Housing agency & government continue to repeat failed market dogma that caused last crisis in analysis of Ireland’s Housing needs

Without rent controls and massive emergency council housing programme the housing crisis will continue & bubble economy will re-inflate. In a statement, Richard Boyd Barrett has rubbished the latest report from the government’s Housing Agency for repeating failed market dogma...

29th July 2015

EUROSTAT ruling on Irish Water confirms ludicrous financial structure & certainty that charges will massively increase in future years

PBPA TD says Irish Water fiasco should end after ruling by EU statistics body In a statement, Richard Boyd Barrett TD, for the People Before Profit Alliance and a member of the steering group of Right2Water has said the decision...

28th July 2015

Hundreds expected at community protest against savage Dublin Bus cuts

  Hundreds expected at community protest against Dublin Bus savage bus cuts affecting Sallynoggin, Killiney, Blackrock and Dalkey. Assembling 1pm, Seafront entrance to The People’s Park. Dun Laoghaire and marching through Dun Laoghaire concluding with rally at St. Michael’s Church,...

24th July 2015

As Dail term ends, homeless crisis continues to escalate – urgent action needed

Nearly 43,000 people on Dublin City Council waiting list Homeless Budget to DCC short €18 million Traveller Acommodation Programe budget cut by 90% New Part V legislation will lead to further privatisation of social housing As the Dail goes into...

16th July 2015