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#EU Parliament

# eu-parliament - Friday 22 February, 2019

Former Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh selected as MEP candidate for Fine Gael

Walsh won the Rose of Tralee in 2014.

# eu-parliament - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

EU parliament president shocked at 'hotbed of harassment' claims

More than a dozen women spoke to the Sunday Times this week and accused politicians of harassment.

# eu-parliament - Monday 14 November, 2016

Drones will face new rules to cut risks

Drones will face new rules to cut risks

“Drones have a place in modern society but they must be regulated,” says Fine Gael MEP.

# eu-parliament - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Nigel Farage's Eurosceptic EU parliament group has collapsed

It puts UKIP at risk of losing millions of euros in funding from Brussels.

# eu-parliament - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Laughter and applause for Phil Hogan, as Sinn Féin challenge falls flat

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.

# eu-parliament - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Running 3 FG candidates may have been a mistake, but the campaign's on now --- Seán Kelly

“The decision was made a number of months ago. Whether I agreed or disagreed with it, it’s over and done with…”

# eu-parliament - Thursday 20 March, 2014

"End to the era of massive bailouts" as EU reaches deal to complete banking union

MEPs now say that a problem bank can be closed down in the space of a weekend to avoid markets turmoil on a Monday.

# eu-parliament - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Childers will run in European elections "barring something serious happening"

Former Labour MEP Nessa Childers says she has not made a final decision on her candidacy and is facing a “dilemma”.

# eu-parliament - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Pilot flight hours restricted by EU vote but unions not happy

Rest days have been increased and night flights shortened but unions in Ireland and Britain say it could effectively increase flight times in some states.

# eu-parliament - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Menthol ban part of compromise EU deal on tobacco control

65 per cent of packaging will be covered by warnings as opposed to the 75 per cent advocated by anti-tobacco lobby and the 50 per cent pushed for by those in the industry.

# eu-parliament - Thursday 22 November, 2012

€670 million in EU aid for Italy earthquake victims approved

Earthquake victims in Italy’s Emilia Romagna region are to receive get €670 million in EU solidarity aid.

# eu-parliament - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

MEPs call for better online protections for children

MEPs have called for children, parents and teachers to be given education in new digital media for young people.