Tag: housing

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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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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Brid Smith TD reiterates the need to CALL A HOUSING EMERGENCY IN Dáil 7.12.17

8 deaths on the streets since August. We are shamed by the plight of the homeless, and the Minister still refuses to CALL A HOUSING EMERGENCY that could unleash measures to tackle it. No delay in bailing out banks, or

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Brid Smith TD on Sean O Rourke radio programme 17.11.17

This short audio clip is in reference to the recent denegration of homeless people and those voluntary groups who try to help them, by the State agency involved in homelessness

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Brid Smith TD observations on homelessness 16.11.17

This brief video 16.11.17 deals with homeless in light of recent government statements on the issue

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Brid Smith TD on Sean O Rouke radio 13.10.17. clip 1

One of several clips from the show – this one deals with housing

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HOUSING AS A HUMAN RIGHT – we need this in the Consititution

81 countries round the world have the right to housing written into their consititution. So why shouldn’t we? Richard Boyd Barrett and I introduced a Bill today to get just that. We want a referendum on an amendment to the constitution, guaranteeing

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Bríd and Mick Barry TD on Morning Ireland, 18.9.17

Bríd and Mick Barry (Solidarity) were on Morning Ireland on RTE radio this morning; here’s brief clips on 3 things: 1 Our housing Bill – we want the RIGHT TO A HOME IN THE CONSITUTION. 2 On the promised Referendum

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