“The Government Can No Longer Remain Neutral” – Haughey

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My input on the Debate in Support of Tesco Staff in Dáil Éireann on Tuesday 28th February 2017 Tesco is one of the most profitable retailers in the Republic of Ireland.  It employs 14,500 staff nationwide in 139 stores.  It generated €1.2 billion of sales for the first six months of 2016.  It is completely …

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North Dublin’s Transport Network Must be Improved if City is to Compete for Business

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North Dublin’s transport network must be improved if city is to compete for business – Haughey -Congestion problems leading to gridlock in North City- Fianna Fáil TD for Dublin Bay North, Sean Haughey has warned that Dublin’s competitiveness and attractiveness as a business destination will be seriously undermined unless actions are taken to improve our transport infrastructure. …

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Haughey welcomes EU Commission VP’s pledge of support in Brexit process

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Haughey welcomes EU Commission Vice-President’s pledge of support in Brexit process   Fianna Fáil Spokesperson for European Affairs and the EU Single Market, Sean Haughey TD has welcomed today’s presentation by European Commission vice-president, Frans Timmersman. The Commission Vice President was speaking at a meeting of the Oireachtas Joint Committee in Leinster House. Commenting following …

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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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