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

Juncker plan completely lacking in substance

BudgetsThe European Parliament has voted in favour of the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) also known as the Juncker plan.

Commenting on the outcome of the vote today Liadh Ní Riada, Sinn Féin MEP for Ireland South who was the shadow rapporteur of this file said:

“I have stated from the outset that the Junker plan does not go far enough. Yes, we do of course welcome real investment but the ESFI does not represent real investment. Níos Mó | More

Cuts to LEADER in Tipperary will hurt communities

2015-06-19-IMG_0199-editedSinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada and Cllr Séamie Morris met with representatives of North Tipperary LEADER partnership in Nenagh on Friday 19th to discuss the cuts to LEADER funding, and to examine alternative funding streams.

The Sinn Féin representatives met with CEO of North Tipperary Leader Partnership Michael Murray and with board member Jim Finn.

The LEADER programme is one which encourages rural development Níos Mó | More