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Boyd Barrett said : “These are families who have done nothing wrong facing eviction by a landlord who’s made a massive rent roll of about €750,000 a year for all the years that they’ve been tenants, now facing eviction and the possibility of being put out on the street and they are scared. That’s why they’re here,” External link

carlow-nationalist Thursday, November 24, 2022 1:29:00 AM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “These are families who have done nothing wrong facing eviction by a landlord who’s made a massive rent roll of about €750,000 a year for all the years that they’ve been tenants, now facing eviction and the possibility of being put out on the street and they are scared. That’s why they’re here,” External link

westernpeople Thursday, November 24, 2022 1:08:00 AM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “These are families who have done nothing wrong facing eviction by a landlord who’s made a massive rent roll of about €750,000 a year for all the years that they’ve been tenants, now facing eviction and the possibility of being put out on the street and they are scared. That’s why they’re here,” External link

waterford-news Thursday, November 24, 2022 12:34:00 AM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “These are families who have done nothing wrong facing eviction by a landlord who’s made a massive rent roll of about €750,000 a year for all the years that they’ve been tenants, now facing eviction and the possibility of being put out on the street and they are scared. That’s why they’re here,” External link

eecho Wednesday, November 23, 2022 11:59:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “These are families who have done nothing wrong facing eviction by a landlord who’s made a massive rent roll of about €750,000 a year for all the years that they’ve been tenants, now facing eviction and the possibility of being put out on the street and they are scared. That’s why they’re here,” External link

breakingnews-ie Wednesday, November 23, 2022 11:17:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “These are families who have done nothing wrong facing eviction by a landlord who’s made a massive rent roll of about 750,000 euro a year for all the years that they’ve been tenants, now facing eviction and the possibility of being put out on the street and they are scared. That’s why they’re here,” External link

limerickleader Wednesday, November 23, 2022 10:43:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “These are families who have done nothing wrong facing eviction by a landlord who’s made a massive rent roll of about 750,000 euro a year for all the years that they’ve been tenants, now facing eviction and the possibility of being put out on the street and they are scared. That’s why they’re here,” External link

kilkennypeople Wednesday, November 23, 2022 10:26:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “These are families who have done nothing wrong facing eviction by a landlord who’s made a massive rent roll of about 750,000 euro a year for all the years that they’ve been tenants, now facing eviction and the possibility of being put out on the street and they are scared. That’s why they’re here,” External link

offalyexpress Wednesday, November 23, 2022 10:08:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “These are families who have done nothing wrong facing eviction by a landlord who’s made a massive rent roll of about 750,000 euro a year for all the years that they’ve been tenants, now facing eviction and the possibility of being put out on the street and they are scared. That’s why they’re here,” External link

longfordleader Wednesday, November 23, 2022 9:29:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “We are certain that the impact of the cost of living and housing crises is likely to worsen over the coming months” External link

independent-ie Saturday, November 12, 2022 8:10:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “That landlord, with a €700,000 a year rent roll, is claiming he has the right to evict people on the grounds of financial hardship,” External link

irishtimes Thursday, October 27, 2022 12:20:00 AM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : "It is very concerning. It is quite offensive the idea that somebody would gain a residency status purely by virtue of the fact that they’re very wealthy. To me this scheme is pretty obnoxious and should be scrapped," External link

RTERadio Monday, October 24, 2022 10:52:00 AM EAT

Boyd Barrett said ( about Nikita Khrushchev ) : “there may well be no JFK here and no [Soviet Premier Nikita] Khrushchev - i.e. men or women with sufficient leadership skill and emotional intelligence to know when and how to talk in the shadows.” External link

rian-en Saturday, October 8, 2022 3:47:00 AM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “people will not be fooled by one-off payments” External link

irishmirror Tuesday, September 27, 2022 11:22:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “people will not be fooled by one-off payments” External link

breakingnews-ie Tuesday, September 27, 2022 10:38:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : "real democracy... is happening in the streets" External link

RTERadio Tuesday, September 27, 2022 10:37:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “people will not be fooled by one-off payments” External link

carlow-nationalist Tuesday, September 27, 2022 10:05:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “people will not be fooled by one-off payments” External link

waterford-news Tuesday, September 27, 2022 9:53:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “people will not be fooled by one-off payments” External link

eecho Tuesday, September 27, 2022 8:58:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : "real democracy... is happening in the streets" External link

RTERadio Tuesday, September 27, 2022 8:28:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “people will not be fooled by one-off payments” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, September 27, 2022 8:00:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett warned : “If the government choose not to cap energy prices, protect people’s right to a warm home, ensure people’s incomes, or address the scandal of homelessness, we will be back on the streets again very soon in even bigger numbers” External link

thejournal Saturday, September 24, 2022 11:51:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “We both hope and expect to see thousands and thousands and thousands of people on the streets this Saturday in advance of the budget, demanding action from this government that will genuinely protect people from, what is an absolutely crushing, cost of living crisis and the associated housing crisis that is blighting the lives of tens and tens of thousands of people in this country,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, September 20, 2022 5:48:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “The number of households who have been removed from the housing list and the proportion of households being denied the right to apply for social housing or social housing support has risen even more dramatically over the last couple of years,” External link

dublinpeople Monday, September 12, 2022 5:36:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : "we need immediately the imposition of price controls on energy, heating and electricity, and a move towards taking all of the energy sector back into public ownership, where it's run on a not-for-profit basis" External link

RTERadio Wednesday, September 7, 2022 10:22:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “We think we need radical measures to be taken urgently to address the cost of living crisis,” External link

thejournal Wednesday, September 7, 2022 7:46:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : "It's important to say that we would take it back from the wealthy in wealth taxes and in windfall taxes and increased levels of taxation for those earning over €100,000, so there'll be no windfall if you like for the very wealthy. Asked whether people should stop paying energy bills, he said: People would be more than justified in not paying what are extortionate or profiteering prices. " External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, September 7, 2022 7:01:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “Rents are utterly out of control and unaffordable for the vast majority of people. Evictions and homelessness are at shamefully high levels, and the delivery of social housing is pitifully slow and a whole generation of young people will never be able to afford a home of their own,” “The government must break from their failed policy of depending on the private market and start to deliver social and affordable housing at scale directly themselves” External link

thejournal Friday, August 19, 2022 7:09:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “These companies are making staggering levels of profit while at the same time their customers are being inflicted with utterly unaffordable increases. We’re facing a really bleak winter for huge numbers of pensioners, workers and people on modest incomes who cannot absorb the level of increases we are now facing” External link

irishmirror Sunday, July 31, 2022 10:52:00 AM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “It’s absolutely shocking and it’s getting worse,” External link

irishtimes Friday, July 22, 2022 4:34:00 AM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “That’s a very big impact, and we don’t really discuss it. It hasn’t really been discussed until relatively recently,” External link

irishtimes Thursday, July 14, 2022 8:35:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “That’s a very big impact and we don’t really discuss it. It hasn’t really been discussed until relatively recently,” External link

irishtimes Thursday, July 14, 2022 7:29:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett asked : “Are you serious about helping people suffering from the rental and housing crisis, or are you just spoofing?,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, July 12, 2022 6:59:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett responded : “I guess that’s a no then, you won’t be supporting a bill to reduce rents to affordable levels,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, July 12, 2022 6:59:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “Of course, when we said ‘stop evictions’, you said we couldn’t do it. Then you stopped evictions during Covid because you had to,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, July 12, 2022 6:59:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : "The Government cannot continue to put measures to help people get through this crisis on the long finger. They must intervene now as the end of September is too late. People are being hammered as we speak" External link

RTERadio Monday, July 4, 2022 11:44:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “workers, students, pensioners, renters, single parents, they’re just sick and tired of the false promises, the failed plans and the half measures to deal with a crushing cost of living crisis and most importantly, with a housing disaster that people are facing in this country” External link

thejournal Wednesday, June 15, 2022 4:59:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “Yesterday, as if we needed reminding, the president of this country had to come out and call you to account for what he described – absolutely rightly – as the great great failure of this Government and this Republic to deal with the housing disaster that you are presiding over,” External link

thejournal Wednesday, June 15, 2022 4:59:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “They can’t even plan, they won’t even know what hours they will have or what income they will have a week later. Is it any wonder they have difficulty recruiting people?” External link

waterford-news Tuesday, May 31, 2022 9:50:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “They can’t even plan, they won’t even know what hours they will have or what income they will have a week later. Is it any wonder they have difficulty recruiting people?” External link

offalyexpress Tuesday, May 31, 2022 9:44:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “They can’t even plan, they won’t even know what hours they will have or what income they will have a week later. Is it any wonder they have difficulty recruiting people?” External link

eecho Tuesday, May 31, 2022 8:57:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “They can’t even plan, they won’t even know what hours they will have or what income they will have a week later. Is it any wonder they have difficulty recruiting people?” External link

offalyexpress Tuesday, May 31, 2022 6:16:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : "Aramark, you will know, have been a very controversial company criticised for the poor quality of their catering in US prisons, for the poor quality of some of the catering they provide for the people in Direct Provision" External link

RTERadio Thursday, April 28, 2022 4:41:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “And the government want us to believe they care about women's safety?” External link

independent-ie Friday, April 1, 2022 1:36:00 AM EAT

Boyd Barrett said ( about President Putin ) : “I find it absolutely extraordinary that in the face of the dire consequences of warmongering and militarism, on the part of Putin, that there is a thought that somehow more militarism, more arms expenditure and alliances, aligning more closely with a military alliance that has also conducted and supported murderous wars elsewhere in the world, is somehow a legitimate response,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, March 8, 2022 9:40:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “to be condemned and condemned roundly” External link

irishtimes Tuesday, February 22, 2022 11:26:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said ( about Minister Coveney ) : “The recommendations in this report, and the comments of Minister Coveney, are directly linked to an agenda to bring Ireland closer to NATO, further cement our place in PESCO and would bring the prospect of Ireland’s participation in a European army closer to reality. This would mean the further erosion of Irish neutrality,” External link

dublinpeople Thursday, February 10, 2022 1:36:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “The government’s RPZ restrictions on rent increases were always destined to fail because they have no mechanism to control the rents set by landlords on newly constructed apartments or homes,” External link

dublinpeople Wednesday, February 9, 2022 2:11:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “The government’s RPZ restrictions on rent increases were always destined to fail because they have no mechanism to control the rents set by landlords on newly constructed apartments or homes,” External link

dublinpeople Wednesday, February 9, 2022 1:17:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : "At a minimum, we need price caps on heating and energy prices. We need to expand and increase access to the fuel allowance and we need rent controls to actually bring rent to affordable levels," External link

irishexaminer Monday, February 7, 2022 3:24:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “The government originally told us that the price hikes were ‘transitory’,” External link

dublinpeople Friday, February 4, 2022 8:58:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said ( about Stephen Donnelly ) : “The Government are acting as if the issue of the scandalous and damaging over-medication of children in Kerry was a surprise. This is utterly dishonest. I have been asking parliamentary questions and hearing reports about this kind of malpractice in many areas of the youth mental health services as far back as 2015,” “Over-medication of children was happening because of the lack of staffing and resources to deliver non-pharmaceutical therapies and services at primary care level and in Camhs teams. The answer to my question to Minister Donnelly in April says it all” External link

irishtimes Saturday, January 29, 2022 4:19:00 AM EAT

Boyd Barrett added : "Ireland has achieved one of the highest vaccination up-takes in the world through the voluntary approach. It would be a mistake to break from that approach now" External link

RTERadio Tuesday, January 11, 2022 12:04:00 AM EAT

Boyd Barrett added : "Ireland has achieved one of the highest vaccination up-takes in the world through the voluntary approach. It would be a mistake to break from that approach now" External link

RTERadio Monday, January 10, 2022 7:59:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett added : "Ireland has achieved one of the highest vaccination up-takes in the world through the voluntary approach. It would be a mistake to break from that approach now" External link

RTERadio Monday, January 10, 2022 5:56:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett says : “I am very much in favour of developing renewable energy,” “What I am not for is a free-for-all, in terms of letting developers run amuck on the marine environment, the same way we let them run amuck on the land environment” External link

dublinpeople Friday, January 7, 2022 7:54:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “This is just beyond belief. People are now not just homeless; they are punished for working and trying to improve their situation and get themselves out of that situation, but where they still clearly do not have their own resources to pay the rents… they are out of homeless accommodation in the teeth of Christmas,” External link

thejournal Wednesday, November 24, 2021 10:47:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “Look, Minister, you’re going to have to revisit this. I’m just telling you now, you’re going to have to revisit it” External link

thejournal Wednesday, November 24, 2021 12:28:00 AM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “arbitrary time periods or tables of compensation linked to time periods are offensive and they completely fail to take into account the reality of coerced, forced separation of mothers from children” External link

thejournal Wednesday, November 24, 2021 12:28:00 AM EAT

Boyd Barrett added : "you can't get a PCR test for love nor money" External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, November 23, 2021 7:43:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “I don’t accept it changes behaviour,” External link

irishtimes Wednesday, November 17, 2021 11:44:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “But lower-income people are being punished when they’ve done nothing wrong,” “The rich emit far more carbon than the poor” External link

irishtimes Wednesday, November 17, 2021 11:44:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “to have tables, where if you were this long in the mother and baby home you get this much completely fails to take into account to individual circumstances. It differs” External link

irishtimes Wednesday, November 17, 2021 4:17:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “We’ve essentially turned an emergency tax into a permanent tax,” External link

irishtimes Tuesday, November 16, 2021 7:20:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “We are getting net deforestation and the State forestry company, which is entrusted with being the steward of the public forest estate, is flogging off public forestry. That is utterly unacceptable,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, November 9, 2021 10:06:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett added : “The Government had and have options because the untold story over the last couple of years is that the profits of corporations and the wealth of the super rich in Irish society has gone through the roof,” External link

carlow-nationalist Tuesday, October 12, 2021 4:15:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett added : “The Government had and have options because the untold story over the last couple of years is that the profits of corporations and the wealth of the super rich in Irish society has gone through the roof,” External link

eecho Tuesday, October 12, 2021 3:39:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : "Honestly the mafia couldn't make up a scam like this," External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, May 18, 2021 4:03:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “Under international law, they have the right to resist occupation. That is a legal right to resist a military occupation,” External link

thejournal Saturday, May 15, 2021 7:56:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “Minister Simon Coveney on behalf of the Irish government must urgently and strongly condemn Israeli settler provocation, the attempted evictions of 28 Palestinian families from the Sheikh Jarrah area of Jerusalem, and Israeli police brutality and repression in and around the Al-Aqsa mosque,” External link

dublinpeople Tuesday, May 11, 2021 5:58:00 AM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “The consequence is that they are pricing normal working people almost entirely out of the market to buy their own homes,” External link

independent-ie Thursday, May 6, 2021 5:51:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “They were threatened with fines, implications for the future licensing of their vehicles and the possibility of their leaders facing prison sentences or massive fines. Is that not political policing against taxi drivers?” External link

thejournal Thursday, April 29, 2021 8:55:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “Taxi drivers have been campaigning since the beginning of the pandemic for specific supports for their industry which has been devastated by Covid19,” “They held a major protest last year and have engaged in many meetings and discussions to secure adequate supports” External link

dublinpeople Thursday, April 29, 2021 1:37:00 AM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “It is outrageous that the commissioner would move to ban this protest on public health grounds, especially considering the protest was to take place with all the drivers in individual cars,” External link

dublinpeople Thursday, April 29, 2021 1:37:00 AM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “The bill extending the eviction ban is a deception and a fraud. It fails to protect tenants from eviction by unscrupulous landlords during the pandemic,” External link

dublinpeople Thursday, March 25, 2021 7:02:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said ( about Darragh O Brien ) : “There is likely to be a slew of unjust evictions if the government lifts the eviction moratorium on 5 April” “It is unconscionable that Minister Darragh O Brien would allow that to happen. It will restart the cycle of evictions that has driven the homelessness crisis,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, March 9, 2021 11:56:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “There’s a lot of common ground, but they do differ with us on the question of a border poll,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, March 2, 2021 1:52:00 AM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : "I think there's a lot of common ground, but they do differ with us on the question of a border poll" External link

RTERadio Monday, March 1, 2021 5:08:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “Trying to live alongside Covid is like trying to play footsie with a tiger, it just does not work” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, January 26, 2021 4:22:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “It is really fairly shocking and unacceptable that frontline healthcare workers at this hospital which is dealing with very severe injuries from hospitals all over the country and now Covid cases have not received the vaccinations when these are the people who need to keep crucial services going” External link

irishmirror Wednesday, January 20, 2021 11:50:00 AM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “It is really fairly shocking and unacceptable that frontline healthcare workers at this hospital which is dealing with very severe injuries from hospitals all over the country and now Covid cases have not received the vaccinations when these are the people who need to keep crucial services going” External link

irishmirror Wednesday, January 20, 2021 9:39:00 AM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : "We think the opposition has a responsibility not just to criticise what is clearly a failed government strategy but to offer an alternative. Unless we adopt a different strategy, we will go into lockdown four and possibly into lockdown five before we have sufficient rates of vaccination. The zero-Covid approach has been rejected by the Government due to the open border with the North. PBP said it would be " External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, January 19, 2021 6:31:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : "What's necessary is the political will to get us out of this dire cycle of surge and lockdown and create green zones where you eliminate community transmission and then people can actually start to live a life again," External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, January 19, 2021 6:31:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “Some of the passages in this report are offensive,” “I’m sorry to say it, some of the phrases in the executive summary are unacceptable and frankly they should be withdrawn,” External link

thejournal Wednesday, January 13, 2021 4:49:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett told : "The sum of €18m is owed to the State by Debenhams. The Taoiseach did not mind setting a precedent when it came to bailing out banks to the tune of €64bn," External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, December 16, 2020 8:48:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “The failure by the Government to ensure justice for these workers is appalling,” “I remind the Taoiseach that he said he could not put money on the table because it would set a precedent. The sum of €18m is owed to the State by Debenhams. The Taoiseach did not mind setting a precedent when it came to bailing out banks to the tune of €64bn” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, December 16, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “I have stood on platforms and participated in debates with Green Party TDs over recent years and together we have highlighted the profound threat to our environment and public services posed by this deal,” External link

dublinpeople Tuesday, December 15, 2020 12:27:00 AM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “I was flabbergasted at leaders’ questions today with the bizarre and desperate attempt by the Taoiseach to spin his way out of uncomfortable truths about the systemic exploitation of student nurses and midwives and his government’s shocking refusal to pay them for the work they do on frontlines,” “The continuing mantra from the Taoiseach that the students are not doing ‘real work’ is an outrageous insult to these young people, overwhelmingly women, who are at the frontline of the fight against Covid-19 on a daily basis” External link

carlow-nationalist Wednesday, December 9, 2020 8:37:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “I was flabbergasted at leaders’ questions today with the bizarre and desperate attempt by the Taoiseach to spin his way out of uncomfortable truths about the systemic exploitation of student nurses and midwives and his government’s shocking refusal to pay them for the work they do on frontlines,” “The continuing mantra from the Taoiseach that the students are not doing ‘real work’ is an outrageous insult to these young people, overwhelmingly women, who are at the frontline of the fight against Covid-19 on a daily basis” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, December 9, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “I was flabbergasted at leaders’ questions today with the bizarre and desperate attempt by the Taoiseach to spin his way out of uncomfortable truths about the systemic exploitation of student nurses and midwives and his government’s shocking refusal to pay them for the work they do on frontlines,” “The continuing mantra from the Taoiseach that the students are not doing ‘real work’ is an outrageous insult to these young people, overwhelmingly women, who are at the frontline of the fight against Covid-19 on a daily basis” External link

waterford-news Wednesday, December 9, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “I was flabbergasted at leaders’ questions today with the bizarre and desperate attempt by the Taoiseach to spin his way out of uncomfortable truths about the systemic exploitation of student nurses and midwives and his government’s shocking refusal to pay them for the work they do on frontlines,” “The continuing mantra from the Taoiseach that the students are not doing ‘real work’ is an outrageous insult to these young people, overwhelmingly women, who are at the frontline of the fight against Covid-19 on a daily basis” External link

westernpeople Wednesday, December 9, 2020 7:52:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : "In rejecting some of [Nphet's] key advice, in particular around the reopening of the hospitality sector, the Government in fact is endangering Christmas itself and the family gatherings, which is what most people want to protect," External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, December 2, 2020 1:26:00 AM EAT

Boyd Barrett said ( about Seamus Woulfe ) : "the Oireachtas wouldn't need to act if Seamus Woulfe just stepped back" External link

RTERadio Friday, November 13, 2020 9:05:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said ( about Seamus Woulfe ) : "the Oireachtas wouldn't need to act if Seamus Woulfe just stepped back" External link

RTERadio Friday, November 13, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “the strategy north and south is not working” External link

irishmirror Monday, October 19, 2020 3:31:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “I don’t think people should be punished for an addiction they develop” External link

irishtimes Tuesday, October 13, 2020 11:51:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “To deny them that right is to torture them,” “What right has anybody to deny to anybody else the right to determine how that life ends, when it is bound to end” External link

independent-ie Thursday, October 8, 2020 1:03:00 AM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “To deny them that right is to torture them,” “What right has anybody to deny to anybody else the right to determine how that life ends, when it is bound to end” External link

independent-ie Thursday, October 1, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : "The truth is that places such as Iraq or huge parts of Greece that are now deserts were not always deserts," "They became deserts because the trees were cut down, and the trees were where moisture gathered" External link

irishexaminer Thursday, October 1, 2020 12:40:00 AM EAT



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Boyd Barrett said : “These are families who have done nothing wrong facing eviction by a landlord who’s made a massive rent roll of about €750,000 a year for all the years that they’ve been tenants, now facing eviction and the possibility of being put out on the street and they are scared. That’s why they’re here,” External link

carlow-nationalist Thursday, November 24, 2022 1:29:00 AM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “These are families who have done nothing wrong facing eviction by a landlord who’s made a massive rent roll of about €750,000 a year for all the years that they’ve been tenants, now facing eviction and the possibility of being put out on the street and they are scared. That’s why they’re here,” External link

westernpeople Thursday, November 24, 2022 1:08:00 AM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “These are families who have done nothing wrong facing eviction by a landlord who’s made a massive rent roll of about €750,000 a year for all the years that they’ve been tenants, now facing eviction and the possibility of being put out on the street and they are scared. That’s why they’re here,” External link

waterford-news Thursday, November 24, 2022 12:34:00 AM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “These are families who have done nothing wrong facing eviction by a landlord who’s made a massive rent roll of about €750,000 a year for all the years that they’ve been tenants, now facing eviction and the possibility of being put out on the street and they are scared. That’s why they’re here,” External link

eecho Wednesday, November 23, 2022 11:59:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “These are families who have done nothing wrong facing eviction by a landlord who’s made a massive rent roll of about €750,000 a year for all the years that they’ve been tenants, now facing eviction and the possibility of being put out on the street and they are scared. That’s why they’re here,” External link

breakingnews-ie Wednesday, November 23, 2022 11:17:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “These are families who have done nothing wrong facing eviction by a landlord who’s made a massive rent roll of about 750,000 euro a year for all the years that they’ve been tenants, now facing eviction and the possibility of being put out on the street and they are scared. That’s why they’re here,” External link

limerickleader Wednesday, November 23, 2022 10:43:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “These are families who have done nothing wrong facing eviction by a landlord who’s made a massive rent roll of about 750,000 euro a year for all the years that they’ve been tenants, now facing eviction and the possibility of being put out on the street and they are scared. That’s why they’re here,” External link

kilkennypeople Wednesday, November 23, 2022 10:26:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “These are families who have done nothing wrong facing eviction by a landlord who’s made a massive rent roll of about 750,000 euro a year for all the years that they’ve been tenants, now facing eviction and the possibility of being put out on the street and they are scared. That’s why they’re here,” External link

offalyexpress Wednesday, November 23, 2022 10:08:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “These are families who have done nothing wrong facing eviction by a landlord who’s made a massive rent roll of about 750,000 euro a year for all the years that they’ve been tenants, now facing eviction and the possibility of being put out on the street and they are scared. That’s why they’re here,” External link

longfordleader Wednesday, November 23, 2022 9:29:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “We are certain that the impact of the cost of living and housing crises is likely to worsen over the coming months” External link

independent-ie Saturday, November 12, 2022 8:10:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “That landlord, with a €700,000 a year rent roll, is claiming he has the right to evict people on the grounds of financial hardship,” External link

irishtimes Thursday, October 27, 2022 12:20:00 AM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : "It is very concerning. It is quite offensive the idea that somebody would gain a residency status purely by virtue of the fact that they’re very wealthy. To me this scheme is pretty obnoxious and should be scrapped," External link

RTERadio Monday, October 24, 2022 10:52:00 AM EAT

Boyd Barrett said ( about Nikita Khrushchev ) : “there may well be no JFK here and no [Soviet Premier Nikita] Khrushchev - i.e. men or women with sufficient leadership skill and emotional intelligence to know when and how to talk in the shadows.” External link

rian-en Saturday, October 8, 2022 3:47:00 AM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “people will not be fooled by one-off payments” External link

irishmirror Tuesday, September 27, 2022 11:22:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “people will not be fooled by one-off payments” External link

breakingnews-ie Tuesday, September 27, 2022 10:38:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : "real democracy... is happening in the streets" External link

RTERadio Tuesday, September 27, 2022 10:37:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “people will not be fooled by one-off payments” External link

carlow-nationalist Tuesday, September 27, 2022 10:05:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “people will not be fooled by one-off payments” External link

waterford-news Tuesday, September 27, 2022 9:53:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “people will not be fooled by one-off payments” External link

eecho Tuesday, September 27, 2022 8:58:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : "real democracy... is happening in the streets" External link

RTERadio Tuesday, September 27, 2022 8:28:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “people will not be fooled by one-off payments” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, September 27, 2022 8:00:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett warned : “If the government choose not to cap energy prices, protect people’s right to a warm home, ensure people’s incomes, or address the scandal of homelessness, we will be back on the streets again very soon in even bigger numbers” External link

thejournal Saturday, September 24, 2022 11:51:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “We both hope and expect to see thousands and thousands and thousands of people on the streets this Saturday in advance of the budget, demanding action from this government that will genuinely protect people from, what is an absolutely crushing, cost of living crisis and the associated housing crisis that is blighting the lives of tens and tens of thousands of people in this country,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, September 20, 2022 5:48:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “The number of households who have been removed from the housing list and the proportion of households being denied the right to apply for social housing or social housing support has risen even more dramatically over the last couple of years,” External link

dublinpeople Monday, September 12, 2022 5:36:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : "we need immediately the imposition of price controls on energy, heating and electricity, and a move towards taking all of the energy sector back into public ownership, where it's run on a not-for-profit basis" External link

RTERadio Wednesday, September 7, 2022 10:22:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “We think we need radical measures to be taken urgently to address the cost of living crisis,” External link

thejournal Wednesday, September 7, 2022 7:46:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : "It's important to say that we would take it back from the wealthy in wealth taxes and in windfall taxes and increased levels of taxation for those earning over €100,000, so there'll be no windfall if you like for the very wealthy. Asked whether people should stop paying energy bills, he said: People would be more than justified in not paying what are extortionate or profiteering prices. " External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, September 7, 2022 7:01:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “Rents are utterly out of control and unaffordable for the vast majority of people. Evictions and homelessness are at shamefully high levels, and the delivery of social housing is pitifully slow and a whole generation of young people will never be able to afford a home of their own,” “The government must break from their failed policy of depending on the private market and start to deliver social and affordable housing at scale directly themselves” External link

thejournal Friday, August 19, 2022 7:09:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “These companies are making staggering levels of profit while at the same time their customers are being inflicted with utterly unaffordable increases. We’re facing a really bleak winter for huge numbers of pensioners, workers and people on modest incomes who cannot absorb the level of increases we are now facing” External link

irishmirror Sunday, July 31, 2022 10:52:00 AM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “It’s absolutely shocking and it’s getting worse,” External link

irishtimes Friday, July 22, 2022 4:34:00 AM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “That’s a very big impact, and we don’t really discuss it. It hasn’t really been discussed until relatively recently,” External link

irishtimes Thursday, July 14, 2022 8:35:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “That’s a very big impact and we don’t really discuss it. It hasn’t really been discussed until relatively recently,” External link

irishtimes Thursday, July 14, 2022 7:29:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett asked : “Are you serious about helping people suffering from the rental and housing crisis, or are you just spoofing?,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, July 12, 2022 6:59:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett responded : “I guess that’s a no then, you won’t be supporting a bill to reduce rents to affordable levels,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, July 12, 2022 6:59:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “Of course, when we said ‘stop evictions’, you said we couldn’t do it. Then you stopped evictions during Covid because you had to,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, July 12, 2022 6:59:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : "The Government cannot continue to put measures to help people get through this crisis on the long finger. They must intervene now as the end of September is too late. People are being hammered as we speak" External link

RTERadio Monday, July 4, 2022 11:44:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “workers, students, pensioners, renters, single parents, they’re just sick and tired of the false promises, the failed plans and the half measures to deal with a crushing cost of living crisis and most importantly, with a housing disaster that people are facing in this country” External link

thejournal Wednesday, June 15, 2022 4:59:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “Yesterday, as if we needed reminding, the president of this country had to come out and call you to account for what he described – absolutely rightly – as the great great failure of this Government and this Republic to deal with the housing disaster that you are presiding over,” External link

thejournal Wednesday, June 15, 2022 4:59:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “They can’t even plan, they won’t even know what hours they will have or what income they will have a week later. Is it any wonder they have difficulty recruiting people?” External link

waterford-news Tuesday, May 31, 2022 9:50:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “They can’t even plan, they won’t even know what hours they will have or what income they will have a week later. Is it any wonder they have difficulty recruiting people?” External link

offalyexpress Tuesday, May 31, 2022 9:44:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “They can’t even plan, they won’t even know what hours they will have or what income they will have a week later. Is it any wonder they have difficulty recruiting people?” External link

eecho Tuesday, May 31, 2022 8:57:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “They can’t even plan, they won’t even know what hours they will have or what income they will have a week later. Is it any wonder they have difficulty recruiting people?” External link

offalyexpress Tuesday, May 31, 2022 6:16:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : "Aramark, you will know, have been a very controversial company criticised for the poor quality of their catering in US prisons, for the poor quality of some of the catering they provide for the people in Direct Provision" External link

RTERadio Thursday, April 28, 2022 4:41:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “And the government want us to believe they care about women's safety?” External link

independent-ie Friday, April 1, 2022 1:36:00 AM EAT

Boyd Barrett said ( about President Putin ) : “I find it absolutely extraordinary that in the face of the dire consequences of warmongering and militarism, on the part of Putin, that there is a thought that somehow more militarism, more arms expenditure and alliances, aligning more closely with a military alliance that has also conducted and supported murderous wars elsewhere in the world, is somehow a legitimate response,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, March 8, 2022 9:40:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “to be condemned and condemned roundly” External link

irishtimes Tuesday, February 22, 2022 11:26:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said ( about Minister Coveney ) : “The recommendations in this report, and the comments of Minister Coveney, are directly linked to an agenda to bring Ireland closer to NATO, further cement our place in PESCO and would bring the prospect of Ireland’s participation in a European army closer to reality. This would mean the further erosion of Irish neutrality,” External link

dublinpeople Thursday, February 10, 2022 1:36:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “The government’s RPZ restrictions on rent increases were always destined to fail because they have no mechanism to control the rents set by landlords on newly constructed apartments or homes,” External link

dublinpeople Wednesday, February 9, 2022 2:11:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “The government’s RPZ restrictions on rent increases were always destined to fail because they have no mechanism to control the rents set by landlords on newly constructed apartments or homes,” External link

dublinpeople Wednesday, February 9, 2022 1:17:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : "At a minimum, we need price caps on heating and energy prices. We need to expand and increase access to the fuel allowance and we need rent controls to actually bring rent to affordable levels," External link

irishexaminer Monday, February 7, 2022 3:24:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “The government originally told us that the price hikes were ‘transitory’,” External link

dublinpeople Friday, February 4, 2022 8:58:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said ( about Stephen Donnelly ) : “The Government are acting as if the issue of the scandalous and damaging over-medication of children in Kerry was a surprise. This is utterly dishonest. I have been asking parliamentary questions and hearing reports about this kind of malpractice in many areas of the youth mental health services as far back as 2015,” “Over-medication of children was happening because of the lack of staffing and resources to deliver non-pharmaceutical therapies and services at primary care level and in Camhs teams. The answer to my question to Minister Donnelly in April says it all” External link

irishtimes Saturday, January 29, 2022 4:19:00 AM EAT

Boyd Barrett added : "Ireland has achieved one of the highest vaccination up-takes in the world through the voluntary approach. It would be a mistake to break from that approach now" External link

RTERadio Tuesday, January 11, 2022 12:04:00 AM EAT

Boyd Barrett added : "Ireland has achieved one of the highest vaccination up-takes in the world through the voluntary approach. It would be a mistake to break from that approach now" External link

RTERadio Monday, January 10, 2022 7:59:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett added : "Ireland has achieved one of the highest vaccination up-takes in the world through the voluntary approach. It would be a mistake to break from that approach now" External link

RTERadio Monday, January 10, 2022 5:56:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett says : “I am very much in favour of developing renewable energy,” “What I am not for is a free-for-all, in terms of letting developers run amuck on the marine environment, the same way we let them run amuck on the land environment” External link

dublinpeople Friday, January 7, 2022 7:54:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “This is just beyond belief. People are now not just homeless; they are punished for working and trying to improve their situation and get themselves out of that situation, but where they still clearly do not have their own resources to pay the rents… they are out of homeless accommodation in the teeth of Christmas,” External link

thejournal Wednesday, November 24, 2021 10:47:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “Look, Minister, you’re going to have to revisit this. I’m just telling you now, you’re going to have to revisit it” External link

thejournal Wednesday, November 24, 2021 12:28:00 AM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “arbitrary time periods or tables of compensation linked to time periods are offensive and they completely fail to take into account the reality of coerced, forced separation of mothers from children” External link

thejournal Wednesday, November 24, 2021 12:28:00 AM EAT

Boyd Barrett added : "you can't get a PCR test for love nor money" External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, November 23, 2021 7:43:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “I don’t accept it changes behaviour,” External link

irishtimes Wednesday, November 17, 2021 11:44:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “But lower-income people are being punished when they’ve done nothing wrong,” “The rich emit far more carbon than the poor” External link

irishtimes Wednesday, November 17, 2021 11:44:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “to have tables, where if you were this long in the mother and baby home you get this much completely fails to take into account to individual circumstances. It differs” External link

irishtimes Wednesday, November 17, 2021 4:17:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “We’ve essentially turned an emergency tax into a permanent tax,” External link

irishtimes Tuesday, November 16, 2021 7:20:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “We are getting net deforestation and the State forestry company, which is entrusted with being the steward of the public forest estate, is flogging off public forestry. That is utterly unacceptable,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, November 9, 2021 10:06:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett added : “The Government had and have options because the untold story over the last couple of years is that the profits of corporations and the wealth of the super rich in Irish society has gone through the roof,” External link

carlow-nationalist Tuesday, October 12, 2021 4:15:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett added : “The Government had and have options because the untold story over the last couple of years is that the profits of corporations and the wealth of the super rich in Irish society has gone through the roof,” External link

eecho Tuesday, October 12, 2021 3:39:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : "Honestly the mafia couldn't make up a scam like this," External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, May 18, 2021 4:03:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “Under international law, they have the right to resist occupation. That is a legal right to resist a military occupation,” External link

thejournal Saturday, May 15, 2021 7:56:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “Minister Simon Coveney on behalf of the Irish government must urgently and strongly condemn Israeli settler provocation, the attempted evictions of 28 Palestinian families from the Sheikh Jarrah area of Jerusalem, and Israeli police brutality and repression in and around the Al-Aqsa mosque,” External link

dublinpeople Tuesday, May 11, 2021 5:58:00 AM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “The consequence is that they are pricing normal working people almost entirely out of the market to buy their own homes,” External link

independent-ie Thursday, May 6, 2021 5:51:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “They were threatened with fines, implications for the future licensing of their vehicles and the possibility of their leaders facing prison sentences or massive fines. Is that not political policing against taxi drivers?” External link

thejournal Thursday, April 29, 2021 8:55:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “Taxi drivers have been campaigning since the beginning of the pandemic for specific supports for their industry which has been devastated by Covid19,” “They held a major protest last year and have engaged in many meetings and discussions to secure adequate supports” External link

dublinpeople Thursday, April 29, 2021 1:37:00 AM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “It is outrageous that the commissioner would move to ban this protest on public health grounds, especially considering the protest was to take place with all the drivers in individual cars,” External link

dublinpeople Thursday, April 29, 2021 1:37:00 AM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “The bill extending the eviction ban is a deception and a fraud. It fails to protect tenants from eviction by unscrupulous landlords during the pandemic,” External link

dublinpeople Thursday, March 25, 2021 7:02:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said ( about Darragh O Brien ) : “There is likely to be a slew of unjust evictions if the government lifts the eviction moratorium on 5 April” “It is unconscionable that Minister Darragh O Brien would allow that to happen. It will restart the cycle of evictions that has driven the homelessness crisis,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, March 9, 2021 11:56:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “There’s a lot of common ground, but they do differ with us on the question of a border poll,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, March 2, 2021 1:52:00 AM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : "I think there's a lot of common ground, but they do differ with us on the question of a border poll" External link

RTERadio Monday, March 1, 2021 5:08:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “Trying to live alongside Covid is like trying to play footsie with a tiger, it just does not work” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, January 26, 2021 4:22:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “It is really fairly shocking and unacceptable that frontline healthcare workers at this hospital which is dealing with very severe injuries from hospitals all over the country and now Covid cases have not received the vaccinations when these are the people who need to keep crucial services going” External link

irishmirror Wednesday, January 20, 2021 11:50:00 AM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “It is really fairly shocking and unacceptable that frontline healthcare workers at this hospital which is dealing with very severe injuries from hospitals all over the country and now Covid cases have not received the vaccinations when these are the people who need to keep crucial services going” External link

irishmirror Wednesday, January 20, 2021 9:39:00 AM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : "We think the opposition has a responsibility not just to criticise what is clearly a failed government strategy but to offer an alternative. Unless we adopt a different strategy, we will go into lockdown four and possibly into lockdown five before we have sufficient rates of vaccination. The zero-Covid approach has been rejected by the Government due to the open border with the North. PBP said it would be " External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, January 19, 2021 6:31:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : "What's necessary is the political will to get us out of this dire cycle of surge and lockdown and create green zones where you eliminate community transmission and then people can actually start to live a life again," External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, January 19, 2021 6:31:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “Some of the passages in this report are offensive,” “I’m sorry to say it, some of the phrases in the executive summary are unacceptable and frankly they should be withdrawn,” External link

thejournal Wednesday, January 13, 2021 4:49:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett told : "The sum of €18m is owed to the State by Debenhams. The Taoiseach did not mind setting a precedent when it came to bailing out banks to the tune of €64bn," External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, December 16, 2020 8:48:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “The failure by the Government to ensure justice for these workers is appalling,” “I remind the Taoiseach that he said he could not put money on the table because it would set a precedent. The sum of €18m is owed to the State by Debenhams. The Taoiseach did not mind setting a precedent when it came to bailing out banks to the tune of €64bn” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, December 16, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “I have stood on platforms and participated in debates with Green Party TDs over recent years and together we have highlighted the profound threat to our environment and public services posed by this deal,” External link

dublinpeople Tuesday, December 15, 2020 12:27:00 AM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “I was flabbergasted at leaders’ questions today with the bizarre and desperate attempt by the Taoiseach to spin his way out of uncomfortable truths about the systemic exploitation of student nurses and midwives and his government’s shocking refusal to pay them for the work they do on frontlines,” “The continuing mantra from the Taoiseach that the students are not doing ‘real work’ is an outrageous insult to these young people, overwhelmingly women, who are at the frontline of the fight against Covid-19 on a daily basis” External link

carlow-nationalist Wednesday, December 9, 2020 8:37:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “I was flabbergasted at leaders’ questions today with the bizarre and desperate attempt by the Taoiseach to spin his way out of uncomfortable truths about the systemic exploitation of student nurses and midwives and his government’s shocking refusal to pay them for the work they do on frontlines,” “The continuing mantra from the Taoiseach that the students are not doing ‘real work’ is an outrageous insult to these young people, overwhelmingly women, who are at the frontline of the fight against Covid-19 on a daily basis” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, December 9, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “I was flabbergasted at leaders’ questions today with the bizarre and desperate attempt by the Taoiseach to spin his way out of uncomfortable truths about the systemic exploitation of student nurses and midwives and his government’s shocking refusal to pay them for the work they do on frontlines,” “The continuing mantra from the Taoiseach that the students are not doing ‘real work’ is an outrageous insult to these young people, overwhelmingly women, who are at the frontline of the fight against Covid-19 on a daily basis” External link

waterford-news Wednesday, December 9, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “I was flabbergasted at leaders’ questions today with the bizarre and desperate attempt by the Taoiseach to spin his way out of uncomfortable truths about the systemic exploitation of student nurses and midwives and his government’s shocking refusal to pay them for the work they do on frontlines,” “The continuing mantra from the Taoiseach that the students are not doing ‘real work’ is an outrageous insult to these young people, overwhelmingly women, who are at the frontline of the fight against Covid-19 on a daily basis” External link

westernpeople Wednesday, December 9, 2020 7:52:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : "In rejecting some of [Nphet's] key advice, in particular around the reopening of the hospitality sector, the Government in fact is endangering Christmas itself and the family gatherings, which is what most people want to protect," External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, December 2, 2020 1:26:00 AM EAT

Boyd Barrett said ( about Seamus Woulfe ) : "the Oireachtas wouldn't need to act if Seamus Woulfe just stepped back" External link

RTERadio Friday, November 13, 2020 9:05:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said ( about Seamus Woulfe ) : "the Oireachtas wouldn't need to act if Seamus Woulfe just stepped back" External link

RTERadio Friday, November 13, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “the strategy north and south is not working” External link

irishmirror Monday, October 19, 2020 3:31:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “I don’t think people should be punished for an addiction they develop” External link

irishtimes Tuesday, October 13, 2020 11:51:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “To deny them that right is to torture them,” “What right has anybody to deny to anybody else the right to determine how that life ends, when it is bound to end” External link

independent-ie Thursday, October 8, 2020 1:03:00 AM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : “To deny them that right is to torture them,” “What right has anybody to deny to anybody else the right to determine how that life ends, when it is bound to end” External link

independent-ie Thursday, October 1, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Boyd Barrett said : "The truth is that places such as Iraq or huge parts of Greece that are now deserts were not always deserts," "They became deserts because the trees were cut down, and the trees were where moisture gathered" External link

irishexaminer Thursday, October 1, 2020 12:40:00 AM EAT



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