Liadh for President
Liadh for President


Government must “aggressively monitor” new super trawler

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has said the government must act on super trawlers. Liadh has called for the Navy and the Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) to “aggressively monitor” the ships as yet another of the colossal vessels made its way into... Read more

Left must unite to return EU to core values

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has called for the progressive parties of Europe to work together to provide an alternative to the increasingly militant and neo-liberal agenda of the EU. The Ireland South MEP made the comments in Brussels as she briefed... Read more

Liadh Congratulates Michelle O’Neill on appointment

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has congratulated Michelle O’Neill on being appointed as the party’s new leader in the Assembly. Liadh said she was sure her party colleague would carry on the work of equality driven peace building pioneered by Martin McGuinness. “It... Read more

Roaming changes welcome but show depth of Brexit unknowns

Sinn Féín MEP Liadh Ní Riada has welcomed the latest development on moves to end roaming charges in Europe. The Ireland South MEP made the comments as the EU crossed the final hurdle to ending roaming charges by June this year after coming to a preliminary... Read more

Liadh urges support for fair access to medicine

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has welcomed the announcement of a major new drugs access conference to take place in Dublin next month. The Ireland South MEP said the Access to Medicines Ireland conference was coming at a time when the issue had never... Read more

Europe must wake up to real issues

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has attacked the European council for their lack of leadership during this critical time in our history. The Ireland South MEP was speaking as she addressed the European Council on their Conclusions of the Council and Commission... Read more

Liadh calls on EP President for urgent meeting on issues of Irish concern

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has written to the newly elected President of the European Parliament. The Ireland South MEP called on Italy’s Antonio Tajani to meet with her and a Sinn Féin delegation to discuss a number of European issues that will have... Read more

Ice plant closures will see fishing boats tied-up

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has called on Minister Simon Coveney to intervene immediately to ensure ice plants in Howth, Kilmore and Dunmore East are re-opened by tomorrow and accused the Minister of sleepwalking into the crisis. Liadh Ní Riada said: “Fishermen... Read more

Potential of the Gearagh for enterprise development cannot be overlooked

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has said that the potential of the Gearagh to drive the development of enterprise in the Lee Valley area cannot be overlooked by those tasked with putting together a management plan for the unique ecological site. The Ireland... Read more

Full coverage of “Respecting Linguistic Diversity? Language Discrimination in the European Union” event

Below is the link to the full coverage of the Language Hearing I hosted in the European Parliament on June 1st around language equality across the EU. The findings and recommendations from this event will now be presented to the Education and Culture... Read more

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