Bríd Smith

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Conor Reddy from Take Back The City and  Tina MacVeigh speak at a  rally at the Player Wills site on the South Circular Road in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

People Before Profit has called for the State to build public housing on the Player Wills site, and acquire the south Dublin property via a compulsory(...)

Gilets jaunes (yellow vests) protesters set fire to garbage bins and other items in Bordeaux. Photograph: Mehdi Fedouach/AFP/Getty Images

The gilets jaunes protests in France, sparked by a hike in carbon tax, “probably sent a shiver down the spine of politicos in Ireland”. That is how an(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris proposed the amendment which would allow a second medical practitioner to become involved following the three-day waiting period. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Concerns are growing that the Government’s proposed abortion legislation will not pass through the Oireachtas in time for its planned introduction dat(...)

Minister for Housing Simon Coveney has backed the Garda Commissioner. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Minister for Housing Simon Coveney has expressed his confidence in Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan amid renewed calls for her resignation over co(...)

People Before Profit’s Bríd Smith: she said the current “draconian and barbaric” legislation has a chilling effect on  medical professionals who are fearful of supporting women seeking abortions. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins.

A Bill to introduce a €1 fine for having or assisting a woman in having an abortion is to be put before the Dáil by People Before Profit. The proposa(...)

Union says Denis O’Brien is a ‘person of interest’ to committee over Celtic Media takeover. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Businessman Denis O’Brien should be called before an Oireachtas committee in relation to Independent News & Media’s proposed takeover of a local n(...)

Colm Keaveney: argues that the constitutional protection of Oireachtas privilege is expressed under section 114(1) of the Dáil’s standing orders. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Dáil’s committee on procedure and privileges will tomorrow consider a request for help by former TD Colm Keaveney, who is being sued by billionai(...)

Dubiln South-Central TD Bríd Smith tells Róisín Ingle her childhood home became a refuge for people affected by the Troubles.

In the latest episode of the Róisín Meets podcast, Anti-Austerity Alliance-People Before Profit TD Bríd Smith talks to Róisín Ingle about how she’s fi(...)