Deirdre CLUNE : 8th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 01-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) - Member

National parties 

  • 01-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Fine Gael Party (Ireland)

Member 

  • 01-07-2014 / 18-01-2017 : Committee on Transport and Tourism
  • 14-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Delegation for relations with Canada
  • 14-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Delegation for relations with the Pan-African Parliament
  • 19-01-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Committee on Transport and Tourism

Substitute 

  • 01-07-2014 / 18-01-2017 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • 23-09-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly
  • 21-01-2016 / 04-04-2017 : Committee of Inquiry into Emission Measurements in the Automotive Sector
  • 19-01-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs

Main parliamentary activities 

Contributions to plenary debates 
Speeches made during the plenary session and written declarations relating to plenary debates. Rules Rule 204 and 171(11)

Reports - as rapporteur 
A rapporteur is appointed in the responsible parliamentary committee to draft a report on proposals of a legislative or budgetary nature, or other issues. In drafting their report, rapporteurs may consult with relevant experts and stakeholders. They are also responsible for the drafting of compromise amendments and negotiations with shadow rapporteurs. Reports adopted at committee level are then examined and voted on in plenary. Rule 55

Opinions - as rapporteur 
Committees may draft an opinion to a report of the responsible committee covering the elements linked to their committee remit. Rapporteurs of such opinions are also responsible for the drafting of compromise amendments and negotiations with shadow rapporteurs of the opinion. Rule 56, Rule 57, Annex VI

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing the European Solidarity Corps programme and repealing [European Solidarity Corps Regulation] and Regulation (EU) No 375/2014  
- EMPL_AD(2018)627020 -  
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EMPL 
OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing the Digital Europe programme for the period 2021-2027  
- TRAN_AD(2018)627011 -  
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TRAN 
OPINION on the draft general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2018  
- EMPL_AD(2017)607885 -  
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EMPL 

Opinions - as shadow rapporteur 
Political groups designate a shadow rapporteur for an opinion to follow progress and negotiate compromise texts with the rapporteur. Rule 215

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down the legal framework of the European Solidarity Corps and amending Regulations (EU) No 1288/2013, (EU) No 1293/2013, (EU) No 1303/2013, (EU) No 1305/2013, (EU) No 1306/2013 and Decision No 1313/2013/EU  
- EMPL_AD(2018)612191 -  
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EMPL 
OPINION on Accelerating Clean Energy Innovation  
- TRAN_AD(2017)606126 -  
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TRAN 
OPINION on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down standards for the reception of applicants for international protection (recast)  
- EMPL_AD(2017)599692 -  
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EMPL 

Motions for resolutions 
Motions for resolutions are tabled on topical issues, at the request of a committee, a political group or at least 5% of the Members, and voted on in plenary. Rule 132, Rule 136, Rule 139, Rule 144.

Oral questions 
Questions for oral answer with debate, addressed to the European Commission, the Council or the Vice-President of the Commission/High Representative of the Union can be tabled by a committee, a political group or at least 5% of Parliament’s members. Rule 136

Other parliamentary activities 

Written explanations of vote 
Members can submit a written explanation of their vote in plenary. Rule 194

Request for the waiver of the immunity of Georgios Epitideios (A8-0185/2019 - Angel Dzhambazki)  
 

I voted in favour of this report as a whole.

Request for the waiver of the immunity of Lampros Fountoulis (A8-0183/2019 - Angel Dzhambazki)  
 

I voted in favour of this report as a whole.

Request for the waiver of the immunity of Eleftherios Synadinos (A8-0184/2019 - Angel Dzhambazki)  
 

I voted in favour of this report as a whole.

Written questions 
Members can submit a specific number of questions to the President of the European Council, the Council, the Commission and the Vice-President of the Commission/High Representative of the Union, for written answer. Rule 138, Annex III

Written declarations (up to 16 January 2017) 
**This instrument no longer exists since 16 January 2017**. A written declaration was an initiative on a matter falling within the EU’s competence. It could be co-signed by Members within a 3 month period.

Written declaration on the need for the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) to support regional accessibility  
- P8_DCL(2016)0129 - Lapsed  
Renaud MUSELIER , Inés AYALA SENDER , Iskra MIHAYLOVA , Younous OMARJEE , Keith TAYLOR , Ruža TOMAŠIĆ , Elissavet VOZEMBERG-VRIONIDI , Ivan JAKOVČIĆ , Fernando RUAS , István UJHELYI , Jill EVANS , Salvatore Domenico POGLIESE , Deirdre CLUNE , Merja KYLLÖNEN , Pascal ARIMONT , Derek VAUGHAN , Jozo RADOŠ , Petras AUŠTREVIČIUS , Juan Fernando LÓPEZ AGUILAR , Milan ZVER  
Date opened : 12-12-2016
Lapse date : 12-03-2017
Number of signatories : 106 - 13-03-2017
Written declaration on combating cyberbullying and the dissemination of revenge pornography  
- P8_DCL(2016)0123 - Lapsed  
Roberta METSOLA , Mairead McGUINNESS , Afzal KHAN , Eva KAILI , Brian HAYES , Deirdre CLUNE , Caterina CHINNICI , Martina DLABAJOVÁ , Kostas CHRYSOGONOS , Giovanni LA VIA , Seán KELLY , Anna Maria CORAZZA BILDT  
Date opened : 21-11-2016
Lapse date : 21-02-2017
Number of signatories : 73 - 22-02-2017
Written declaration on missing refugee children  
- P8_DCL(2016)0119 - Lapsed  
Deirdre CLUNE , Brian HAYES , Roberta METSOLA , Patricija ŠULIN , Monica MACOVEI , Ivan JAKOVČIĆ , David CASA , Esther de LANGE , Claude ROLIN , Mariya GABRIEL  
Date opened : 21-11-2016
Lapse date : 21-02-2017
Number of signatories : 45 - 22-02-2017

Declarations 

Declaration of financial interests