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Fine Gael slammed for leaving Irish women’s lives to chance with Citizens’ Assembly 

    The Workers Party has slammed what it says is Fine Gael's decision to delegate women's healthcare to a handful of people. Reacting to this afternoon's announcement that the Citizens' Assembly would not be recommending the repeal of the eighth amendment, Cllr. Éilis Ryan (Workers Party) said: "What we have here is yet another example [...]

April 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on Fine Gael slammed for leaving Irish women’s lives to chance with Citizens’ Assembly 

Workers Party to contest Westminster seats in Northern Ireland

For Northern Ireland the Westminster election on June 8th is not about leaving the European Union nor is it a re-run of the referendum. It is an opportunity to pass judgement on the main parties at Stormont and their failure to form an Executive nearly two months after being elected. Without doubt the major parties [...]

April 21st, 2017|Comments Off on Workers Party to contest Westminster seats in Northern Ireland

Workers’ Party Easter Oration 2017

Workers' Party oration marking the 101st anniversary of the 1916 Rising Gemma Weir delivering the Workers' Party Easter oration at Arbour Hill, Dublin.       The Easter Rising 1916 was a truly momentous event in the annals of modern Irish history and we rightly celebrate it today. Indeed, it can be said [...]

April 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Workers’ Party Easter Oration 2017

Workers’ Party of Ireland solidarity message to the Iraqi Communist Party

Dear Comrades, The Workers Party of Ireland extends its solidarity to the Iraqi Communist Party and condemns the vicious and cowardly attack on the headquarters of the district committee of the Iraqi Communist Party in the city of Diwaniyah in southern Iraq. The WPI also condemns the use of firearms on the university campus and [...]

April 14th, 2017|Comments Off on Workers’ Party of Ireland solidarity message to the Iraqi Communist Party

Workers’ Party says Fianna Fáil trying to leave the door open for water charges in future

Commenting on developments at the Oireachtas Water Committee, Workers’ Party Cork City Councillor Ted Tynan said: 'The last minute deal by Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil to amend the recommendations of the Water Committee report is quite clearly an attempt to leave the door open for the reintroduction of charges in the future. The will [...]

April 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Workers’ Party says Fianna Fáil trying to leave the door open for water charges in future

Dublin Councillors vote against state company to develop public lands

Dublin City Councillors have voted down a Workers' Party proposal that a state company be established in order to build public housing on publicly-owned land. Reacting to the vote, Workers' Party councillor Éilis Ryan said: "At this evening's (Monday) city council meeting, I proposed that, instead of proceeding blindly into another failed PPP scheme, Dublin [...]

April 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on Dublin Councillors vote against state company to develop public lands

Workers’ Party send message to CP of Greece (KKE) on start of 20th Congress

The Workers' Party has sent the following message of greetings and solidarity to the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) to mark the opening of the KKE's 20th Congress in Athens today (March 30th) GREETINGS FROM THE WORKERS PARTY OF IRELAND TO THE 20TH CONGRESS OF THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF GREECE (KKE) Communist Party of [...]

March 30th, 2017|Comments Off on Workers’ Party send message to CP of Greece (KKE) on start of 20th Congress

The Workers Party has expressed its solidarity with Bus Éireann Workers who are currently on strike following the decision of company management to proceed unilaterally to cut pay and conditions. Cllr. Ted Tynan has said that it is vital for all workers that the Bus Éireann employees win this dispute as the outcome will set the trend on pay and [...]

March 24th, 2017|Comments Off on

US warship in Cork Harbour is flagrant violation of Irish neutrality

U.S. naval machine gun crew at the ready on board USS Donald Cook at Cobh quay this afternoon The Workers’ Party has condemned the presence of armed machine-gunners onboard a US warship docked at Cobh today. Workers’ Party Cork Councillor Ted Tynan said the presence of the destroyer is a flagrant breach of [...]

March 21st, 2017|Comments Off on US warship in Cork Harbour is flagrant violation of Irish neutrality

Inflated cost of Help to Buy Scheme proves it is worthless to most working families

The government’s ‘Help to Buy’ scheme has come under criticism for subsidising builders while failing to address the housing needs of most middle and low income households. Figures released by the Department of Finance show that the scheme is expected to come in well above budget, with an average take-up of €15,000 / household. Speaking [...]

March 13th, 2017|Comments Off on Inflated cost of Help to Buy Scheme proves it is worthless to most working families