Reporting the European Parliament

For Irish Radio Stations

Latest Reports

Sinn Fein condemn EU move towards common defence – Ni Riada

European moves towards a common defence policy have been criticised by Sinn Fein MEPs who say it will compromise Irish neutrality. During the week the EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker called for the setting up of a single and permanent EU military headquarters. Mr Juncker wants to forge closer military co.operation in Europe. He’s previously […]

Ireland’s tax policies ‘legitimate’ – Clune

Fine Gael MEPs have been defending the Government’s decision to appeal the recent EU ruling against Apple. The EU Commission declared that Apple enjoyed illegal tax benefits from Ireland and it said the multi-national needs to pay a whopping €13bn (thirteen billion euro) in back taxes to the Irish State. The Apple ruling was debated […]

Apple accusation ‘doesn’t stack up’ – Clune

The FineGael MEP Deirdre Clune is insisting the EU Commission’s recent ruling on Apple’s tax arrangements with Ireland was wrong. The Commission declared that Apple enjoyed illegal tax benefits from Ireland and it said the multi-national needs to pay a whopping €13bn (thirteen billion euro) in back taxes to Ireland. The European Parliament debated the Apple […]

Sellafield safety issue a matter for EU not just UK – Carthy LONGER CLIP

The safety record of the Sellafield Nuclear processing plant in the UK is an issue of European concern and not just a British one. That’s according to the Sinn Fein MEP Matt Carthy. He’s calling on the EU Commission to put pressure on the UK government to shut Sellafield down. The Midlands North-West MEP wrote […]

Carthy calls on EU to tackle Sellafield

The Sinn Fein MEP Matt Carthy is calling on the EU Commission to tackle the concerns raised about the Sellafield Nuclear processing plant in the UK. Mr Carthy has written to the EU Commissioner responsible for the Environment, Maritime affairs and Fisheries. The Midlands North-West MEP sent the letter following the recent BBC Panorama programme […]

€200,000 EU prize for female entrepreneurs – Clune

If you’re a female entrepreneur runningyour own business then you may be in with a chance of winning up to one hundred thousand euro in an EU prize. The prize is being funded by the EU research and innovation programme called Horizon 2020. The idea is to award female entrepreneurs who’ve been innovative in their […]

EU prize for female innovators – Clune

The Fine Gael MEP Deirdre Clune isencouraging women entrepreneurs in Ireland to apply for the 2017 EU prize forfemale innovators. The EU prize, awards female entrepreneurs who havesuccessfully brought innovation to market. The winner of the prize will get onehundred thousand euro. And another hundred thousand will be given to threeother entrepreneurs. The application process […]

We’d fight ‘tooth and nail’ against European Army – Boylan

EU calls for a single military headquarters for civilian and military missions have been getting mixed reactions from MEPs in the European Parliament. Yesterday, the President of the European CommissionJean-Claude Juncker said the EU needed to move towards having common military assets. Mr Juncker has previously called for the establishment of an EU army which […]

Twitter