MEP Midlands North West

Category

Fisheries
Fine Gael’s Colm Markey has said that investing in Irish ports can help reduce emissions, foster job creation, and drive down electricity costs for consumers. The Midlands-North-West MEP added that billions could be generated for the Irish economy through the development of offshore wind facilities. MEP Markey has welcomed the European Parliament’s call on Wednesday...
Read More
Wind is both Ireland’s largest and cheapest renewable electricity resource. The Irish government has a target of 5GW of installed offshore wind generation by 2030 in its Programme for Government in addition to a subsequent target of 30GW of floating wind energy. If we can handle this transition successfully, it would be the remote, rural...
Read More
Fine Gael MEP Colm Markey has described moves by some countries to alter the calculation method for allocating the €5 billion Brexit Adjustment Reserve as an attempted ‘cash grab’ which goes against the spirit of EU solidarity. He made the comments at the European Parliament Committee on Fisheries (PECH) today (Monday) where members discussed a...
Read More
The fishing industry has long had an important economic and social impact on our coastal regions.
Read More