Proud to march with great young PBP comrades on the March for Choice yesterday. True, we won the referendum, but we have to make sure there is no foot-dragging, no short-changing of rights hard won. That’s why we marched.


Brid was on the Sean O Rourke radio show 21.9.18, debating on a number of topics: Corporation Tax, the recent Garda report, and the occupations around Dublin and beyond in protest at the housing crisis


OUTSOURCING KILLS! Last night on TV3, I explained that the Scally report showed the US labs that did Irish smear tests were not accredited by international standards. Minister Harris told me, via Parliamentary Questions (PQs) in May, that they were! And subsidiaries of these labs are getting the contract again – even after their shoddy work produced results that ultimately, saw women die unecessarily.

We also saw the agony of little Sophia, with scoliosis, who is waiting for treatment for 18months.Last year Minister Harris promised no child in this condition would wait more than 4 months. But HEY! The econonomy is booming – we’re told. Happy Days – we’re told! Not for little Sophia and children like her. We have THE WORST WAITING LISTS IN EUROPE for health services – over 700,0000 people on lists. Is this a measure of our ‘success’ Minister?

Ar an Nuacht anocht, I said the government’s penny-pitching practices were behind both the outsourcing of cervical smear tests, and the current treatment of the women negatively affected