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#People Before Profit

# people-before-profit - Tuesday 20 September, 2022

Organisers expect ‘very many thousands’ at cost of living protest in Dublin on Saturday
# Cost Of Living Coalition
# Cost Of Living Coalition

Organisers expect ‘very many thousands’ at cost of living protest in Dublin on Saturday

Sep 20th 2022, 2:27 PM 19,976 Views 49 Comments

The organisers hope the demonstration will pile pressure on the government ahead of the budget.

# people-before-profit - Wednesday 13 July, 2022

'This is not a crisis for everybody': Protesters blast inaction on cost of living at the Dáil
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

'This is not a crisis for everybody': Protesters blast inaction on cost of living at the Dáil

Jul 13th 2022, 6:37 PM 12,831 Views 6 Comments

The protest was organised by the Cost of Living Coalition.

# people-before-profit - Wednesday 15 June, 2022

Cost of living protests planned for Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Galway and Sligo on Saturday
# Barely Getting By
# Barely Getting By

Cost of living protests planned for Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Galway and Sligo on Saturday

Jun 15th 2022, 4:34 PM 18,063 Views 42 Comments

The Cost of Living Coalition is calling for urgent and immediate action.

# people-before-profit - Tuesday 24 May, 2022

Paul Murphy: The government's treatment of medical scientists on pay has been shameful
# FRONTLINE WORKERS
# FRONTLINE WORKERS

Paul Murphy: The government's treatment of medical scientists on pay has been shameful

Updated May 24th 2022, 9:50 AM 16,536 Views 14 Comments

As medical scientists’ industrial action escalates, the TD says it’s time for pay parity for these frontline workers.

# people-before-profit - Friday 22 April, 2022

'It's made criminals out of decent people': People Before Profit to introduce Bill to legalise cannabis
# Drugs
# Drugs

'It's made criminals out of decent people': People Before Profit to introduce Bill to legalise cannabis

Apr 22nd 2022, 6:00 AM 31,907 Views 74 Comments

Four years ago the Green Party favoured the establishment of Amsterdam-style cannabis coffee shops to Ireland.

# people-before-profit - Wednesday 6 April, 2022

People Before Profit TDs didn't clap Zelenskyy's speech in protest over sanctions
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

People Before Profit TDs didn't clap Zelenskyy's speech in protest over sanctions

Updated Apr 6th 2022, 5:08 PM 94,435 Views 23 Comments

“We can’t applaud calls for more sanctions which are hurting ordinary Russians and only bolstering the Putin regime at home.”

# people-before-profit - Wednesday 30 March, 2022

Government parties vote against bill calling for a referendum on Ireland's neutrality
# Neutrality
# Neutrality

Government parties vote against bill calling for a referendum on Ireland's neutrality

Updated Mar 30th 2022, 9:20 PM 30,715 Views 70 Comments

Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney said Ireland’s neutrality has never stopped us participating in world events.

# people-before-profit - Friday 8 October, 2021

Rent freeze, free transport, more homes: Here's what other parties say they would do if in power
# Alternative Budgets
# Alternative Budgets

Rent freeze, free transport, more homes: Here's what other parties say they would do if in power

Oct 8th 2021, 5:36 PM 16,264 Views 57 Comments

A refundable tax credit is contained in Sinn Féin’s alternative budget.

# people-before-profit - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

Government to oppose proposal to ban data centres in Ireland
# Energy Grid
# Energy Grid

Government to oppose proposal to ban data centres in Ireland

Updated Sep 28th 2021, 7:10 PM 25,607 Views 44 Comments

The Taoiseach has said banning data centres is ‘too crude a measure’.

# people-before-profit - Friday 30 July, 2021

Calls for three extra bank holidays in February, September and November
# Bank Holiday
# Bank Holiday

Calls for three extra bank holidays in February, September and November

Jul 30th 2021, 12:38 PM 54,750 Views 77 Comments

People Before Profit said the government should support their Bill that will see three extra bank holidays established.

# people-before-profit - Monday 1 March, 2021

'The left is pulling together': Dublin TD Paul Murphy has joined People Before Profit
# People Before Profit
# People Before Profit

'The left is pulling together': Dublin TD Paul Murphy has joined People Before Profit

Mar 1st 2021, 8:38 PM 43,347 Views 99 Comments

Murphy had previously set up the eco-socialist party RISE.

# people-before-profit - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Taoiseach: 'Zero-Covid strategy is not possible or sustainable'
# Non-runner
# Non-runner

Taoiseach: 'Zero-Covid strategy is not possible or sustainable'

Jan 26th 2021, 7:57 PM 32,740 Views 92 Comments

NPHET does not recommend such a strategy, says Micheál Martin.

# people-before-profit - Monday 14 December, 2020

Green Party to push for postponement of Dáil vote on EU-Canada free trade agreement
# CETA
# CETA

Green Party to push for postponement of Dáil vote on EU-Canada free trade agreement

Dec 14th 2020, 1:10 PM 20,869 Views 38 Comments

TD Neasa Hourigan has told the party that she will vote against the motion if it goes ahead tomorrow.

# people-before-profit - 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 69,081 Views 167 Comments

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

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

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

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

Oct 13th 2020, 9:38 PM 24,698 Views 51 Comments

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
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

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

Jun 9th 2020, 4:23 PM 41,691 Views 168 Comments

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
# March
# March

Hundreds take to Dublin streets calling for left-wing government

Mar 7th 2020, 5:40 PM 76,441 Views 207 Comments

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
# Comeback Kid
# Comeback Kid

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

Feb 10th 2020, 1:48 PM 30,131 Views 34 Comments

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'
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

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

Feb 8th 2020, 3:46 PM 72,339 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

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

Jan 22nd 2020, 4:05 PM 17,730 Views 94 Comments

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
# New Left
# New Left

Paul Murphy unveils new political grouping called RISE

Sep 30th 2019, 2:09 PM 38,242 Views 140 Comments

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 Protest
# Housing Protest

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

May 26th 2019, 6:12 PM 18,682 Views 73 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Mar 26th 2019, 7:00 AM 14,626 Views 93 Comments

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
# John Lyons
# John Lyons

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

Jan 7th 2019, 5:10 PM 47,505 Views 61 Comments

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
# RedC
# RedC

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

Sep 15th 2018, 5:21 PM 19,270 Views 106 Comments

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
# Log Off
# Log Off

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

Jul 19th 2018, 2:17 PM 46,382 Views 119 Comments

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
# Sex Education Bill
# Sex Education Bill

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

Apr 19th 2018, 2:10 PM 28,163 Views 143 Comments

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'
# Let's Talk About Sex
# Let's Talk About Sex

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

Apr 4th 2018, 7:00 PM 18,803 Views 123 Comments

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
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

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

Nov 2nd 2017, 10:25 AM 26,470 Views 197 Comments

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
# Unsecure Tenancy
# Unsecure Tenancy

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

Apr 18th 2017, 6:01 AM 31,360 Views 84 Comments

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
# Bessborough

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

Mar 7th 2017, 12:01 AM 68,868 Views 154 Comments

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
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

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

Mar 6th 2017, 1:46 PM 18,167 Views 334 Comments

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
# North Of The Border
# North Of The Border

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

Feb 5th 2017, 7:00 AM 13,978 Views 125 Comments

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'
# The Popular Kids
# The Popular Kids

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

Oct 30th 2016, 1:20 PM 18,116 Views 205 Comments

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
# To 27b Or Not To 27b
# To 27b Or Not To 27b

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

Jun 28th 2016, 6:05 AM 29,197 Views 8 Comments

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
# Rathfarnham
# Rathfarnham

Dublin community protests against racism following attack on Afghan family

May 11th 2016, 8:56 AM 17,174 Views 154 Comments

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'
# Obscene
# Obscene

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

Mar 13th 2016, 8:15 AM 54,109 Views 193 Comments

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
# Election 2016
# Election 2016

The 8 most likely governments after the next election

Jan 17th 2016, 9:30 PM 48,440 Views 123 Comments

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
# 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 16,557 Views 69 Comments

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
# Hocus Voteus
# Hocus Voteus

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

Oct 31st 2015, 8:30 AM 18,684 Views 81 Comments

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

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