Pearse Doherty TD to speak in Tipperary on Evictions and Vulture Funds

Pearse Doherty TD will be in Cashel on Thursday as a special guest speaker at Sinn Féin’s public meeting on evictions and vulture funds. The event will be taking place at 7:30pm on Thursday 28 March at Halla na Feile in Cashel. Speaking on the event, Sinn Féin candidate Ciara McCormack stated that the public […]

Waiting Times at Rape Crisis Centre Shameful – McCormack

A substantial increase in waiting times for rape crisis counselling has been condemned as shameful and unacceptable by Sinn Féin general election candidate Ciara McCormack. Speaking on the issue, McCormack said: “Waiting times at rape crisis centres across the state have increaesed, however funding has remained stagnant. “At the Midwest Rape Crisis Centre which serves […]

Public events week to raise awareness around drugs misuse and addiction – Ciara McCormack

A range of public meetings centred around drugs and substance misuse will be hosted by Sinn Féin candidate Ciara McCormack, on the week beginning 4th March. Speaking on the events, McCormack said: “In recent months, drug use and availably have come in for increased attention. “Rather than improving, issues such as drug abuse and addiction […]

Government’s Midwest Regional Enterprise Plan all PR no Substance – Sinn Féin

Last week the Government unveiled a much-vaunted new enterprise plan for the Midwest region, however Sinn Féin have expressed much scepticism about the contents of this initiative. Sinn Féin general election candidate, Ciara McCormack, and local election candidates for Nenagh and Roscrea, Damien O’ Donoghue and Michael Donovan have stated that this plan will offer […]

Council need to take more proactive steps to protect Suir from plastic waste – McCormack

The latest studies on plastics in our rivers and marines makes for alarming reading and requires a robust response according to Sinn Féin election candidate Ciara McCormack. New research from Irish scientists indicates that plastic pollution in freshwater and marine ecosystems are much more pervasive than previously thought. “Ireland is ranked the second worst in […]

JobPath Dead End Needs to Be Put To an End – McCormack

Last week the Dáil voted to back Sinn Féin’s motion to end referrals to the JobPath scheme. Speaking on the result, Sinn Féin general election candidate, Ciara McCormack, stated that the scheme brought little dividend to Tipperary and needs to be scrapped. “As a labour activation scheme, JobPath has been a total failure. “Initially introduced […]

Bad day for vulture funds

Sinn Fein’s Ciara McCormack, general election candidate for Tipperary and local election candidate for the Thurles LEA along with Nenagh LEA party rep Damien O’ Donoghue have both welcomed the passing of the ‘No consent, no sale’ bill in the Dáil last week. This bill will force banks seek the permission of the borrower before […]

McCormack Calls For Local Community Policing

In the past few months the issue of the prevalence of drug dealing in our communities and particularly it’s affects on our youth has finally come to the fore. This has been followed with a call to tackle escalating crime and anti social behaviour. Speaking on the issue during Mary Lou McDonald’s recent visit to […]

Ciara McCormack selected to represent Sinn Féin for the Thurles Local Election Area

The Sinn Féin selection convention for the Thurles Local Election Area took place on Friday night last in Hayes Hotel in Liberty Square, Thurles. The convention was uncontested following Cllr Doran’s shock resignation from the party on social media on the eve of convention on Thursday evening. Ciara Mc Cormack was selected by the local […]

Immense importance of Soloheadbeg still resonates today

Sinn Féin were delighted to pay their tributes to the bravery and valour of the Volunteers of the 3rd Tipperary Brigade who engaged British Crown forces at Soloheadbeg one hundred years ago this week. Sinn Féin general election candidate Ciara McCormack applauded the event organisers and all those who turned up: “The central importance of […]

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