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Brid speaking on cross-party motion on Period Poverty

  A cross party motion on period poverty is welcome, and to be supported. The sickening irony is that many of those supporting this motion, were gung-ho for the policies that caused or exacerbated poverty among so many women, lone

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Bríd Smith TD – as Gaelige, i rith Seachtain na nGaelige.

For the week that in it, Seachtain na nGaeilge, tá sé seo as Gaelige, an chuid is mó ar aon nós – most of this clip is in Irish and is about the rights of Irish language speakers, North and

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Out-sourcing again – despite disastrous consequences

  Outsourcing, and the tendering for out-sourced contracts, seems to be the government’s solution to their every need, despite evidence of the disastrous results – Cervical Check and the National Children’s Hospital would be recent examples. Myself and Minister Pascal

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Brid Smith TD discusses microgeneration and meeting our energy needs

Bríd sits is on the Communications, Climate Action and Environment committee of the Dáil and supports environmentally friendly and renewable energy sourcing. This was debated in the context of Bill on Microgeneration Support today.  

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Bríd Smith TD on funding commercial radio from the public purse

DENNIS O BRIEN’s hard neck is astounding. He’s LOOKING FOR OUR MONEY again, this time to help fund his radio stations. Fm106 and Newstalk (his stations) made a big pitch to TDs to get a recent Fianna Fáil motion passed,

Brid Smith TD speaking on Brexit contingency legislation

 

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Bríd Smith TD on The Tonight Show 26.2.19

BrId was on the panel of The Tonight Show last evening. Topics up for discussion were varied from threatened hike in the Local Property Tax, Brexit & the border, to Irish citizens who joined ISIS, and Ellie Kishombe’s right to

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Bríd slams Taoiseach re sabotaging progress of Climate Emergency Bill

The full failure of this govt on climate change was exposed in this exchange with Varadkar – the usual patronising attitude and false smears – the continued defence of exploration for fossil fuels we can’t use (if we are to

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Bríd Smith TD on The Late Debate, 5.2.19

Brid spoke on the radio programme (sometimes also streamed) The Late Debate 5.2.19. These clips relate to the cost over-run at the National Children’s Hospital and the crisis in General Practice  

Bríd Smith TD on Sean O Rourke’s radio programme 25.1.19

Bríd addressed various issues on this popular radio programme; this is a recording of her comments on Brexhi and the border, the new children’s hospital overspend, the forthcoming nurses strike, and outsourcing women’s health care

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