U-turn by ECB on Oireachtas Appearance but Draghi will respond to Irish MEPs
Date: July 30, 2015
In a further twist of the 'will they/won´t they attend' saga, the ECB have now withdrawn their offer for Vice President Vitor Constâncio to attend an Oireachtas Committee meeting to engage in an informal exchange of views on...
Death Benefit Insurance Abolished
Date: July 14, 2015
35,000 members of Newbridge Credit Union lose out
ECB U-turn on Commitment causes Dismay
Date: June 24, 2015
Following a U-turn by Vice President of the ECB, Mr. Vítor Constâncio on his commitment to represent the ECB in an informal exchange of views with relevant Irish committees, Marian Harkin MEP, in conjunction with all other Irish...
Many of the 151,932 Patients on Hospital Waiting List in Midlands-North-West Euro Constituency can Access Cross Border Treatment
Date: June 23, 2015
The implementation of the European Cross Border Healthcare Directive will mean that the HSE will pay for treatments for patients who currently have to endure ongoing lengthy waiting lists.
Noonan urged to help Greece
Date: June 21, 2015
Tomorrow’s emergency meeting of Eurozone leaders was not just about Greece’s future in the Eurozone but about whether their decision endorsed the solidarity principle which was central to the entire European project.
Taoiseach Accused of misleading information on LEADER
Date: June 5, 2015
Deliberately misleading information by government politicians, designed to undermine the LEADER programme, has been revealed in an answer to a parliamentary question this week.
Sweetheart Deals on Multinationals Tax Unacceptable Says MEP
Date: June 2, 2015
"Multinational companies should accept invitations from the European Parliament TAXE Committee and respond to questions from MEPs in regard to their tax strategy", stated Marian Harkin following a meeting of the TAXE Committee in...
Irish Swiss Bank Accounts to be Revealed
Date: May 28, 2015
Irish citizens holding bank accounts in Switzerland will no longer be able to avail of the traditional secrecy pertaining to Swiss bank accounts.
Did Trichet Threaten Irish Government?
Date: April 28, 2015
Answer Needed on Thursday
Appointed to the Special Tax Committee of the European Parliament
Date: February 12, 2015
“As one of the original signatories asking for the setting up of this Committee on tax matters I am very pleased to have been appointed a Substitute member of this Committee”.