Minister Joan Burton refuses to address questions on scandalous increase in invalidity pension refusals

In a statement and in Leaders questions this morning, Richard Boyd Barrett TD raised the increase in Invalidity pension refusals since the present government took office. Deputy Boyd Barrett accused the Minister of engaging in the systematic refusals of disabled...

31st January 2013

Oilwatch in Dublin- Q & A Information Workshop

Everything you need to know about the effects of drilling for oil and gas in Dublin bay. Topics will include; environmental, fiscal and legal aspects. Oil industry expert Padraig Cambell will speak on aspects of drilling. Kingston Hotel, Dun Laoghaire...

29th January 2013

TDs make urgent call for compassionate release of Marion Price for her sisters funeral

We call on the Justice Minister David Ford to allow Marion Price compassionate release to join her family and attend the funeral of her sister Dolours Price. Marian Price is already suffering from physical and mental health difficulties which has...

26th January 2013

PBPA TD tells NTMA that bond markets love Ireland because of willingness to impose endless austerity & guarantee speculators profits

Speaking at the Finance committee today, Richard Boyd Barrett TD challenged the NTMA to admit that a return to the bond markets was not a cause for celebration – but a consequence of the Government and NTMA’s assurances to the...

24th January 2013