Author: Hazel

Brid Smith TD in Dail on housing crisis and failed government policies

WHAT SORT OF SOCIETY ARE WE LIVING IN? The robber bankers walk free, two hundred thousand empty properties while homeless children sleep in the park. Meantime our government and the media focus on the beauty contest between two failed ministers.

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Brid Smith TD on Vincent Browne programme – war, terrorism, FF and Seanie Fitzpatrick

Brid on the Vincent Brown programme 23.5.17. Selected clips.

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TDs slams Government over closure of mental health services

 People Before Profit TD, Brid Smith, has attacked the planned closure of beds at the Child and Adolescent Inpatient Mental Health services at Cherry Orchard Hospital in Ballyfermot.  The TD who represents the local catchment area around the Hospital said

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Brid on SOR, May 12 2017

I was on Sean O’Rourke’s radio programme earlier today, along with others. The recording here is of my comments on the following: Garda corruption, EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, and upcoming talks on FEMPI and workers rights. You might find

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Taoiseach defended murderous Libyan deal on refugees

Dr Conor Kenny from Sligo spoke on the radio May 9 th (Morning Ireland, RTE) about his experiences as a doctor (MSF) on board a refugee rescue ship in the Mediterranean. It was horrific. Too many people, too few boats,

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VARADKAR FAILS ON MATERNITY RIGHTS BUT RAMPS UP WELFARE ATTACKS

I was glad to have the opportunity on Vincent Brown’s programme last night to have a go at Varuka. He’s spending big public money on a minimal amount of welfare fraud but doesn’t have enough resources to make sure new

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CAPITALISM IS BURNING UP THE PLANET – WHERE’S THE URGENCY?

I questioned Minister Naughton on the policies that our government pursues that make matters worse, rather than better, in relation to emissions that cause global warming. I asked about transport policies and cows, in particular. The video here shortens some

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Dáil Prayer a Mockery of a Modern Society

                       Separate church and state- Establishment lagging behind public anger Solidarity- People Before Profit TDs Bríd Smith and Ruth Coppinger have said that they, and their colleagues, will not be standing for the Dáil prayer.

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National Maternity Hospital demo called by Parents for Choice

Great demo on Sunday May 8th – proud of our People before Profit contingent on it. Outrageous that the government would even consider giving the nuns, with a disgraced record in caring for women and children, control of our new

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Brid Smith TD on Claire Byrne Sat show, May 6, 2017

Brid was on Claire Byrne’s Sat show, May 6th and commented on Noreen O’Sullivan, Citizens’ Assembley, FG leadership and also took the opportunity to ask Tom Parlon, top dog in the Construction Industry Federation, how much profit it took to

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