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#Marian Harkin

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Fine Gael MEPs have been compared to fascists
# Ttipping Point
# Ttipping Point

Fine Gael MEPs have been compared to fascists

Jun 10th 2015, 4:38 PM 14,098 Views 114 Comments

Flanagan didn’t hold back in his criticism.

Resistance to antibiotics could be causing unnecessary deaths in Ireland
# Marian Harkin
# Marian Harkin

Resistance to antibiotics could be causing unnecessary deaths in Ireland

May 20th 2015, 6:28 PM 10,439 Views 23 Comments

An Irish MEP has proposed that the use of the antibiotics without prescription be banned.

Environment Department denies Europe could force us to pay higher water charges
# Aint Gonna Happen
# Aint Gonna Happen

Environment Department denies Europe could force us to pay higher water charges

Dec 18th 2014, 8:30 PM 9,017 Views 77 Comments

Independent MEP Marian Harkin said the Commission could tell the Government to increase the controversial charge.

It's the first day of the new European Parliament and these Irish MEPs were really excited
# Selfie Central
# Selfie Central

It's the first day of the new European Parliament and these Irish MEPs were really excited

Jul 1st 2014, 3:45 PM 14,435 Views 26 Comments

It’s all happening in Strasbourg…

After epic recheck, Midlands-North West sends Marian Harkin back to Brussels
# Final Result
# Final Result

After epic recheck, Midlands-North West sends Marian Harkin back to Brussels

May 29th 2014, 6:36 AM 11,307 Views 40 Comments

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
# THE NEVERENDING STORY
# THE NEVERENDING STORY

MNW re-check could take days. "This is the democratic process" says Harkin

May 28th 2014, 7:57 AM 6,838 Views 34 Comments

Pat ‘the Cope’ Gallager of FF requested the recheck after finishing just 275 votes behind Harkin.

Dogfights, protests and predictions of a recount: Everything happening in Midlands North West
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Dogfights, protests and predictions of a recount: Everything happening in Midlands North West

May 26th 2014, 6:00 AM 8,630 Views 15 Comments

The first count in the constituency is due this afternoon.

7 things we learned from last night's Midlands North-West Prime Time debate
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

7 things we learned from last night's Midlands North-West Prime Time debate

May 19th 2014, 8:06 AM 28,794 Views 93 Comments

They came, they shouted, they argued and then they all went home.

'I rely on guys with vans and ladders': Marian Harkin on running as an Independent
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

'I rely on guys with vans and ladders': Marian Harkin on running as an Independent

Mar 23rd 2014, 10:30 AM 8,987 Views 31 Comments

The two-time MEP said Ireland “can’t keep relying on” foreign direct investment and must do more to support SMEs and farmers.

Six TDs and one MEP launch new political network for independents tomorrow
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Six TDs and one MEP launch new political network for independents tomorrow

Mar 13th 2014, 11:09 PM 6,677 Views 17 Comments

The main focus is on networking candidates and providing support and advice for people running in the 23 May elections.

'Having a record helps': Marian Harkin hopes experience will help retain Euro seat
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

'Having a record helps': Marian Harkin hopes experience will help retain Euro seat

Nov 16th 2013, 8:30 AM 4,347 Views 10 Comments

The former TD is the sitting MEP for ‘Ireland North-West’ but will compete in vastly expanded ‘Midlands-North-West’ constituency next year.

MEPs agree legislation to avoid repeat of PIP breast implant scandal
# Implants
# Implants

MEPs agree legislation to avoid repeat of PIP breast implant scandal

Oct 22nd 2013, 7:44 PM 4,143 Views 4 Comments

The proposed legislation seeks to improve transparency of information for patients and medical staff.

The 'astronomical' cost of asking a question in the European Parliament
# Listen
# Listen

The 'astronomical' cost of asking a question in the European Parliament

May 9th 2013, 6:30 AM 11,235 Views 13 Comments

Marian Harkin has hit back at claims that Irish MEPs spent less time in parliament last year – and asked fewer questions.

Independent TDs and MEP to call for referendum to be delayed
# Referendum
# Referendum

Independent TDs and MEP to call for referendum to be delayed

May 14th 2012, 7:48 AM 2,053 Views 80 Comments

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 loses out again... in annual MEP awards
# Gay Mitchell
# Gay Mitchell

Gay Mitchell loses out again... in annual MEP awards

Dec 1st 2011, 9:36 AM 2,269 Views 18 Comments

Mitchell was shortlisted for the Employment gong at last night’s ceremony, but was pipped by a French representative.

Independents to meet on running Seanad candidates
# Seanad Elections
# Seanad Elections

Independents to meet on running Seanad candidates

Mar 5th 2011, 11:16 AM 947 Views 0 Comments

Independent TDs, senators, MEPs and councillors will attend a meeting to see if non-party candidates can win Seanad seats.