News & Statements
Outdated EU air traffic control system allows French controllers to threaten Irish tourism – Clune
Clune pushes for new air traffic control management at EU level as it is revealed that 9 air traffic control strike days led to the cancellation of over 3,000 flights in 2015
We shouldn’t have to sacrifice our privacy to become a member of the digital club – Clune
Fine Gael Ireland South MEP, Deirdre Clune, has welcomed new EU rules voted upon this week in Strasbourg that will tighten how companies can use people's data.
Clune calls for EU wide clampdown on clocked cars
Speaking at a workshop on the second hand car market in the European Parliament yesterday, Ireland South MEP and member of the EU transport committee, Deirdre Clune, has called for immediate pan-European action on car clocking in our second hand car market.
As European Parliament prepares to debate violence against women Clune calls for increased training for judges and Gardaí
Ireland South, Fine Gael MEP, Deirdre Clune has called for special training for judges and Gardaí on domestic violence. Speaking in a debate in the European Parliament, MEP Clune said that too many incidents of domestic violence in Ireland are going unreported.
Give police access to our flight, train and ferry details now – Clune
Fine Gael Ireland South MEP and member of the European Transport Committee, Deirdre Clune, has backed French calls for the European Parliament to immediately approve EU measures which would give European police forces access to passenger details on all flights, trains and ferries, operating both internally within Europe and to and from Europe.
Clune calls for the introduction of new speed technology to be used in our cars
Fine Gael Ireland South MEP and member of the EU transport committee, Deirdre Clune, has backed calls for the use of Intelligent Speed Assistance technology to be made standard in new cars on the back of a Irish road safety report that revealed that one in five drivers sees breaking 100km/h speed limits as acceptable.
Clune votes to increase funding for missing children hotlines
Ireland South Fine Gael MEP, Deirdre Clune has supported a budget amendment in the European Parliament that increases funding for missing children hotlines across Europe. Commenting on the increase in funding Clune says that the hotlines are still underfunded and that we are not doing enough to help vulnerable children.
Some people just aren’t getting the message on drink driving! – Clune
Fine Gael Ireland South MEP and member of the European Transport Committee, Deirdre Clune, has hit out at those who are still not getting the message on driving whilst under the influence of alcohol and drugs.