Richard Boyd Barrett TD again calls on Minister Shatter for public inquiry into Cynthia Owen case

Richard Boyd Barrett TD, People Before Profit Alliance today again raised the issue of an independent public inquiry into the Cynthia Owen case with Minister for Justice Alan Shatter in the Dail.

30th April 2014

People Before Profit launched a local manifesto today to outline what its 43 candidates hope to achieve on local councils

Richard Boyd Barrett TD, People Before Profit national director of elections said at the launch of the People Before Profit Manifesto for Local Government that “The expectation of the Irish people of local authorities is low because there has been...

30th April 2014

People Before Profit TD to bring families affected by housing and homelessness crisis into Dáil on Thursday for debate and vote on technical group motion

Continuing campaign of protest promised until housing crisis addressed In a statement, Richard Boyd Barrett TD for the People Before Profit Alliance in Dun Laoghaire has said he will bringing a whole number of families currently affected by the deepening...

30th April 2014

People Before Profit Alliance to run seven candidates for Dun Laoghaire Rathdown

People Before Profit Alliance will be standing seven candidates for the local elections in Dun Laoghaire Rathdown. The candidates today completed the nomination process at Town Hall in Dun Laoghaire. Pictured left with Richard Boyd Barrett TD are six of...

28th April 2014

Labour councillors vote to block discussion on rent caps and housing crisis

At the recent Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Council meeting, People Before Profit councillors looked for support from Labour, Fine Gael and Fianna Fail to pass a motion to raise the rent allowance caps and look for Dun Laoghaire specific emergency accommodation....

18th April 2014

Housing Minister’s announcement a meaningless ball of smoke to cover-up real extent of housing and homeless emergency

“Extra” funding -A Tiny fraction of the social housing cuts in recent budgets In a statement, Richard Boyd Barrett TD, has slammed Minister Jan O Sullivan’s announcement today of “extra” funding to local authorities to renovate “vacant” council houses as“a...

18th April 2014