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MEP slams ECB decision to ignore banking inquiry

The decision by the European Central Bank not to participate in the Irish banking inquiry has been heavily criticised by some Irish MEPs. The Fine Gael MEP Deirdre Clune says that the decision by the ECB President Mario Draghi to decline the invitation to go before the Oireachtas Inquiry runs against the interests of democracy. […]

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Interview with Brian Hayes FG MEP on critics of EU

EuroParlRadio’s Karen Coleman talks to Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes on why he thinks it’s time to ‘fight back’ against those who blame Europe/EU for Ireland’s economic woes.   Out words: not anger Dur: 4:01  

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Don’t blame Europe for economic woes warns Hayes

The Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes has lashed out at critics who say Europe is to blame for Ireland’s economic problems. Mr Hayes says that many of Ireland’s economic woes have been of the country’s own making. He’s warning it’s time to fight back against those who say that Europe is to blame for the […]

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Time to fight back against populist scaremongering – Hayes

The Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes says it’s time for the democratic centre to fight back against populist views that Europe is responsible for Ireland’s economic woes. Mr Hayes says that Ireland’s problems are home-grown and that we would be in a catastrophic situation if it wasn’t for European solidarity.  Out words: what happened Dur: […]

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Crowley/Flanagan absence from Parliament reflects ‘badly’ – Ni Riada

The poor attendance of two Irish MEPs to the European Parliament is negatively impacting the work being done by other Irish MEPs. So says the Sinn Fein MEP Liadh Ni Riada who was speaking from the European Parliament in Strasbourg. Ms ni Riada was commenting on a recent report by Vote Watch Europe which found […]

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MEPs have a ‘moral responsibility’ to attend Parliament – ni Riada

The Sinn Fein MEP Liadh ni Riada says that any Irish MEP who is absent from the European Parliament for a sustained period should consider stepping down and nominating a substitute in their place. Ms ni Riada was commenting on a recent report by Vote Watch Europe which found the voting record of Irish MEPs […]