A number of TDs have complained to the Ceann Comhairle about comments from Fianna Fail TD Marc MacSharry about public sector workers. Three People before Profit TDs have asked the Ceann to raise the issue at the Dáil procedures committee and … Continue reading TD’s Comments On Public Sector Workers Spark Complaint To Ceann Comhairle And Dáil Committee
July Stimulus Package – Public Investment to End Neoliberalism Today the government announce a major package to stimulate the economy. The details will be made clear later on, but it is likely that the state will borrow in the region … Continue reading We Need Public Investment To End Neoliberalism
People Before Profit TD Gino Kenny will today call on the Minister for Education to instigate an ‘On Call for Ireland’ for Education as it is becoming clearer that Ireland still faces dramatic challenges regarding Covid 19. The TD will … Continue reading Gino Kenny TD to call on Education Minister to instigate ‘On Call for Ireland’ for Education in Dáil today
The General Court of the European Union has supported Apple and the Irish government’s appeal so that we will now be deprived of the €13 billion owed to us. The Irish government spent over €8 million to ensure we did … Continue reading Apple judgement: It Stinks!
TD to also raise Support our Secretaries campaign At the Covid Committee today, which is covering the area of education, People Before Profit TD Gino Kenny will call for an ‘On Call for Ireland’ campaign for education in order to … Continue reading Gino Kenny TD to call for an ‘On Call for Ireland’ campaign for Education
The controversial Dublin Mountain Visitors Centre at the Hellfire heritage site has been granted approval by An Bord Pleanála. There has been widespread opposition to the scale of the project both by residents and environmental campaigners. Gino Kenny TD (People … Continue reading Gino Kenny TD very disappointed at An Bord Plenala Decision on Dublin Mountain Visitor Centre.
People Before Profit TD calls on new government to break the deadlock on access to medical cannabis It is now exactly one year since the former Minister for Health announced the formal establishment of the Medical Cannabis Access Programme. This … Continue reading Calls On New Government To Break The Deadlock On Access To Medical Cannabis
People before Profit TDs promise to hold coalition to account for workers rights, homelessness, renters and the elderly and sick. The new Government will face “the ghosts of past failures” in the new Dail according to Brid Smith TD. Speaking … Continue reading New Government told “those forgotten by the last administration will haunt new one”
A right wing judge in the High Court, Garrett Simons, has made a ruling that will overturn the legal rights of workers and lead to massive pay cuts. Ever since 1946, Irish workers have had the protection of registered employment … Continue reading Workers Rights Removed By Upper Class Judge At The Stroke Of A Pen
Hollywood glitz can’t mask a bad deal for people and climate TDs from People Before Profit and RISE have urged the Green party members not to cave to establishment pressure by signing up to a regressive and conservative Programme for … Continue reading Greens urged not to cave into establishment pressure to sign up to a regressive and conservative PfG
Aer Lingus is embarking on a strategy that will impoverish its workforce. Pays cuts of 70% of income is planned as well as major changes in conditions. It began when Aer Lingus announced that they would unilaterally implement a productivity … Continue reading Stop Pay Cuts At Aer Lingus
We are contacting you to urge you to reject coalition with Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael. As climate activists and concerned citizens we have worked and campaigned alongside many Green party members over recent years. We believe that the growing … Continue reading An Open Letter To Green Party Members
Solidarity- People Before Profit TDs have said that the Programme for Government (PfG) document, agreed between the negotiating teams of Fine Gael, Fianna Fail and the Green party, fails utterly to deliver radical change on housing, health, climate and the … Continue reading Programme for Government fails utterly to deliver radical change on housing, health, climate and the cost of living that the people demanded on Feb 8th.
With the announcement of a coalition deal between Fianna Fáil, Fianna Gael, and the Green Party, it seems some commentators have been lured in by a myriad of promises, related to housing, climate, and direct provision, to name a few … Continue reading Nothing ‘Grand’ About This Coalition
Despite a concerted attempt to stop protests, the Black Lives Matters movement drew thousands onto the streets over the past few days with social distancing. The worst attempt to prevent protests occurred in the North where police staged roadblocks, called … Continue reading Police Criminalizing Protests Despite Social Distancing Observed