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Ireland’s 200 mile zone must be restored – Ní Riada

Ireland South MEP Liadh Ní Riada has called for the full restoration of Ireland’s exclusive 200 nautical mile zone in the event of a no deal Brexit. The Ireland South MEP was speaking after it was announced that the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund,... Read more

Small scale fisheries deserve special protection – Ní Riada

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has said it is crucial that any future legislation on fisheries is drawn up with small scale fisheries in mind. The Ireland South MEP was speaking after meeting with the National Inshore Fisheries Forum and the Irish Islands... Read more

Irish Deaf Society provide huge value for little money – Ní Riada

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ni Riada has called on the Government to step in and ensure the survival of the Irish Deaf Society (IDS). Ms Ní Riada was speaking after it was revealed the IDS was facing imminent closure if it did not receive adequate Government... Read more

FG assault on sovereignty must be opposed – Ní Riada

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has urged people to send a strong Sinn Féin team to Europe to counteract the Fine Gael campaign against Irish sovereignty. The Ireland South MEP was speaking at the party’s selection convention in Tipperary today where she... Read more

Parties must unite behind coastal communities – Ní Riada

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has called on all political parties to unite behind a series of broad principles designed to protect our fishing industry, coastal communities and islands. The Ireland South MEP, who sits on the EU Fisheries Committee, made... Read more

End unpaid internships – Ní Riada

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has urged the Irish Government to end unpaid internships. The Ireland South MEP was speaking after the EU Culture and Education Committee, of which she is a member, supported a number of similar amendments regarding EU Programmes. The... Read more

Major tax reform needed to address inequality – Ní Riada

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has called for major tax reform to bridge the expanding global wealth gap. The Ireland South MEP was speaking following the release of Oxfam’s “Public Good or Private Wealth?” report, which showed the top 26 richest people... Read more

It’s life, but not as we know it (Weekly Blog)

It can be hard to keep up with the various crises going on in Ireland at any one time. We talk about the housing crisis, the health crisis, the poverty crisis, the mental health crisis; and with all this crisis around us the word can start to lose... Read more

Fine Gael in thrall to oil and gas – Ní Riada

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has accused Fine Gael of being in thrall to oil and gas companies. The Ireland South MEP was speaking after Fine Gael MEPs not only supported the creation of an investment fund for the private sector but proposed an amendment... Read more

Cardiac care is a human right – Ní Riada

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has condemned the Government’s continued refusal to provide 24/7 cardiac care cover for the south east. The Ireland South MEP was speaking at a rally in Waterford where thousands demanded what Ms Ní Riada described as “a... Read more

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