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TDs slams Government over closure of mental health services

 People Before Profit TD, Brid Smith, has attacked the planned closure of beds at the Child and Adolescent Inpatient Mental Health services at Cherry Orchard Hospital in Ballyfermot.  The TD who represents the local catchment area around the Hospital said

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Brid Smith questioning the Taoiseach on Child Benefit being linked to school attendance

In the Dáil on 8 June, Brid asks the Taoiseach to clarify whether child benefit will be linked to school attendance, as set out in the Programme for Government.

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SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPY: GOVERNMENT SACRIFICES NEEDS OF VULNERABLE

About 46,000 young children have complex needs, often relating to slower development of speech and language faculties. Yet the Irish health service does not make adequate provision for early intervention.

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Speech and Language Therapy: Government sacrifices needs of vulnerable

 About 46,000 young children have complex needs, often relating to slower development of speech and language faculties. Yet the Irish health service does not make adequate provision for early intervention. Councillor Brid Smith from People Before Profit said, ‘We come

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Varadkar unfit to practise as Health Minister

Leo Varadkar’s comments about more hospital beds ‘slowing down’ hospitals shows why he should never be returned as a Health Minister. Councillor Brid Smith, People Before Profit candidate, said, ‘Varadkar has let the PR mask slip and revealed his true

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Solidarity with Greek workers!

Brid chairs anti-austerity rally at the Dail, July 2015, called in solidarity with the Greek people.

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Fighting cuts in Ballyfermot- back in 2009

Brid speaks on bus cuts in Ballyfoermot 2009

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