Kieran Hartley

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Cllr Malcolm Byrne (left) defeated Billy Kelleher TD by eight votes. Photographs: File/Brenda Fitzsimons

Fianna Fáil Wexford councillor Malcolm Byrne has been selected as the party’s candidate for the Ireland South European Parliament constituency. In a(...)

File image of Brian Crowley MEP  canvassing in Co Cork. File photograph: Frank Miller

Ireland South MEP, Brian Crowley is strongly expected to confirm on Thursday that he will not be standing in this year’s European elections, paving th(...)

Fianna Fáil MEP Brian Crowley. Last September a spokesman for Mr Crowley told The Irish Times that Mr Crowley would be making no comment “until he’s finished with the doctors”. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

Fianna Fáil MEP Brian Crowley will address issues about his health and future political plans at a press conference on Thursday. It comes amid specu(...)

  Fianna Fáil MEP Brian Crowley: his spokesman  said he would be making no comment “until he’s finished with the doctors”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Senior Fianna Fáil figures say there is “no way” that Brian Crowley could run for the party at next year’s European Parliament elections. The Ireland(...)

“Mr Crowley’s prolonged absence is symptomatic of much that is publicly perceived to be wrong with Irish politics,” says Hartley. Above, Brian Crowley. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Fianna Fáil substitute MEP Kieran Hartley has appealed to party leader Micheál Martin to intervene in the continuing absence of the party’s MEP Br(...)

Brian Crowley MEP has been unable to attend the European Parliament since his re-election in 2014 due to ill-health. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Luke “Ming” Flanagan has said he would resign as an MEP if he was in the same situation as his counterpart Brian Crowley, who has been unable to atten(...)

Brian Crowley: His MEP substitute Kieran Hartley has called on  Micheál Martin to take action on his absenteeism. Photograph:  Mark Kelleher

The European Parliament has no powers to take any action against an MEP who does not attend its sittings, a spokeswoman has said. On Thursday The Iri(...)

Brian Crowley MEP at the 75th Fianna Fáil ardfheis in early 2014. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Kieran Hartley, the Fianna Fáil MEP substitute for Brian Crowley in Ireland South, has complained to party leader Micheál Martin that Mr Crowley has n(...)

Minister of State for Training, Skills and Innovation, John Halligan who has threatened to resign if the Government does not agree to the expansion of cardiac services at UHW,  but has so far not implemented his threat. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Department of Health briefed against the expansion of cardiac services in Waterford despite promises that a review of the issue would be independ(...)

Outgoing Fine Gael MEP Seán Kelly: took third seat in Ireland South. Photograph: Eamonn Keogh.

Barry Roche, Southern Correspondent Fine Gael was last night celebrating a much needed morale boosting electoral victory when sitting MEP Sean Kelly f(...)

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