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Workers’ Party call for restoration of tax relief on trade union subscriptions

The Workers' Party have demanded demanded that the government restore tax relief on Trade Union subscriptions for workers, saying that the present situation whereby Trade Union members are the only people paying subscriptions to  representative or professional bodies who are not allowed tax, PRSI and USC relief on their subscriptions is discriminatory. Cllr. Ted Tynan, Workers' Party [...]

April 17th, 2018|Comments Off on Workers’ Party call for restoration of tax relief on trade union subscriptions

Statement by the Workers Party on the attacks against Syria

The Workers' Party of Ireland condemns last night’s missile attacks on Syria as an escalation of imperialist aggression in the region under the pretext of an unproven allegation concerning chemical weapons in eastern Ghouta. France and Britain at the behest of the US, and with the connivance of NATO, the EU and their member states, [...]

April 14th, 2018|Comments Off on Statement by the Workers Party on the attacks against Syria

Workers Party of Ireland contribution at European Communist Meeting in Brussels

European Communist Meeting Brussels, 11th April 2018 “Work in the working class and its labour movement, as a necessary prerequisite for a clash with the EU, the overthrow of capitalist barbarism and the construction of socialism” Contribution by the Workers Party of Ireland   Recent decades have witnessed a major assault against the trade union [...]

April 11th, 2018|Comments Off on Workers Party of Ireland contribution at European Communist Meeting in Brussels

Workers’ Party Easter Oration, Belfast 1st April 2018

Workers Unite, the Power of a United Working Class The following speech was delivered by Comrade Gerry Grainger at the Workers' Party commemoration in Belfast on 1st April 2018. Oration by Comrade Gerry Grainger, Chair of Belfast Region,  Secretary of International Affairs Department, member of Central Executive Committee of the Workers' Party Gerry Grainger [...]

April 3rd, 2018|Comments Off on Workers’ Party Easter Oration, Belfast 1st April 2018

Visit of UK naval vessels to Haulbowline condemned by Workers’ Party

The Workers’ Party have condemned the government’s granting of permission to three British naval vessels to berth inside Haulbowline Naval Base today (Tuesday). HMS Charger, one of the three vessels now at Haulbolwline Cork Workers’ Party Councillor Ted Tynan said the presence of the naval vessels at Haulbowline, for the first time since [...]

March 27th, 2018|Comments Off on Visit of UK naval vessels to Haulbowline condemned by Workers’ Party

Workers’ Party of Ireland International Affairs Dept greetings to German Communist Party (DKP

Head Office: 24a-25 Hill Street, Dublin 1, Ireland To: The International Department of the Central Committee, German Communist Party (DKP)) 28th February 2018 Dear comrades, The Workers Party of Ireland sends warm comradely greetings to the German Communist Party (DKP) and extends its best wishes, solidarity and support to the DKP on the occasion of [...]

March 1st, 2018|Comments Off on Workers’ Party of Ireland International Affairs Dept greetings to German Communist Party (DKP

Tynan calls for a different vision for Cork City based on the needs of citizens, not relentless ‘development’

Cork City Hall with Elysian tower behind - plans are now afoot for a new skycraper twice as high as Ireland's current highest building The Workers’ Party have called for an alternative vision for Cork city in which the needs of people will be put ahead of developers and which will preserve the [...]

February 21st, 2018|Comments Off on Tynan calls for a different vision for Cork City based on the needs of citizens, not relentless ‘development’

Harris splitting hairs in vain defence of chronic hospital ED crowding

The Workers’ Party have accused Health Minister Simon Harris of splitting hairs in a vain attempt to deflect criticism over the ongoing chronic overcrowding in hospital Emergency Departments which according to the INMO sees 643 patients on trolleys today (Monday), 59 of them at Cork University Hospital and a further 10 at the city’s Mercy [...]

February 19th, 2018|Comments Off on Harris splitting hairs in vain defence of chronic hospital ED crowding

Oireachtas Members’ Interests declaration hides more than it reveals say Workers Party

The Workers’ Party have strongly criticised the annual Oireachtas Members’ Interests statement saying the statutory declaration is woefully inadequate and hides more than it reveals with regard to the true financial, business and property interests of government ministers, TDs, Senators and MEPs. Seamus McDonagh Workers’ Party representative in Meath, Seamus McDonagh, said the [...]

February 16th, 2018|Comments Off on Oireachtas Members’ Interests declaration hides more than it reveals say Workers Party

Time to pull the plug on Cork Events Centre and declare Beamish & Crawford site a national monument

Cllr. Ted Tynan The Workers’ Party have called on Cork City Council and the state to “pull the plug” on the public funding for the proposed Events Centre and instead initiate the process of having the Beamish & Crawford site declared a national monument. Workers’ Party Councillor Ted Tynan said it was time [...]

February 14th, 2018|Comments Off on Time to pull the plug on Cork Events Centre and declare Beamish & Crawford site a national monument