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U-turn by ECB on Oireachtas Appearance but Draghi will respond to Irish MEPs

Date: July 30, 2015

Category: News Article, Euro/Finance

In a further twist of the 'will they/won´t they attend' saga, the ECB have now withdrawn their offer for Vice President Vitor Constâncio to attend an Oireachtas Committee meeting to engage in an informal exchange of views on...[more]

Death Benefit Insurance Abolished

Date: July 14, 2015

Category: News Article, Euro/Finance

35,000 members of Newbridge Credit Union lose out[more]

ECB U-turn on Commitment causes Dismay

Date: June 24, 2015

Category: News Article, Euro/Finance

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...[more]

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

Category: Euro/Finance, News Article, Health

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.[more]

Noonan urged to help Greece

Date: June 21, 2015

Category: News Article, Euro/Finance

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.[more]

Taoiseach Accused of misleading information on LEADER

Date: June 5, 2015

Category: News Article, Euro/Finance

Deliberately misleading information by government politicians, designed to undermine the LEADER programme, has been revealed in an answer to a parliamentary question this week.[more]

Sweetheart Deals on Multinationals Tax Unacceptable Says MEP

Date: June 2, 2015

Category: News Article, Euro/Finance

"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...[more]

Irish Swiss Bank Accounts to be Revealed

Date: May 28, 2015

Category: News Article, Euro/Finance

Irish citizens holding bank accounts in Switzerland will no longer be able to avail of the traditional secrecy pertaining to Swiss bank accounts.[more]

Did Trichet Threaten Irish Government?

Date: April 28, 2015

Category: News Article, Euro/Finance

Answer Needed on Thursday [more]

Appointed to the Special Tax Committee of the European Parliament

Date: February 12, 2015

Category: News Article, Euro/Finance

“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”.[more]

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