Tag: Brid Smith TD

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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Bríd on Vincent Browne programme – cutbacks cost lives

Brid was on Vincent Brown last night with the establishement – FF and FG – who shamed themselves. Terrible to think that the coast guard helicopter crash may also have been the result of cuts.

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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 speaks in the Dáil on liberalising divorce legistlation

SEPARATE CHURCH AND STATE. Brid says: “I was happy to speak about divorce and the liberalisation of Irish society, limited as it is, in the Dáil today. But ending unhappy relationships is one thing. Condemning women who suffer in violent

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Brid Smith links economic interests with the continued incarceration of Ibrahim Halawa in the Dáil

IBRAHIM’S CONDITION WORSENS – SHAME ON OUR GOVERNMENT Ibrahim Halawa, a 20 year-old Irish citzen imprisoned by the Egyptian dictatorship for almost 4 years, is on hunger strike and gravely ill. He was imprisioned because he was caught up in

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Brid speaks on maternity benefits in the Dail

A WOMAN’S RIGHT TO CHOOSE MEANS JUST THAT – A CHOICE TO BE A MOTHER OR NOT. Brid welcomed the motion on the extension of maternity leave and maternity benefit. Being Pro-Choice means we are for all the rights a woman

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Brid Smith TD challenges Minister Coveney on the housing crisis

RENT CONTROLS, HAPS, THEY’RE NOT WORKING MINISTER! Brid tackled Coveney today about his ‘solutions’ to the housing crisis. He refuses to accept that HAPS isn’t working – that his ‘Pressure Zones’ to control rents, aren’t working. We need People Power

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PBP TDs defend Bus Eireann strikers in the Dail

  PBP TDs Brid Smith, Richard Boyd Barrett, and Gino Kenny speaking in defence of Bus Eireann strikers in the Dail, April 4, 2017

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Brid Smith TD: PROUD TO WELCOME BUS STRIKERS AT PEOPLE BEFORE PROFIT’s AGM

We had a brilliant AGM for People Before Profit today. But the most inspiring bit of it was the contribution from our honoured guests – the striking Bus Eireann workers. In this clip you will hear Sean Thunder speaking, following

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Brid interviewed by RTE and other media at AGM of PBP, Apr 2

Brid and other TDs were interviewed at the lunch break in the AGM of PBP Apr 2 . Brid speaks here about the Bus Eireann strike and the threat of legal action on foot of solidarity given by other transport

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