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A North West MEP has described Ireland’s record in relation to the care of people with Parkinson’s Disease as ‘abysmal.’ Twelve thousand people in this country, including many in the north west, have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s, a long-term degenerative disorder of the central nervous system. Symptoms of the condition…

A North West MEP says forestry is destroying communities in Leitrim. Marian Harkin says the county now has the second highest acreage of forestry in the country, just behind Wicklow. She says that when land is planted under current regulations, it really results in the land never again beingh brought…

The EU’s Chief Brexit negotiator says the EU will seek a ‘specific’ solution for Ireland as the talks progress. North West Independent MEP Marian Harkin has welcomed the comments made this morning by Michel Barnier during a debate in the European Parliament on Brexit. Mr Barnier said there can be…

A North West/Midlands MEP is warning people to always be on the alert for credit card scammers. Marian Harkin is making the appeal after one of her friends was almost the victim of such a scam. The friend received a call from a man with a Dublin accent pretending to…