Haughey Supports Moves to Freeze Membership Talks with Turkey

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Haughey Supports Moves to Freeze Membership Talks with Turkey Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on European Affairs Deputy Séan Haughey has welcomed the move by MEPs who have voted in favour of freezing EU membership talks with Turkey. Commenting on the issue Deputy Haughey said: ‘While it is important that the channels for dialogue remain open with …

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John Fitzgerald Kennedy Annual Memorial Speech

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I was delighted to deliver the John Fitzgerald Kennedy Annual Memorial Speech, in Bruff Co. Limerick this afternoon. John F. Kennedy Memorial Address Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen.  Before I begin I would like to express my gratitude for the kind invitation from the Bruff Heritage Group to deliver the annual John F. Kennedy Memorial Address.  It …

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FF Tables Amendments to Tackle Pension Inequality

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FF tables amendments to tackle pension inequality – Haughey  - Measures will also reverse changes to the One Parent Family Payment –   Fianna Fáil TD for Dublin Bay North, Sean Haughey says his party has tabled amendments to the Social Welfare Bill that will see the eligibility criteria for the State pension reviewed to …

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Haughey expresses serious concern over British Brexit Committee

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Haughey expresses serious concern over British Brexit Committee -Secretary of State for Northern Ireland will not make up one of the 12 permanent members of the committee    Fianna Fáil TD and Spokesperson for European Affairs and EU Single Market, Sean Haughey has said that the decision to not allocate a permanent slot to the …

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“Budget Brexit plan falls short of response necessary”

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Budget Brexit plan falls short of response necessary Fianna Fáil TD and Spokesperson for EU Affairs has described the €4m allocation for Brexit contingency plans in Budget 2017 as shameful. The Dublin Bay North based TD says that the Government is failing to grasp the stark reality that Brexit poses a huge threat to Ireland, and …

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Reform Needed to Ensure Pension Equality for Women – Haughey

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  Fianna Fail TD for Dublin Bay North Sean Haughey says that reform is required to ensure that women who have taken time out of the workforce to care for children or a sick or elderly family member are not penalised when it comes to calculating their entitlement to the Contributory State Pension.   Deputy …

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European Commission bows to big business on roaming charges – Haughey

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  Fianna Fáil TD and Spokesperson on European Affairs and the EU Single Market has slammed the European Commission for rowing back on its prior decision to end roaming charges. Despite announcing that roaming charges across the EU would be scrapped completely, the Commission has now decided to insert a “fair usage policy”, which only …

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VAT charge on tolls is an added expense on motorists

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 ”VAT charge on tolls is an added expense on motorists” Fianna Fáil’s Spokesperson on EU Affairs, Sean Haughey TD, has said that the financial ability of Dublin road users, especially commuters and road hauliers, must be considered before any attempt is made to impose VAT on toll charges on the M50 or Dublin Port Tunnel. …

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