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# richard-boyd-barrett - Tuesday 12 July, 2022

'You want to subsume PBP into Sinn Féin': Rent bill questioning leads to heated Dáil debate
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'You want to subsume PBP into Sinn Féin': Rent bill questioning leads to heated Dáil debate

Jul 12th 2022, 4:05 PM 30,365 Views 57 Comments

The heated debate kicked off during Leaders Questions this afternoon.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Thursday 28 April, 2022

Minister confirms Aramark given refugee catering contract as process had to be 'short circuited'
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Minister confirms Aramark given refugee catering contract as process had to be 'short circuited'

Updated Apr 28th 2022, 5:19 PM 40,645 Views 83 Comments

Minister for Integration Roderic O’Gorman says Government hasn’t used the traditional procurement processes.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Wednesday 6 April, 2022

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

Updated Apr 6th 2022, 5:08 PM 94,339 Views 23 Comments

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

# richard-boyd-barrett - Wednesday 30 March, 2022

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

Updated Mar 30th 2022, 9:20 PM 30,643 Views 70 Comments

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

# richard-boyd-barrett - Tuesday 8 March, 2022

Taoiseach floats idea of a Citizens’ Assembly on Ireland’s military neutrality
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Taoiseach floats idea of a Citizens’ Assembly on Ireland’s military neutrality

Mar 8th 2022, 4:58 PM 23,327 Views 41 Comments

TD Richard Boyd Barrett said he was concerned about recent calls for greater cooperation with NATO.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Thursday 10 February, 2022

'Government doesn't get it': Opposition parties say cost of living package won't go far enough
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'Government doesn't get it': Opposition parties say cost of living package won't go far enough

Feb 10th 2022, 1:44 PM 22,187 Views 54 Comments

The rising cost of living is ‘hurting people in the pocket’, said Leo Varadkar.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Wednesday 24 November, 2021

Taoiseach tells councils that families shouldn't be evicted from homeless accommodation
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Taoiseach tells councils that families shouldn't be evicted from homeless accommodation

Nov 24th 2021, 6:11 PM 16,580 Views 16 Comments

Micheál Martin has urged local authorities to ‘use common sense’.

# richard-boyd-barrett - Thursday 30 September, 2021

Carbon tax increase should be deferred due to surging fuel costs, ex-minister says
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Carbon tax increase should be deferred due to surging fuel costs, ex-minister says

Sep 30th 2021, 5:32 PM 15,599 Views 28 Comments

Mayo TD Michael Ring said ‘we are facing into an uncertain winter’.

# 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'
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# 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 108,807 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
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# Leaders' Questions

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

Jan 13th 2021, 1:32 PM 32,138 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'
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Government voting against motion to pay student nurses described as 'betrayal'

Dec 3rd 2020, 8:56 AM 69,062 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
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Fifteen Dublin-based contact tracers unpaid for four weeks due to error

Nov 12th 2020, 5:25 PM 18,429 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
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# 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 117,912 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
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# 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 17,643 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?'
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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 63,874 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'
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Dáil to sit on Thursday, but Labour TDs will stay at home to support the 'national effort'

Mar 31st 2020, 2:28 PM 17,464 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
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'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 82,009 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
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# The Candidate Podcast

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

Feb 3rd 2020, 8:00 PM 7,197 Views 9 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
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# 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 14,182 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
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# 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 20,424 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
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# 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 5,962 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
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# Out Of Order

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

Feb 21st 2019, 2:33 PM 23,235 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
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Same-sex couples will be able to use ‘parent’ on birth certificates under new law

Jan 11th 2019, 11:06 AM 18,791 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
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# 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 24,440 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
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# School Closures

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

Nov 6th 2018, 6:23 PM 17,653 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
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Taoiseach slaps down proposal to ban people taking photos of gardaí on duty

Sep 18th 2018, 4:41 PM 16,529 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
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# 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 11,804 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

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Dáil votes for Ireland to join Pesco EU military defence pact

Dec 7th 2017, 5:22 PM 26,051 Views 212 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
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'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 19,094 Views 108 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
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# Crisis

Dáil defeats Bill that would make housing a constitutional right

Sep 21st 2017, 5:35 PM 28,728 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
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# Rulebook

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

Sep 13th 2017, 2:06 PM 15,650 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
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# 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 24,362 Views 49 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
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# Homelessness

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

Apr 19th 2017, 6:10 AM 27,639 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'
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# Scoliosis

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

Mar 30th 2017, 6:11 PM 10,715 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
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# At Odds

26 Justice Department employees suspended from duty with full pay

Feb 26th 2017, 3:12 PM 46,932 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
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# 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 14,234 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
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# 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 16,225 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
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# State Aid

Dáil approves government plan to appeal Apple tax ruling

Sep 7th 2016, 10:15 PM 36,801 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'
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# 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 27,852 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
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# 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 39,865 Views 126 Comments

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

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