Tag: refugees

The radio programme is live-streamed, so visual quality is imperfect. Here are clips of Brid discussing the new report on children involved in crime, discussion of refugees and of the ex FG TD (2 Jobs) Dara Murphy.  

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Topics covered include climate issues and discussion on racism and refugees.  

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The well fed, well clad, Noel Grealish TD will probably never know what its like to be hungry or cold or fearful of his life, not the way thousands of refugees do. He was leader one time of the PDs, …

Bríd speaks out against racism and anti refugee/immigrant lies Read More »

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I welcome the move to define what ‘family’ means for refugees, and I welcome refugees and their families – just as the Irish needed a ‘welcome’ in our darkest days. And I condemn the actions of fascist sympathisers outside the …

Bríd Smith TD speaking on extending the meaning of ‘family’ for refugees. Read More »

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Brid Smith, Richard Boyd-Barret and Gino Kenny, the People Before Profit TDs, launched their poster (27.4.18) urging a YES vote in the Referendum on Repeal of the 8th amendment to the constitution. This video is of Brid explaining the implications …

Refugees, assylum seekers and the Eighth Amendment Read More »

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Imagine what it’s like to have to leave your home to avoid war, persecution or grinding poverty. You risk your life getting to safety; many of those with you are drowned, or captured and enslaved. Then you reach the ‘free …

Bríd speaks on ‘reforms’ for refugees and assylum seekers, Dáil 23.1.18 Read More »

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END THE INHUMAN TREATMENT OF MIGRANTS! We discussed refugees, assylum seekers and related issues today in the Dáil. I referred to the misery endured by migrants in Ireland and globally, forced by war, famine and poverty to leave their homes; …

Brid Smith TD: refugees and assylum seekers need and deserve our support. Read More »

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Assylum seekers have had a raw deal, many waiting up to 10 years or more in the miserable conditions of Direct Provision. So – welcome the news that the new judgement allows the right to right work. But will this …

Brid Smith TD addresses the issue of Direct Provision for Assylum seekers Read More »

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Dr Conor Kenny from Sligo spoke on the radio May 9 th (Morning Ireland, RTE) about his experiences as a doctor (MSF) on board a refugee rescue ship in the Mediterranean. It was horrific. Too many people, too few boats, …

Taoiseach defended murderous Libyan deal on refugees Read More »

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Brid slams our governments’ support for the strategy of the EU paying Libya to keep the refugees there, in the chaotic State of Libya, a place where they are in grave danger at the hands of unscrupulous war lords, rather …

Brid Smith TD questions the Taoiseach on Libya and refugees Read More »

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