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#Pat the Cope Gallagher

# pat-the-cope-gallagher - Saturday 8 June, 2019

Head of Scottish fishing group says Ireland would be 'unwise' to pick fight over Rockall

The Irish government said yesterday it rejected Scotland’s warnings of “enforcement action” against Irish fishing vessels.

# pat-the-cope-gallagher - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

Anger over 'shocking seven-hour delay' in deploying Air Corps to fight wildfires in Donegal

The Air Corps responded in the afternoon but noted that it did not run a dedicated firefighting service.

# pat-the-cope-gallagher - Monday 28 January, 2019

'A cloud of sadness over the area': Tributes paid to four young men killed in Co Donegal car crash

John Harley, Seán Harkin, Mícheál Roarty and Daniel Scott were killed in a single-vehicle collision last night.

# pat-the-cope-gallagher - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Leas Ceann Comhairle makes 'no apologies' for assisting constituents to get passports

Simon Coveney recently criticised TDs who use their offices for getting passports for constituents.

# pat-the-cope-gallagher - Thursday 3 March, 2016

A bigger and buoyant Fianna Fáil was 'back in business' at Leinster House today

They haven’t gone away, you know.

# pat-the-cope-gallagher - Monday 24 August, 2015

Can Fianna Fáil 'Cope' with this ex-minister's comeback?

Pat The Cope Gallagher is seeking the Fianna Fáil nomination in Donegal.

# pat-the-cope-gallagher - Thursday 29 May, 2014

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

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

# pat-the-cope-gallagher - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

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

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

# pat-the-cope-gallagher - 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.

# pat-the-cope-gallagher - Monday 19 May, 2014

Guess who's back? Brian Cowen hits the campaign trail in Tullamore Offaly Helpful? This post contains a poll

Guess who's back? Brian Cowen hits the campaign trail in Tullamore

Pat ‘the Cope’ Gallagher was joined on the campaign trail by the former Fianna Fáil leader this weekend.

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.

# pat-the-cope-gallagher - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

How much grief are Micheál Martin and Fianna Fáil getting on the doorsteps?

Fianna Fáil was launching its European election manifesto today but what sort of reception are voters giving its candidates on the doorstep?

# pat-the-cope-gallagher - Sunday 30 March, 2014

'It's always tough' - Pat The Cope Gallagher on re-election, Fianna Fáil and crossing the country

The veteran Fianna Fáil candidate is ready for a tough fight.

# pat-the-cope-gallagher - 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’.

# pat-the-cope-gallagher - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Pat 'The Cope': Fianna Fáil's European election strategy could be 'dangerous'

The veteran MEP will be one of two Fianna Fáil candidates running in the vast Midlands-North West constituency in the European elections this May.

# pat-the-cope-gallagher - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

"Unacceptable" not to include North East in power lines study

Minister Pat Rabbitte said that there are factors unique to the north and south of the country that would prevent this.

# pat-the-cope-gallagher - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Irish MEPs 'confident' EU will provide storm repair funds

A group of MEPs met with the Commissioner for Regional Development in Strasbourg this morning.

# pat-the-cope-gallagher - Monday 6 January, 2014

Insurance industry: Too early to estimate cost of damage caused by storms

Meanwhile, the government has been urged to seek funding from the European Union’s Solidarity Fund to assist with storm damage caused by the extreme weather.

# pat-the-cope-gallagher - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

'I've been in politics a long time': Fianna Fáil MEP Aylward to retire next year

The former junior minister and TD wants to give someone else a chance and will not seek re-election to the European Parliament next year.

# pat-the-cope-gallagher - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Coveney opposes EU plans on mackerel quotas

The European Commission is attempting to end a dispute with Iceland and the Faroe Islands over fishing rights in the north-east Atlantic.

# pat-the-cope-gallagher - 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.

Hayes says 'wait and see' on Euro election run but Norah Casey insists: 'I'm out'

With the new constituencies decided political parties will soon be picking who they want to represent them in next year’s European Parliament election.

# pat-the-cope-gallagher - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Iceland PM hits back in mackerel fishing row

Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson says that any EU sanctions would violate international trade law.

# pat-the-cope-gallagher - Sunday 17 March, 2013

MEP opposes EU commissioner's call for elimination of State aid

Fianna Fáil’s Pat the Cope Gallagher said parts of Ireland would not have any industry if it wasn’t for the procurement of State aid.

# pat-the-cope-gallagher - Thursday 24 November, 2011

Gilmore: Kevin Cardiff 'remains the government nominee' for EU job

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore defends the nomination of Kevin Cardiff to the European Court of Auditors – and stands by his man.

Irish MEPs divided on Kevin Cardiff's rejection by EU committee

The Government will meet today to discuss the fallout from yesterday’s vote.

# pat-the-cope-gallagher - Wednesday 3 November, 2010

Government to hold by-election this month

Chief Whip John Curran has said he expects the by-election to take place by the end of the November.

Pearse Doherty wins court case seeking by-election By-Elections This post contains videos

Pearse Doherty wins court case seeking by-election

The High Court deems that the delay in holding the by-election in Donegal South-West is ‘unreasonable’.