Government’s cavalier attitude to GPs ‘crippling primary care’ – Ciara McCormack

Sinn Féin General election candidate Ciara McCormack has accused the government of having a cavalier attitude to GPs because of their refusal to reverse cuts to primary care. McCormack said: “General Practitioners are the cornerstone of our primary care services. Primary care is the front line of our health service and deals with the bulk […]

Sinn Fein Commemoration For Sean Treacy

The annual Sinn Féin Seán Treacy commemoration was held in Kilfeacle on Sunday 14th Oct. The event was chaired by Sinn Féin general election candidate Ciara McCormack. Cllr Martin Browne read the Proclamation and the main oration was delivered by Sinn Féin Vice – President Michelle O’ Neill.

Tipperary will suffer from Budget 2019 failure to prioritise investment and public services – Ciara McCormack

Ciara McCormack, Sinn Féin general election candidate for Tipperary, has commented on the government’s budget proposals and Sinn Féin’s own costed alternative. Despite being ten years on since the banking crisis of 2008, much of Ireland is still left behind from the government’s two-tier recovery model. “As with all budgets, this budget is about choices. […]

Rise in Tipperary rents reconfirms escalating costs for tenants

Sinn Féin general election candidate for Tipperary, Ciara McCormack has expressed her concerns at the latest rent spike in Tipperary, as confirmed by the latest report from the Residential Tenancies Board for the second quarter of 2018.   “The latest report from the Residential Tenancies Board show that rents continue to spiral out of control. […]

Liadh Ní Riada 8/1 From 25/1 To Be Irish President

Money Comes For Potential Sinn Féin Runner Liadh Ní Riada has leaped up the betting for the Irish Presidential Election even though Sinn Féin have yet to reveal who they are putting on the ballot. The party’s Ard Chomhairle is due to meet this weekend to select a candidate for the Election at the end […]

IDA underinvestment in Tipperary demonstrates hollow level of economic recovery in the region – McCormack

Recent figures released by the Minister for Jobs and Enterprise, Heather Humphreys, in relation to IDA job creation underscores the level of neglect of Tipperary and the deep structural economic problems that the county faces. Sinn Féin candidate for Tipperary Ciara McCormack notes that the figures bring into focus the state’s two-tier economic policy which […]

McCormack supports removal of baptism barrier

Sinn Fein candidate Ciara McCormack has welcomed the Minister for Education’s proposed amendments to the School Admissions Bill. Speaking today Ciara said “The school admissions bill has been languishing in Leinster House for a very long time now so the news that the Minister has announced today is welcome news. “In particular, I welcome the […]

Welcome for Cannabis licence for Ava Barry, but more need help – Councillor Martin Browne

  Councillor Martin Browne of Sinn Féin Tiobraid Árann has expressed his delight at the news that his intervention today in the case of the 7 year old medical refugee Ava Barry has yielded a successful result. Cllr Browne cautions however that there are many, many more children and families that need similar treatment. Cllr […]

Sinn Fein Councillors Vote Against Closed-Door Budget

The Tipperary Sinn Féin team are proud to say they kept their word, and they honoured their commitment, by voting against the Tipperary County Council budget.   Unsurprisingly, the conservatives of Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael, and some independents voted in favour of increasing the tax on a family home by 10%. The Local Property Tax […]

Varadkar Only Offers Opportunity For Homelessness – Martin Browne

Cllr Martin Browne of Sinn Féin has condemned Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s alleged “Republic of Opportunity” saying that real employment isn’t being created, and that the homeless figures which continue to increase show the lie behind the propaganda. Speaking at the 2nd March for Change in Clonmel, Cllr Browne said: “Leo Varadkar speaks fine words, and makes a […]

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