Tag: Water charges

Bríd Smith TD speaking at the closing stages of Water Charges Bill, 8.11.2017

The WATER SERVICES BILL 2017 was discussed today in the Dáil. Shamefully it will be passed by FF,FG, LP and the ‘Independants’. It will leave the door open to future attempts to charges and privatisation. But if that happens PEOPLE

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Brid Smith TD on Water Bill, Dáil 4.10.17

I was pleased to have the opportunity to defend Joan Collins TD‘s Bill calling for a referendum on water, last night in the Dáil. Leo Varadkar made disgraceful comments on the Bill, and showed how little he respects the will of

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Brid Smith TD on Pat Kenny radio programme 28.7.17

RISH WATER WAS ALL ABOUT PRIVATISATION I was on Pat Kenny’s radio programme recently. The clip includes some comments on the expensive farce that is Irish Water; Why didn’t Fianna Fail fix the pipes with the excess €Billions that Brian

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Historic underfunding of water system by successive governments reason for current infrastructure crisis

Historic underfunding of water system by successive Fine Gael and Fianna Fail governments are the reasons for current infrastructure crisis. People Before Profit have outlined a number of measures that could be used to pay for water infrastructure upgrades and

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Brid speaking at Rally to support Jobstown defendants

Brid speaking at the Rally to support the Jobstown defendants on the opening day of their trial

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Brid speaking at the R2W demo 8.4.17

Poor quality sound but you can get a flavour of speech by Brid at the end of the R2W demo. She finished with a great line from a poem by Padraig Pearse : And I say to my people’s masters:

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Brid Smith TD addresses the Right2Water demo 8.4.2017

Poor quality sound but you can get a flavour of speech by Brid at the end of the R2W demo. She finished with a great line from a poem by Padraig Pearse : “And I say to my people’s masters:

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PEOPLE POWER is what achieved results with Water Charges

Glad to offer ‘cúpla focail’ in praise of PEOPLE POWER & WATER CHARGES

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No way – we won’t pay!

They can commission all the reports they like, and Fianna Fail can be for and against at the same time, in their usual two-faced way, but bottom line is what I said on the news tonight. We are not paying

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“Water Commission a set up to get Fianna Fail off the hook” says TD

Deputy Bríd Smith reacted to today’s Irish Examiner story by calling the Water Commission a preordained farce. The Irish Examiner story leaked some of the key elements of the commission report due out on Wednesday.   The story suggested that

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