Liadh for President
Liadh for President


Positive Mental Health begins in the community

Speaking during a visit to Áras Folláin peer support centre in Nenagh on Friday, Liadh Ní Riada commended the staff and volunteers of the facility and stated that promoting positive mental health is vital for the whole community. The Sinn Féin MEP paid... Read more

Cuts to Rape Crisis Network is latest Government attack on Women

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada hit out at the recently announced cuts to the Rape Crisis Network and pointed to a clear anti-women bias on the part of the Fine Gael and Labour government. Ní Riada made the comments following a meeting with CEO of Rape Crisis... Read more

Cllr. Chis O’Leary will be a mayor for all the people of Cork

Speaking in City Hall today Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada congratulated incoming Ard-Mhéara of Cork, Councillor Chris O’Leary and wished him well for the year ahead. Liadh Ní Riada said: “Chris O’ Leary is a fantastic public representative, a tireless... Read more

Liadh tells school kids ‘Europe offers great potential but needs to focus on people, not corporations’

Speaking to staff, pupils and parents at Killocrim National School in Co. Kerry on Friday, Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada said that the European project has had advantages and disadvantages for Ireland, and that there is a shared responsibility to ensure... Read more

Sean Kelly MEP has betrayed his responsibility to defend the interests of the Irish people

Liadh Ní Riada MEP has strongly criticised the call of Fine Gael MEP Sean Kelly to have a potential international court for TTIPs Investor-State Dispute Settlement mechanism (ISDS) located in Ireland. She said that Kelly has completely betrayed his responsibility... Read more

Liadh raises human rights concerns ahead of inaugural European Games in Azerbaijan

Speaking in the European Parliament in Strasbourg today Sinn Fein MEP Liadh Ní Riada called on the Parliament to condemn the ongoing human rights violations taking place in Azerbaijan as the country gears up to host the inaugural European Games in Baku.... Read more

Impact of TTIP on cultural and creative sector deeply concerning

Liadh Ní Riada MEP for Ireland South has strongly criticised the controversial Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) agreement. She reaffirmed Sinn Féin´s strong opposition to the agreement in advance of tomorrow´s vote in the European... Read more

Liadh gives cautious welcome to NWW decision on discards

Speaking from Brussels today Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada gave cautious welcome to the new Regional Agreement decided by the North Western Waters Group of Member States (NWW). Ní Riada said; “I welcome the new agreement to end discards by the North... Read more

Blog: Mental health and wellbeing are precious and must be cherished.

Every day brings its own challenges and nowhere was this more prevalent than during the mental health delegation which I hosted yesterday in Brussels. Forty people, from different backgrounds, voluntary groups, activists, practitioners, fundraisers, clinicians,... Read more

Its time for a movement for improved mental health services

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has called for a “movement for improved mental health services” in Ireland. Her call came following a the visit to the European Parliament, of a delegation of over forty people, who work and campaign in the area of mental... Read more

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