Bill seeks to allow for a dignified and peaceful end of life with medical and regulatory oversight At a media conference today outside Leinster House, People Before Profit TD Gino Kenny was joined by Vicky Phelan, Tom Curran and Gail … Continue reading Gino Kenny TD joined by Vicky Phelan, Tom Curran and Gail O’Rorke in launching Dying with Dignity Bill 2020
Contents in this issue: Reopening of Schools Draft Plan on Parking Bye Laws Climate Crisis and COVID-19 Public Inquiry needed to COVID-19 related deaths in Nursing Homes Debenhams workers: Fighting for a fair redundancy Dignity in Dying Bill 2020 New … Continue reading PBP Lucan Newsletter Autumn 2020
More than 120 healthcare workers were diagnosed with Covid-19 in the past week as transmission levels increase across the country, new figures show. The general secretary of the INMO, Phil Ní Sheaghdha, has spoken out against the lack of testing, … Continue reading Anti-Mask Is Anti-Worker
People Before Profit TD, Gino Kenny, has called on the government to definitively state whether the proposed Medical Cannabis Access Programme will ever commence and if so, when. In an internal Dept. of Health briefing document to the new Minister … Continue reading Medical Cannabis Campaigner TD says Government need to state if access programme will commence
The dangerous anti-mask rally in Dublin on Saturday last, not only endangered the health of those attending, and anyone who had contact with them, it also provided a flag of convenience for right wing extremists who have been trying to … Continue reading Anti Mask Campaign Threatens Front Line Workers And Boosts The Far Right
Serious concerns of stakeholders fall on government deaf ears People Before Profit TD Gino Kenny, following correspondence with the office of the Minister for Education that she will not appear before the Oireachtas Covid Committee until next week, has said … Continue reading Refusal from Education Minister to go before Covid Committee this week means no opposition oversight a head of school reopening
People Before Profit TD Gino Kenny has called for the resignation of EU Commissioner Phil Hogan, Supreme Court Judge Seamus Woulfe, the Independent TD Noel Grealish and the other elected representatives who attended the Oireachtas Golf Society dinner, breaching the … Continue reading Gino Kenny TD has called for the resignation of EU Commissioner Phil Hogan
Growing concerns about safety of students and teachers means Dáil must be recalled to get a full report from the Minister in relation to schools reopening In a statement today People Before Profit has called on the Minister for Education … Continue reading PBP says Minister for Education must come out of hiding
We are now at serious risk of a second wave of Covid-19, with between 38-69 new cases being reported every day in the South for the past week. The number of positive tests in the North has now multiplied by … Continue reading Failure To Protect Workers Could Seed Second Wave
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.