New EU rules can boost regional airports

21 Meitheamh 2017 Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has called on the governments north and south to work together to promote the country’s regional airports. The Ireland South MEP was speaking after a question she posed to the European Authorities revealed that new state aid rules now exempt certain…

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Employment blackspots expose Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil

16 Meitheamh 2017 Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has said new Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar must address the party’s Dublin-centric view of the country. The Ireland-South MEP was speaking after census figures revealed that there are 79 employment blackspots across the state with more than half of them…

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Government failures on LEADER costing jobs

14 Meitheamh 2017 Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has said the government’s failure to properly deliver European LEADER funding is costing jobs. The Ireland South MEP repeated her call for Rural Affairs Minister Heather Humphreys to explain changes to the funding scheme after it was revealed that the new…

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