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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

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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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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Lloyds picket 20 7 18 – Support rally outside Ballyfermot store

Clips from a brief morning rally of supporters of the Lloyds Pharmacy strike, outside the Ballyfermot store.

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“Bully boy tactics will not defeat Ryanair workers” says Brid Smith TD.

Prese Release   No Embargo; “Ryanair sackings are attempt intimidate staff in union dispute“ TD claims Spanish dismissals show Ryanair contempt for its workers.   “Bully boy tactics will not defeat Ryanair workers” says Brid Smith TD. The dismissal of four cabin

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Brid Smith TD – The Tonight Show

I was on The Tonight Show, 12.7.18. Some clips here – football, Brexit, Palestine, the Presidency….

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TD calls on government to postpone appointment of Drew Harris as Garda Commissioner 

  Serious questions raised on Harris’ actions in several high profile cases whilst in the PSNI Press Release People before Profit TD Brid Smith called on Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan to postpone the appointment of Drew Harris as Garda Commissioner

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Climate Emergency Bill to be scrutinised at committee today

Historic Opportunity for Dáil to take lead on fighting climate change The Oireachtas Committee on Communications Climate Action and Environment will today scrutinise the Petroleum and Other Minerals Development (Amendment) (Climate Emergency Measures) Bill 2018 at 3pm. The Bill brought forward by

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