Category: Press Releases

Bríd Smith calls on the Taoiseach not to backslide or delay Eighth Amendment Referendum

Press Release- Bríd Smith TD, People Before Profit  16/01/2018 People Before Profit TD, Bríd Smith, has raised concerns about the decision to extend the time for Dáil statements on the Joint Committee on the Eighth Amendment report and suggestions from the

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People Before Profit TD welcomes the Joint Committee on the Eighth Amendment Report

Report is a huge step forward for the Repeal movement People Before Profit TD, Bríd Smith, has welcomed the report by the Joint Committee on the Eighth Amendment. The TD for Dublin South Central said that the report outlining recommendations

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TD says Ryanair climb-down welcome but workers still prepared to fight

Press Release- Bríd Smith TD, People Before Profit 15/12/2017 Brid Smith says O’Leary statement has boosted workers confidence but fight for full union rights still goes on People Before Profit TD, Brid Smith, has said she is delighted that Ryanair, who

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Ryanair accused of 1913 style tactics by TD

“Bullying, blackmail and threats will not stop campaign for the right to union recognition,” says Brid Smith  TD People Before Profit TD, Brid Smith, has said that a letter sent by Ryanair to pilots in Bergamo Italy should be condemned by

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Tomorrow’s 8th amendment committee will be a historic chance to end 33 years of state oppression of woman says Brid Smith TD

People Before Profit TD and member of the Dáil committee on the 8th amendment has said that tomorrow’s meeting which will vote on a range of issues is a historic opportunity to end the constitutional clause which has brought untold suffering to women.

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TD says the state must not collude with any anti-union campaign by Ryanair management

““This is 2017, not a rerun of 1913; workers have the right to be represented by a union,” says Brid Smith TD Questions remain over state regulator and its oversight in aviation industry says the Dublin South Central TD People

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TD claims Government health funding does not allow for pay rises for non-HSE workers

“Government Policy responsible for possible strike action in health and social care services,” says Brid Smith TD People Before Profit TD, Brid Smith, has said that Government policy is directly responsible for a possible strike of over 8,000 staff in

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Brid Smith TD welcomes the latest Irish Times Ipsos MRBI poll on Repeal 8th Referendum

Three Fianna Fail committee members indicate support for legal abortion up to 12 weeks gestation, without restriction. People Before Profit TD Brid Smith is a member of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on the Eighth Amendment and spoke today about the

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Brid Smith refuses to endorse Dail committee report on TV licence fee

TD slams Fianna Fail claim that Facebook and social media are a ”threat to democracy” Recommendations that revenue commissioners should collect licence fee “A rerun of the property tax” Communications, Climate Action and the Environment committee member, Brid Smith TD, 

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Bríd Smith TD today moved a bill in the Dáil entitled “Petroleum and Minerals Extraction Bill (Climate Emergency Bill 2017).

The bill states that a climate emergency exists while levels of Co2 in the atmosphere exceed 350 ppm. (350 ppm is the recognised safe level of atmospheric C02 widely accepted by the scientific community) and while this continues, the Minister

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