Category: Press Releases

Ceann Comhairle asked to intervene as HSE and Minister refuse to answer Cervical Check question

Media Release- Bríd Smith TD, People Before Profit    12/11/2018 Request follows PAC committee hearing that reveals HSE reviewed the cases of the 221 women at the centre of crisis “This information should be public and is the least the

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TD claims estimate of costs of ban on fossil fuels “pure fantasy”

Media Release- Bríd Smith TD, People Before Profit, 06/11/2018 Bills benefits would far outweigh any costs says Brid Smith TD People Before Profit TD Bríd Smith has labelled an Oireachtas report on the proposed bill to ban exploration for oil

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TD says comments from new Minister at Natural Resources  department show “utter disregard for facts on climate change”

Press Release 31.10.18 Brid Smith TD has described as extremely worrying comments from Sean Canney while addressing delegates at the Atlantic Ireland exploration conference in Dublin. The Minister effectively pledged Government support for future exploration for gas and oil in

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“SEARCH AND RESCUE REVIEW –  SERIOUS QUESTIONS REGARDING ROLE OF IRISH AVIATION AUTHORITY & CONFLICT OF INTEREST”

  PRESS RELEASE – August 24, 2018 The review of Search and Rescue service, commissioned by Transport Minister Shane Ross in the wake of the R116 helicopter crash in April 2017, yet to be published, appears to indicate “serious confusion

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“Bully boy tactics will not defeat Ryanair workers” says Brid Smith TD.

Prese Release   No Embargo; “Ryanair sackings are attempt intimidate staff in union dispute“ TD claims Spanish dismissals show Ryanair contempt for its workers.   “Bully boy tactics will not defeat Ryanair workers” says Brid Smith TD. The dismissal of four cabin

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TD calls on government to postpone appointment of Drew Harris as Garda Commissioner 

  Serious questions raised on Harris’ actions in several high profile cases whilst in the PSNI Press Release People before Profit TD Brid Smith called on Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan to postpone the appointment of Drew Harris as Garda Commissioner

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Climate Emergency Bill to be scrutinised at committee today

Historic Opportunity for Dáil to take lead on fighting climate change The Oireachtas Committee on Communications Climate Action and Environment will today scrutinise the Petroleum and Other Minerals Development (Amendment) (Climate Emergency Measures) Bill 2018 at 3pm. The Bill brought forward by

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People Before Profit and climate campaigners call for cross party support of Climate Emergency Bill at banner drop in Dublin

Press Release- Bríd Smith TD, People Before Profit       01/07/2018 Bill will be scrutinised at the Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment on Tuesday Bill would ban the issuing of new licences for fossil fuel exploration People Before Profit

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People Before Profit condemns appointment of Drew Harris as Garda Commissioner

Press Release Harris has been widely criticised by victims groups of state/loyalist violence Bríd Smith TD  of People Before Profit has called on the Government to withdraw the appointment of Drew Harris as the Garda Commissioner, calling the appointment an

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Updated statement on delayed Scally Inquiry

Press Release- Bríd Smith TD, People Before Profit            12/06/2018 People Before Profit TD Bríd Smith has expressed her disappointment with the announcement that the scoping inquiry into Cervical screening will not complete its work before the

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