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# richard-boyd-barrett - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

'She doesn't get paid for that': Dáil told of student nurse whose patient's toe 'came off in his sock'
# Student Nurses
# Student Nurses

'She doesn't get paid for that': Dáil told of student nurse whose patient's toe 'came off in his sock'

Jan 20th 2021, 11:56 AM 108,575 Views 63 Comments

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly has been accused of gaslighting student nurses.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

Mother and baby home report and government's response is a 'whitewash', says Boyd Barrett
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Mother and baby home report and government's response is a 'whitewash', says Boyd Barrett

Jan 13th 2021, 1:32 PM 32,056 Views 72 Comments

The Taoiseach said he is concerned his statement yesterday is being presented in a certain light.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Thursday 3 December, 2020

Government voting against motion to pay student nurses described as 'betrayal'
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Government voting against motion to pay student nurses described as 'betrayal'

Dec 3rd 2020, 8:56 AM 68,749 Views 167 Comments

The Solidarity-People Before Profit (PBP) motion was defeated by 77 votes to 72.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Thursday 12 November, 2020

Fifteen Dublin-based contact tracers unpaid for four weeks due to error
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Fifteen Dublin-based contact tracers unpaid for four weeks due to error

Nov 12th 2020, 5:25 PM 18,399 Views 20 Comments

The contact tracers are set to be paid tomorrow.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Friday 31 July, 2020

'I'm embarrassed to be a member of this chamber': Dáil business suspended twice on marathon final day
# Dáil Over The Place
# Dáil Over The Place

'I'm embarrassed to be a member of this chamber': Dáil business suspended twice on marathon final day

Jul 31st 2020, 9:15 AM 117,796 Views 154 Comments

The late-night sitting saw business stopped twice and a minister vote against the government.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

A major ruling is expected tomorrow in the €13 billion Apple tax row - but don't expect the saga to end there
# Apple Tax
# Apple Tax

A major ruling is expected tomorrow in the €13 billion Apple tax row - but don't expect the saga to end there

Jul 14th 2020, 9:00 PM 17,632 Views 39 Comments

Whoever loses is likely to appeal that decision to a higher EU court.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Thursday 25 June, 2020

TD asks who is getting infected: 'Is it young people drinking cans on the canal or young people in Direct Provision?'
# Community Transmission
# Community Transmission

TD asks who is getting infected: 'Is it young people drinking cans on the canal or young people in Direct Provision?'

Jun 25th 2020, 12:26 PM 63,775 Views 34 Comments

Richard Boyd Barrett raised the issue of concern being expressed about the number of Covid-19 cases among younger people.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Dáil to sit on Thursday, but Labour TDs will stay at home to support the 'national effort'
# Leinster House
# Leinster House

Dáil to sit on Thursday, but Labour TDs will stay at home to support the 'national effort'

Mar 31st 2020, 2:28 PM 17,452 Views 48 Comments

Alan Kelly and Ged Nash will publish subtitled videos of their statements on social media.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

'Discussion about the potential for a government of change': Mary Lou McDonald meets with Green Party and People Before Profit
# Coalition Talks
# Coalition Talks

'Discussion about the potential for a government of change': Mary Lou McDonald meets with Green Party and People Before Profit

Updated Feb 12th 2020, 2:00 PM 81,988 Views 165 Comments

She will meet with the Social Democrats tomorrow.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Monday 3 February, 2020

The Candidate Podcast: Richard Boyd Barrett, Peadar Tóibín and Catherine Murphy answer your election questions
# The Candidate Podcast
# The Candidate Podcast

The Candidate Podcast: Richard Boyd Barrett, Peadar Tóibín and Catherine Murphy answer your election questions

Feb 3rd 2020, 8:00 PM 7,184 Views 8 Comments

We put your questions to those looking for your votes.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Thursday 30 January, 2020

What are your big election questions for Richard Boyd Barrett and Peadar Tóibín? It's YOUR chance to ask
# The Candidate
# The Candidate

What are your big election questions for Richard Boyd Barrett and Peadar Tóibín? It's YOUR chance to ask

Jan 30th 2020, 4:15 PM 14,171 Views 81 Comments

We want to put your questions to all the party leaders before 8 February.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Free public transport and a 50% cut in national dairy herd pledged by Solidarity-People Before Profit
# Planet Before Profit
# Planet Before Profit

Free public transport and a 50% cut in national dairy herd pledged by Solidarity-People Before Profit

Jan 29th 2020, 2:19 PM 20,407 Views 119 Comments

The party launched its climate action manifesto in Dublin today.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

'Do the right thing. Finally lift the lid on this': Stardust activists urge end to delay on inquest decision
# Stardust Fire
# Stardust Fire

'Do the right thing. Finally lift the lid on this': Stardust activists urge end to delay on inquest decision

Sep 24th 2019, 2:29 PM 5,951 Views 7 Comments

Families of the victims have urged the Attorney General to grant new inquests, but that decision has been delayed a number of times.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Thursday 21 February, 2019

'Shenanigans' - Dáil suspended twice after TDs row over fossil fuel Bill
# Out Of Order
# Out Of Order

'Shenanigans' - Dáil suspended twice after TDs row over fossil fuel Bill

Feb 21st 2019, 2:33 PM 23,202 Views 57 Comments

People Before Profit’s Richard Boyd Barrett accused the government of ‘dancing to the tune of fossil fuel companies’.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Friday 11 January, 2019

Same-sex couples will be able to use ‘parent’ on birth certificates under new law
# Parenting
# Parenting

Same-sex couples will be able to use ‘parent’ on birth certificates under new law

Jan 11th 2019, 11:06 AM 18,751 Views 105 Comments

The changes will resolve a number of difficulties in the registration of donor assisted births.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Sunday 2 December, 2018

'I don't want to spend Christmas in a hotel': Family facing homelessness over inability to find new home
# Nowhere To Go
# Nowhere To Go

'I don't want to spend Christmas in a hotel': Family facing homelessness over inability to find new home

Dec 2nd 2018, 1:54 PM 24,427 Views 157 Comments

‘Elaine’ told RTÉ that she has refused to leave her home despite being ordered to by 7 September.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

Whistleblowers alleged to have raised school building concerns to Department of Education in 2012
# School Closures
# School Closures

Whistleblowers alleged to have raised school building concerns to Department of Education in 2012

Nov 6th 2018, 6:23 PM 17,610 Views 19 Comments

The Joint Committee on Education heard claims that industry officials met with former Minister Ruairi Quinn over the issue.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Taoiseach slaps down proposal to ban people taking photos of gardaí on duty
# No Snaps
# No Snaps

Taoiseach slaps down proposal to ban people taking photos of gardaí on duty

Sep 18th 2018, 4:41 PM 16,500 Views 38 Comments

Leo Varadkar said he wanted to give assurances today that such a measure is not being considered by government.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Monday 12 February, 2018

Elderly people can't leave hospital due to council taking up to 18 months to fit walk-in showers and ramps
# Delayed Discharges
# Delayed Discharges

Elderly people can't leave hospital due to council taking up to 18 months to fit walk-in showers and ramps

Feb 12th 2018, 6:20 AM 11,789 Views 20 Comments

The Housing Department has also confirmed that the waiting list for home ramps is up to 10 months.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Thursday 7 December, 2017

Dáil votes for Ireland to join Pesco EU military defence pact

Dáil votes for Ireland to join Pesco EU military defence pact

Dec 7th 2017, 5:22 PM 25,973 Views 194 Comments

The motion was passed by 75 votes to 42 and was supported by Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael.

'We're being asked to sell out our neutrality': Government accused of trying to rush EU defence deal vote
# European Army
# European Army

'We're being asked to sell out our neutrality': Government accused of trying to rush EU defence deal vote

Dec 7th 2017, 1:01 AM 19,001 Views 96 Comments

Some argue Pesco is the first step towards an EU army.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Dáil defeats Bill that would make housing a constitutional right
# Crisis
# Crisis

Dáil defeats Bill that would make housing a constitutional right

Sep 21st 2017, 5:35 PM 28,605 Views 148 Comments

Dun Laoghaire TD Richard Boyd Barrett has called the government “shameful” for not supporting the Bill.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Ireland needs to break EU rules in order to build more houses, says Solidarity-PBP
# Rulebook
# Rulebook

Ireland needs to break EU rules in order to build more houses, says Solidarity-PBP

Sep 13th 2017, 2:06 PM 15,591 Views 83 Comments

Richard Boyd Barrett said the government needs to declare Ireland’s housing crisis an emergency.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Monday 7 August, 2017

'People realise it could be them': 4,400 sign petition to stop Dun Laoghaire eviction
# St Helen's Court
# St Helen's Court

'People realise it could be them': 4,400 sign petition to stop Dun Laoghaire eviction

Aug 7th 2017, 2:00 PM 24,310 Views 50 Comments

The residents have written to Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy about the issue.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Transplant patient was homeless and living in his car on Killiney Hill before being hospitalised
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Transplant patient was homeless and living in his car on Killiney Hill before being hospitalised

Apr 19th 2017, 6:10 AM 27,631 Views 8 Comments

James* says he has been homeless since he returned to Dublin from England last year.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Thursday 30 March, 2017

'It is soul-destroying to see my daughter crying every day with the pain in her back'
# Scoliosis
# Scoliosis

'It is soul-destroying to see my daughter crying every day with the pain in her back'

Mar 30th 2017, 6:11 PM 10,694 Views 16 Comments

Karen and Sarah-Ann Cline-Mitchell met with the Minister for Health yesterday to find out when she will get a date for her operation.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Sunday 26 February, 2017

26 Justice Department employees suspended from duty with full pay
# At Odds
# At Odds

26 Justice Department employees suspended from duty with full pay

Feb 26th 2017, 3:12 PM 46,896 Views 86 Comments

Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett, who received the information, contrasted this with the fact the Garda Commissioner is still in her role.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Thursday 17 November, 2016

'It's vital we stand up against it': Anti-Trump protest to take place outside US embassy in Dublin
# Resist Trump
# Resist Trump

'It's vital we stand up against it': Anti-Trump protest to take place outside US embassy in Dublin

Nov 17th 2016, 6:01 AM 14,175 Views 136 Comments

TD Richard Boyd Barrett warned Trump’s win will boost openly fascist groups in Europe and the rest of the world.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Watch: Micheál Martin calls AAA-PBP the 'pro-Russia alliance' as Dáil gets angry about Aleppo
# Slaughter In Syria
# Slaughter In Syria

Watch: Micheál Martin calls AAA-PBP the 'pro-Russia alliance' as Dáil gets angry about Aleppo

Oct 18th 2016, 4:35 PM 16,096 Views 79 Comments

The Fianna Fáil leader refused to withdraw the remark.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

Dáil approves government plan to appeal Apple tax ruling
# State Aid
# State Aid

Dáil approves government plan to appeal Apple tax ruling

Sep 7th 2016, 10:15 PM 36,541 Views 163 Comments

The Taoiseach said it’s not true Apple was provided with more favourable treatment than others companies in terms of taxes.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Sunday 7 August, 2016

'No one should have to stand up in the Dáil and talk about their daughter's death to bring about change'
# Sunday Interview
# Sunday Interview

'No one should have to stand up in the Dáil and talk about their daughter's death to bring about change'

Aug 7th 2016, 7:45 AM 27,684 Views 63 Comments

In a wide-ranging interview, Richard Boyd Barrett talks about the rise of the left, tragic housing stories and his personal experience with fatal foetal abnormalities.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Saturday 6 August, 2016

'I put the words about Trump in Enda Kenny's mouth and he repeated it. I'm glad he said it'
# Not Welcome
# Not Welcome

'I put the words about Trump in Enda Kenny's mouth and he repeated it. I'm glad he said it'

Aug 6th 2016, 8:45 PM 39,847 Views 126 Comments

Richard Boyd Barrett says he’s happy the Taoiseach spoke out against Trump.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Thursday 7 July, 2016

'We were right all along': organisers of huge 2003 Dublin march against Iraq War
# Chilcot
# Chilcot

'We were right all along': organisers of huge 2003 Dublin march against Iraq War

Jul 7th 2016, 6:20 AM 12,342 Views 43 Comments

Some 100,000 Irish people protested on 15 February 2003 to oppose the invasion.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Thursday 10 March, 2016

No Taoiseach, no government: Enda resigns but will stay as a caretaker
# Enda The Line
# Enda The Line

No Taoiseach, no government: Enda resigns but will stay as a caretaker

Mar 10th 2016, 10:40 PM 166,669 Views 230 Comments

TDs have failed to elect a Taoiseach for the 32nd Dáil.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Monday 15 February, 2016

9 things you need to know about the Claire Byrne Live seven-way debate
# What We Learned
# What We Learned

9 things you need to know about the Claire Byrne Live seven-way debate

Feb 15th 2016, 11:49 PM 38,712 Views 118 Comments

An eventful night at the University of Limerick.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Monday 25 January, 2016

This radical left alternative has no leader and different views on Sinn Féin
# Socialist Revolution
# Socialist Revolution

This radical left alternative has no leader and different views on Sinn Féin

Jan 25th 2016, 12:56 PM 18,850 Views 172 Comments

The Anti-Austerity Alliance – People Before Profit alliance launched a common principles document today.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Now they're polling above Labour, AAA-PBP want to be grouped with the big parties
# Playing With The Big Boys
# Playing With The Big Boys

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

Nov 18th 2015, 6:17 PM 16,520 Views 69 Comments

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

# richard-boyd-barrett - Saturday 24 October, 2015

Enda Kenny absolutely loves talking about the people he meets
# Talk To Enda
# Talk To Enda

Enda Kenny absolutely loves talking about the people he meets

Oct 24th 2015, 9:00 PM 13,197 Views 72 Comments

The Taoiseach meets a lot of people who tell him a lot of things.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

This TD is relieved that Enda doesn't have any strange engagements with pigs
# Piggate
# Piggate

This TD is relieved that Enda doesn't have any strange engagements with pigs

Sep 30th 2015, 10:00 AM 14,302 Views 33 Comments

The David Cameron pig-gate controversy got a run out in the Dáil earlier today.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

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

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

Sep 16th 2015, 11:41 AM 17,437 Views 191 Comments

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

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