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Liadh warns of gorse fire dangers

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada is urging communities to be mindful of the dangers of gorse fires. The Ireland South MEP made the comments after a series of serious gorse fires took place across Cork, Kerry and Clare over the weekend. Fire fighters were... Read more

Ireland stands with Palestine

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has called on the people of Limerick to support the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign against Israel. Speaking at an event commemorating the 36th anniversary of the death of Bobby Sands in the city, the Ireland South... Read more

Ní Riada raises fisheries issues with Scottish BREXIT Minister

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has said she is appalled that the issue of fisheries has yet to even be raised in Brexit talks. The Ireland South MEP was speaking after a meeting the Scottish Brexit Minister Michael Russell in Cork today. Ms Ní Riada met... Read more

Chaos at CHU highlights need for reform

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has said reports of “chaos” in Cork University Hospital on Monday night/Tuesday morning are the consequences of the government’s failure to address staffing shortages and working conditions. The Ireland South MEP was responding... Read more

Ní Riada hails €1bn docklands regeneration project

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has hailed the recently announced €1bn landmark development of Cork’s docklands as ‘long overdue and exciting’. “There has been practically no substantial development in Cork for the last 10 years,” the Ireland South MEP... Read more

Either incompetence or indifference caused collapse

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has said the testimony of financial whistleblower Jonathan Sugarman to the Oireachtas Finance Committee last week shows that we have only scratched the surface of how the banking collapse happened. The Ireland South MEP said... Read more

WIFI4EU moves a step closer to reality

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada’s report on WIFI4EU has been adopted by a committee vote this week in Strasbourg. The public WiFi proposals will now move to the Plenary stage where they are expected to be passed, paving the way for the creation of WiFi... Read more

MFF mid-term review is a missed opportunity

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has described the Multi Annual Financial Framework Review (MFF), which was voted on in Strasbourg today, as a missed opportunity. The Ireland South MEP said the review could have been a catalyst for real change in the Parliament... Read more

EU must stop tacitly supporting supertrawlers

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has called on the European Parliament to stop backing multinational supertrawler operators at the expense of ordinary fishing communities. The Ireland South MEP made the call after the European Council rejected amendments... Read more

Just 5% of catch in Irish waters processed here

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has warned that small Irish coastal communities will soon become little more than open air museums unless action is taken to safe guard smaller fishing fleets and invest in their growth. The Ireland South MEP made the claim... Read more

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