WIFI4EU moves a step closer to reality

5 Aibreán 2017  Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada’s report on WIFI4EU has been adopted by a committee vote this week in Strasbourg. The public WiFi proposals will now move to the Plenary stage where they are expected to be passed, paving the way for the creation of WiFi hubs in towns…

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EU must stop tacitly supporting supertrawlers

5 Aibreán 2017 Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has called on the European Parliament to stop backing multinational supertrawler operators at the expense of ordinary fishing communities. The Ireland South MEP made the call after the European Council rejected amendments she put forward on the characterisation and definition of…

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Just 5% of catch in Irish waters processed here

31 Márta 2017 Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada has warned that small Irish coastal communities will soon become little more than open air museums unless action is taken to safe guard smaller fishing fleets and invest in their growth. The Ireland South MEP made the claim at a fisheries…

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