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.
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