Commitments Not Words Needed from Sligo Cabinet Meeting
Date: February 14, 2018
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...
Discrimination in Earnings an Unexploded Bomb
Date: February 11, 2018
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.
Any Capitulation on Mercusor Beef a Disaster
Date: January 30, 2018
Marian has strongly criticised the proposed EU-Mercusor trade deal as a sell-out of EU agriculture, with Ireland the single biggest casualty.
€2,500 Donation for Loughrea Carers
Date: January 29, 2018
Loughrea’s Family Carers Group were part of the wonderful voluntary band of carers throughout the country without whom the quality of the lives of those needing ongoing care would be considerably less.
Ballinasloe Waste Plant to be Raised in Brussels
Date: January 29, 2018
Independent MEP Marian Harkin is to investigate if European Union regulations have been adhered to in relation to the waste facility planned for Poolboy, Ballinasloe.
Leitrim a National Sacrifice Zone for Sitka Spruce
Date: January 15, 2018
Following her recent meetings with community representatives to discuss problems associated with excessive afforestation in CO. Leitrim, Marian met with representatives of the Irish Natura & Hill Farmers Association (INHFA) in...
Forestry Threatens to Decimate Leitrim Communities
Date: January 7, 2018
Existing government policy, related to forestry, will decimate the social fabric of Co. Leitrim and requires an immediate and effective response from those who believe that trees should not replace population in the coming decade.
81% of MEPs back agreement between EU and UK
Date: December 14, 2017
Yesterday in the European Parliament, 81% of MEPs voted to support the agreement reached last week between Theresa May and the European Commission.
Mercy College ‘Always ahead of the Curve’
Date: December 4, 2017
Marian returned to her former school, Mercy College Sligo, in which she taught for many years where she held a dialogue with Transition Year students and addressed the school body at the launch of Aonad Loch Gile, the new...
Ray of hope for Forgotten Farmers in CAP Proposals
Date: December 1, 2017
In his proposal for the new CAP, Commissioner Phil Hogan has spoken of the need for flexibility so that Member States can design special schemes to cater to the needs of all young farmers and this, I believe, will allow Ireland...