Brid nominates Richard Boyd Barrett for Taoiseach on her maiden speech in the Dail. While his nomination had no chance of success, nor did anyone else’s and the AAA/PBP were making the point that the radical left had as much right to stand for Taoiseach as anyone else.


People Before Profit TD, Richard Boyd Barrett speaking on the Leader’s Debate, RTE Election 2016.

Richard was acknowledged by many to be one of the best performers on the night precisely because he articulated what this election should really be about, i.e. putting the needs of the majority of people before the interests of the 1%, bankers and developers etc.