Carers Save Government €4 Billion Per Year

While welcoming the reinstatement of the Carers Support Grant to its previous level, Independent MEP Marian Harkin said that the government had a long way to go before meeting the deserved support of the country’s over 200,000...[more]

Ireland Must not Turn its Back on Migrants

Marian opens Donegal Summer School[more]

Urgent Action Required for ‘Forgotten Farmers’

Referring to the publication of the new program for government, Independent MEP Marian Harkin said that Minister for Agriculture, Michael Creed needed to urgently apply to the European Commission for recognition of the ‘Forgotten...[more]

West Region Jobs Growth Half National Rate says Harkin

The most recent report of the Western Development Commission which showed jobs growth in the western region at 2.8%, less than half the 6.3% in the rest of the country emphasised the absolute necessity for high speed broadband in...[more]

Make Broadband a Legal Right

The decision of the UK government to give a legal right to broadband will further widen the IT infrastructural gap between the rural regions of the Republic and Northern Ireland.[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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