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EU report on homelessness ‘blindingly obvious’ – Ní Riada

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has described the findings of a European Commission report as “blindingly obvious.” The Ireland South MEP was speaking after a report released by the commission found that the main cause of rising levels of homelessness in... Read more

The Tragicomedy of Errors

Bring it on. Just before he faced into a motion of no confidence on his calamitous bungling of the National Children’s Hospital and his political career, Simon Harris took to Twitter to tweet “Bring it on.” Ever since this crisis broke, the latest in... Read more

Ní Riada wins electric pulse trawling battle

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has won her long standing battle with the EU against electric pulse trawling. Last night both the European Parliament and EU Member States finally agreed to outlaw the practice. The Ireland South MEP, who sits on the EU... Read more

Liadh Ní Riada MEP calls on the people of Cork to “raise the roof” on March 11th

Liadh Ní Riada, Sinn Féin MEP for Ireland South has urged the people of Cork to make their voices heard on the housing crisis by attending the forthcoming Raise the Roof rally. The demonstration will take place at Cork City Hall at 5pm on Monday, March... Read more

End EU funding to Israel – Ní Riada

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has called for the ending of all EU funding to Israel. The Ireland South MEP made the call as she tabled an amendment designed to close the loophole allowing Israel to use EU funds for military purposes. “Israel must be... Read more

EU needs a real no deal contingency plan – Ní Riada

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has called on the European Commission to produce a contingency plan for the EU Budget in the event of a no deal Brexit. The Ireland South MEP, who sits on the EU Budgets Committee made the call after Commissioner Oettinger... Read more

Toon Valley felling raised in Europe – Ní Riada

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has written to the European Commission to highlight the importance of preserving our natural heritage and oak forests. The Ireland South MEP is seeking clarification from the Commission on whether or not tree felling taking... Read more

Revolutionary mental health programme hailed – Ní Riada

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has hailed the launch of a new mental health pilot programme in West Cork as revolutionary. The Ireland South MEP was speaking as she officially launched the new Ability programme, developed by the West Cork Development Partnership... Read more

Be seizure aware this International Epilepsy Day – Ní Riada

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada is urging people to make themselves seizure aware for International Epilepsy Day. The Ireland South MEP said it was important that people educated themselves on the signs of a seizure and what to do if somebody is having... Read more

Unbroken and unbowed. Stand with nurses and midwives – (Blog)

This is a year of centenaries. Many will come with huge fanfare, others with more sombre moments of reflection and commemoration and some will slip by largely unnoticed. Take, for example, the meeting of a small group of nurses and midwives in Dublin... Read more

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