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Government not speaking for majority of Irish people on welcome for Trump

The Workers’ Party has confirmed that it will be organising protests against the visit                of US President Donald Trump during his visit to this country next November. Workers’ Party Cork City Councillor Ted Tynan said that already, within hours of the announcement that Trump is to pay a brief visit here, there has been a [...]

September 1st, 2018|Comments Off on Government not speaking for majority of Irish people on welcome for Trump

Recycling Centre fire raises major questions on safety

Workers’ Party Councillor Ted Tynan has said the major fire still being fought at a Dublin recycling centre raises very serious questions over the operation of such facilities and the threat posed to communities close to these centres in addition to the health and safety of workers and fire brigade personnel. The Workers’ Party Cork [...]

August 21st, 2018|Comments Off on Recycling Centre fire raises major questions on safety

Hospital waiting list figures should shame both all who have served in government

The Workers’ Party have said that the revelation that almost one million people are on the country’s hospital waiting lists should be a source of deep shame for all parties and independents deputies who have served in government over the last two decades. Seamus McDonagh The party’s County Meath representative, Seamus McDonagh, said [...]

August 8th, 2018|Comments Off on Hospital waiting list figures should shame both all who have served in government

Workers’ Party solidarity with the CP of Mexico

SOLIDARITY MESSAGE FROM THE WORKERS PARTY OF IRELAND TO THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF MEXICO ON THE OCCASION OF ITS VI CONGRESS, 3-5 AUGUST 2018. Dear Comrades, The Workers Party of Ireland sends warm comradely greetings to the Partido Comunista de Mexico (PCM) and to all participants in the 6 th (VI) Congress of the PCM [...]

August 6th, 2018|Comments Off on Workers’ Party solidarity with the CP of Mexico

Workers’ Party of Ireland condemns assassination attempt against Venezuelan President

The Workers Party of Ireland strongly condemns the assassination attempt against President Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela on Saturday and sends best wishes and solidarity to the working people of Venezuela. This is further evidence of the real and active threats from the US, its regional proxies and the Venezuelan bourgeoisie which have frequently engaged in [...]

August 5th, 2018|Comments Off on Workers’ Party of Ireland condemns assassination attempt against Venezuelan President

Solidarity with the Palestinian People’s Party

The Workers' Party of Ireland is a signatory of the following statement issued by more than 30 Communist and Workers' Parties worldwide Palestinian People's Party logo The Communist and Worker Parties decisively condemn the crimes committed by Israeli army against Palestinian people in the occupied territories, especially in the Gaza Strip, that has [...]

August 1st, 2018|Comments Off on Solidarity with the Palestinian People’s Party

Government should immediately move to prevent PTSB mortgages to Vulture Fund

  The Workers’ Party have called for immediate intervention by the state to prevent the sale by Permanent TSB of up to 10,000 mortgages to Start Mortgages, an Irish affiliate of the Texas based Lone Star vulture fund for a reported €1.3 billion. Gavin Mendel-Gleason, the Workers’ Party representative for Dublin North West, said the [...]

July 31st, 2018|Comments Off on Government should immediately move to prevent PTSB mortgages to Vulture Fund

Government should task state owned ESB Networks with implementation of National Broadband Plan

The Workers’ Party have called on the government to task ESB Networks with the job of completing Ireland’s National Broadband Plan. Workers’ Party County Meath representative, Seamus McDonagh, said it was clear that the tendering process had hit a stone wall following the decision of SSE to withdraw from the ENET consortium  which was the [...]

July 29th, 2018|Comments Off on Government should task state owned ESB Networks with implementation of National Broadband Plan

Solidarity with Greece following devastating forest fires

Statement of the International Section of the Workers Party of Ireland 27th July 2018 The Workers Party of Ireland extends its sincere condolences to the families of the victims of the fires in the area of East and West Attica and the towns of Mati, Rafina and Kineta. The Workers' Party expresses its solidarity with [...]

July 27th, 2018|Comments Off on Solidarity with Greece following devastating forest fires

Legislation needed to put manners on rogue employers such as Ryanair

Gavin Mendel-Gleason The Workers’ Party have called for the introduction of legislation to “put manners” on rogue employers such as Ryanair which refuse to engage in the state’s industrial relations resolution mechanisms and employ bully-boy tactics against workers. Workers’ Party Dublin North West representative Gavin Mendel-Gleason, said Ryanair’s industrial relations style was based [...]

July 27th, 2018|Comments Off on Legislation needed to put manners on rogue employers such as Ryanair