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 […]

Government negligence has forced nurses and midwives into strike action – McCormack

The decision of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation to declare for 24-hour strike is not one taken lightly but is necessary according to Sinn Féin general election candidate Ciara McCormack. McCormack stated: “The government have been very neglectful of our nurses and midwives, and for too long their goodwill has been abused. “And it […]

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. […]

Property Tax Rate Increase Averted in Tipperary

Sinn Féin Tipperary has lashed out the attempt to increase the Property Tax rate in County Tipperary by 10%. They say it was unjustified, and represented another hit on home-owners, and are proud Sinn Féin have done their part to block it. On behalf of ordinary Tipperary people, the Sinn Féin councillors said: “Todays Council […]

TTIP DestructiveTo Tipperary Farming

Cllr Séamie Morris of Sinn Féin has attacked as destructive to Irish farming and Irish food standards the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). He argues that the agricultural sector needs the right conditions to maintain development, but TTIP threatens to undermine the good work done by Irish farming communities. Cllr Morris said: “As […]

Morris Rejects Optimistic Tipperary Council Merger Report

Cllr Séamie Morris of Sinn Féin has rejected the upbeat conclusions of the report on the merger of North and South Tipperary Councils released by the Institute of Public Administration (IPA). He argues that the report fails to reflect the reality on the ground, or to account for the loss of services experienced by the […]

Next Budget Should Be About A Fair Recovery

Councillor Séamie Morris of Sinn Féin has echoed the recent words of Pearse Doherty TD and has said that the upcoming budget should be about a Fair Recovery, and not about winning the election at a cost of greater economic inequality. Cllr Morris was speaking while canvassing in Carrick-on-Suir and after learning extra funds might […]

Time for new way of doing politics in Tipperary- Sinn Féin

It is time for the old way of doing politics in Tipperary to change. The first step is for a new way to elect positions.  To further this Tipperary Sinn Fein calls for the use of the D’ Hondt system in the new Tipperary county council for the election of Cathaoirleach and Leas Cathaoirleach and […]