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Call for new European Parliament constituencies to be announced

Date: June 13, 2018

Category: News Article

Following a decision in the European Parliament in Strasbourg today Wednesday May 13th, to allocate two extra seats to Ireland, Marian has called on the Constituency Commission to immediately decide on the new European Parliament...[more]

Athenry Suffers Hammer Blow

Date: May 10, 2018

Category: News Article

Ireland Suffers Reputational Damage[more]

1,700 Delegates Debate Pain Issues at 9th World Congress in Dublin

Date: May 10, 2018

Category: News Article, Health

600,000 people in Ireland suffer from chronic pain with 120,000 in the severe -very severe category, while across the EU 100 million people are similarly affected. This was stated by Independent MEP Marian Harkin speaking at...[more]

Call for Co-op Unity on LacPatrick

Date: April 23, 2018

Category: News Article, Agriculture

The opportunity for a farmer controlled re-alignment of the milk processing sector in the northern half of Ireland arises from the current need of LacPatrick Co-op for a new business partner.[more]

Hope That China Beef Market Can Offset Power of Multiple Retailers

Date: April 18, 2018

Category: News Article, Agriculture

The fear factor, acknowledged by EU Agriculture commissioner Phil Hogan as a primary reason for the existence of unfair trading practices in the food supply chain, will not be fully removed by the current proposals from the EU...[more]

Government Slammed for lack of Parkinsons Services

Date: April 2, 2018

Category: News Article, Carers, Health

Ireland has an abysmal record in the care of the 12,000 people diagnosed with Parkinsons Disease and compares very badly with the rest of the West of Europe.[more]

Seaweed Meeting at Carna

Date: April 2, 2018

Category: News Article, Agriculture

Minister Damien English, Minister responsible for foreshore licensing, and Minister Sean Kyne, Minister for Community Development, heard a clear message at a meeting in Carna organised by Coiste Cearta CladaĆ­ Chonamara on...[more]

Commitments Not Words Needed from Sligo Cabinet Meeting

Date: February 14, 2018

Category: News Article

The cabinet as it travels the N4 in the short distance from Castlebaldwin into Sligo will see tragic evidence of government failure under different administrations to provide a safe road to the main town of the North...[more]

Discrimination in Earnings an Unexploded Bomb

Date: February 11, 2018

Category: News Article, Employment

The fact that younger workers were losing significant income share as opposed to older workers was increasing year on year and was an unexploded bomb in communities.[more]

Any Capitulation on Mercusor Beef a Disaster

Date: January 30, 2018

Category: News Article, Agriculture

Marian has strongly criticised the proposed EU-Mercusor trade deal as a sell-out of EU agriculture, with Ireland the single biggest casualty.[more]

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