Author: Hazel

HANDS OFF OUR BUSES: a sample submission to the NTA

HANDS OFF OUR BUSES! Right across our city, communities are meeting in big numbers to organise resistance to the new ‘BUS CONNECT’ plan. This new ‘plan’ would see the end of many routes and big changes to others, changes that

Brid on TV3 re cervical screening and health service waiting times.

OUTSOURCING KILLS! Last night on TV3, I explained that the Scally report showed the US labs that did Irish smear tests were not accredited by international standards. Minister Harris told me, via Parliamentary Questions (PQs) in May, that they were!

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Bríd debates ‘conscientious objection’ for anti-choice doctors on TV3

Déja vu or what!! There I was on telly this morning, God love me, with Cora Sherlock, anti-Choicer, from the Repeal campaign. They act like our votes didn’t matter! What part ‘YOU LOST’ don’t they understand? But very nastily, they

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BUS CONNECT PLAN – IMPORTANT UPDATE

Yesterday 5 September myself and Cllr Hazel de Nortuin, met with the Deputy CEO of the National Transport Authority in Leinster House. His name is Hugh Creegan. We raised the issues that communities have presented to us on the problems

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Brid Smith TD interviewed regarding BUS CONNECT, at Ashleaf 29.9.18

A lively protest today by residents of Drimnagh, Crumlin and Walkinstown at the BUS CONNECT plan for these communites. Brid is interviewed about why they are protesting

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Protesting BUS CONNECT plans for hardship in our communities

BUS CONNECT will cause hardship for the most vulnerable in working class communities. That’s why we protested today, marching from Drimnagh to meet with Crumlin and Walkinstown communities, to the Ashleaf shopping centre, where the NTA were displaying their very

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“SEARCH AND RESCUE REVIEW –  SERIOUS QUESTIONS REGARDING ROLE OF IRISH AVIATION AUTHORITY & CONFLICT OF INTEREST”

  PRESS RELEASE – August 24, 2018 The review of Search and Rescue service, commissioned by Transport Minister Shane Ross in the wake of the R116 helicopter crash in April 2017, yet to be published, appears to indicate “serious confusion

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Bríd Smith TD ar an Nuacht, 1.8.18

Ar an Nuacht anocht, I said the government’s penny-pitching practices were behind both the outsourcing of cervical smear tests, and the current treatment of the women negatively affected

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Brid Smith TD questions Facebook executives on Dáil committee 1.8.18.

I am on the Dáil committee that questioned Facebook executives over shoddy practices, highlighted in a recent Channel 4 programme. I put a series of questions to them. They were slick and clever, but many questions remained without a clear

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Bríd Smith TD supporting the Lloyds Pharmacy strikers

Striking Lloyds phamacy workers and their supporters rally ouside the Ballyfermot store. Bríd addresses the gathering 20.7.18

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