Post Tagged with: "Sinn Fein"

Eamon Ryan (third from left) on Ireland AM on Virgin Media One on Wednesday morning.

Cllr Daly Says Green Party Leader’s Suggestion For Rural Transport Is ‘Incredulous’

October 10, 2019 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Sinn Féin general election candidate Cllr Pa Daly has said, a suggestion by the leader of the Green Party that families in rural villages would share a small number of cars is incredulous. But the Green Party said Eamon Ryan’s comments on Virgin Media One’s Ireland AM show on […]

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Martin Ferris.

Ferris Welcomes Living Wage Of €12.30 An Hour

July 4, 2019 at 11:16 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Sinn Féin TD Martin Ferris has welcomed the new Living Wage rate of €12.30 p/h for 2019. Deputy Ferris said a Living Wage is needed to ensure workers across the island of Ireland have an income that is necessary to provide them and their families with the basic necessities […]

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Cllr Toireasa Ferris.

Toireasa Ferris Withdraws From General Election Race

June 18, 2019 at 1:18 pm Comments are Disabled

AT a meeting of Kerry Sinn Féin members at Kerins O’Rahilly’s clubhouse in Tralee on Monday night, Cllr Toireasa Ferris announced that she was regrettably withdrawing her candidature as a general election candidate due to health concerns. In a very emotional speech, Cllr Ferris stated; “This has been a very difficult decision […]

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Local Authority Needs To Build More Houses Says Tralee Area Sinn Féin Candidate

Local Authority Needs To Build More Houses Says Tralee Area Sinn Féin Candidate

May 21, 2019 at 3:36 pm Comments are Disabled

SINN Féin local election candidate Cathal Foley has said that local authorities need to get back to what they did best in the past by building social and affordable housing. Mr Foley – who is running in the Tralee Electoral Area in the local elections which take place on this […]

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Cathal Foley Joins Sinn Féin Ticket For Local Elections

Cathal Foley Joins Sinn Féin Ticket For Local Elections

May 5, 2019 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

FORMER Tralee Town Councillor Cathal Foley has joined the Sinn Féin election ticket for the Tralee Electoral Area. He was nominated by Cllr Toiréasa Ferris at county buildings in Tralee this morning. Sinn Féin will now have three candidates running in the Tralee area with sitting councillors Pa Daly and Toireasa […]

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Cllr Toireasa Ferris.

Cllr Ferris Criticises VAT On Any Future Carbon Tax Increases

March 26, 2019 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Sinn Féin councillor Toireasa Ferris, has said confirmation received by Sinn Féin TD Pearse Doherty in a parliamentary question, confirms that any future carbon tax increases would also attract VAT will mean that the mooted carbon tax jumps will be even more regressive than originally anticipated. Cllr Ferris stated: “We in Sinn […]

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Sinn Féin Asks Irexit To Explain ‘Absurd’ Killarney Candidate Story

Sinn Féin Asks Irexit To Explain ‘Absurd’ Killarney Candidate Story

March 13, 2019 at 4:31 pm Comments are Disabled

A SINN Féin candidate in the Killarney Local Election Area has called on the Irexit Freedom Party to explain the announcement of a candidate with a fake profile photo circulated in a press release to local media. John Buckley was contacted by a fellow Sinn Féin member after discovering that the […]

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Mary Lou McDonald.

Mary Lou McDonald To Speak At Rural Revival Conference In Castleisland

November 21, 2018 at 11:47 am Comments are Disabled

A CONFERENCE will take place in the River Island Hotel Castleisland on this Saturday, November 24, at 6.30pm which will discuss ways in which life can be brought back to rural Ireland. The keynote speaker on the evening will be Uachtarán Shinn Féin, Mary Lou McDonald TD. Panellists will include: […]

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Cllrs Pa Daly and Toireasa Ferris.

Sitting Sinn Fein Cllrs To Contest Local Elections For Tralee Electoral Area Next Year

November 18, 2018 at 4:45 pm Comments are Disabled

CLLRS Pa Daly and Toireasa Ferris will be Sinn Fein’s candidates in the local elections for the Tralee Electoral Area next year. Sinn Féin members met in the River Island Hotel on Saturday evening to select candidates to go forward for next years local elections in the Tralee Municipal District, which comprises both Tralee and […]

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Kerry Sinn Féin To Select Local Election Candidates In Coming Week

Kerry Sinn Féin To Select Local Election Candidates In Coming Week

November 13, 2018 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Sinn Féin will hold selection conventions for the Tralee, Castleisland, Killarney, Kenmare and Listowel Local Election Areas in the coming week. First up are the Killarney and Kenmare areas on Thursday 15th November at the Manor Inn Killorglin where delegates will select candidates to run in each area. On the following […]

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Ferris Seeks Clarity On Hip And Knee Surgeries At UHK

Ferris Seeks Clarity On Hip And Knee Surgeries At UHK

October 23, 2018 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Sinn Féin councillor Toireasa Ferris has called for answers on the status of hip and knee replacement procedures at University Hospital Kerry. Speaking yesterday, Cllr Ferris stated: “Despite reassurances from management that hip and knee replacements would recommend the week beginning the 15th October, we have been informed this has […]

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Cllr Toireasa Ferris.

Kerry Sinn Féin To Hold Workers Rights Seminar

October 12, 2018 at 6:13 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Sinn Féin will host a workers rights meeting next week in the Gleneagle Hotel, Killarney. There will be two sessions on Saturday, October 20, one between 11am and 1pm focusing on Health Care workers and another focusing on those working in the hospitality sector between 1pm and 3pm. Cllr […]

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Martin Ferris.

Martin Ferris Welcomes Nomination Of Liadh Ní Riada For President

September 17, 2018 at 3:10 pm 1 comment

SINN Féin TD for Kerry, Martin Ferris has welcomed the nomination of Liadh Ní Riada as the Sinn Fein Presidential candidate. Deputy Ferris said: “Liadh Ní Riada received the backing of the Sinn Féin Ard Comhairle yesterday as our candidate in the Presidential election on the 26th of October. “Liadh will […]

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Martin Ferris.

Ferris Blasts Cuts To Home Help Hours In Kerry Area

February 8, 2018 at 8:51 am Comments are Disabled

SINN Féin TD for Kerry, Martin Ferris TD, has described as “indefensible” the revelations that over two years the HSE cut Home Help hours in the Kerry area by over 16,000 hours. The revelation came in response to a parliamentary question by Sinn Fein Health spokesperson, Louise O’Reilly TD, which […]

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Toireasa Ferris Selected As Sinn Féin Candidate In Next General Election

Toireasa Ferris Selected As Sinn Féin Candidate In Next General Election

December 2, 2017 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

COUNCILLOR Toireasa Ferris was selected by the Sinn Féin membership to go forward as the party’s next general election candidate in Kerry, at a packed party convention held on Friday night at the Kerins O’Rahillys club. She was nominated by a number of cumainn in the county. The convention was being held […]

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Campaign Encourages People To Buy Local This Christmas

Campaign Encourages People To Buy Local This Christmas

December 1, 2017 at 1:11 pm Comments are Disabled

SINN Féin has launched a campaign encouraging people to buy local this Christmas. They want people to think about where they spend their money and to buy local produce in local shops. “We in Sinn Féin are asking people and especially our supporters to consider shopping local, support local businesses […]

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Gerry Adams arrives at the launch of ‘Ireland’s Hunger for Justice’ at The Rose Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Gerry Adams Launches Book On Hunger Strikers At The Rose Hotel

September 22, 2017 at 9:26 am 1 comment

PRESIDENT of Sinn Féin, Gerry Adams TD, received a rapturous welcome in The Rose Hotel Tralee on Thursday night when he launched ‘Ireland’s Hunger for Justice’, the story of Ireland’s 22  hunger strikers. There was a packed house for the launch as people came from all over the county and indeed country for […]

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Tom Barry Selected By Sinn Féin For Kerry County Council Seat

Tom Barry Selected By Sinn Féin For Kerry County Council Seat

September 19, 2017 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

LISTOWEL native and former Mayor of Listowel, Tom Barry was selected to replace Cllr Diane Nolan at a convention of the Listowel LEA, in the Listowel Arms Hotel, on Monday night. His was the only nomination received before the deadline closed on Friday.  He was selected to replace Cllr Diane […]

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Sinn Féin Protest At Bank Over Decision To Remove Irish Language Option From ATMs

Sinn Féin Protest At Bank Over Decision To Remove Irish Language Option From ATMs

September 1, 2017 at 1:09 pm Comments are Disabled

SINN Féin organised a picket of Bank of Ireland in Castle Street Tralee on Friday in protest at their decision to remove the Irish language option on new ATMs. The party is calling on Bank of Ireland to reverse their decision and they asked people to sign a petition outside the bank during […]

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Sinn Féin Organises Protest Over Waste Collection System

Sinn Féin Organises Protest Over Waste Collection System

July 6, 2017 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

A SHORT protest was held outside Kerry County Council buildings at lunchtime on Wednesday, against a new system of bin charges which will come into effect from this September. This new system will ban flat charges and move towards a pay-by-weight and pay-by-lift system across the whole country. The pay […]

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Ferris Advises People On Medical Cards Charged For GP Blood Tests To Seek Reimbursement

Ferris Advises People On Medical Cards Charged For GP Blood Tests To Seek Reimbursement

July 5, 2017 at 12:06 pm 1 comment

TRALEE Municipal District Sinn Féin councillor, Toireasa Ferris, has advised medical card holders that they should not be charged for blood tests by their GPs. Councillor Ferris has been contacted by a number of constituents, one of whom is a patient recovering from cancer, about the issue. “I have told them and […]

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Kerry Sinn Féin Cllr Slams Danny Healy Rae Drink-Driving Comments

Kerry Sinn Féin Cllr Slams Danny Healy Rae Drink-Driving Comments

April 12, 2017 at 11:48 am Comments are Disabled

SINN Féin Cllr for South & West Kerry Damian Quigg has stated that the recent comments, in relation to drink driving, of Danny Healy Rae TD are totally irresponsible. Deputy Danny Healy Rae made comments last week saying “two glasses or three glasses of Guinness did not cause an accident for anybody.” […]

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Two 1916 Commemoration Events To Take Place in Tralee On Easter Sunday

Two 1916 Commemoration Events To Take Place in Tralee On Easter Sunday

March 24, 2016 at 12:53 pm 1 comment

THERE will be two Easter Sunday Commemorations  taking place in Tralee this weekend with both, Kerry County Council and Sinn Féin, hosting events on Easter Sunday, March 27.   The Kerry County Council event gets under way at 11am with a formal raising of the national flag at Páirc An Phiarsaigh, Denny […]

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Ferris Attacks Government At Election Campaign Launch

Ferris Attacks Government At Election Campaign Launch

January 31, 2016 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

  A CROWD of 300 people gathered in the Meadowlands Hotel on Friday night for the launch of Martin Ferris’ election campaign. Ireland South MEP Liadh Ní Riada was the guest speaker on an evening when the  Kerry Sinn Féin TD accused both Fine Gael and Labour of betraying the people […]

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Crew member of the Marita Ann, laying a wreath on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Ferris Criticises Government, Michael O’Leary And Bono At Kerry Sinn Féin Event In Banna

January 11, 2016 at 10:08 am 2 comments

KERRY Sinn Féin launched their 1916 Centenary Events programme at a special event at Banna Beach on Saturday where, during his address to the crowd, Deputy Martin Ferris criticised Denis O’Brien, Bono and the Government’s efforts efforts to commemorate the event. They came from all over Kerry and beyond for the hour long […]

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The Cabra Historical Society.

Marita Ann Crew And Cabra Historical Society Among Those To Lay Wreaths At Sinn Féin Event In Banna

January 5, 2016 at 4:50 pm Comments are Disabled

  CREW members of the Marita Ann and the Cabra Historial Society will be among those laying wreaths at a Kerry Sinn Féin event on Banna Strand this Saturday. The event, which begins at 3pm at the promenade, will launch Kerry Sinn Féin’s 1916 Centenary Events programme to be held in the county throughout 2016. Martin […]

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Martin Ferris.

Sinn Féin To Hold Protest At KGH This Evening

November 27, 2015 at 11:26 am Comments are Disabled

  A DEMONSTRATION will be held in Tralee this Friday evening by Sinn Féin in Kerry, to protest at the government’s response to the current situation in the health service, which this week has seen nurses vote for strike action in emergency departments throughout the country. The demonstration is part of […]

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Martin Ferris.

Martin Ferris To Be Keynote Speaker At Sinn Féin Easter Rising Commemoration In Tralee

March 31, 2015 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

  SINN Féin TD Martin Ferris will be the keynote speaker at their annual Easter Rising commemoration in Tralee this Sunday. The commemoration in Tralee will leave The Square at 12.30pm on Easter Sunday and proceed to the Republican Plot in Rath graveyard. Before leaving The Square a woman dressed in […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Hundreds March In Anti-Water Charges Protest

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Hundreds March In Anti-Water Charges Protest

March 29, 2015 at 12:35 pm 2 comments

  HUNDREDS took to the streets of Tralee for an anti-water charges protest yesterday. After the huge numbers marched in Dublin last weekend, the local protest was organised by Right2Water Kerry and they came from all over the county to again voice their opposition to Irish Water. The march was organised […]

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Sinn Féin Gives Support To Dunnes Workers In Solidarity Protest Today

Sinn Féin Gives Support To Dunnes Workers In Solidarity Protest Today

March 26, 2015 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

MANDATE trade union have organised a Solidarity Day today to show Dunnes Stores workers, who are due to go on strike on April 2, and it has the backing of Sinn Féin. Sinn Féin Kerry County Councillor Pa Daly has called on the public and other political parties to show their […]

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