Sinn Féin spokesperson on Brexit David Cullinane TD has welcomed the publication of Independent Legal Opinion from Doughty Street Chambers, London. The publication, ‘Report on How Designated Special Status for Northern Ireland Within the EU Can be Delivered’, was commissioned by the GUE/NGL group in the European Parliament.
Today at leaders' questions, Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams TD raised the issue of pension inequality. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar refused to guarantee a remedy for pensioners who are losing out on their full pension entitlement due to the unfair changes made in 2012. The Taoiseach must now clarify how he plans to rectify this matter and tell these pensioners when they will get their money.
Time is running out for the DUP and British Government to recognise that rights and the implementation of previous agreements will be key to any deal in the Stormont talks, Sinn Féin's Northern Leader Michelle O'Neill MLA has said.
Mary Lou McDonald - Sinn Féin reminds the Taoiseach that the provision for a unity referendum is democratically enshrined in the Good Friday Agreement. Taoiseach Varadkar's comments, which sought to cast doubt on the as to whether a 50%-plus-one vote in the North in favour of a United Ireland would be sufficient to secure a United Ireland, were politically dangerous and legally wrong.
Sinn Féin MEP Matt Carthy voices his concern at a protest outside the European Parliament in Brussels today at the detention of Jordi Sánchez, president of the Catalan National Assembly(ANC)and Jordi Cuixart, president of Omnium Cultural, by the Spanish authorities.
Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada wrote to the European Commission, asking them if they are satisfied that Ireland has an adequate plan to invest in and build sufficient public housing. Here is what they had to say.
The Mairead Farrell Republican Youth Group accompanied by Sinn Féin MLA and party spokesperson on Mental Health Órlaithí Flynn hand over a cheque for £675 to the Suicide Awareness & Support Group which they had raised following a sponsored walk up the Mourne Mountains.
Team Sinn Féin came together today at the European Parliament in Brussels. As the seven MP's joined the MEP team to launch a diplomatic offensive against Brexit. Also in town Border Communities Against Brexit
who are here to collect the European Citizens' award 2017.
Sinn Féin spokesperson for Employment Affairs & Social Protection John Brady TD has said that Budget 2018 does nothing to tackle the discrimination faced by young Jobseekers and older people across the State.