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Call for Ban on Brazilian Beef

Date: March 23, 2017

Category: News Article, Agriculture

The revelation that Brazilian meat plants approved to export to the European Union had been discovered exporting beef unfit for consumption has led to Marian calling for a ban on shipments to the EU.[more]

High Hopes Choir gets High Praise in Brussels

Date: March 22, 2017

Category: News Article

The performance of Ireland’s High Hopes Choir in the European Parliament was highly praised by an appreciative audience and at a subsequent conference mounted in the European Parliament on Homelessness in the European Union by...[more]

MEPs Bring 'High Hopes' to Brussels

Date: March 16, 2017

Category: News Article

Unique Choir to Perform in European Parliament[more]

Free Range Egg Producers Deserve State Support

Date: March 15, 2017

Category: News Article, Agriculture

Free-range egg producers who face substantial monetary losses, due to restrictions placed on them in relation to Avian Flu must be compensated by the State.[more]

Case for Small Scale Fishermen made in Brussels

Date: March 8, 2017

Category: News Article

Donegal film screened in European Parliament[more]

Advocate General Ruling on Cross Border VRT Regime

Date: March 3, 2017

Category: News Article

“The opinion of the Advocate General of the European Court of Justice, that Ireland is breaching EU law by charging the full amount of Vehicle Registration Tax (VRT) on vehicles brought into the state on a temporary basis, will...[more]

No Loophole for Telecom Companies in Roaming legislation

Date: March 1, 2017

Category: News Article

“There is no loophole in the Roaming legislation whereby mobile phone companies can decide that part of the domestic data allowance would not count when the user was travelling abroad”. [more]

Ireland’s Homeless Statistics To Be Focus in Brussels Conference

Date: February 27, 2017

Category: News Article

The record statistics for homelessness announced last week for Ireland will form part of a conference to be held in the European Parliament on Tuesday, March 21st.[more]

MEP Proposes Arbitrator for Tesco Dispute

Date: February 22, 2017

Category: News Article, Employment

Workers in Tesco and throughout the retail sector deserved a decent job which allowed them to rear a family, put food on the table and fund a mortgage.[more]

Threat to Sligo Veterinary Laboratory Conflicts with Government Rural Policy

Date: February 20, 2017

Category: News Article, Agriculture

The proposal by the Department of Agriculture & Food to close Regional Veterinary Laboratories such as that in Sligo, and to centralise services elsewhere, has been described by Independent MEP Marian Harkin as flying in the face...[more]

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