Irish MEP appointed to crucial EU budget group

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has been appointed to the European Parliament’s Multi-annual Financial Framework (MFF) Contact Group. The MFF Contact Group is a panel of nine, composed of one representative nominated by each Parliamentary Group. The group will play a decisive role in shaping the European Parliament’s stance…

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EU Fisheries Committee Mission to Cork/Munster – Ní Riada

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has announced that her proposal for an official EU fisheries mission to Cork was successfully approved by the European Parliament’s Fisheries Committee this afternoon. The Ireland South MEP, who sits on the EU Fisheries Committee, has been campaigning for an official visit by the Committee…

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Farranree decision a victory for people power – Ní Riada

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has welcomed Cork City Council’s decision to deny planning permission to the Country Clean group for an expansion to their waste treatment site in Farranree. The Ireland South MEP previously met with residents in the area to discuss their concerns about plans for the…

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Government again ignoring rural Ireland – Ní Riada

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has said the current fodder crisis is typical of the Government’s attitude to rural Ireland. The Ireland South MEP was speaking as farmers warned that the fodder crisis had gotten so bad that animal welfare and family homes were now in danger.

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