Liadh for President
Liadh for President


Land Eligibility booklet underscores need for amnesty for retrospective penalties

Speaking from Brussels today Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada noted the publication by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine of a booklet on land eligibility, however she expressed concern at a continued lack of clarity for farmers. “The publication... Read more

Ní Riada to meet Commissioner to discuss threats to Irish Fishing Industry

Sinn Féin’s Ireland South MEP Liadh Ní Riada has welcomed an agreed meeting with European Commissioner Karmenu Vella following a request by Ní Riada to discuss the negative state of Irish fisheries, the existential threats to the livelihoods of native... Read more

Fishermen need support and clarity on landing obligations

Speaking in Strasbourg, where she addressed the European Parliament, Sinn Féin MEP for Ireland South Liadh Ní Riada spoke on the proposals for the landing obligations and its implications. Ní Riada, who is the only Irish member of the EU Fisheries Committee,... Read more

Fairness can triumph over intolerance in Marriage Equality Referendum

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has said that equality can triumph over intolerance in the forthcoming referendum on Marriage Equality. She said that all those motivated by the ideals of the proclamation of Irish independence must leave ‘no stone’ unturned... Read more

We need a ‘New Deal’ for EU citizens not the failed Junker plan

Sinn Féin MEP for Ireland South, Liadh Ní Riada, has said that the Juncker Plan remains fundamentally flawed and that a ‘New Deal’ is needed for the people of the EU. Ní Riada, who is the GUE/NGL shadow rapporteur on the budget elements of the plan,... Read more

Criminalisation of Irish Fishermen must end

Speaking in Cork today Liadh Ní Riada welcomed the policy submission made by the Irish South and West Fish Producers’ Organisation, and gave a commitment to oppose the ongoing criminalisation of Irish fishermen. The Sinn Féin MEP was speaking following... Read more

Liadh calls for independent working group on land eligibility

Speaking in North Cork today Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada said that the lack of interest or leadership from Government on the land eligibility issue was adding to the hardship and distress of many farmers. She echoed calls from Sinn Féin Agriculture spokesperson... Read more

People of the South East must support European Capital of Culture bid

Speaking in Waterford City today, Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada called on the public in Kilkenny, Waterford and Wexford to support the South East bid for European Capital of Culture status in 2020. Ní Riada met with the team behind the bid at the head... Read more

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