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#Jim Higgins

# jim-higgins - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

'The government treats people like gobshites' - John Wilson

The former garda welcomed Eamon Gilmore’s resignation as Labour leader, describing him as “arrogant”.

# jim-higgins - Monday 26 May, 2014

Dogfights, protests and predictions of a recount: Everything happening in Midlands North West

The first count in the constituency is due this afternoon.

# jim-higgins - Monday 19 May, 2014

7 things we learned from last night's Midlands North-West Prime Time debate

They came, they shouted, they argued and then they all went home.

# jim-higgins - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Bus Éireann says 'insinuation of corruption' is a 'totally unjustified smear'

The company says that any money made is invested back into the school transport scheme.

# jim-higgins - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

8 skills you need to run for election according to these campaign videos Gubu This post contains videos

8 skills you need to run for election according to these campaign videos

Fine Gael’s campaign videos for its six MEP candidates are nice productions, but bizarre in places….

# jim-higgins - Monday 28 April, 2014

Enda Kenny tells voters not to get 'carried away with fantasy politics’ before May’s election

The Taoiseach was speaking at the launch of Fine Gael’s European election campaign in Dublin this afternoon.

# jim-higgins - Saturday 29 March, 2014

'I just play my own game': Jim Higgins not worried about his re-election battle

The Fine Gael MEP thinks he and colleague Mairéad McGuinness could take two seats in ‘Midlands North-West’ but admits “it’s a big ask”.

# jim-higgins - Saturday 22 March, 2014

'Ludicrous': Pat 'The Cope' Gallagher dismisses Sinn Féin attack over Trichet letter vote

Sinn Féin MEP candidate Matt Carthy said that the odds of three votes being incorrect due to a technical fault were ‘astronomical’.

# jim-higgins - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

New cars from October 2015 will call ambulance for you after crash

Draft legislation for a new initiative was approved by the European Parliament today.

# jim-higgins - Sunday 9 February, 2014

These are Fine Gael's two European election candidates for Midlands-North-West

Mairead McGuinness said she was confident the party could win two seats in the constituency in May.

# jim-higgins - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Here's what happens when you are the millionth American to come to Ireland

You get a giant card and tickets for a return trip.

# jim-higgins - Monday 25 November, 2013

'If you've got no vote, you've got no voice' - MEP pushes election registration

Fine Gael’s Jim Higgins said we fought ‘long and hard’ for our democracy and people should participate in it.

# jim-higgins - Sunday 17 November, 2013

'He’s very highly regarded': MEPs back Taoiseach for EU job - but they don't think he'll take it

European Council president Herman van Rompuy is said to have approached one Irish MEP, asking them to find out if Kenny is interested in taking one of two top EU jobs that become available next year.

# jim-higgins - Saturday 16 November, 2013

'I'm not confident, but I am hopeful': New boundaries create new challenges for FG's MEPs

While the focus has been on Dublin and how to replace Gay Mitchell, Fine Gael is targeting half of the eight seats outside of the capital.

# jim-higgins - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Parties begin to assess candidates after redrawing of European constituencies

The division of Ireland into three new constituencies presents some interesting challenges for the political parties and independents who hope to run.

# jim-higgins - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

From The42 Here's your 'Mayo v Dublin MEP Gaelic football battle' pic of the day Showdown For Sam

Here's your 'Mayo v Dublin MEP Gaelic football battle' pic of the day

All-Ireland final fever is sweeping through Europe.

# jim-higgins - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Ulster Bank began legal action in 4,124 arrears cases between March and June

Jim Brown is the latest bank boss to appear before the Oireachtas Finance Committee to be grilled on how lenders are addressing the mortgage arrears crisis.

# jim-higgins - Monday 26 August, 2013

This Fine Gael TD is not ruling out a European Parliament bid next year

But the man who John O’Mahony is rumoured to be in line to replace, incumbent North West MEP Jim Higgins, insists he’s very confident of winning the nomination.

# jim-higgins - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

Irish MEP’s Twitter account tells Anglo to “f**k off”, he says he was hacked The Anglo Tapes

Irish MEP’s Twitter account tells Anglo to “f**k off”, he says he was hacked

Fine Gael MEP Jim Higgins claims his account was hacked after enquired about the authenticity of the tweet sent in the early hours of this morning.

# jim-higgins - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

In full: what former ministers get after the government's new levy

We’ve gone through the list of ministerial pensions to see precisely how each living former minister is hit by the various levies.