Youth unemployment has to be addressed by the Irish Government – says Cork MEP Liadh Ní Riada

Youth unemployment has to be addressed by the Irish Government – says Cork MEP Liadh Ní Riada

14 September 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork based Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has welcomed the provision of extra funding from Europe for Youth Employment initiatives. The Ireland South MEP was speaking after MEPs in Strasbourg voted to provide €500m towards member states for such initiatives at a European Parliament Plenary Session. Ms […]

IRISH EDUCATION SYSTEM: needs “root and branch reform” – says Cork MEP

IRISH EDUCATION SYSTEM: needs “root and branch reform” – says Cork MEP

13 September 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Cork based Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ni Riada has called for root and branch reform of the Irish education system. The Ireland South MEP was speaking at an event she organised in the European Parliament entitled Quality Education For All. The conference heard contributions from MEPs and […]

SINN FEIN: Transfer to social housing must be the priority for any voluntary surrender homes – Ní Riada MEP

SINN FEIN: Transfer to social housing must be the priority for any voluntary surrender homes – Ní Riada MEP

8 September 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork based Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has given what she described as a “cautious welcome” to the announcement that buy to let mortgage customers who have non-performing loans with Permanent TSB Bank will be contacted with a view to making these properties available for voluntary surrender […]

HOUSING CRISIS: requires policy and delivery – says Cork Sinn Fein TD

HOUSING CRISIS: requires policy and delivery – says Cork Sinn Fein TD

6 September 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin TD and Justice Spokesperson Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire (Cork South Central) has said that the deaths of three homeless people, including a woman in Cork, was “an indictment of the State and of the Housing policies of successive Governments”. “This week, three people who were homeless have […]

POLITICS: “Sinn Fein’s refusal to engage in the parliamentary process is harming Ireland” – says Cork Fine Gael Senator

POLITICS: “Sinn Fein’s refusal to engage in the parliamentary process is harming Ireland” – says Cork Fine Gael Senator

6 September 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Fein’s refusal to engage in the parliamentary process is harming Ireland, a Cork Fine Gael Senator has said. Senator Colm Burke said: “The European Union Withdrawal Bill starts to make its way through the House of Commons this week. Meanwhile seven Sinn Fein MPs stand idly by […]

POLITICS: Cork TD says Garda breath test revelations “highlight culture of impunity”

POLITICS: Cork TD says Garda breath test revelations “highlight culture of impunity”

6 September 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin Justice spokesperson Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD has said the revelation that there are a further 500,000 false breath tests is a further indictment of the culture of An Garda Síochána and Commissioner O’Sullivan. Speaking this morning, Teachta Ó Laoghaire (Cork South Central) said; “The report highlights […]

BALLYVOURNEY: Vincent Browne will speak at this years Sinn Féin Summer School in Co Cork

BALLYVOURNEY: Vincent Browne will speak at this years Sinn Féin Summer School in Co Cork

2 September 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin’s annual Summer School returns to the Mills Inn in Bháile Mhúirne, Co Cork on Friday and Saturday the 8th and 9th of September 2017. This year’s event boasts an impressive line-up including broadcaster Vincent Browne, journalist and filmmaker Paul Mason, ‘Kill All Normies’ author Angela Nagle, […]

NATIONAL ID CARD? Legal basis of requirement for ‘Public Services Card’ are questionable – says Cork TD

NATIONAL ID CARD? Legal basis of requirement for ‘Public Services Card’ are questionable – says Cork TD

29 August 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork South Central Sinn Féin TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire has expressed concerns regarding the manner in which the Government is managing the requirement for a Public Services card, stating that there has been no real debate regarding the potential implications of such a card, or any such database. […]