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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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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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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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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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