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EU price cap needed to address soaring energy bills

A European Union-wide cap on electricity prices and major reform of the EU’s electricity market...
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Science and solutions lacking in emissions debate

Fine Gael’s Colm Markey has criticised the recent debate around carbon emissions for being too...
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EU gas plan should be a wake-up call for Ireland

Ireland’s reliance on gas from UK pipelines leaves us exposed this winter according to Fine...
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Older people should have free access to smart technology

Grant schemes for older people should be modified to include access to assistive technology according...
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Cyber security could be new peacekeeping role for Irish Defence Forces

Fine Gael MEP Colm Markey has said Ireland could play a leading EU role in...
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EU’s door open to next British Prime Minister

The resignation of Boris Johnson as British Prime Minister should mark the start of a...
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EU advice clears the way for Lough Funshinagh de-designation

MEP Colm Markey has called on Minister for State Malcolm Noonan to stop hiding behind...
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Rural Ireland being left behind by Dublin-centric transport policies

Rural Ireland is being left behind by a Dublin-centric approach taken by successive Transport Ministers...
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Markey slams ‘reckless’ UK move on Protocol

The UK Government’s ‘reckless’ plan to override parts of the Northern Ireland Protocol breaches international...
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An Bord Pleanála ‘not fit for purpose’

The massive opportunity for offshore renewable projects in Ireland could be lost due to delays...
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No Céad Míle Fáilte for tourists to Ireland this summer’

Ireland’s status as a favourable tourist destination could be derailed by a range of issues...
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Putin’s war chest continues to grow due to EU inaction

Fine Gael’s Colm Markey has called on EU leaders to stop dragging their feet and...
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‘Pointless’ EU wide rail traffic system could cost Ireland €200m

Fine Gael MEP Colm Markey has slammed a proposal for Ireland to sign up to...
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Markey welcomes EU cash to revive Irish potato sector

Fine Gael MEP Colm Markey has welcomed Cabinet approval of a new scheme to revive...
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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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