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Bríd Smith TD slams the method, and history, of public procurement at the NCH

There is much to say about the NCH but the fundamental problem is our public procurement system, which stinks to high heaven.  

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Bríd Smith TD – as Gaelige, i rith Seachtain na nGaelige.

For the week that in it, Seachtain na nGaeilge, tá sé seo as Gaelige, an chuid is mó ar aon nós – most of this clip is in Irish and is about the rights of Irish language speakers, North and

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Bríd raises the tragic case of Shane O Farrell’s death, in the Dáil

The strange and tragic death of Shane O Farrell deserves a commission of investigation. This was agreed last year by a two thirds majority in the Dáil, yet the Minister seems to be letting an unelected judge decide on what

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Bríd Smith TD defends CE scheme suprvisors’ pension demands

While the government never stops reminding us to be ‘pension ready’, they themselves have reneged on their responsibilities to CE scheme workers, who have to strike for their rights. I raised this yesterday in the Dáil

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Bríd Smith TD – where is our committment on abortion rights for NI women?

One of the most inspiring slogans raised on the day of the Repeal referendum was “The North is Next”. And the women in the North consistently supported us and campaigned down here with us. So why is there no mention

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Brid Smith TD leads Vicar Street (very wet) protest

An 8 story hotel in the middle of the Liberties is not on! This is the 3rd week we have protested; we are with residents, local historians, and supporters. The weather was atrocious! A sequel to this little video shows

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Brid Smith TD leads Vicar Street to Iveagh Market protest Sat March 2, ’19.

Last Saturday – March 2- we protested about insensitive, inapropriate developement in the Dublin’s Liberties. First we were at Vicar Street where an 8 story hotel is proposed; then we marched to the Iveagh Market, sold for £1 to a

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Brid Smith TD speaks with Lilian McCarthy on the recent victory of Pensioners for Equality

I spoke with Lillian McCarthy, founder member of Pensioners for Equality. They scored a great victory by militant action, campaigning and protesting. Minister Doherty was forced to acknowledge the justice of their cause. True, back-money is being paid from last

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Brid Smith TD speaking at Extinction Rebellion ‘Funeral for the Future’ protest Dublin March 3, 2019

Extinction Rebellion Ireland, to mark International Wildlife Day, organised an event at which I was honoured to speak.

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Brid Smith TD speaking on Brexit contingency legislation

 

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