Search Results for 'Mairead McGuinness'

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‘Ireland took the bullet for Europe when the banks collapsed’

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“Ireland took the bullet for the EU” over the collapse of the continent’s economic and banking institutions, and now “it’s pay back time”, as younger generations should not have to face a future of “austerity in perpetuity”.

Is Cope hesitation a clue that O Cuiv’s running for Europe?

By Kernan Andrews

Time to tackle unfair practices in Irish food chain, says MEP McGuinness

PROBABLE European Parliament candidate for this region Mairead McGuinness MEP has called on the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton to look at the experience in the UK of tackling unfair practices in the food supply chain and take similar action in Ireland.

Redrawing of EU elections map leaves Mayo in fifteen county constituency

The announcement this week of the redrafting of the EU constituencies for next year’s European Parliament elections has seen Mayo included in the new Midlands, North and West four seat constituency which stretches all the way from the Atlantic coast to the Irish Sea. Ireland has lost one seat in the parliament thanks to the accession of Croatia to the European Union, which has led to the redrawing of the boundaries and a reduction in a number of constituencies from four to three.

A year to look forward to

JANUARY — the year gets off to a flying start when the words 'Oh feck' are uttered collectively by two million as the January wage sheets are handed out and the true realisation of the Budget kicks in... Sky Sports reports a massive number of calls to their cancellation centre...sales of lattes are decimated...hair extensions are returned to the rats who sold them during the good times...the lights are turned off...Our working class hero Anglo Avenger Trucker Joe, who hasn't mounted a protest using building equipment for what must be weeks now, attacks Anglo ATMs with an angle grinder. He is arrested again for the usual few hours, but despite his latest effort, Cadbury's say that he is not their man for the new Milk Tray ad...back to the drawing board for the caped crusader. It snows and rains and freezes.

Mullingar man takes riding helmet case to Europe

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A Westmeath man has received the support of MEP Mairead McGuinness in his quest to improve safety standards for horse riding helmets.

Local disappointment as Avril steps out of Europe

There has been widespread surprise at the news that stalwart MEP Avril Doyle is not to run in this summer’s local elections.

Momentum building behind Phelan campaign to secure two seats in Ireland East

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Fine Gael is on course to retain its two seats in Ireland East with a ballot paper Euro constituency poll conducted by RedC for the Sunday Business Post showing John Paul Phelan is on 15 per cent and Nessa Childers is on 14 per cent.

Former president’s daughter launches Euro campaign in Kilkenny

Psychotherapist, former Green Party Councillor for Dun Laoghaire Rathdown and former president’s daughter, Nessa Childers may seem like an unlikely character to be running on the Labour Party ticket for Europe, but she is adamant that she should be there.

Senator Phelan pledges he will not lose Avril’s seat

Fine Gael European Election candidate for Ireland East Senator John Paul Phelan gave a rousing speech at the launch of his campaign for a seat in Europe on Monday night.

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