Health Committee refuse request to hear evidence of IMO and eminent consultant neurologist and international expert Professor Mike Barnes

PBP TDs say deliberate suppression of scientific evidence and expert medical opinion totally undermines legitimacy of committee consideration of cannabis bill People Before Profit TDs, Gino Kenny and Richard Boyd Barrett have said that the decision by the Health Committee to refuse a request to hear extensive evidence from Professor Mike Barnes and the Irish…

PBP TD condemns HSE and government that are failing children

People Before Profit TD, Gino Kenny, has offered his full support to a number of families who have decided to take the HSE to the High Court over their children being kept waiting for assessments for so long. According to the Disability Act 2005, children must get an assessment within three months of applying for…

Defend Jobstown: Protest is not a crime

Taken from the latest edition of Socialist Worker The notion that sitting down around Joan Burton’s car is ‘kidnapping’ or false imprisonment is so obviously ludicrous that it must have been the result of a deliberate plan concocted by the Department of Public Prosecutions, the State and the Government. What is that plan? It is…

Gino Kenny TD, Luke Flanagan MEP accompanies Vera Twomey to Spain to obtain a prescription of medicinal cannabis

Gino Kenny TD, Luke Flanagan MEP accompanies Vera Twomey to Spain to obtain a prescription of medicinal cannabis for her daughter Ava. Minister is forcing families to desperate measures in accessing medicinal cannabis. On Thursday, 20th April, Vera Twomey travelled to Barcelona in order to gain access to medicinal cannabis under prescription for her daughter…