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“Bottomless Pit” Cork Events centre should be taken over or scrapped

The Workers’ Party in Cork have condemned the latest government funding pledge to the proposed Cork Events Centre, saying the project had become a bottomless pit for public funds in the midst of a housing crisis. Local Workers’ Party councillor, Ted Tynan, said that the with state and local authority funding pledges now nearing €40 [...]

December 21st, 2018|Comments Off on “Bottomless Pit” Cork Events centre should be taken over or scrapped

Death of Comrade Sean Garland

"It is with deep sadness and regret that the Workers Party announces the death of Sean Garland, a life-long comrade, a member of the Party's Central Executive Committee and one of the people who most influenced and shaped the Workers Party over many decades. Sean Garland (1934-2018) Party President Michael Donnelly has paid [...]

December 13th, 2018|Comments Off on Death of Comrade Sean Garland

Keep Cork Mail Centre open says Cllr. Ted Tynan

The Workers’ Party has called for urgent government intervention to prevent the closure of An Post’s Cork Mail Centre at Little Island which has reportedly been earmarked for closure with the loss of up to 200 jobs. Cllr. Ted Tynan (WP) Workers’ Party Cork City councillor Ted Tynan said the closure of the [...]

November 21st, 2018|Comments Off on Keep Cork Mail Centre open says Cllr. Ted Tynan

New Politics sinks in the more old sleaze as broadband rollout again in doubt

Case for semi-state ESB to take over broadband rollout now unanswerable   Seamus McDonagh The Workers’ Party has said that the latest revelations concerning the contacts between former Communications Minister Denis Naughten and US businessman David McCourt show that the so-called “new politics” ushered in by the Fianna Fail / Fine Gael “Confidence [...]

October 11th, 2018|Comments Off on New Politics sinks in the more old sleaze as broadband rollout again in doubt

Workers’ Party Calls for abolition of National Transport Authority

Cllr. Ted Tynan of the Workers’ Party  has deplored the decision by the National Transport Authority (NTA) to privatise yet more routes operated by Bus Éireann and said that instead the NTA itself should be abolished. Cllr. Tynan said that since its inception the NTA had shown that it was only interested in pursuing an [...]

October 3rd, 2018|Comments Off on Workers’ Party Calls for abolition of National Transport Authority

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