N28 Cork to Ringaskiddy road must be given priority status

UntitledSpeaking from Passage West today Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada gave her backing to calls for the N28 Cork to Ringaskiddy road to be given priority status in the upcoming capital programme. The Sinn Féin MEP was in Passage West and Carrigaline for a number of engagements alongside the party’s Cork South Central general election candidate Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire.

“An upgraded N28 Cork to Ringaskiddy would bring with it huge economic advantages for Cork and surround area.Ringaskiddy and Carrigaline host an important employment cluster and improved road access will add to the capacity to serve this cluster. Níos Mó | More

Spanish state must respect language rights

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Speaking from Brussels this afternoon Liadh Ní Riada strongly criticised the Spanish state for ongoing discrimination and attacks against users of indigenous and minority languages ahead of Spain’s appearance before the United Nations Human Rghts Committee. The Sinn Féin MEP also called on the European institutions and on states across Europe to protect and promote linguistic diversity and respect the rights of speakers of indigenous, minority and endangered languages.

“As a Gaeilgeoir and a woman from the Gaeltacht it galls me to seespeakers of indigenous or minority languages disrespected and discriminated Níos Mó | More

Ní mór don stáit Spáinneach aghaidh a thabhairt do chearta teanga

Liadh NI RIADAAg labhairt dí ón mBruiséil tráthnóna cáinigh Liadh Ní Riada an stáit Spáinneach go géar mer gheall ar a leithcheal agus a ionsaithe i gcoinne úsáideoirí teangacha dúchasacha agus mionlaigh. Labhair an Feisire Eorpach de chuid Shinn Féin ar an ábhar roimh den Spáinn dul os comhair Choiste um Chearta Daonna na Náisiún Aontaithe. Glaoigh Ní Riada ar na hinstitiúidí Eorpacha agus ar stáit ar fud na hEorpa éagsúlacht teanga a chosaint agus a chur chun cinn, maraon le cearta cainteoirí teangacha dúchasacha, mionlaigh agus teangacha atá i mbaol a dhearbhú. Níos Mó | More

Owen Jones and Dr. Lydia Foy for Sinn Féin Summer School in Baile Mhúirne

14512609756_c30ff80e2c_oThe sixth annual Sinn Féin Summer School takes place this weekend across the two days of Friday 26th and Saturday 27th June.

The event will be held in The Mills Inn, Baile Mhúirne, Co. Cork. It will be opened at 6.15pm on Friday evening by Cllr Chris O’Leary who was recently elected as Mayor of Cork City.

Speakers at this year’s event include Owen Jones who is a Guardian columnist, political activist and author of books such as ‘Chavs: Níos Mó | More