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 Fisheries Committee and was a key…

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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 completely excluded from receiving…

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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 (WCDP), in Clonakilty last night. The Ability…

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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 place in the Silvergrove area of the Toon Valley…

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