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#Marian Harkin

# marian-harkin - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Fine Gael MEPs have been compared to fascists
# Ttipping Point
# Ttipping Point

Fine Gael MEPs have been compared to fascists

Jun 10th 2015, 4:38 PM 14,079 Views 114 Comments

Flanagan didn’t hold back in his criticism.

# marian-harkin - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Resistance to antibiotics could be causing unnecessary deaths in Ireland
# Marian Harkin
# Marian Harkin

Resistance to antibiotics could be causing unnecessary deaths in Ireland

May 20th 2015, 6:28 PM 10,425 Views 23 Comments

An Irish MEP has proposed that the use of the antibiotics without prescription be banned.

# marian-harkin - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Environment Department denies Europe could force us to pay higher water charges
# Aint Gonna Happen
# Aint Gonna Happen

Environment Department denies Europe could force us to pay higher water charges

Dec 18th 2014, 8:30 PM 9,006 Views 77 Comments

Independent MEP Marian Harkin said the Commission could tell the Government to increase the controversial charge.

# marian-harkin - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

It's the first day of the new European Parliament and these Irish MEPs were really excited
# Selfie Central
# Selfie Central

It's the first day of the new European Parliament and these Irish MEPs were really excited

Jul 1st 2014, 3:45 PM 14,415 Views 26 Comments

It’s all happening in Strasbourg…

# marian-harkin - Thursday 29 May, 2014

After epic recheck, Midlands-North West sends Marian Harkin back to Brussels
# Final Result
# Final Result

After epic recheck, Midlands-North West sends Marian Harkin back to Brussels

May 29th 2014, 6:36 AM 11,289 Views 39 Comments

Pat ‘The Cope’ Gallagher of FF conceded in the early hours of the morning.

# marian-harkin - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

MNW re-check could take days. "This is the democratic process" says Harkin
# THE NEVERENDING STORY
# THE NEVERENDING STORY

MNW re-check could take days. "This is the democratic process" says Harkin

May 28th 2014, 7:57 AM 6,819 Views 34 Comments

Pat ‘the Cope’ Gallager of FF requested the recheck after finishing just 275 votes behind Harkin.

# marian-harkin - Monday 26 May, 2014

Dogfights, protests and predictions of a recount: Everything happening in Midlands North West
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

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

May 26th 2014, 6:00 AM 8,619 Views 15 Comments

The first count in the constituency is due this afternoon.

# marian-harkin - Monday 19 May, 2014

7 things we learned from last night's Midlands North-West Prime Time debate
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

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

May 19th 2014, 8:06 AM 28,778 Views 93 Comments

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

# marian-harkin - Sunday 23 March, 2014

'I rely on guys with vans and ladders': Marian Harkin on running as an Independent
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

'I rely on guys with vans and ladders': Marian Harkin on running as an Independent

Mar 23rd 2014, 10:30 AM 8,961 Views 31 Comments

The two-time MEP said Ireland “can’t keep relying on” foreign direct investment and must do more to support SMEs and farmers.

# marian-harkin - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Six TDs and one MEP launch new political network for independents tomorrow
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Six TDs and one MEP launch new political network for independents tomorrow

Mar 13th 2014, 11:09 PM 6,677 Views 17 Comments

The main focus is on networking candidates and providing support and advice for people running in the 23 May elections.

# marian-harkin - Saturday 16 November, 2013

'Having a record helps': Marian Harkin hopes experience will help retain Euro seat
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

'Having a record helps': Marian Harkin hopes experience will help retain Euro seat

Nov 16th 2013, 8:30 AM 4,332 Views 10 Comments

The former TD is the sitting MEP for ‘Ireland North-West’ but will compete in vastly expanded ‘Midlands-North-West’ constituency next year.

# marian-harkin - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

MEPs agree legislation to avoid repeat of PIP breast implant scandal
# Implants
# Implants

MEPs agree legislation to avoid repeat of PIP breast implant scandal

Oct 22nd 2013, 7:44 PM 4,123 Views 4 Comments

The proposed legislation seeks to improve transparency of information for patients and medical staff.

# marian-harkin - Thursday 9 May, 2013

The 'astronomical' cost of asking a question in the European Parliament
# Listen
# Listen

The 'astronomical' cost of asking a question in the European Parliament

May 9th 2013, 6:30 AM 11,230 Views 13 Comments

Marian Harkin has hit back at claims that Irish MEPs spent less time in parliament last year – and asked fewer questions.

# marian-harkin - Monday 14 May, 2012

Independent TDs and MEP to call for referendum to be delayed
# Referendum
# Referendum

Independent TDs and MEP to call for referendum to be delayed

May 14th 2012, 7:48 AM 2,039 Views 80 Comments

Shane Ross, Catherine Murphy and Finian McGrath are among those who want the Fiscal Compact referendum delayed in light of the political uncertainty in the eurozone.

# marian-harkin - Thursday 1 December, 2011

Gay Mitchell loses out again... in annual MEP awards
# Gay Mitchell
# Gay Mitchell

Gay Mitchell loses out again... in annual MEP awards

Dec 1st 2011, 9:36 AM 2,259 Views 18 Comments

Mitchell was shortlisted for the Employment gong at last night’s ceremony, but was pipped by a French representative.

# marian-harkin - Saturday 5 March, 2011

Independents to meet on running Seanad candidates
# Seanad Elections
# Seanad Elections

Independents to meet on running Seanad candidates

Mar 5th 2011, 11:16 AM 931 Views 0 Comments

Independent TDs, senators, MEPs and councillors will attend a meeting to see if non-party candidates can win Seanad seats.