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#MEP

# mep - Monday 18 February, 2019

Fianna Fáil's Barry Andrews gets nod ahead of two other ex-ministers to run for MEP in Dublin

Andrews will be seeking to win back a seat for the party in the capital.

# mep - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

Nigel Farage declares himself a Brexit Party MEP

The party can contest elections in the UK – and potentially in the European Parliament.

# mep - Sunday 10 February, 2019

Former Rose of Tralee winner Maria Walsh seeks to run as an MEP candidate for Fine Gael

She seeks to run in the Midlands/North-West constituency.

# mep - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Veteran MEP Brian Crowley confirms he won't be contesting European Election

Due to ill-health, Crowley has missed the entire current European Parliament session.

# mep - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Billy Kelleher says he wants to head to Europe as MEP Brian Crowley to outline his intentions tomorrow

Billy Kelleher voiced his interest in contesting the European elections today.

# mep - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

Brian Hayes to quit politics to become CEO of Banking and Payments Federation Ireland

The 49 year-old said he made the decision for family reasons.

# mep - Saturday 27 October, 2018

New EU rules aim to cut down on amount of bottled water people drink

On average, every person in the EU consumes up to 106 litres of bottled water every year.

# mep - Saturday 20 October, 2018

MEP Martina Anderson: 'Theresa May came here with nothing new, nothing credible'

‘What was in There’s May’s head where she thought she could just go to a different location and make the same speech?’

# mep - Saturday 18 August, 2018

'I'm back': Nigel Farage is leading a battle bus tour to campaign against a 'cowardly sell-out Brexit'

“Our complacent MPs need to understand just how strongly people feel about being lied to while their wishes are blatantly ignored,” the MEP said.

# mep - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Phil Hogan: 'I don’t think the British are in a very coherent position at the moment'

Ireland’s EU commissioner said that the Irish government’s patience is wearing thin.

# mep - Sunday 4 February, 2018

Hoteliers say stricter rules on a cancer-causing food substance would be 'unworkable'

EU rules will be rolled out in April to clamp down on acrylamide, which is found in chips.

# mep - Monday 8 January, 2018

Nigel Farage says top EU negotiator 'clearly doesn't understand Brexit' Immigration This post contains videos

Nigel Farage says top EU negotiator 'clearly doesn't understand Brexit'

Farage criticised Michel Barnier after their meeting today.

# mep - Saturday 18 November, 2017

MEPs to vote on scrapping daylight saving time 'for health and safety reasons'

A new EU study said that health research associates DST with disruption to circadian rhythm.

# mep - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

'Ireland has been a godsend to me': Tory MEP on why he took out an Irish passport

Conservative Party MEP Charles Tannock has been vocal in his criticism of Brexit.

# mep - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Michael Collins 'would not be happy' with suggestions Ireland follow Britain out of EU

MEP Seán Kelly said it is “daft” to suggest Ireland should make itself economically dependent on the UK again.

# mep - Friday 30 June, 2017

Unionists have nothing to fear from a united Ireland

British identity can and must be accommodated in an agreed, united Ireland, writes Sinn Féin MEP Matt Carthy.

# mep - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

'You're behaving like the mafia... no, gangsters': Nigel Farage takes aim at EU

“I do understand national sensitivities. I’ll change it to gangsters,” Farage continued to say.

# mep - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Polish MEP barred from parliament after sexist remarks on women's pay

Janusz Korwin-Mikke said that women deserved less pay because they were ‘weaker, smaller and less intelligent’.

# mep - Thursday 2 February, 2017

'He’s lying to you' - UK MEP explains why he held up sign behind Nigel Farage

Seb Dance was caught on camera holding up the handwritten message behind Farage.

# mep - Thursday 29 December, 2016

'Ireland would be the biggest loser from a breakup of the EU': Irish MEPs on Europe's future

We asked a handful of Irish MEPs on what the New Year holds for Europe.

# mep - Saturday 29 October, 2016

Poll: Should we get more public holidays in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we get more public holidays in Ireland?

One of our MEPs thinks we should.

# mep - Thursday 27 October, 2016

MEP calls for number of Irish public holidays to be increased

At present only three countries across Europe have fewer national holidays than the Republic.

# mep - Thursday 29 September, 2016

Calls to give free Interrail passes to all European 18-year-olds as birthday presents

The proposal is being put forward by Manfred Weber of the European People’s Party (EEP), the party in Europe aligned with Fine Gael.

# mep - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Call for more monitoring of super trawlers after dolphin deaths

Irish MEP Seán Kelly said people who break rules should be “dealt with”.

# mep - Monday 4 July, 2016

MEP calls for "effective" ban on super trawlers in Irish waters

Líadh Ní Riada said that the trawlers were not being inspected properly.

# mep - Friday 24 June, 2016

"Extremism is no longer an abstract problem. It’s here" - Is Islamic terrorism a threat in Ireland?

The Justice Department has said that it is aware of foreign fighters from Ireland who have died in the Middle East.

# mep - Thursday 17 December, 2015

European Parliament passes resolution calling for immediate release of Ibrahim Halawa

MEPs voted overwhelmingly in favour of the resolution.

# mep - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

This technology could be installed in your car to restrict your speed

Irish MEP Deirdre Clune said the drivers should be rewarded for using the car system that can automatically limit the speed of the vehicle.

# mep - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Two right-wing MEPs have been suspended for making Nazi salutes

The men have been suspended for 10 days but will still be allowed to vote.

# mep - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Former GAA president says FAI should give back the €5 million

…and then Fifa should hand it over to us again as a legitimate grant.

# mep - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Resistance to antibiotics could be causing unnecessary deaths in Ireland

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

# mep - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

This MEP is going to speak only 'as Gaeilge' in Brussels for a week

Sinn Féin’s Liadh Ní Riada will speak only in Irish in protest at the treatment of the language in EU institutions.

# mep - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Speeding tourists won't be able to escape penalties under new law

The European Parliament has passed legislation to allow police forces in different Member States to share data.

# mep - Thursday 25 December, 2014

Ireland 'could be top of the class in digital toy market'

Irish MEP Sean Kelly moots Ireland as a prime manufacturing location for niche – but lucrative – business.

# mep - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

'Brian Hayes has lost the run of himself since he moved to Brussels'

Sinn Féin has hit back at the Fine Gael MEP’s criticism of the party’s attitude towards the European Union.

# mep - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Ming is on a 'bad list' with a Nazi supporter ... and he's not impressed

The Irish politician features on a list dubbed the ‘most embarrassing MEPs’.

# mep - Monday 15 December, 2014

'Family comes first': Irish MEPs explain poor voting record in Europe

Ireland ranks last out of all Member States for attendance at plenary sessions.

# mep - Thursday 27 November, 2014

Can the ECB be forced to come to Dublin for the banking inquiry?

Matt Carty of Sinn Fein said he hopes the goverment will be “robust” in making sure the ECB does take part.

# mep - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Cork hotel 'gave into mob rule' by cancelling Fine Gael event - MEP

Deirdre Clune said she was “outraged” by the decision.

'Exaggerated and inaccurate': RTÉ denies bias in election coverage as complaint is rejected

Nessa Childers wasn’t happy with a feature on the Six One News.

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