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€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]

ECJ Judgement a Victory for Citizens Concerns on Investor Courts

Date: May 16, 2017

Category: News Article

“Today I warmly welcome the judgement from the European Court of Justice which makes it crystal clear that any trade agreement containing investor courts must be ratified by Member States”. Speaking in Strasbourg, Marian...[more]

Benefits of Community Action in Clifden

Date: May 11, 2017

Category: News Article

The participation by community organisations and businesses in Clifden and North Connemara, showcased in the Business & Community Expo, was indicative of what made the town a great place to visit, to do business in and crucially...[more]

Feevagh School Highly Praised

Date: May 10, 2017

Category: News Article

Marian, who visited Feevagh National School, Dysart on Monday, May 9th - Europe Day was hugely impressed by her welcome and the preparations and presentations made by the pupils.[more]

EU paid leave proposal for family carers warmly welcomed

Date: April 26, 2017

Category: News Article, Carers

Family carers in Ireland will, for the first time, benefit from paid carers leave if a proposal announced by the European Commission, today, April 26th, is approved by the European Parliament. [more]

Agree on how to Build Ireland 2030

Date: April 24, 2017

Category: News Article, Employment

A proposal that Ireland’s politicians should agree on a minimum 10 year infrastructural investment programme, which would bridge at least two governments, was proposed by Independent MEP Marian Harkin at a conference in Dublin on...[more]

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