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 […]

EU Commission Setting DangerousTrade Precedent Without Debate – Carthy

Sinn Féin MEP for the Midlands North West Matt Carthy has called on Tánaiste & Trade Minister, Frances Fitzgerald, to ensure a full public debate on the proposed EU Investor Court before public services are put at risk.  Commenting on reports that EU and Japan are due to reach a final agreement on a Free […]

Fine Gael Helps Trash Corporate Tax Transparency Initiative – Seamus Carthy MEP

Sinn Féin MEP Matt Carthy has condemned a Fine Gael European Parliament vote on corporate tax transparency, saying the party has helped secretive multinationals avoid public scrutiny of their tax affairs. This follows a joint vote yesterday evening by the ECON (Economic and Monetary Affairs) and JURI (Legal Affairs) committees in Strasbourg, in which conservative […]

Hogan Must Suspend Brazilian Beef And Poultry Imports Immediately – Carthy

Sinn Féin MEP Matt Carthy has called for a suspension of all beef and poultry imports from Brazil and the immediate cessation of trade talks between the EU and Mercosur countries following recent shocking revelations. Matt Carthy said: “The European Commission must cease using the agricultural sector as a bargaining chip in trade negotiations. “Revelations […]

Exhume bodies from Seán Ross Abbey – Cllr Martin Browne

After hearing of reports of small bones being ploughed up in the 1980s Cllr Martin Browne of Sinn Féin has called for exhumation and respectful re-interment of young children buried in a mass grave in Seán Ross Abbey, Roscrea. Cllr Browne said: “With the discovery of proof that 796 young children and babies had died […]

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