# european-parliament - Yesterday’s News
# european-parliament - Thursday 26 May, 2016
The aim is to ensure all EU citizens access the same services and prices, regardless of where they’re based.
# european-parliament - Wednesday 11 May, 2016
One Irish MEP was unable to attend plenary sessions in 2015 due to illness.
# european-parliament - Tuesday 10 May, 2016
Seán Kelly had been booked on the flight and had paid for his ticket well in advance. And he’s not happy with what happened…
# european-parliament - Thursday 28 April, 2016
The organisation made a number of claims in a letter sent last year.
# european-parliament - Saturday 19 December, 2015
In a harsh statement, Cairo also called on the European body to reconsider its approach to similar cases in the future.
# european-parliament - Thursday 17 December, 2015
MEPs voted overwhelmingly in favour of the resolution.
# european-parliament - Tuesday 27 October, 2015
The men have been suspended for 10 days but will still be allowed to vote.
# european-parliament - Tuesday 8 September, 2015
Fine Gael says a vote in the European Parliament means Sinn Féin is now in favour of water charges, but the reality is somewhat different.
# european-parliament - Friday 17 July, 2015
Several European countries have tried to ban the app, but where does Ireland stand?
# european-parliament - Saturday 13 June, 2015
It’s ten years since Irish was made an official language of the EU.
# european-parliament - Wednesday 10 June, 2015
Flanagan didn’t hold back in his criticism.
Debate on the so-called TTIP was suspended this morning amid angry scenes.
# european-parliament - Tuesday 9 June, 2015
…and then Fifa should hand it over to us again as a legitimate grant.
# european-parliament - Saturday 30 May, 2015
Eurocrats are gearing up, once again, to meddle with our corporate tax rate. We should take a leaf out of our neighbour’s book and demand better.
# european-parliament - Wednesday 20 May, 2015
An Irish MEP has proposed that the use of the antibiotics without prescription be banned.
# european-parliament - Tuesday 5 May, 2015
They’ve also been making fewer speeches and asking fewer questions.
# european-parliament - Wednesday 29 April, 2015
Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes on the ‘disgraceful’ moving of the European Parliament to Strasbourg once a month, every month.
# european-parliament - Wednesday 25 February, 2015
Most people want better labelling on country-of-origin, but that change could come at a price.
# european-parliament - Thursday 12 February, 2015
The European Parliament has passed legislation to allow police forces in different Member States to share data.
# european-parliament - Monday 2 February, 2015
The scene has now been declared safe.
# european-parliament - Tuesday 16 December, 2014
The Irish politician features on a list dubbed the ‘most embarrassing MEPs’.
# european-parliament - Tuesday 25 November, 2014
Pope Francis has made a speech in the European Parliament this morning
Francis’s visit is the first by a Pontiff since 1988 when Paisley was ejected for heckling.
# european-parliament - Tuesday 18 November, 2014
The central bank has been accused of treating Ireland with disdain.
# european-parliament - Tuesday 21 October, 2014
Hogan sent legal letters to the MEP last month.
He said the European Parliament is willing to act as an ‘honest broker’ to support the peace process.
# european-parliament - Thursday 16 October, 2014
It puts UKIP at risk of losing millions of euros in funding from Brussels.
# european-parliament - Thursday 2 October, 2014
Big Phil’s anticipated ‘Big Grilling’ failed to materialise at the EU Parliament this morning, and the agriculture committee has now voted to back him as commissioner.
# european-parliament - Monday 15 September, 2014
Neither topped the spending charts though.
# european-parliament - Monday 11 August, 2014
Good sense or Frankenfood? The issue is coming up for debate again in Europe.
# european-parliament - Tuesday 1 July, 2014
It’s all happening in Strasbourg…
# european-parliament - Tuesday 24 June, 2014
They’re Brian Crowley’s new European bedfellows, but what do they stand for?
# european-parliament - Monday 23 June, 2014
Brian Crowley has switched to the European Conservatives and Reformists, a grouping that includes many right-wing parties including the British Conservatives.
# european-parliament - Sunday 22 June, 2014
The Taoiseach said he expects Jean-Claude Juncker to become the next president of the European Commission, but David Cameron is trying to block this from happening.
# european-parliament - Monday 16 June, 2014
Luke Ming Flanagan and Brian Hayes automatically vacated their Dáil seats last month and won’t officially become MEPs into July.
# european-parliament - Friday 13 June, 2014
The former prime minister of Luxembourg is part of a developing crisis that threatens to be one of the greatest faced by the European Union.
# european-parliament - Saturday 7 June, 2014
# european-parliament - Tuesday 27 May, 2014
The newly-elected Fine Gael MEP is at opposite end of the political spectrum to the new MEP for Midlands North-West.
For small member states like Ireland, the change in Parliament will bring many challenges…