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  • Coláiste Íde puts some tough questions to MEP Deirdre Clune in the European Parliament

    23 February, 2015

    Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has welcomed the students of Coláiste Íde in Dingle to the European Parliament. Speaking to the Coláiste Íde students in the Parliament.

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  • Creating real jobs in Rural Ireland and lowering electricity bills - Clune

    18 February, 2015

    10,000 public buildings are costing us 600 million annually.Investment in increased energy retrofitting of both domestic and public buildings will create jobs in rural Ireland and reduce our electricity bills.

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  • Proposed EU measure on food labelling is Rep Tape dressed up as consumer protection - Clune

    11 February, 2015

    The European Parliament today voted on a resolution to call on the EU Commission to introduce legislation to make country of origin labelling compulsory for all meat product used in processed food.

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  • Tourism is changing - Clune warns small tourism providers to get online

    30 January, 2015

    Following her first meeting as a full member of the European Parliaments Tourism Taskforce, Fine Gael MEP for Ireland South, Deirdre Clune has cautioned those in the tourist trade not to ignore the fact that the tourism market has gone digital.

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  • Sale of Aer Lingus should only be considered if Heathrow slots are protected - Clune

    26 January, 2015

    Fine Gael MEP for Ireland South and Member of the European Parliament’s Transport Committee, Deirdre Clune, has said that the sale of Aer Lingus should only be considered if the Heathrow slots to Cork, Dublin and Shannon are protected.

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  • European Directive has the potential to hurt small scale tourism in Ireland - Clune

    13 January, 2015

    Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has vowed to fight to change the Package Travel Directive that is due to come back before the European Parliament shortly.

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  • Poor road maintenance is costing lives and hindering business - Clune

    08 January, 2015

    A new EU report* on road surfaces shows that Ireland drastically reduced our road maintenance budget between 2008 and 2011 due to the economic crisis.

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  • Climate change is as much an opportunity as it is a challenge

    05 January, 2015

    Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has been appointed by the European Peoples Party to negotiate on the Commissions new employment initiative that aims to create jobs from the Green economy in Europe.

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  • 10 Infographics that explain the EU Parliament.... we hope

    11 December, 2014

    Infographs and GIFs seem to be good at getting the point across. We have put them to the test by using them to try to explain the most confusing thing of all, the EU.

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  • Emergency service response time would be cut by 50% in rural areas - Clune

    09 December, 2014

    Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune, a member of the European Transport committee, has welcomed a political agreement between the European Parliament and EU member states on mandatory installation of ‘eCall’ in European cars.

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