Two local MEPs have been included in a list of representatives who did not register any meetings with interest groups over a three year period.
Figures from European Parliament Transparency Data shows five Irish MEPs did not register any interactions with lobbyists from 2019 to November 2022.
Luke Ming Flanagan and Fine Gael's Colm Markey from the Midlands-North-West constituency had no special interest meetings recorded on their record.
MEPs are required to report any meetings with lobbyists connected to their roles or specific reports, while voluntary reporting is also encouraged for any meeting with groups regarding policy making.
Figures can either suggest no meetings have taken place or there was a failure to record them.
Colm Markey, who became an MEP in late 2020, had no meetings recorded since the beginning of his term to the present.
In a statement to Shannonside FM, MEP Markey confirmed his involvement in a report on inland waterways pilots from outside of the EU, required no meeting with any interest groups.
Independent MEP Luke 'Ming' Flangan has no meetings with special interest groups related to his areas of work according to the register.
According to the Irish Times, following contact from the paper, the Roscommon based MEP updated his register over the weekend to include seven meetings over the last three years.
Elsewhere in the country MEPs Sean Kelly and Mick Wallace each recorded no meetings between themselves and interest groups from 2019 to date.