Statement On Dáil Motion To Unblock Opposition Bills Stalled Under Undemocratic Money Message Requirement

Motion to be debated during Sol-PBP private members time on Wednesday On Wednesday a Solidarity- People Before Profit Dáil motion will be debated to unblock over 50 opposition bills currently stuck in limbo because of...

Government ‘Haven’T A Clue’ About The Climate Crisis

Statements by Taoiseach and Minister for Health on climate change benefits show government ‘haven’t a clue’ about the climate crisis People Before Profit TD and member of the Oireachtas Climate Action Committee, Bríd Smith, has slammed comments,...

By-Elections: A Chance To Challenge The FF-FF Alliance

Next week, a writ will be moved in the Dail for four by-elections which will probably take place at the end of November. The constituencies concerned are Dublin Mid West. Wexford, Fingal, and Cork...

Call For The Immediate Commencement Of The Medical Cannabis Access Programme

Campaigners for Medicinal Cannabis call for the immediate commencement of the Medical Cannabis Access Programme Campaigners for medicinal cannabis have called on the government to give a definitive time frame for the commencement of the...

End The Money Message: Stop The Attack On Democracy

On Wednesday 6th November the Dail will debate a People before Profit motion that can restore some basic democracy to this country. The motion will prevent the Government using a procedural trick called the "money message"...

Attack On Sinn Féin TD Shows Agenda Of The Far Right

Last week, Martin Kenny, made a strong speech in the Dail condemning those who said that asylum seekers were being ‘dumped’ in Ballinamore. ‘Dumping’, he said, is a term you use about garbage –...

Protest Today At Fine Gael Hq: No More Migrant Deaths

United Against Racism have called a protest at 6pm today at Fine Gael headquarters, 51 Upper Mount Street. This is to voice opposition to Four Fine Gael’s MEPs – Mairead McGuinness, Maria Walsh, Frances...

Mass Rebellion In Chile

“The modern sovereign state of Chile is among South America's most economically and socially stable and prosperous nations, with a high-income economy and high living standards. It leads Latin American nations in rankings of human development, competitiveness, income per capita, globalization, state of peace, economic freedom, and low...

Retired Workers Protest

Hundreds of retired ESB workers protested outside the Dail on Wednesday23 October in protest at Government attacks on their pensions. They were joined by former workers at many other semi state companies like CIE, Bord...

The Undemocratic Money Message

We are told we live in a democracy. We elect 158 TDs to make the laws that govern us. That's how its supposed to work. But it doesn't really.   In the last 2 years a majority...