Liadh for President
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Blog: Our fishing communities deserve better political representation

This article was first published in the Marine Times. The fishermen of this country, their families and our coastal communities have been badly failed by successive Irish governments. Since Ireland joined the European Union, our fishing industry has... Read more

Dog owners must act responsibly to protect farm stock

Speaking in the wake of a number of high profile dog attacks on sheep and cattle Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada called called on dog owners to act responsibly and to ensure their dogs are kupt under control and away from livestock. “The loss of sheep in... Read more

CityJet announcement is a strong endorsement of Cork Airport and the region

Sinn Féin’s Liadh Ní Riada welcomed the announcement by CityJet of a new high-frequency service on the Cork to London City Airport route. The Ireland South MEP remarked that the the announcement is a strong endorsement of Cork Airport, and an indicator... Read more

Spanish state must respect language rights

Speaking from Brussels this afternoon Liadh Ní Riada strongly criticised the Spanish state for ongoing discrimination and attacks against users of indigenous and minority languages ahead of Spain’s appearance before the United Nations Human Rghts Committee.... Read more

N28 Cork to Ringaskiddy road must be given priority status

Speaking from Passage West today Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada gave her backing to calls for the N28 Cork to Ringaskiddy road to be given priority status in the upcoming capital programme. The Sinn Féin MEP was in Passage West and Carrigaline for a number... Read more

Ní mór don stáit Spáinneach aghaidh a thabhairt do chearta teanga

Ag labhairt dí ón mBruiséil tráthnóna cáinigh Liadh Ní Riada an stáit Spáinneach go géar mer gheall ar a leithcheal agus a ionsaithe i gcoinne úsáideoirí teangacha dúchasacha agus mionlaigh. Labhair an Feisire Eorpach de chuid Shinn Féin ar an ábhar roimh... Read more

Juncker plan completely lacking in substance

The European Parliament has voted in favour of the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) also known as the Juncker plan. Commenting on the outcome of the vote today Liadh Ní Riada, Sinn Féin MEP for Ireland South who was the shadow rapporteur... Read more

Cuts to LEADER in Tipperary will hurt communities

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada and Cllr Séamie Morris met with representatives of North Tipperary LEADER partnership in Nenagh on Friday 19th to discuss the cuts to LEADER funding, and to examine alternative funding streams. The Sinn Féin representatives... Read more

Lone Parent Allowance Cuts will increase child poverty in Ireland

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has sent solidarity greetings to the one parent families protesting in Dublin this afternoon over savage cuts to Lone Parent Allowance, and called on Labour Leader Joan Burton to reverse the cuts immediately. These cuts are... Read more

Increase in crime has rural communities on edge

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has strongly criticised the Government over its cuts to frontline services that has seen Garda resources in rural areas decreased over the past number of years. The Ireland South MEP made the comments following a meeting in... Read more

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