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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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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Fine Gael in thrall to oil and gas – Ní Riada

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has accused Fine Gael of being in thrall to oil and gas companies. The Ireland South MEP was speaking after Fine Gael MEPs not only supported the creation of an investment fund for the private sector but proposed an amendment that saw fossil fuel…

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Turbines must have community consultation – Ní Riada

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has said her party will work at all levels of government to help communities in Kerry fight the placement of wind turbines beside their homes. The Ireland South MEP was speaking after she joined TD Martin Ferris and local representative John Buckley for a meeting with…

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