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Dublin: 3 °C Thursday 27 February, 2020

#Brendan Ogle

# brendan-ogle - Thursday 13 September, 2018

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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)

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)

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'

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

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.

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

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

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'

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

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

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'

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