Author: Hazel

Bríd on Primetime 15.3.18 Varadkar’s visit to Trump

LEO,TRUMP AND ST PATRICK! I was on Primetime last night discussing them. To be fair, St Patrick didn’t figure much – but wastn’t it astonishing that our Taoiseach jokes about bending the planning process for Trump in Clare! And how

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TD Slams head of Price Monitoring Groups regarding waste recycling

“China is  not the problem, unsustainable production of plastics and other waste is says Brid Smith TD. Deputy Brid Smith of People before Profit has slammed comments from Mr  Frank Conway of the Governments Price Monitoring Group. Mr Conway  described

PBP TD calls for government intervention as waste companies set to increase green bin charges Waste companies must appear before Dáil Communications committee

Press Release- Bríd Smith TD, People Before Profit.   14/03/2018 People Before Profit TD Bríd Smith has called on the Minister for Communications, Environment and Climate Action to intervene and stop waste companies from introducing green bin charges. Panda, Ireland’s largest

Bríd on Claire Byrne Live, 12.3.17, discusses Irish neutrality

MONEY FOR WAR OR MONEY FOR HEALTH? Given a choice most of us would say spend for health care, not for killing people. But our government wants to do the opposite. It makes me very angry. Our soldiers are underpaid,

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Brid Smith TD: Referendum on the Eighth Amendment – The Week in Politics

Bríd discussed various aspects of the forthcoming referendum on the eighth amendment to the consitution on The Week in Politics 11.3.18  

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Bríd on RTE’s Week in Politics: Stats, Spin and visiting Trum

I was was on the The Week in Politics programme on RTE 1 last evening (11.3.17). Among other issues we discussed Garda statistices, Leo’s spin machine, and his impending visit to the USA and Trump.

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An Nuacht. So we have the wording, lets finish the debate and put Repeal of the Eight to the people in good time.

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Bríd Smith calls on Justice Minister to clarify if Shane O’Farrell case was misclassified by Pulse system

Press Release- Bríd Smith TD, People Before Profit    09/03/2018 Deputy Smith has asked the Minister for Justice to clarify if the unlawful killing of Shane O’Farrell was one of those cases misclassified on the Garda Pulse system. The TD submitted

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Brid Smith TD in Dáil debate regarding referendum on Repeal 9.3.18

The Dáil began its debate about the referendum on repeal of the eighth amendment to the consitution. Bríd’s powerful speech included tragic stories from the 80’s and her time in an abortion clinic. She makes a very strong appeal to

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Brid Smith TD takes Dept of Social Protection to task over Jobpath & SeeTec

SeeTec are a private ‘for profit’ company used by the Dept of Social Protection to run ’employment activation’ services. They were done for fraud in the UK, but our government still gave them the contract, and unemployed people here are

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