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Businesses in the north west and border region are ignoring warnings to implement ‘Brexit ready measures ahead of a possible exit from Europe by the UK.   It’s emerged that 58,000 businesses still do not have an Economic Operators Registration Number with only 3 weeks to go until a potential…

Leitrim will play host to a special meeting of the European Alliance next week in an effort to focus on helping towns and villages drive rural revival in the European Union. The meeting hopes to show the many challenges that rural towns and villages are facing in the north west…

Sligo MEP Marian Harkin has backed Europe’s position for new rules on digital copyright. The controversial measure has sparked debate over freedom of expression online – with musicians and creators campaigning for regulations on how material is used by global tech giants. The Independent representative for Midlands North West says…

Ireland’s multi-billion euro export market could be threatened if proposed EU road haulage rules aren’t reformed. That’s according to the Independent MEP Marian Harkin. On Wednesday MEPs rejected proposed amendments to the “Mobility Package” road haulage reform proposals. Marian Harkin says the vote could scupper attempts to make road haulage…

A north west MEP is asking why the Irish government is blocking an EU proposal that would lead to great transparency on tax paid by multi-national companies in individual countries. Sinn Fein’s Matt Carthy is a member of the European Parliament’s new special committee that’s examining financial crime, tax evasion…