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Workers’ Party to hold vigil on Cork’s St. Patrick’s Bridge to highlight homelessness

The Workers’ Party is to hold a vigil on Cork’s St. Patrick’s bridge next Sunday evening (15th October) to highlight the growing level of homelessness both locally and nationally and in protest at what the party called the government’s’ “snail’s  pace” housing programme. Karen Collins: Event organiser Workers’ Party activist and event organiser, [...]

October 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Workers’ Party to hold vigil on Cork’s St. Patrick’s Bridge to highlight homelessness

Budget fails to target most vulnerable yet bankrolls developers again

Cllr. Ted Tynan The Workers’ Party have said described today’s budget as a charter for standing still which gives a miserly increase for social welfare while offering no realistic hope for those on housing lists. Workers’ Party Cork Councillor Ted Tynan said that Minister Donohoe’s establishment of a so-called rainy day fund was [...]

October 10th, 2017|Comments Off on Budget fails to target most vulnerable yet bankrolls developers again

Workers’ Party send solidarity to DKP ahead of German elections

DKP Election poster with slogan 1. Peace, 2. Work, 3. Solidarity The Workers' Party of Ireland has sent a message of warm fraternal greetings and solidarity to the Communist Party of Germany (Deutsche Kommunistiche Partei - DKP) ahead of the German Federal Elections which take place this Sunday, 24th September 2017:   Workers [...]

September 19th, 2017|Comments Off on Workers’ Party send solidarity to DKP ahead of German elections

Sky high prices of Dublin 7 new builds should be a warning against private building on public land

Cllr. Éilis Ryan Workers’ Party Cllr. Éilis Ryan has issued a warning to Dublin City Council to take heed of the prices being charged for newly built two-bedroom houses in the neighbourhood of O’Devaney Gardens - a major public plot of land which the council intends to have developed primarily for private housing. [...]

September 8th, 2017|Comments Off on Sky high prices of Dublin 7 new builds should be a warning against private building on public land

Dept of Social Protection rebrand slammed as “an expensive frivolity” by Workers’ Party

Cllr. Ted Tynan The Workers’ Party has reacted sharply to the news that the Department of Social Protection is to get yet another name change and rebrand with a party councillor describing the decision as an expensive frivolity by a government that is obsessed by image. Cork Workers’ Party Councillor Ted Tynan said [...]

September 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on Dept of Social Protection rebrand slammed as “an expensive frivolity” by Workers’ Party

Withholding of woman’s pension over lack of Public Service Cards reprehensible say WP

Cllr. Ted Tynan (WP) The Workers’ Party have said that the withholding of a 70 year old woman’s State Pension for more than 18 months because she refuses to register for a Public Services Card (PSC) is reprehensible and is proof that the card is the genesis of a compulsory national identity card. [...]

August 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on Withholding of woman’s pension over lack of Public Service Cards reprehensible say WP

Workers Party condemns attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils and sends message to Spanish Communists

The Workers’ Party of Ireland condemns the murderous attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils which has caused 14 deaths and caused injuries to dozens of people and which has been claimed by ISIS/Daesh. The Workers’ Party of Ireland expresses its condolences to the families and friends of the many victims and its solidarity with the people [...]

August 18th, 2017|Comments Off on Workers Party condemns attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils and sends message to Spanish Communists

STATEMENT ON THE CURRENT SITUATION ON THE KOREAN PENINSULA

WORKERS PARTY OF IRELAND STATEMENT ON THE CURRENT SITUATION ON THE KOREAN PENINSULA   US and South Korean forces practice invasion of DPRK in annual exercises involving more than half a million troops The Workers Party of Ireland expresses its concern at the dangerous escalation of tensions in Asia and imperialist provocations, belligerent [...]

August 18th, 2017|Comments Off on STATEMENT ON THE CURRENT SITUATION ON THE KOREAN PENINSULA

Public housing construction needed to resolve housing crisis

The Workers’ Party have said that only the construction of large amounts of public housing, directly built using a state housing corporation, will resolve the current housing crisis. Workers’ Party Dublin North West representative Gavin Mendel-Gleason criticised Minister Eoghan Murphy for using vacant housing as a distraction from the real issue: Earlier this week Minister [...]

August 17th, 2017|Comments Off on Public housing construction needed to resolve housing crisis

Cllr. Ted Tynan criticises removal of stall from historic Coal Quay market

Cornmarket Street Market (The Coal Quay) - gap left by stall removed following complaint from owners of "super pub" Cork Workers’ Party Councillor Ted Tynan has strongly criticised the City Council’s removal of a modern trading stall from the historic Coal Quay market saying the decision was inexplicable and contrary to the council’s [...]

August 14th, 2017|Comments Off on Cllr. Ted Tynan criticises removal of stall from historic Coal Quay market