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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

The Workers’ Party to protest US interference in Venezuela

US interference in Venezuelan elections and threats of intervention and sanctions unacceptable according to The Workers' Party. The Workers' Party have warned that the United States is embarking on dangerous and destabilising actions in Venezuela. They are protesting the moves at the US Embassy in Dublin tonight, 10th of August at 7pm. Workers' Party representative [...]

August 10th, 2017|Comments Off on The Workers’ Party to protest US interference in Venezuela

Ryan says awarding of 10% of Dublin bus routes to private operator a recipe for disaster

Cllr. Éilis Ryan The Workers’ Party have condemned the decision to award a licence to a private operator, UK bus company “Go Ahead” to take over 10% of Dublin’s bus routes, saying the decision marks a major move towards privatisation of Dublin’s bus services and in making Dublin Bus unviable and ripe for [...]

August 10th, 2017|Comments Off on Ryan says awarding of 10% of Dublin bus routes to private operator a recipe for disaster

Workers’ Party criticises media coverage of Venezuelan elections

The Irish media have today come under attack for what has been termed "dishonest, biased and unprofessional reporting" of the past days' elections in Venezuela. Gavin Mendel-Gleason, Workers' Party representative for Dublin North West, said: The Irish people have been staunch supporters of the many Latin American movements which have fought against US-led coups and [...]

August 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Workers’ Party criticises media coverage of Venezuelan elections

Workers Party of Ireland Statement on Palestinian Prisoners

Workers Party of Ireland Statement on Palestinian Prisoners The Workers Party of Ireland restates its solidarity with the Palestinian people and with Palestinian Prisoners in Israeli Jails. Since the beginning of the occupation, about 950,000 Palestinian political prisoners have passed through Israeli prisons. Because the Palestinian prisoners are held in facilities in Israel, in contravention [...]

July 31st, 2017|Comments Off on Workers Party of Ireland Statement on Palestinian Prisoners

Workers Party of Ireland statement on Palestine

Workers’ Party of Ireland statement on Palestine Palestine The Workers Party has a long history of support for and solidarity with the Palestinian people and our Party was very actively involved, for example, in the establishment of Ireland Friends of Palestine, one of the first solidarity groups set up in Ireland (1981) to promote the [...]

July 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Workers Party of Ireland statement on Palestine