Forgive my breathlessness on this clip – I had been questioning issues related to Jobpath in the committee rooms – some way away from the Dáil chamber when my turn came to speak – so I ran because this is important. Yes we remember Enda Kenny’s words and tears about the Magdalene women. But actions speak louder than words, a point I wasn’t allowed put to Coveney. Seven women have died waiting for redress. Wouldn’t it be a great gesture if on International Womens’ Day the government GUARANTEED all resources needed to give these women redress – NOW?
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People Before Profit TD calls for Government to pay redress to Magdalene survivors without any more delay
Press Release- Bríd Smith TD, People Before Profit 06/03/2018
People Before Profit TD Bríd Smith will call on the government to act and stop any delay in paying out redress to the Magdalene survivors.
Deputy Smith will raise the issue today, with Leo Varadkar, at promised legislation in the Dáil today.
This is a response to the news that at least seven survivors of the institutions have passed away while awaiting payments in compensation for their suffering.Read more »