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EU emissions proposal ‘a bureaucratic nightmare for farmers’

The European Commission’s proposal to update the Industrial Emissions Directive is a bureaucratic nightmare for...
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Europe is at your feet. Take the first step…. With DiscoverEU!

Europe is at your feet. Take the first step…. With DiscoverEU! What is DiscoverEU? DiscoverEU...
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€500m EU package for farmers ‘not enough’

The European Commission’s €500 million support package for farmers is not enough to tackle the...
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Ukraine: What you can do to help

The European Union (EU) has put in place a Temporary Protection Directive to allow Ukrainian citizens and...
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Intern required for the office of Colm Markey MEP

Are you a highly motivated student or graduate with an interest in European affairs? Would...
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Watch: “A Higher Vision” – The Changing Nature of Irish Education

Is it time to radically overhaul the Irish education system? Covid-19 provided an opportunity to...
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Irish public want EU Parliament to do more on health

Fine Gael MEP Colm Markey has welcomed the findings of the latest Eurobarometer survey, which...
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Watch: Carbon Farming – ‘Capturing the Opportunities’

Carbon farming can play a major role in tackling climate change while offering new income...
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‘Convert old banks into remote hubs’

Converting old banks into remote working hubs would reinvigorate towns and villages and make them...
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‘Common sense prevails in Animal Transport vote’

Fine Gael MEP Colm Markey has welcomed the results of a vote in the European...
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Proposed calf transport ban ‘unworkable’

Fine Gael MEP Colm Markey has urged colleagues in the European Parliament to reject proposals...
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Irish college-goers to benefit from new EU Student Card

Irish students will be able to benefit from discounts and special deals across the EU...
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Louth and Meath commuters deserve better

Louth and Meath commuters shouldn’t have to fork out more to get to work than...
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Roadmap needed to re-establish potato industry

Fine Gael MEP Colm Markey is calling for a three-to-four year strategy to re-establish the...
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Watch: “Powering Forward” – Exploring the Future of Offshore Wind Energy in Ireland

Wind is both Ireland’s largest and cheapest renewable electricity resource. The Irish government has a...
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Christmas Newsletter

Dear friend, It has been an honour to represent you as MEP for Midlands-North-West for...
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Markey disappointed in Cuffe over letter to banks

Fine Gael MEP Colm Markey has said he is disappointed in his parliamentary colleague Ciarán...
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Watch: “Building Your Community” – Sourcing and Using EU Funding Effectively

    Having spent much of my adult life involved in community development and in...
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Climate targets ‘challenging but achievable’

Fine Gael MEP Colm Markey has welcomed the publication of the Climate Action Plan and...
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