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Taxi Driver Check App launched

Posted on February 28, 2013

Minister Alan Kelly launching the 'Taxi Driver Check' App

In this post Minister Alan Kelly writes about the new 'Taxi Driver Check' app which he launched today. 

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Minister Alan Kelly speaking about the Government's first year

Posted on March 14, 2012

In the latest video Minister Alan Kelly talks to us about the Government's first year in office, the work he has been doing and what is happening in the coming months. Watch what he said in the video.

The previous video from the Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore is available at this link and the video from Minister Kathleen Lynch at this link, Minister Joe Costello at this link, Minister Ruairi Quinn at this link and Minister Brendan Howlin at this link. Do check back over the coming days for the next videos.

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Labour's Plan for Digital Ireland

Posted on January 31, 2011

Labour's Plan for Digital Ireland - Alan Kelly MEP and the Labour Leader Eamon Gilmore TD at the launch of Labour's Plan for Digital Ireland
Alan Kelly MEP and the Labour Leader Eamon Gilmore TD at the launch of Labour's Plan for Digital Ireland

"We are looking at specific plans we have for delivering growth by developing our broadband infrastructure, the Labour Leader Eamon Gilmore said today launching Labour's Plan for Digital Ireland.

"Next-generation broadband is an essential component of our economic recovery. The availability of high speed broadband is crucial for business and job creation, as well as being key to attracting outside investment."

The failure of Fianna Fáil Governments over the past decade to roll out adequate connectivity has left Ireland languishing well behind our international competitors in the broadband stakes:

  • Ireland currently ranks 22nd out of 30 countries in the OECD for Broadband access.
  • Ireland's 16-24 year olds rank 26th out of 27 in the EU for regular use of the Internet.

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Kelly's CAP conference ignites CAP debate

Posted on April 05, 2010

97% of farmers believe that CAP is of major or vital importance to Irish agriculture but over 90% of them also believe the future of CAP will have a negative impact. That's accordingto results of a survey carried out by Alan Kelly MEP.

Kelly revealed the survey results at the "Future of CAP, Crisis or Opportunity for Rural Ireland" conference which took place on Friday, March 26th at the Tipperary Institute, Thurles.
The conference, the first of its kind in Ireland saw attendees from all across Ireland gather at the Tipperary venue to hear speakers including Labour Party Leader Eamon Gilmore and IFA President, John Bryan, discuss the future of CAP for Irish farmers.

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Introducing Alan Kelly MEP Ireland South

Posted on August 13, 2009

Alan Kelly with Peter Clohessy

June's European Elections saw three MEPs elected for Labour. Proinsias De Rossa was returned in the Dublin constituency, while two new MEPs, Alan Kelly for Munster/ Ireland South and Nessa Childers for Leinster/ Ireland East, will be joining Proinsias in the Parliament.

To introduce you to our new MEPs, we will be profiling both Alan and Nessa and first up is Alan.

Alan is a native of Portroe in North Tipperary, a very rural area, but a Labour Party heartland. His election this year ended a 25 years period where there was no Labour MEP in the area.

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