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#Brendan Ogle

# brendan-ogle - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Brendan Ogle: If Trump ever does visit Ireland, his toxic beliefs need to be called out
# Opinion
# Opinion

Brendan Ogle: If Trump ever does visit Ireland, his toxic beliefs need to be called out

Sep 13th 2018, 7:00 AM 11,600 Views 57 Comments

For now the trip is on the back-burner but if he does land on our shores we need to protest – massively, Unite’s Brendan Ogle writes.

# brendan-ogle - Monday 15 January, 2018

RTÉ journalist takes Apollo House organiser Brendan Ogle to court over Facebook post
# Defamation
# Defamation

RTÉ journalist takes Apollo House organiser Brendan Ogle to court over Facebook post

Jan 15th 2018, 8:33 AM 34,247 Views 0 Comments

An RTÉ story last year said that Ogle’s Unite union sought an exemption from providing social housing during Apollo House.

# brendan-ogle - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Unite hits out at RTÉ coverage, says building was offered for homeless accommodation
# Merrion Square
# Merrion Square

Unite hits out at RTÉ coverage, says building was offered for homeless accommodation

Jan 17th 2017, 6:15 PM 17,898 Views 112 Comments

Focus Ireland rejected the building as it was unsuitable and because “the offer was for three years or less”.

# brendan-ogle - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Apollo House occupiers demand Government puts Nama buildings 'on the table' to address homelessness
# Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home

Apollo House occupiers demand Government puts Nama buildings 'on the table' to address homelessness

Jan 5th 2017, 2:21 PM 14,467 Views 195 Comments

The group have been ordered to leave the building by next Wednesday.

# brendan-ogle - Saturday 24 December, 2016

'We're preparing to give residents the best Christmas they've had in years'
# Apollo House
# Apollo House

'We're preparing to give residents the best Christmas they've had in years'

Dec 24th 2016, 3:31 PM 15,884 Views 51 Comments

Home Sweet Home organisers believe the occupation of Apollo House in Dublin could be replicated elsewhere in the country.

# brendan-ogle - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

'This conversation is well and truly happening' - Tears and cheers from Apollo House activists after day in court
# Apollo Mission
# Apollo Mission

'This conversation is well and truly happening' - Tears and cheers from Apollo House activists after day in court

Dec 21st 2016, 8:45 PM 23,936 Views 91 Comments

It was long day in the High Court as receivers sought an injunction against Apollo House occupiers.

# brendan-ogle - Monday 19 December, 2016

35 homeless people slept in Apollo House last night (and there are plans to increase that to 60)
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

35 homeless people slept in Apollo House last night (and there are plans to increase that to 60)

Dec 19th 2016, 3:36 PM 24,072 Views 43 Comments

Activists say the building could have a maximum capacity of 60 residents.

# brendan-ogle - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Alan Kelly and Brendan Ogle have been trading barbs on national radio (again)
# Like Its 2014
# Like Its 2014

Alan Kelly and Brendan Ogle have been trading barbs on national radio (again)

Nov 30th 2016, 12:34 PM 19,408 Views 101 Comments

Water charges are centre stage once again. Alan Kelly has described this week’s report on the issue as a ‘fudge’.

# brendan-ogle - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Fianna Fáil's call for water charges to be abolished 'first shot in election campaign'
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Fianna Fáil's call for water charges to be abolished 'first shot in election campaign'

Sep 13th 2016, 2:15 PM 28,442 Views 122 Comments

Earlier, Enda Kenny said: “I’m not sure what Fianna Fáil are at here.”

# brendan-ogle - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Another national day of protest planned for January
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

Another national day of protest planned for January

Dec 15th 2015, 10:34 PM 15,013 Views 109 Comments

Brendan Ogle said the water charges debate hasn’t gone away.

# brendan-ogle - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Why aren't the Irish protesting? A question that was being asked a few years ago. Not anymore.
# Right2Water
# Right2Water

Why aren't the Irish protesting? A question that was being asked a few years ago. Not anymore.

Apr 21st 2015, 2:35 PM 14,824 Views 142 Comments

A new academic report into the water charge movement was launched today.

# brendan-ogle - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

ESB union chief quits but takes aim at the media on his way out
# Parting Shot
# Parting Shot

ESB union chief quits but takes aim at the media on his way out

Feb 4th 2014, 11:10 PM 25,860 Views 87 Comments

Brendan Ogle said ESB workers were “viciously attacked by some in the media” during the recent pension dispute.

# brendan-ogle - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Union boss warns that ESB industrial action could hit power supplies
# Power Outage
# Power Outage

Union boss warns that ESB industrial action could hit power supplies

Nov 19th 2013, 10:39 AM 9,195 Views 67 Comments

Brendan Ogle says that there is “no doubt” that industrial action would hit services.

# brendan-ogle - Sunday 22 September, 2013

Union chief: 'ESB are refusing to engage in discussions'
# Strike Action
# Strike Action

Union chief: 'ESB are refusing to engage in discussions'

Sep 22nd 2013, 12:59 PM 8,710 Views 54 Comments

ESB unions voted unanimously to hold a ballot for industrial action over pensions.

# brendan-ogle - Friday 2 September, 2011

Union chief who branded members 'spoilt' will lead their pay talks
# Unions
# Unions

Union chief who branded members 'spoilt' will lead their pay talks

Sep 2nd 2011, 11:12 AM 1,331 Views 24 Comments

Brendan Ogle will represent the ESB workers who he said enjoyed “gravy” benefits, buying foreign property and cars.

# brendan-ogle - Saturday 27 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Aug 27th 2011, 7:29 PM 1,163 Views 0 Comments

In your Saturday Fix: Gardaí probe Tallaght murder; what Gay Mitchell is doing about his clemency appeal letters; a blow for Al Qaeda and a solution for how to spend your Saturday night and Sunday afternoon.

Watch: Union chief admits ESB staff are 'spoilt'
# Unions
# Unions

Watch: Union chief admits ESB staff are 'spoilt'

Aug 27th 2011, 1:21 PM 4,009 Views 28 Comments

Brendan Ogle has come under fire for comments made in a speech earlier this year as ESB announced price hikes for consumers yesterday.