Tag: homelessness

Bríd Smith TD slams Minister over homelessness

The march by thousands of people through Dublin today (5.11.19) was a moving and powerful experience. Lets hope this is the start of a movement that will punish the landlord parties and see in real housing reform.

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Brid Smith TD with Anti-Vulture Fund protest in Crumlin 19.10.2019

A mother and daughter are evicted May 2018 by Havell Vulture Fund, from their home in Crumlin. Oct 2019 the property is still vacant. What sort of society is it that tolerates this. What sort of government facilitates it?

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Brid Smith TD – Prime Time – the cost of Trump’s visit

May 2019 and homelessness at record levels – we are spending 10 Million Euros protecting this vile man

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Brid Smith TD speaking to the Anti Eviction Bill 2018 Dáil Éireann

A Bill which sought to ban evictions on the basis of the landlords intention to sell or renovate was proposed by Solidarity/People Before Profit and addressed in the Dáil 12.12.18 by Bríd.

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Bríd Smith TD addresses Housing Crisis rally at Players Wills factory

Bríd addresses a local rally at the disused Players Wills factory on SCR. The rally was to highlight the failure of NAMA to deliver this site for public and affordable housing, instead of developer’s profits. It was also to publicise

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Landlord TDs should abstain from voting on PBP Housing Bill

“Solidarity-People Before Profit TD Bríd Smith called on TDs who are landlords to abstain from voting on her group’s private members motion, due to be put before the Dáil this afternoon, calling for “emergency measures to address the worsening housing

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People Before Profit and supporters occupy vacant house in Crumlin

A great little video of an occupation of Glebe house in Crumlin last Saturday. It went up on Facebook as a series of ‘live’ posts, but they’ve been strung together here.

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People Before Profit and supporters occupy vacant house in Crumlin

A great little video of an occupation of Glebe house in Crumlin last Saturday. It went up on Facebook as a series of ‘live’ posts, but they’ve been strung together here – you might be interested. And don’f forget –

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Homeless family charged by the DPP for their misery.

Housing is a human right – a point made by a UN spokesperson on housing Leilani Farha, as well as by People Before Profit. Against that background, Brid told a harrowing story of homelessness in the Dáil today.

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Late Debate, RTE radio 1, 23.1.18. Bríd speaks on the Housing Crisis

I was on the late debate on RTE radio on Tues, with John Paul Phelan FG, James Lawless FF and Joan Burton, Labour, for my sins. The audio clip below is about the housing crisis- the great disgrace of all

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