Government policies have caused and worsened the disastrous and deepening crisis in housing and homelessness

In a statement, Richard Boyd Barrett TD for the People Before Profit Alliance has condemned what he described as the abysmal failure of the government to address the worsening housing and homelessness crisis. Deputy Boyd Barrett’s statement came in response...

21st April 2015

Dáil motion calls for abolition of water and property tax and other regressive taxes and cuts to eliminate rising poverty and deprivation

Poor are getting poorer and rich are getting richer under current government – this is why public protest is escalating, says People Before profit TD Richard Boyd Barrett TD, People Before Profit Alliance will table a motion in Dail Eireann...

24th February 2015

Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council calls on the the government to have a referendum to repeal the Eighth Amendment

In a statement t last night, Cllr Melisa Halpin (People Before Profit) announced that her motion calling on the government to have a referendum to Repeal the Eighth Amendment was passed by 16 votes to 12 at Dun Laoghaire Rathdown...

11th November 2014

Ireland must break from the death grip of debt and austerity, or face economic depression

As Troika arrive in town, Ireland must break from the death grip of debt and austerity, or face economic depression A second bailout would mean even more austerity, more privatisation of social services In a statement to coincide with the...

10th January 2012

Video of opening speech in Dail Eireann

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12th March 2011