Category: Press Releases

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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People Before Profit TD Brid Smith calls on the Minister for Transport, Shane Ross, to intervene in the Bus Eireann dispute.

Brid Smith has accused the Minister for Transport of “Hiding behind the notion that this is just an industrial relations issue.” The People Before Profit TD for Dublin South Central is the party’s spokesperson on Workers Rights and has continually

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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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