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-  Aoife Carragher

Ireland's tax measures should not be out of sync with other countries – Hayes

Brian Hayes, Fine Gael MEP, today (Tuesday) welcomed Ireland's tax measures which bring us into line with international tax principles but said that we should not adopt measures which are out of sync with other countries. Mr. Hayes made the following comments after reports that Ireland is set to become one of the first countries to introduce country-by-country tax reporting:

-  Aoife Carragher

Kelly calls for fair market competition for ambitious businesses

Fine Gael MEP for Ireland-South and leader of Fine Gael in the European Parliament, Seán Kelly, has called on the European Commission to create an environment of fair competition in the single market and to ensure that all market actors have equal opportunities to succeed.

-  Aoife Carragher

Hayes welcomes passing of emergency motion in the European Parliament to assist 120,000 refugees

Fine Gael Dublin MEP, Brian Hayes has today (Thursday) welcomed the passing of an emergency motion in the European Parliament for the relocation of 120,000 refugees. The European Parliament met this morning for an emergency session in order to give the green light to the Commissions' proposal to relocate 120,000 people from Italy, Greece and Hungary.

-  Jerry Buttimer TD

Historic Marriage Bill approved by Cabinet to make equality a reality – Buttimer

Fine Gael TD for Cork South Central, and the Chair of Fine Gael LGBT Jerry Buttimer, says the approval of the Marriage Bill 2015 by the Cabinet today is a historic move and another important step in this process, which will see the first same-sex marriages taking place before the end of the year.

-  Dinny McGinley TD

An Taoiseach pays tribute to Dinny McGinley

An Taoiseach and leader of the Fine Gael Party, Enda Kenny TD has paid tribute to Fine Gael TD for Donegal South-West, Dinny McGinley who , after 33 years as a TD, has announced that he will not be running in the next general election.

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