Category: Press Releases

PBP TD outraged by Minister Michael Noonan opening Bon Secours hospital today in Limerick

Opening a “shocking slap in the face” to victims of Bon Secours Mother and Baby Homes following revelations at Tuam People Before Profit TD, Bríd Smith, has today condemned the actions of the Finance Minister who today attended the official

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Tuam babies – the sickening scandal exposes the depth and danger of Church/State integration.

Press Release- People Before Profit – 05/03/2017 People Before Profit call for full apology from Bon Secours to victims of Tuam Calls for Bon Secours consider disbanding for conspiring in heinous Tuam crime Calls for people to mobilise for woman’s right

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Coveney’s response to exploitative landlords – woefully inadequate

PBP TD slams Coveney for totally disgraceful and inadequate response to serious breaches of overcrowding and conditions in rental properties by landlords Housing minister and Taosieach candidate effectively shrugs his shoulders at serious exploitation People Before Profit TD, Bríd Smith,

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PBP TD calls for support for Bus Eireann workers

People Before Profit TD, Brid Smith, has urged workers and trade unionists across the country to support the Bus Eireann workers’ fight against planned cuts due to be introduced by management. Following the collapse of talks today, a dispute seems

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People Before Profit TD calls on Bus Eireann to withdraw planned cuts. Proposed plan an attack on unionised workers and public services says Brid Smith TD. Free travel scheme and public transport must be defended.

  Brid Smith TD has called for Ray Hernan, acting CEO of Bus Eireann to withdraw what she described as “outrageous attacks on Bus Eireann workers and outright falsehoods been peddled in the media by the company”. The TD was

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People Before Profit public representatives support Apollo House occupation

People Before Profit reps, TDs Richard Boyd Barrett & Brid Smith, and Cllr John Lyons, speaking in support of Apollo House occupation.  

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Brid Smith has called for an emergency amendment to the new law that will cap rent rises at 4% per year. The TD was responding to evidence that many landlords are sending people notices by registered post of huge rent

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People Before Profit to table amendments to Planning and Development (Housing) and Residential Tenancies Bill Coveney’s plan doesn’t go nearly far enough

  People Before Profit will table amendments to the Planning Development (Housing) and Residential Tenancies Bill today in the Dáil in reaction to Simon Coveney’s rental strategy announcement. The plans for a 4% annual cap on rental increases for private

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Water commission a trick to get FF & FG off the hook

 Press Release- AAA-PBP 30/11/2016 Water Commission a trick to leave the door open for water charges – Attempt to let Fianna Fail off the hook Any ‘Bertie-Style stroke’ by Michael Martin to replace water charges with a new tax will

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“Water Commission a set up to get Fianna Fail off the hook” says TD

Deputy Bríd Smith reacted to today’s Irish Examiner story by calling the Water Commission a preordained farce. The Irish Examiner story leaked some of the key elements of the commission report due out on Wednesday.   The story suggested that

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