Tag: Brid Smith TD

Dáil suspended as Brid Smith TD demands justice for Ibrahim Halawa

WHAT CAN YOU DO WHEN THEY WONT LISTEN? Ibrahim Halawa’s trial was postponed yesterday for the 20th time, despite his being desperately ill. Ibrahim is an Irish citzen wrongly imprisoned by the Egyptian dictatorship for nearly 4 years, and is

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Brid Smith TD calls for transparency in company accounts in the Dáil

TRANSPARENCY? NOT WHEN IT COMES TO COMPANY PROFITS! Most companies making money off the bins, are registered in places like the Isle of Man, Virgin Islands even New Zealand. This means they can hide their profits and ‘wipe our eye’

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Bríd Smith TD speaks in the Dáil on mother and baby homes scandal: separate Church and State

IT’S NOT WHAT WE SAY – IT’S WHAT WE DO THAT COUNTS. There were many fine speeches in the Dáil this evening in response to the SF motion on mother and babies homes. But talk is cheap – we need

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Brid Smith TD takes a stand against Direct Provision, 21 March Dail Eireann

Outside the Dail Brid took a stand against the inhumane system of Direct Provision for refugees and assylum seekers today. The ‘Direct Provision’ centres make money for those that run them and ruin the lives of those that live in

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Bríd on Vincent Browne – Enda coming or going? Enough already – says Bríd

  Bríd was on Vincent Brown last night. More banging on about Enda Kenny’s leadership – is he coming or going? Some  on the panel tried to refer to what matters – the fact that this (and previous Fianna Fáil-led) governments

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Bríd addresses Women’s Day march out Dáil Eireann

After a great day of protest and celebration, the Coalition to Repeal the Eighth march, from Parnell Sqare, arrived at Dáil Éireann. Bríd addressed the crowd of thousands

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Bríd on Vincent Brown Programme: the Tuam babies scandal.

DISBAND BON SECOUR – RECIND THE WOODS DEAL. These are demands People Before Profit make about the Tuam babies scandal. They discussed Kenny’s speech about Tuam on Vincent Brown Tues, March 7. Kenny, like the FG and FF TD s

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Bon Secour and the Tuam babies – Bríd Smith TD calls on the order to disband

Yesterday in the Dáil, Bríd called for dignified white ribboned protest outside all Bon Secour hospitals in honour of the Dead Babies in their killing fields. She called on that the order to disband in this country saying “They have no

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Brid’s amendment to the abortion law: “change the punishment if you won’t scrap the law”

Brid seeks to change the law for procuring an abortion, so that instead of the punishment being 14 years in prison, it becomes €1 fine.

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Brid Smith TD seeks answers on when pensions cuts might be reversed

Brid looked for clarity on when cuts to public sector pensions would be reversed. She got ‘minister-speak’ as an answer. Must be how you get to be a Minister – learn how to speak for ages and say nothing.

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