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Liadh highlights mismanagement of LEADER with the European Commission

In a meeting in Brussels with senior representatives of the European Commission, Sinn Féin MEP for Ireland South Liadh Ní Riada discussed the retrograde decision by the Irish government to abandon the bottom-up approach and lack of transparency of the... Read more

Blog: An appeal to undecided voters

A chara, I want to make a special appeal to those who are undecided in how they will vote in Friday’s Marriage referendum and to those who out of fear or worry are veering towards voting against the amendment. On Friday you will have the opportunity... Read more

Liadh raises proposal for a Single Boat Payment with EU Fisheries Commissioner

Following a productive meeting in Strasbourg with Commissioner Vella, Liadh Ní Riada Sinn Féin MEP for Ireland-South has welcomed a breakthrough with Sinn Féin’s proposed ‘Single Boat Payment’ scheme that was recently passed at the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis. Karmenu... Read more

Outcome of Budget Payments Negotiations for 2016 is ‘Basic Budgeting at its worst’ – Ní Riada

Speaking from Strasbourg today, Liadh Ní Riada MEP for Ireland South has expressed her dismay at the outcome of talks between the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission regarding delayed payments. Ní Riada who is a co-ordinator on the Budget... Read more

Liadh Ní Riada to host Mental Health delegation in Brussels

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada will host a delegation on the subject of Mental Health and Wellbeing in Brussels on the 2nd and 3rd of June. Announcing the event in Strasbourg this afternoon Ní Riada said; “I am delighted that over thirty people involved... Read more

Minister must address lack of support for Irish music industry

Liadh Ní Riada, Sinn Féin MEP for Ireland South has today written to the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Alex White, requesting a meeting to discuss the problems faced by those involved in the music industry in Ireland in accessing... Read more

South East will benefit from continued development of Waterford Airport

MEP Liadh Ní Riada and Senator David Cullinane led a Sinn Féin delegation today to meet with management at Waterford Airport. Councillors Pat Fitzgerald and Jim Griffen also attended the meeting. The team began by congratulating management and staff on... Read more

Government must stop dragging its heels on disability rights convention – Ní Riada

Speaking from Strasbourg today Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada called on the Government to ratify the Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities (CRPD) eight years after signing the UN rights agreement. “Last week I added my name to a cross-party... Read more

Every vote will count in Marriage Equality Referendum

Speaking to Yes campaigners in Waterford today, Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada called for a resounding ‘Yes’ vote in the Marriage Equality referendum, but warned against complacency. Ní Riada said; “This referendum is about equality, no matter what way... Read more

Increased suicide prevention supports needed for Waterford

On the eve of the Darkness into Light fundraising event for Pieta Hosue, Liadh Ní Raida added her voice to calls for increased intervention measures for suicide prevention in Waterford. Ní Riada was speaking following a meeting with De La Salle teacher... Read more

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