Don’t waste precious MEP seats on rag-week radicals

Irish MEPs Mick Wallace and Clare Daly have consistently voted against resolutions in support of Ukraine. Photo: Cate McCurry/PA

Barry Andrews

Ireland fights with all other member states for influence across the EU institutions. The European Parliament is no different. Last week, it was announced that Ireland would gain an extra seat in the parliament. While this is positive, a good place to start would be to make the most of the seats we already have.