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New Year Greetings from the Workers Party of Ireland to International Communist and Workers’ Parties

Dear Comrades, The Workers Party of Ireland sends comradely greetings and best wishes for 2019 to communist and workers’ parties throughout the world. Capitalism continues to condemn millions to poverty, unemployment, homelessness, inequality, oppression, exploitation, hunger and disease. Imperialism, the highest stage of capitalism, with its specific features, including the concentration of production into monopolies [...]

January 4th, 2019|Comments Off on New Year Greetings from the Workers Party of Ireland to International Communist and Workers’ Parties

Workers’ Party calls for implementation of ban on bloodsports

The Workers' Party have called for proper enforcement of laws in place to ban organised stag hunting, following the a 'mock' hunt carried out by the Ward Union Hunt which took place in Ashbourne on St. Stephen's Day. Séamus McDonagh, Workers' Party representative in Co. Meath and long-time animal rights activist, said: "In 2010, an [...]

January 4th, 2019|Comments Off on Workers’ Party calls for implementation of ban on bloodsports

Condolences from international comrades on the death of Seán Garland

KKE (Greece) To the Workers' Party of Ireland Cd. M. Donnelly, Dear comrades, Please accept the condolences of the KKE for the passing of c. Sean Garland, member of the Executive Committee of the Workers' Party of Ireland. Cd. Garland has been one of the most emblematic personalities of the communist movement in Ireland. He [...]

December 14th, 2018|Comments Off on Condolences from international comrades on the death of Seán Garland

Letter to international comrades on the death of Comrade Sean Garland

It is with deep sadness and regret that the Workers Party of Ireland announces the death of our esteemed comrade, Sean Garland, a life-long revolutionary, a former General Secretary and Party President and a serving member of the Party's Central Executive Committee. Although in recent times he had suffered serious problems with his health he [...]

December 14th, 2018|Comments Off on Letter to international comrades on the death of Comrade Sean Garland

Workers’ Party calls on Minister Ross to reclassify the Palmerstown Bypass as a National Road

Minister for Transport Shane Ross must urgently reclassify the Palmerstown Bypass as a National Road, David Gardiner, the Workers’ Party representative for Palmerstown-Fonthill, has said. Gardiner said: “Back when the current Taoiseach Leo Varadkar was Minister for Transport in 2012, his Department reclassified parts of the N4 as a regional road. This means that the [...]

December 12th, 2018|Comments Off on Workers’ Party calls on Minister Ross to reclassify the Palmerstown Bypass as a National Road

Workers’ Party: Rejection of Cuban medical support will harm Brazil’s most vulnerable

The Workers' Party wishes to offer its solidarity and congratulations to the Cuban doctors and healthcare professionals who have worked to bring healthcare to some 3,600 remote municipalities in Brazil since 2013. The politically-motivated attack by President Jair Bolsonaro on the "More Doctors for Brazil" Programme, which has resulted in its closure, will harm the [...]

December 10th, 2018|Comments Off on Workers’ Party: Rejection of Cuban medical support will harm Brazil’s most vulnerable

Workers Party prevents sale of council land at Model Farm Road to private developer

Cllr. Ted Tynan (WP) The Workers' Party have secured support to retain in public ownership a 4.7 acre site owned by Cork City Council on Model Farm Road, Cork City. The Workers' Party motion came in response to a proposal by the city council's management to sell the site to a private developer. [...]

December 10th, 2018|Comments Off on Workers Party prevents sale of council land at Model Farm Road to private developer

Message of solidarity from the Workers’ Party of Ireland with PAME

Dear comrades, The Workers Party of Ireland and the Workers Party Trade Union Group send warm greetings and extend solidarity and congratulations to PAME, the All Workers Militant Front, on the action for a General Strike all over Greece, including more than 50 cities, today, 28th November 2018, under the slogan, “Our Needs in the [...]

November 28th, 2018|Comments Off on Message of solidarity from the Workers’ Party of Ireland with PAME

Waterford launch takes place of new research revealing extent of religious health and education ownership

WP calls for public ownership of health and education assets The Workers’ Party yesterday (Thursday) held the Waterford launch of a new policy document, The Future is Secular charting a path towards state-owned public services. As well as an analysis of the ownership of both education and health assets, the document proposes a process of [...]

November 2nd, 2018|Comments Off on Waterford launch takes place of new research revealing extent of religious health and education ownership

Government must back Digital Turnover Tax if they are serious about taxing mega-corporations

The Workers’ Party have said the government must back the Digital Sales Tax, proposed by the European Commission, if they are serious about taxing mega-corporations. The turnover tax would involve taxing all digital transactions in the country in which they take place, as opposed to just the profits the companies in question record at the [...]

November 2nd, 2018|Comments Off on Government must back Digital Turnover Tax if they are serious about taxing mega-corporations