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Welcome for European Parliament Vote to Remove VAT on Defibrillators

Date: October 3, 2018

Category: News Article, Health, Volunteering

“Today (3/10/18) in the European Parliament in Strasbourg we have taken a positive step in helping to ensure that medical equipment such as defibrillators can benefit from a zero VAT rate”. This was stated by Marian referring to...[more]

EU Parliament votes to protect work of artists and journalists

Date: September 14, 2018

Category: News Article

Marian made the following statement following the vote on “Copyright in the Digital Single Market “in the European Parliament in Strasbourg. “Today the EU Parliament today sent a strong political message that the property rights...[more]

Galway International Heart Failure Conference focus on role of Family Carers

Date: June 27, 2018

Category: News Article, Carers, Health

A Conference on heart failure organised by Croi Galway, in association with the international Heart Hub was opened by Marian Harkin MEP at the Croi Headquarters in Galway, where she spoke about the role of family carers in...[more]

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 Cladaí Chonamara on...[more]

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