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Bríd Smith TD on ‘This Week’ radio show – 17.9.17

Audio clips from the programme which included a discussion of issues surround coalition of left and right parties; SF and LP spokemen plus Bríd.

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‘Sé títhe atá ag teastáil…

The housing debate is not about bedsits, whatever language you use. Its much bigger than that. The government must declare a housing emergency and abandon the fantasy that the private market can solve the housing and homelessness crisis. People Before

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Punk gig supports McStrikers!

VICTORY TO THE McSTRIKERS! Last night we’d a great gig for People Before Profit D8, where Joe Carolan, organising the striking McDonald workers in the UK, addressed the crowd. Brilliant music from El Clash Combo (Clash tribute band), Fans of

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Government continues to waste public money on Irish Water

The news that the State has just handed over €270 million of public money to Irish Water is one more episode in the long-running fiasco of the Irish Water company. At a time when there is an on-going crisis in

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Brid Smith TD on Dáil privelege, RTE radio 1, 13.8.17

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Brid Smith TD on Pat Kenny radio programme 28.7.17

RISH WATER WAS ALL ABOUT PRIVATISATION I was on Pat Kenny’s radio programme recently. The clip includes some comments on the expensive farce that is Irish Water; Why didn’t Fianna Fail fix the pipes with the excess €Billions that Brian

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Brid Smith TD on DriveTime radio programme 28.7.17

THE PRIVELEGED DEFEND THEIR PRIVELEGES. It might seem a technical issue but its actually important that people like Paul Murphy can use Dáil privelege to tell the truth about being ‘fitted up’ at his trial. The really ‘elite’ don’t want

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Historic underfunding of water system by successive governments reason for current infrastructure crisis

Historic underfunding of water system by successive Fine Gael and Fianna Fail governments are the reasons for current infrastructure crisis. People Before Profit have outlined a number of measures that could be used to pay for water infrastructure upgrades and

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“More oversight of Voluntary housing bodies needed” say TD.

Voluntary sector rent charges higher than many local authorities claims Brid Smith TD.Tenants face 1000 euro per year difference between local authority and voluntary housing rents” People Before Profit TD Brid Smith has said that the rent charged by some

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Brid Smith TD on The Week in Politics, 17.7.17

PAUL MURPHY TD is perfectly right to have said what he said in the Dáil. I was on the Week in Politics programme yesterday and was glad of the opportunity to make this point.

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