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# Marian Harkin

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# ttipping point
Fine Gael MEPs have been compared to fascists
Flanagan didn’t hold back in his criticism.
# Marian Harkin
Resistance to antibiotics could be causing unnecessary deaths in Ireland
An Irish MEP has proposed that the use of the antibiotics without prescription be banned.
# aint gonna happen
Environment Department denies Europe could force us to pay higher water charges
Independent MEP Marian Harkin said the Commission could tell the Government to increase the controversial charge.
# Selfie central
It's the first day of the new European Parliament and these Irish MEPs were really excited
It’s all happening in Strasbourg…
# final result
After epic recheck, Midlands-North West sends Marian Harkin back to Brussels
Pat ‘The Cope’ Gallagher of FF conceded in the early hours of the morning.
MNW re-check could take days. "This is the democratic process" says Harkin
Pat ‘the Cope’ Gallager of FF requested the recheck after finishing just 275 votes behind Harkin.
# Election 2014
Dogfights, protests and predictions of a recount: Everything happening in Midlands North West
The first count in the constituency is due this afternoon.
# Election 2014
7 things we learned from last night's Midlands North-West Prime Time debate
They came, they shouted, they argued and then they all went home.
# Election 2014
'I rely on guys with vans and ladders': Marian Harkin on running as an Independent
The two-time MEP said Ireland “can’t keep relying on” foreign direct investment and must do more to support SMEs and farmers.
# Election 2014
Six TDs and one MEP launch new political network for independents tomorrow
The main focus is on networking candidates and providing support and advice for people running in the 23 May elections.
# Election 2014
'Having a record helps': Marian Harkin hopes experience will help retain Euro seat
The former TD is the sitting MEP for ‘Ireland North-West’ but will compete in vastly expanded ‘Midlands-North-West’ constituency next year.
# implants
MEPs agree legislation to avoid repeat of PIP breast implant scandal
The proposed legislation seeks to improve transparency of information for patients and medical staff.
# Listen
The 'astronomical' cost of asking a question in the European Parliament
Marian Harkin has hit back at claims that Irish MEPs spent less time in parliament last year – and asked fewer questions.
# Referendum
Independent TDs and MEP to call for referendum to be delayed
Shane Ross, Catherine Murphy and Finian McGrath are among those who want the Fiscal Compact referendum delayed in light of the political uncertainty in the eurozone.
# Gay Mitchell
Gay Mitchell loses out again... in annual MEP awards
Mitchell was shortlisted for the Employment gong at last night’s ceremony, but was pipped by a French representative.
# seanad elections
Independents to meet on running Seanad candidates
Independent TDs, senators, MEPs and councillors will attend a meeting to see if non-party candidates can win Seanad seats.