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A representative from the Border communities against Brexit has warned that if the European Court of justice is removed from having an overseeing role on the Brexit agreement then a trade war could take place between the EU and the UK.   The former Taoiseach, Bertie Ahern has also signaled…

Excessive environmental demands could threaten Irish family farms that’s the warning from a Midlands North West MEP.   The EU is in the middle of reforming the Common Agricultural Policy which sets the rules in exchange for subsidies. At the same time, the EU has set a target of cutting…

Fishermen from Donegal will be waiting to see the outcome of an EU vote that could pave the way for a new fund that will benefit European Fishermen.   MEPs are expected to give the go-ahead to six billion euro fund. The vote in Strasbourg is taking place this lunchtime…

A proposed Covid 19 vaccination certificate should facilitate freedom of movement without discrimination. Midlands North West MEP, Maria Walsh says the cert would provide 3 options to travellers with only one being required; prove they have received a Covid-19 vaccine, a negative PCR test or they have had the virus…

A Midlands/North West MEP is calling on the government to publish its roadmap for the Brexit Adjustment Reserve Fund. €5.4b has been allocated to help countries worst affected by the UK’s departure from the EU. Just over €1b is going Ireland. Midlands/North West MEP, Maria Walsh, says the likes of…

The EU and the UK say they’re ‘fully committed’ to implementing the Northern Ireland Protocol.   It’s after their negotiators met in London last night and had a ‘frank but constructive discussion’.   They’re promising to address problems the new checks on goods have caused for businesses in the North.…