Government strategy on forests will lead to job losses in the sector

During Leaders Questions, Richard Boyd Barrett, TD, People Before Profit/United Left Alliance raised the issue of Irish Forestry with the Tanaiste Eamon Gilmore.  

21st December 2012

Picket in support of Spring Grove Services workers

Today saw an early morning picket at Spring Grove Services. The protest was held in support of two workers sacked two weeks before Christmas for trying to start a union in the workplace to improve working conditions and comply with...

21st December 2012

People Before Profit councillors slam Labour, FG and FF for voting to raise rents for council tenants with disabilities and those on Family Income Supplement (FIS)

In a statement today (December 20th) People Before Profit councillor, Melisa Halpin, slammed Labour Fianna Fail and Fine Gael, for voting for measures that will see council rents increasing for the poorest and the disabled. At last night’s council meeting...

20th December 2012

Video: Richard Boyd Barrett statement to Dail on European Council

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uceJQ7v2l0c]

19th December 2012

Video: How can we fight the Cuts?

[vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/55475712 w=500&h=281] How can we fight the Cuts from Nigel Hanlon on Vimeo.

13th December 2012

Richard Boyd Barrett TD speaking on the Social Welfare Bill 2012

[slideshow] Richard Boyd Barrett TD joins protest outside the Dail this evening

12th December 2012