MEP Midlands North West

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Community
Fine Gael MEP Colm Markey has called on the Government to introduce a new bank holiday later this year to thank volunteers for their tireless efforts during the COVID-10 pandemic. The proposal comes during National Volunteering Week and coincides with a vote in the European Parliament to approve a new EU volunteering programme for young...
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Fine Gael MEP Colm Markey has told the European Parliament that the COVID-19 pandemic has presented a unique opportunity to reinvent and reimagine rural communities. He was speaking during a debate on Thursday with the European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Janusz Wojciechowski on the Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas. Commenting afterwards, the Midlands...
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The recent unrest in the US and Brexit in the UK has shown us what damage can be done by politics based on division political self-interest.
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The events of the past year have underlined the enormous role played in Ireland by volunteers and by community organisations.
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Midlands Northwest MEP, Colm Markey has warned that the civil unrest and undermining of democracy seen in the US in recent days and weeks could happen anywhere in Europe, even here in Ireland.
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