We need a Green New Deal for Europe – Ní Riada

We need a Green New Deal for Europe – Ní Riada

21 May 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has called for an EU wide Green New Deal Speaking during an Environmental Pillar EU election debate in Cork in recent weeks the Ireland South MEP said major, EU wide reform, such as climate-proofing all future legislation, was the only way forward […]

Government parties fail the people on housing – Ní Riada

Government parties fail the people on housing – Ní Riada

18 May 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has said both Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil have once again failed the Irish people on housing.. The Ireland South MEP was speaking after both parties joined forces to defeat Eoin O’Broin’s “Right to a Home” Bill. “I am disappointed but not […]

Rural Ireland deserves a high quality broadband network, not a botch job – Liadh Ní Riada MEP

Rural Ireland deserves a high quality broadband network, not a botch job – Liadh Ní Riada MEP

15 May 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has said “Rural Ireland deserves a high-quality broadband network, not a botch job.” Ms Ní Riada made the remarks as the Cabinet met in recent days to approve the National Broadband Plan. Speaking from Co Tipperary, the Ireland South MEP said; “The […]

Government ‘giving away the family silver’ with nonsensical broadband plan – Liadh Ní Riada MEP

Government ‘giving away the family silver’ with nonsensical broadband plan – Liadh Ní Riada MEP

13 May 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has said the government is “giving away the family silver” by pushing ahead with its nonsensical broadband plan. Ms Ní Riada said: “It is outrageous that this government intends to invest €3 billion of the people’s money in building a broadband network […]

POLITICS: Cork University Hospital so overcrowded it declared a “black escalation level”

POLITICS: Cork University Hospital so overcrowded it declared a “black escalation level”

2 April 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has said the ‘Status Black’ escalation in Cork University Hospital is the “natural outworking of a legacy of failed policies by Fine Gael and Fianna Fail”. The Ireland South MEP said that while we should all be horrified by the escalation in […]

FARM inspections need major reform – says Cork MEP

FARM inspections need major reform – says Cork MEP

25 February 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has said that farmers are being driven out of business by over zealous and unaccountable inspectors. The Ireland South MEP said the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) must include substantial reform of the current inspection system which is unfair and needlessly aggressive. […]

Banks and Vultures can no longer be given a free rein – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD

Banks and Vultures can no longer be given a free rein – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD

21 December 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin has announced its intention to set up anti-eviction campaigning groups across the state in response to the increasing incidences of evictions from family homes. Sinn Féin TD for Cork South Central Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire said: “The events is Strokestown have struck a chord with people the […]

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