Fine Gael MEPs have rejected widespread criticism that they are turning their backs on refugees fleeing across the Mediterranean after voting against a European parliament motion to improve supports for migrants making the journey.
Sat, 26 Oct, 2019
It is difficult to believe that the politicians we imagine, in the widest sweep of the term, to be social democrats are capable of sustaining that system, one that created more equality, more wealth, more tolerance, and a longer-lasting peace than any other political credo in history.
Wed, 26 Sep, 2018
Mary Robinson captivated an interparliamentary committee meeting of the European Parliament in Brussels with a stark warning that Europe must provide “significant new resources” for the assistance of refugees and that burden must be “shared more fairly”.
Fri, 04 Mar, 2016
As an elected representative of the Irish people to the European Parliament I would like to distance myself from the remarks of An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, in relation to how the new government of Greece should progress in its debt negotiations with the EU.
Mon, 16 Feb, 2015