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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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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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Dáil must implement Citizens’ Assembly proposals

  Press Release- Solidarity- People Before Profit 02/05/2017  Fine Gael and Fianna Fail have no right to dilute Citizens’ Assembly proposals At a press conference in Dublin today, the Solidarity- People Before Profit Dáil grouping outlined their priorities on the

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Boylan Pushed Out By Simons Sham Assurances

Dr Peter Boylan’s resignation is a principled and admirable stand against the decision to allow the National Maternity Hospital to be owned by the Religious Sisters of Charity. His resignation letter exposes the government’s blindness and Simon Harris’s sham assurances

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PBP TD welcomes the Citizens Assembly’s clear call for the extension of the right to abortion to women who need it

    Press Release- Bríd Smith TD, People Before Profit 23/04/2017 People Before Profit TD, Brid Smith, welcomed the Citizens Assembly’s clear call for the extension of the right to abortion to women who need it. 87% of the Citizens

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Brid Smith calls for Dail debate on Maternity Hospital controversy

Press Release- Bríd Smith TD 19/04/2017 People Before Profit TD, Bríd Smith has called for a special Dáil debate on the decision of Minister Simon Harris to hand over the new National Maternity Hospital to the Sisters of Charity religious

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TD condemns DCC move to strike  6000 off  housing waiting list.

Decision a “shocking bureaucratic manoeuvre that hides scale of crisis” says TD. Brid Smith TD, a former DCC councillor has expressed shock at the move to strike off 6000 people from the DCC housing list. “There may be a host

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PBP TD says Minister Harris should reverse decision to grant control of National Maternity Hospital to Sisters of Charity

Press Release- Bríd Smith TD 18/04/2017   PBP TD says Minister Harris should reverse decision to grant control of National Maternity Hospital to Sisters of Charity which ran infamous Magdalene Laundries who refuse to pay promised redress People Before Profit

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