Hospital overcrowding a damning indictment – Ní Riada

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has described the latest figures for patients on hospital trolleys as a damning indictment of the Government. The Ireland South MEP was speaking following a report published by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation which revealed that more than 550 patients were waiting on trolleys.…

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Gearagh deserves world heritage status – Ní Riada

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has called for the Gearagh Woodlands in the Upper Lee Valley of Cork to be designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Ireland South MEP was speaking after meeting with UNESCO officials in Paris to make the case for the alluvial forest, the only one of…

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Irish youth demand climate action now – Ní Riada

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has commended the young people of Cork for their incredible demonstration against climate change on Friday. The Ireland South MEP, who sits on the EU Culture and Education Committee, said she was hugely impressed by the amount of young people who turned out for…

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Dignity of Bloody Sunday families inspiring – Ní Riada

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has commended the families of those murdered on Bloody Sunday for their dignity and determination. The Ireland South MEP was speaking after it was announced that just one British soldier would face prosecution for the massacre. “First and foremost let me just say how…

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