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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

Comrade Malachy McGurran remembered on anniversary

Malachy McGurran   1938-1978   Malachy McGurran Remembering our comrade and  friend Malachy McGurran. Vice President SF Workers Party: Councillor Craigavon Borough Council: Member Executive Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association who died on 27th July 1978.   His death robbed our party and class of one of our finest and most dedicated comrades  who made [...]

July 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Comrade Malachy McGurran remembered on anniversary

Established four years ago this week, Irish Water is a complete failure as Meath / Louth crisis continues

The Workers’ Party has described the Louth / Meath area water crisis as “a national disaster” and the party has called for local authority resources from other counties to be brought in to assist in restoring the water supply as a matter of urgency.   WP Meath representative Seamus McDonagh Meath Workers’ Party [...]

July 25th, 2017|Comments Off on Established four years ago this week, Irish Water is a complete failure as Meath / Louth crisis continues

The Workers’ Party welcomes Citizens’ Assembly finding on mandatory pension scheme

Workers’ Party’s representative Gavin Mendel-Gleason has welcomed the finding of the Citizens’ Assembly that a mandatory pension scheme should be introduced. Responding to the developments, Gavin Mendel-Gleason said: A mandatory pension contribution scheme would ensure not only that all workers would be cared for in old age, but would provide the state with much needed [...]

July 10th, 2017|Comments Off on The Workers’ Party welcomes Citizens’ Assembly finding on mandatory pension scheme

Murphy’s hint at return of bedsits exposes government’s sticking plaster housing strategy

The Workers’ Party has criticised suggestions by Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy that the return of bedsits may be part of the government’s revised housing strategy. Dublin Workers’ Party Councillor and prominent housing activist, Éilis Ryan, described the comments as disturbing and said the government was giving in to pressure from the powerful landlord lobby. Cllr. [...]

July 4th, 2017|Comments Off on Murphy’s hint at return of bedsits exposes government’s sticking plaster housing strategy

Tudeh Party of Iran condemn Trump agenda in Persian Gulf & Middle East

A message from our Tudeh Party of Iran comrades The adventurist policies of the United States and the regional reaction are serious threats to the national sovereignty of Iran and the struggle of the patriotic and freedom-loving forces of Iran against the theocratic Supreme Leadership regime.   Tudeh Party of Iran emblem After [...]

June 30th, 2017|Comments Off on Tudeh Party of Iran condemn Trump agenda in Persian Gulf & Middle East

Workers’ Party welcome Jobstown ‘Not Guilty’ result, raise questions over role of gardaí

The Workers’ Party has welcomed today’s (Thursday) unanimous ‘Not Guilty’ verdict in the case of the six men charged with the alleged false imprisonment of former Labour Party Tánaiste Joan Burton. Workers’ Party representative Seamus McDonagh said the result was the only credible one which could have been delivered in the light of the evidence [...]

June 29th, 2017|Comments Off on Workers’ Party welcome Jobstown ‘Not Guilty’ result, raise questions over role of gardaí

Workers’ Party oration at Wolfe Tone Commemoration, Bodenstown

The following is the oration of Karen Collins (Mayfield, Cork) at the Workers' Party annual Wolfe Tone Commemoration at Bodenstown, Co. Kildare - Sunday, 25th June 2017:-   The Workers Party annual Wolfe Tone Commemoration Bodenstown, Co. Kildare Sunday 25th June 2017   Comrades and friends,   Once again we have gathered here in Bodenstown, [...]

June 25th, 2017|Comments Off on Workers’ Party oration at Wolfe Tone Commemoration, Bodenstown