Ireland South MEP claims 51 million euro delay in payments to SME’s, universities and research institutes

  Liadh Ni Riada An MEP for Ireland South is claiming there is a delay in payments to the value of 51 million euro to Universities, research institutes as well as SME’s. Liadh Ni Riada is calling on the President of the European Council to make delayed payment claims available to projects and programmes. The Sinn Fein MEP says there is a particular apathy towards Irish fishermen and that the tradition of coastal communities is being destroyed because of a lack of funding to this cohort.