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# European People's Party

Last month
May 2024
Fine Gael condemns political violence after EU partners refused to sign letter denouncing far right
This year
What are European political groupings and why are they important?
How much do you know about the EPP? S&D? Get up to speed before you cast your vote.
FG pulls EPP 'to the centre' says Séan Kelly as Irish MEPs say parties will remain in EU groups
Fine Gael, Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil MEPs said they would not be considering a switch.
EPP willing to work with radical parties but only if they 'respect European values' - Taoiseach
Taoiseach and most FG MEPs back a second von der Leyen term - but issues raised over Gaza stance
Last year
Fianna Fáil MEPs expect 'a big shift to the right' in the upcoming elections, pushing them out
Police raid European People's Party headquarters in Brussels
All time
Fine Gael MEPs call for investigation into whether EU arms exports have been used against US civilians
If UK seek long extension, they'll have to run candidates in European elections, says Coveney
Have you heard about Fine Gael's dubious colleagues in Brussels?
Lynn Boylan
Enda's 'Personal intervention' led to Lucinda quitting Euro job
Opinion: Jean-Claude who? Juncker and the the turf war gripping Europe
Stephen O'Shea
Angela Merkel: The rise of populist parties is remarkable and regrettable
Merkel: Ireland ‘has gone through difficult times, but has braved those times’
The 7 meanest things people said about Bono's speech in Dublin
Bono: 'The Irish people bailed the Irish people out'
Pics: Gardaí injured in clashes with protesters at European People’s Party congress
Political heavyweights? Kenny Egan met Vitali Klitschko in Dublin today (PIC)
Vitali Klitschko: 'I know better than anyone, no fight, no win'
Here's why Angela Merkel and loads of other top EU leaders will be in Dublin today
Mitchell cites technicality as he is only Irish MEP to abstain from EU anti-homophobia vote
Taoiseach: I fully expect to lead Fine Gael into the next election
'He’s very highly regarded': MEPs back Taoiseach for EU job - but they don't think he'll take it
There's something about Enda: Taoiseach 'being seriously talked about' for EU job
Lucinda Creighton to come face-to-face with Enda Kenny in Brussels today
The next head of the European Commission will probably be chosen in Dublin
'Ireland is a special case': Kenny and Merkel commit to improving bailout
Merkel blasts ‘fake solutions’ as EU leaders head to Brussels
MEPs approve Kevin Cardiff's nomination to Court of Auditors
MEPs set to vote on Cardiff's nomination for Court of Auditors job
Largest MEP grouping confirms backing for Kevin Cardiff nomination
Kenny and Sarkozy underline differences ahead of crunch EU summit
EU leaders head to Brussels for make-or-break euro summit
When Enda met Jose: the Hollywood version