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#People Before Profit

# people-before-profit - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

'Outrageous': Opposition TDs hit out at High Court injunction against Debenhams protestors

The former employees are locked in a dispute over redundancy terms.

# people-before-profit - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

'It doesn't educate anyone': Calls to remove Galway's memorial to 'genocidal' Christopher Columbus

The monument is located near the Spanish Arch.

# people-before-profit - Saturday 7 March, 2020

Hundreds take to Dublin streets calling for left-wing government

Several hundred people from various groups took part in a protest this afternoon.

# people-before-profit - Monday 10 February, 2020

PBP's Gino Kenny, who conceded defeat yesterday, retains Dublin Mid-West seat

Kenny said he thought he was “political toast” 24 hours ago.

# people-before-profit - Saturday 8 February, 2020

Galway West PBP candidate suspended from party over claim he 'smashed phone'

Loughnane was one of Solidarity-PBP’s two candidates in the constituency.

# people-before-profit - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Bríd Smith: The main political parties 'loaded the gun and pulled the trigger on the pension age'

People Before Profit TDs have called for the pension age to be reversed to 65.

# people-before-profit - Monday 30 September, 2019

Paul Murphy unveils new political grouping called RISE

Murphy announced he was parting ways with the Socialist Party last week.

# people-before-profit - Sunday 26 May, 2019

Housing activists protest Eoghan Murphy at RDS for second time in two days

Housing minister Eoghan Murphy faced a similar protest at the RDS yesterday.

# people-before-profit - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Carbon taxes won’t stop climate change – we need more radical action

Fossil fuels are already taxed to the hilt and people haven’t moved to electric vehicles for one simple reason – they cannot afford to, writes Brian O’Boyle.

# people-before-profit - Monday 7 January, 2019

People Before Profit councillor resigns from party due to issues with leadership

He said he intends on forming a new group later this year.

# people-before-profit - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Fine Gael loses ground but still manages to increase lead over Fianna Fáil in latest opinion poll

It’s not good news for Micheál Martin heading into the next Dáil term.

# people-before-profit - Thursday 19 July, 2018

'No family should be living in a shed': Warning over plan to allow log cabins as a form of housing

Sinn Féin housing spokesman Eoin Ó Broin said landlords would take advantage of the law if it was changed.

# people-before-profit - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Bill to introduce factual sex education in schools progresses despite Fianna Fáil opposition

The bill seeks to introduce information on sexuality, gender and consent to all schools regardless of ethos.

# people-before-profit - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

'Religious groups shouldn't be involved in sex education'

Proposed legislation seeks to remove religious ethos from sex education in schools.

# people-before-profit - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Catalan flag step closer to flying over City Hall after Dublin City councillors vote in favour of motion

Earlier this year, Dublin City councillors voted to fly the Palestinian flag over City Hall as a gesture of solidarity.

# people-before-profit - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Pregnant mother of four soon to be homeless as landlord is selling home

Sarah and her husband Eamon have until June to try to find a new home for their family.

# people-before-profit - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

'I gave birth to my child on a metal table at 18, alone in a room in a convent' Bessborough This post contains videos

'I gave birth to my child on a metal table at 18, alone in a room in a convent'

Deirdre Wadding says her time in the Cork mother and baby home in 1981 has haunted her ever since.

# people-before-profit - Monday 6 March, 2017

'Get out of our lives': Call for abortion penalty to be reduced to €1 fine

A new bill aimed at decriminalising abortion in Ireland will be debated by the Dáil tomorrow.

# people-before-profit - Sunday 5 February, 2017

The 32-county People Before Profit and why it's anti-austerity and pro-Brexit

The party has two representatives in Stormont.

# people-before-profit - Sunday 30 October, 2016

Poll support for left-wing parties 'shows the huge impatience for Repeal referendum'

Today’s poll puts support for the Anti Austerity Alliance/People Before Profit at 9% – up three points since the last poll.

# people-before-profit - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

People aren't happy about a proposed change to this Dublin Bus route

The 27b route is set for some changes from 10 July onwards.

# people-before-profit - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Dublin community protests against racism following attack on Afghan family

Two men and a teenage boy were set upon by a gang of men and told to “go back to your own country” last week.

# people-before-profit - Sunday 13 March, 2016

'I couldn't show my face in my area if I took home a TD's salary'

Gino Kenny has strong views on TD’s pay and says he’ll only take home the average industrial wage.

# people-before-profit - Sunday 17 January, 2016

The 8 most likely governments after the next election

As the election looms large, we assess what coalition options are on the table.

# people-before-profit - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Now they're polling above Labour, AAA-PBP want to be grouped with the big parties

They’re sick of being lumped as ‘Independent/Others’.

# people-before-profit - Saturday 31 October, 2015

She's a witch! Meet the woman who could be Ireland's first Pagan TD

But Deirdre Wadding hopes it will be her radical left policies rather than her religion that will have voters under her spell.

# people-before-profit - Thursday 8 October, 2015

New left-wing party could make Gerry Adams the next Taoiseach

The Anti-Austerity Alliance and People Before Profit would consider coalition with Sinn Féin after the next election, says one of its TDs.

# people-before-profit - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

Is this the left-wing party you've been waiting for?

The Anti-Austerity Alliance and People Before Profit are joining forces.

# people-before-profit - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Councillor dies of suspected heart attack while driving

His colleagues have expressed their shock at his passing.

# people-before-profit - Sunday 31 May, 2015

After Averil's shock departure, how do other parties shape up in terms of women?

We spoke to all of the main parties about reaching the 30% gender quota.

# people-before-profit - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Can politicians harness the power of the water movement?

They’re giving it a try.

# people-before-profit - Sunday 26 April, 2015

Why can't all the left-wing parties get their act together? Uniting The Left This post contains videos

Why can't all the left-wing parties get their act together?

There are FIVE left-wing parties in the Dáil right now. Can’t they all just get along?

# people-before-profit - Friday 24 April, 2015

Young man takes on social welfare for 'age discrimination' over reduced dole

By-election candidate Adrienne Wallace says there would be outrage if ‘women or black people had to accept a lower rate’.

# people-before-profit - Monday 20 April, 2015

Why Richard Boyd Barrett thinks heroin and cocaine should be decriminalised War On Drugs This post contains videos

Why Richard Boyd Barrett thinks heroin and cocaine should be decriminalised

The People Before Profit TD has argued that all drugs should be decriminalised. Here’s why…

# people-before-profit - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Leo compares Enda to Michael Collins and smaller parties to a Monty Python sketch

No word on whether silly walks will be introduced at Leinster House.

# people-before-profit - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Amid "fascist" claims, Dublin City Council wants jailed water protesters released

A motion was passed by 27 votes to 22.

# people-before-profit - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Dublin councillors won't have to foot €6,000 bill for printing anti-water charge leaflets

People Before Profit condemns the misuse of public monies.’

# people-before-profit - Saturday 21 February, 2015

Some protesters gathered outside the Fine Gael conference - and a journalist was asked to leave Water Charges This post contains videos

Some protesters gathered outside the Fine Gael conference - and a journalist was asked to leave

Around 170 people have turned up outside the Royal Theatre in Castlebar.

# people-before-profit - Friday 6 February, 2015

Boyd-Barrett: 'I had to bury my daughter Ella. She was born with fatal foetal abnormalities' Personal Experience This post contains videos

Boyd-Barrett: 'I had to bury my daughter Ella. She was born with fatal foetal abnormalities'

The People Before Profit TD has recounted his own personal tragedy during a Dáil debate on abortion.

# people-before-profit - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Here's how much will be spent on cleaning streets and repairing paths in Dublin

The city council passed its annual budget last night.

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