Topics covered are low pay, youth unemployment and fuel poverty

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Topics include discussion on the recent Dail row about ‘money messaging’, attacks on mangers of companies formally owned by Quinn, and the Fine Gael initiative on plastic cups

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With Bord na Móna workers visiting in the Dáil gallery, Bríd outlines what a rotten job the government has done in safeguarding the workers in the peat industry as they face the end of peat production, in line with the …

Bríd Smith TD slams Minister over Bord na Móna Workers & Just Transition Read More »

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It is truly shocking that while ordinary people are held to account for their behaviour, TDs can avoid sanction in the Dáil, even when they’re caught rapid. For instance, voting twice for a citzen can get you €2000 fine or …

Bríd Smith TD speak in the Dáil on Vote Gate Read More »

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Its amazing the way they have to be dragged to the truth. Thank God the Incredible Hulk (actor Mark Fuffalo) is on our side! Fracked Gas POISONS AND KILLS. We should NOT import it to an LNG terminal in Shannon …

Bríd Smith TD on the Tonight Show – LNGs and other gas! Read More »

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If a citzen votes twice its prison or a fine. 50,000 unemployed people were sanctioned by Seetec and Turas Nua for not ‘being there’ for an appointement. But politicians are supposed to ‘be there’ for a vote, and vote only …

Bríd Smith TD discusses #VoteGate on The Tonight Show 23.10.19 Read More »

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Speaking up for NASRA paramedics who are demonstrating outside the Dáil today. Government must instruct the HSE to negotiate with the Trade Union of the workers’ choice

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Thousands of people can’t afford to heat their homes and can’t afford proper home insulation. Many fail, by one or two euros, the means-tested schemes to alleviate this distress. Bríd challenges the Minister over this.

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Great to see workers, retired and not, standing up for their rights. The National Ambulance Service Representative Association were protesting outside the Dail and the ESB pensioners rallying just yards away. I was privileged to address them

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Special Needs Assistants do amazing work. The challenges of helping children with special needs through school, are immense. But these skilled, essential workers are undermined, underpaid and undervalued by the very organisation that should cherish them – the Department of …

Brid Smith TD discussing with SNAs. Read More »

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