Call for Ban on Brazilian Beef
Date: March 23, 2017
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.
High Hopes Choir gets High Praise in Brussels
Date: March 22, 2017
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...
MEPs Bring 'High Hopes' to Brussels
Date: March 16, 2017
Unique Choir to Perform in European Parliament
Free Range Egg Producers Deserve State Support
Date: March 15, 2017
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.
Case for Small Scale Fishermen made in Brussels
Date: March 8, 2017
Donegal film screened in European Parliament
Advocate General Ruling on Cross Border VRT Regime
Date: March 3, 2017
“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...
No Loophole for Telecom Companies in Roaming legislation
Date: March 1, 2017
“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”.
Ireland’s Homeless Statistics To Be Focus in Brussels Conference
Date: February 27, 2017
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.
MEP Proposes Arbitrator for Tesco Dispute
Date: February 22, 2017
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.
Threat to Sligo Veterinary Laboratory Conflicts with Government Rural Policy
Date: February 20, 2017
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...