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New EU fund for free local Wi-Fi is Very Welcome

Date: September 12, 2017

Category: News Article

Marian has warmly welcomed the adoption of a proposal in the European Parliament today, Tuesday, September 12th, aimed at providing free access to fast internet in local communities. [more]

Public Acceptability for North-South Interconnector should be a top priority

Date: September 6, 2017

Category: News Article, Environment & Energy

“According to the European Commission, they are supporting public consultation, public participation and public acceptability as part of any solution put forward or decisions taken in regard to the North-South Interconnector.”[more]

Marian welcomes Belgian referral of CETA Investment Courts to ECJ

Date: September 6, 2017

Category: News Article, Agriculture

Today Marian welcomed the decision of the Belgian federal and regional governments to refer the Investor Courts System of the EU-Canadian trade deal (CETA) to the European Court of Justice for its opinion on such courts’...[more]

Digital Economy Key to Balanced Regional Development

Date: August 30, 2017

Category: News Article

A fully functioning nationwide digital economy would provide each of Ireland’s regions with the tools necessary to build on its strengths and contribute to a stronger national economy by building stronger regional economies.[more]

Donegal Flood Area should qualify for EU Aid

Date: August 30, 2017

Category: News Article

“Ireland should immediately begin the process of applying for the European Solidarity Fund to assist with the clean-up and reconstruction in the aftermath of the awful flooding disaster in Co. Donegal”, this was stated by Marian...[more]

€900 toll for Irish Hauliers from France to Italy

Date: June 20, 2017

Category: News Article, Agriculture

Irish export industry threatened by Brexit requires urgent action by government to ease extra costs which will arise in getting goods to market.[more]

Rare Breeds Deserve EU Support – Harkin

Date: June 20, 2017

Category: News Article, Agriculture

Just as the government had recognised the need to protect the country’s built and archaeological heritage it was surely as justified to retain and protect live evidence of a 5,000 year old species that grazed around the...[more]

Manorhamilton ‘Great Place to Live’ says Harkin

Date: June 12, 2017

Category: News Article

“This town holds so many good memories for me as it was here that I came to experience what community really means and how community action could change things for the better".[more]

Colleagues Appointed to French Cabinet

Date: May 18, 2017

Category: News Article

Three members of the European Democratic Party (EDP), of which Marian is the sole Irish member, have been appointed Ministers by newly elected President Emmanuel Macron. The EDP, with the Liberals, constitute the ALDE group.[more]

EU Report on Globalisation ‘Not Before Time'

Date: May 17, 2017

Category: News Article, Employment, Euro/Finance, Environment & Energy

“Globalisation currently involves extra judicial courts but no binding mechanisms to enforce environmental standards, health and safety standards and decent work conditions”. These points were emphasised by Marian when she...[more]

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