decisions taken under Irish law in relation to developments such as Fracking or GMOs could be undermined if the proposal to include Investor State Dispute Settlements (ISDS) as part of the proposed Transatlantic Trade and...[more]

News Article, Environment & Energy

Harkin Opposes Abandonment of Maternity Leave Directive

The proposal from the European Commission to consider withdrawing the Maternity Leave Directive was strongly opposed by MEP Marian Harkin in the European Parliament when she stated that women throughout the EU should have the...[more]

News Article, Employment

Harkin Clarifies Stance on Hogan Nomination

Independent MEP Marian Harkin has issued a statement concerning what she described as an inaccurate account in a Sunday newspaper of her position in relation to the nomination of Phil Hogan to be Ireland's European Commissioner.[more]

News Article, Volunteering
News Article, Volunteering

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