WILD ATLANTIC WAY: Locals wanting to add ‘Seven Heads Peninsula’ to route met with Tourism Minister, but ACTION must now follow says MEP

WILD ATLANTIC WAY: Locals wanting to add ‘Seven Heads Peninsula’ to route met with Tourism Minister, but ACTION must now follow says MEP

26 July 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Related content: [Special Audio Feature] Wild Atlantic Way Audio Tour Cork based Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has called for action from Failte Ireland and the Department of Tourism on bringing the Seven Heads Peninsula into the Wild Atlantic Way route. The Ireland South MEP was speaking […]

SALE OF FORMER MOTHER AND BABY HOME: Cork TD calls for Department of Children to intervene in the sale of ‘Bessborough’

SALE OF FORMER MOTHER AND BABY HOME: Cork TD calls for Department of Children to intervene in the sale of ‘Bessborough’

18 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin TD for Cork South-Central Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD has called for the Department of Children to intervene in the sale of Bessborough, which is sometimes spelled as Bessboro The lands are being sold by the Sister of the Sacred Heart of Jesus & Mary, however, the site may contain important information […]

EDUCATION: Cork TD wants Government to help with ‘astronomical Back to School Costs’

EDUCATION: Cork TD wants Government to help with ‘astronomical Back to School Costs’

12 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Parents must be supported with ‘astronomical Back to School Costs’ – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD Sinn Féin spokesperson on Children & Youth Affairs Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD (Cork South Central) raised concerns about the ever spiralling costs of sending children back to school. The summer months pose some […]

SINN FEIN: Cork MEP warns against ‘militarisation of EU’

SINN FEIN: Cork MEP warns against ‘militarisation of EU’

4 July 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has warned against the “creeping militarisation” of the European Union. The Ireland South MEP made the comments at a debate in Cork this week on the future of the EU after Brexit. “There must be no militarisation the EU,” she said. “Any […]

CHILD SAFETY: Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD urges parents to be cautious of new Snapchat feature

CHILD SAFETY: Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD urges parents to be cautious of new Snapchat feature

28 June 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin spokesperson on Children and Youth Affairs Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD (Cork South Central) has expressed concerns regarding the potential for exploitation of the new Snapchat feature to target children. The phone App Snapchat has launched a new update which allows ‘friends’ to view your current location, […]

TACKLING CRIME: Cork based Sinn Féin Justice spokesman calls for comprehensive review of emergency legislation

TACKLING CRIME: Cork based Sinn Féin Justice spokesman calls for comprehensive review of emergency legislation

21 June 2017, Tuesday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin Justice spokesperson Jonathan O’Brien TD, speaking on the renewal of certain provisions of the Offences Against the State Act in the Dáil this evening, has said, “a comprehensive review of the emergency legislation in advance of its renewal next year is required.” Teachta O’Brien said […]

BREXIT: Children’s Rights must be a priority in negotiations – says Cork TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

BREXIT: Children’s Rights must be a priority in negotiations – says Cork TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

19 June 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin spokesperson on Children & Youth Affairs Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD has called on the Irish Government to ensure that the Rights of Children remain a priority for all throughout the Brexit negotiations that commence today. Teachta Ó Laoghaire said; “Both the British Government and the EU […]

POLITICS: LEADER changes costing jobs – warns Cork MEP Liadh Ní Riada

POLITICS: LEADER changes costing jobs – warns Cork MEP Liadh Ní Riada

15 June 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork based Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has said the government’s failure to properly deliver European LEADER funding is costing jobs. The Ireland South MEP repeated her call for Rural Affairs Minister Heather Humphreys to explain changes to the funding scheme after it was revealed that the […]

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