Sean Kelly MEP

Animal transport regulations ‘safeguard’ calf export market – Kelly

Animal transport regulations ‘safeguard’ calf export market – Kelly

MEP for Ireland South and Fine Gael’s leader in the European Parliament, Sean Kelly, has expressed his optimism about the...

January 21, 2022

EU reiterates its support for ‘Irish position’ in Brexit negotiations

EU reiterates its support for ‘Irish position’ in Brexit negotiations

A new European Parliament resolution will focus on demonstrating the strength of EU support for the Irish position in the...

September 18, 2019

Picking up the pieces in the climate action effort

Picking up the pieces in the climate action effort

Ireland is “shamefully” behind on climate action; the Irish Government didn’t take 2020 climate action targets seriously and there was...

August 25, 2019

‘Wonderful opportunities for farmers when it comes to renewable energy’

‘Wonderful opportunities for farmers when it comes to renewable energy’

We all need to look at our carbon footprint and see how we can make energy efficiencies in our daily...

August 21, 2019

MEPs ‘ready to reject’ Mercosur if EU agriculture threatened

MEPs ‘ready to reject’ Mercosur if EU agriculture threatened

EU trade negotiators have been warned that assurances given to farmers on Mercosur in recent years “must be respected or...

June 25, 2019

Kelly: ‘Being sensible and practical’ is best response to calf welfare

Kelly: ‘Being sensible and practical’ is best response to calf welfare

“Sensible and practical” responses are what is needed in the face of calf welfare issues during the live export process,...

May 8, 2019

Major EU investment planned for farming and agri-business

Major EU investment planned for farming and agri-business

MEP for Ireland South Séan Kelly said that “if Brexit was sorted” the EU might be in a position to...

April 8, 2019

Hogan ‘not in a position’ to see out CAP 2014-2020

Hogan ‘not in a position’ to see out CAP 2014-2020

EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Phil Hogan might not be around to see out the next Common Agriculture...

March 18, 2019

‘Principle of direct payments will remain’ if CAP rolled over

‘Principle of direct payments will remain’ if CAP rolled over

The current 2014-2020 Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) programme is likely to be rolled over for an additional one to two...

March 17, 2019

Kelly outlines need for ‘a just transition fund’ in phasing out peat production

Kelly outlines need for ‘a just transition fund’ in phasing out peat production

MEP for Ireland South, Sean Kelly, has stressed the need for “a just transition fund” in Ireland in light of...

February 28, 2019

Kelly aims to put Bord na Mona job losses on EU agenda

Kelly aims to put Bord na Mona job losses on EU agenda

MEP for Ireland South, Sean Kelly, will host a public meeting in Tullamore, Co. Offaly today (Thursday, February 28), to...

February 28, 2019

MEP calls for Ireland to ‘step-up’ efforts on climate change

MEP calls for Ireland to ‘step-up’ efforts on climate change

Ireland must accelerate to a low-carbon economy, according to MEP for Ireland South Sean Kelly. The comments come as Kelly...

December 17, 2018

EU urges department to review case of Clare quad calf owners

EU urges department to review case of Clare quad calf owners

The European Parliament Petitions Committee has requested that the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine review the case of...

January 23, 2018