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Kingsmill families are entitled to truth – Kelly

Speaking following the conclusion of the inquest into the killings of ten people at Kingsmill in 1976, Sinn Féin Policing Spokesperson Gerry Kelly said: “The Kingsmill families are entitled to truth and justice. “In 2014, the two governments and the main Assembly parties signed up to the Stormont House Agreement which included human rights compliant […]

Number of patients waiting on an appointment date grew by 7,000 in March – David Cullinane TD

Sinn Féin spokesperson on Health, David Cullinane TD, has expressed concern that waiting lists are going in the wrong direction, following an increase of 7,000 patients on active waiting lists in March 2024 compared to February. Teachta Cullinane said that there are now 896,500 patients on hospital waiting lists, including 737,000 who are still waiting […]

Sinn Féin welcome scrapping of disability Green Paper – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD and Pauline Tully TD

Sinn Féin spokesperson on Disability, Pauline Tully TD, and spokesperson on Social Protection, Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD, have welcomed the decision to scrap the Green Paper on Disability Reform. They said the Tory-like proposals were always a non-runner, and that the government’s abysmal consultation process was another sign that they are out of touch, out […]

MEP MacManus visits Clonmore Meats Killeshin

MEP MacManus visits Clonmore Meats Killeshin Sinn Féin MEP Chris MacManus recently visited Clonmore Meats in Killeshin with local election candidate Aaron Kelly and met with owner Tommy Brennan. The shop is full of locally sourced meat, with much of the produce coming from the abbattoir on site, which MEP MacManus said was of huge […]

Mary Lou McDonald TD to host international conference on the future of Moore St

Sinn Féin President Mary Lou McDonald has today announced that she will host an international conference later this month on the future of Moore Street, in association with the Moore Street Preservation Trust. The conference, Preserving our Past, Rising to our Future, will take place on Wednesday April 24th in the GPO, and will bring […]

Roads Policing Unit numbers rose by just 4 Gardai since 2017 – Martin Kenny TD

Sinn Féin spokesperson on Transport and Communications Martin Kenny TD has criticised government’s failure to grow numbers within the Garda Roads Policing Unit. His comments come after he received a Parliamentary Question response from the Department of Justice which reveals that “as of the end of February 2024, there were 627 members assigned to the Garda roads […]

Fine Gael MEPs must explain support for Von der Leyen as yet another scandal emerges – Chris MacManus MEP

Fine Gael MEPs must explain support for Von der Leyen as yet another scandal emerges – Chris MacManus MEPSinn Féin Midlands North West MEP has said Fine Gael’s MEPs must explain to the Irish Public why they are the only Irish MEPs to support President Ursula Von der Leyen, by backing her in a crucial […]

“Young people in fishing communities must be guaranteed a future” – MEP MacManus highlights Muireann Kavanagh story in EU Parliament 

“Young people in fishing communities must be guaranteed a future” – MEP MacManus highlights Muireann Kavanagh story in EU Parliament  In an address to the European Parliament, Sinn Féin MEP for the Midlands North-West Chris MacManus, raised the issue of young people in the fishing industry.  MacManus highlighted the case of Muireann Kavanagh, a fourteen year old […]

Coagh families have right to truth and justice – Dillon

Sinn Féin MLA Linda Dillon has once again called on the British government to repeal the shameful Legacy Act.  Speaking after findings from the Coagh inquest were delivered, the Mid Ulster MLA said: “The Coagh families will now have to decide the next steps in pursuit of truth and justice for their loved ones. Sinn […]