Category: Right2Water

Bríd Smith TD – Water Services Bill – Oct 4 ’17.

Brid spoke in favour of the Bill presented by Joan Collins TD and was proud to do so. In her speech she rails against the reception given to the Bill by the establishment parties and attacks their record and neo-liberal

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Brid Smith TD on Water Bill, Dáil 4.10.17

I was pleased to have the opportunity to defend Joan Collins TD‘s Bill calling for a referendum on water, last night in the Dáil. Leo Varadkar made disgraceful comments on the Bill, and showed how little he respects the will of

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Government continues to waste public money on Irish Water

The news that the State has just handed over €270 million of public money to Irish Water is one more episode in the long-running fiasco of the Irish Water company. At a time when there is an on-going crisis in

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Brid Smith TD on Pat Kenny radio programme 28.7.17

RISH WATER WAS ALL ABOUT PRIVATISATION I was on Pat Kenny’s radio programme recently. The clip includes some comments on the expensive farce that is Irish Water; Why didn’t Fianna Fail fix the pipes with the excess €Billions that Brian

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Historic underfunding of water system by successive governments reason for current infrastructure crisis

Historic underfunding of water system by successive Fine Gael and Fianna Fail governments are the reasons for current infrastructure crisis. People Before Profit have outlined a number of measures that could be used to pay for water infrastructure upgrades and

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Brid speaking at Rally to support Jobstown defendants

Brid speaking at the Rally to support the Jobstown defendants on the opening day of their trial

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Brid speaking at the R2W demo 8.4.17

Poor quality sound but you can get a flavour of speech by Brid at the end of the R2W demo. She finished with a great line from a poem by Padraig Pearse : And I say to my people’s masters:

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Brid Smith TD addresses the Right2Water demo 8.4.2017

Poor quality sound but you can get a flavour of speech by Brid at the end of the R2W demo. She finished with a great line from a poem by Padraig Pearse : “And I say to my people’s masters:

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Brid Smith TD defends public water and public transport on Late Debate

On the Late Debate Brid takes on Ray Kavanagh, Former General Secretary of The Labour Party over the issue of Water Charges; she also debates issues surrounding public transport in light of the Bus Eireann threatened cuts.  

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Water Charges and who should pay – Bríd vs FG on Late Debate

Bríd was on the Late Debate on Radio1 recently about water charges and made the case for how water could, and should be paid for by taxes on wealth and corporations, not on ordinary people. She got the better of

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