Brid was prevented by ‘procedures’ rules from setting down her amendment to the Residential Tenancies Board, but spoke to the Dáil about the disgraceful treatment of Travellers in relation to accommodation needs
Brid’s contributions are covered in this radio clip; topics include Casey’s racism, the presidential debate, Born na Mona jobs and Brexit
Some parts of the Late Debate radio programme are streamed. This clip deals with European solidarity
Long overdue, Traveller ethnicity was recognised last night in the Dail; tragic that so many were excluded from being present, despite Brid’s plea. But racism against Travellers remains; it was fed and fostered by those on high. Those on high must now take steps to end it.
Cllr Bríd Smith calls for emergency funding for Traveller accommodion
People Before Profit councillor and general election candidate Bríd Smith, has called for the convening of an emergency meeting of Dublin City Council with the Department of the Environment and Local Government in regards to the totally inadequate funding of Traveller accommodation services.