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Statement by the International Secretary of the Workers Party of Ireland on Venezuela

On Sunday, 20th May 2018, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, supported by the Communist Party of Venezuela, was re-elected to office. Despite winning all bar two of the many elections and referenda in the course of recent history, President Hugo Chavez and President Nicolas Maduro and the entire Bolivarian revolution have faced relentless US hostility and [...]

June 2nd, 2018|Comments Off on Statement by the International Secretary of the Workers Party of Ireland on Venezuela

The statement on the dangerous consequences of the US withdrawal from JCPoA agreement for world peace – 20 May 2018, Athens

We, the undersigned Communist and Workers parties condemn the decision of the Trump administration – in complete contravention of world public opinion – in taking the USA out of the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPoA) agreement with Iran, and the dangerous consequences this now has. The United States’ withdrawal on 8 May 2018 from [...]

May 30th, 2018|Comments Off on The statement on the dangerous consequences of the US withdrawal from JCPoA agreement for world peace – 20 May 2018, Athens

Belfast solidarity with Palestine

The Workers’ Party participated in a large rally in the centre of Belfast in solidarity with the Palestinian people.  The following address was made by Gerry Grainger, Director of International Affairs of the Workers’ Party of Ireland: “Last Monday, as Israel in a deplorable display of triumphalism, celebrated the Trump administration’s opening of the US [...]

May 20th, 2018|Comments Off on Belfast solidarity with Palestine

Statement of the Initiative of Communist & Workers’ Party on Karl Marx anniversary

‘’ The philosophers have only interpreted the world in various ways; the point, however, is to change it”. 200 years ago, οn May 5th 1818, in the city of Trier of Prussia, the great revolutionary Karl Marx was born. Marx had a decisive contribution to the foundation of the revolutionary worldview of the working class [...]

May 9th, 2018|Comments Off on Statement of the Initiative of Communist & Workers’ Party on Karl Marx anniversary

Calls for compulsory confiscation of church assets, schools and hospitals in wake of latest institutions scandal

Cllr. Éilis Ryan The Workers’ Party has called for the compulsory confiscation of assets from orders whose institutions contributed to the abuse of women, children and other vulnerable groups in the last century. Workers’ Party Dublin councillor Éilis Ryan said: “The time has for the kid gloves and niceties has long passed. The [...]

March 13th, 2017|Comments Off on Calls for compulsory confiscation of church assets, schools and hospitals in wake of latest institutions scandal

NTA favoritism for private bus operators sparks call for their abolition

Cllr. Éilis Ryan The National Transport Authority (NTA) has faced accusations of favoring privatisation of transport following its comments yesterday (28/2) that private operators can adequately cover all but one Bus Éireann Expressway routes currently facing closure. Speaking in reaction to the NTA’s comments, Cllr. Éilis Ryan (Workers’ Party, North Inner City) said: [...]

March 1st, 2017|Comments Off on NTA favoritism for private bus operators sparks call for their abolition

Financial Aspects of a Solution to the Irish Housing Crisis

To accompany Solidarity Housing, the Workers’ Party’s policy for 100% public mixed income housing, the Workers’ Party have launched a proposal for a public housing corporation, to fund and manage the scale of public housing required to tackle the housing crisis. The proposal would enable borrowing within EU rules, to fund long-term, large-scale building of [...]

December 9th, 2016|Comments Off on Financial Aspects of a Solution to the Irish Housing Crisis

Sale of O’Devaney Gardens amounts to ‘selling off the family silver’ according to new Workers’ Party housing finance policy

Cllr. Éilis Ryan The Workers’ Party has this morning launched its public housing finance policy, “Financial Aspects of a Solution to the Irish Housing Crisis”. The launch comes ahead of this afternoon’s city council vote on whether to sell O’Devaney Gardens – a 14 acre site of city council land formerly used for [...]

December 9th, 2016|Comments Off on Sale of O’Devaney Gardens amounts to ‘selling off the family silver’ according to new Workers’ Party housing finance policy

Dignam slams Dublin City Council’s report recommending 10% social housing for Ballymun

Jimmy Dignam, Workers' Party representative Dublin North West Workers’ Party Dublin North-West representative, Jimmy Dignam, has stated that DCC’s housing report on Ballymun is just a smokescreen for their ambition to only use the private market to build new homes.  Dignam stated: “DCC’s latest report essentially blames Ballymun’s regeneration issues on social housing and [...]

November 11th, 2016|Comments Off on Dignam slams Dublin City Council’s report recommending 10% social housing for Ballymun

Sinn Féin urged to publish legal advice ahead of vote to allow privatisation of O’Devaney Gardens land

Cllr. Éilis Ryan Workers’ Party argues legal advice contradicts unsupported claims by council officials that mixed income public housing goes against planning guidelines  Workers’ Party councillor Éilis Ryan has called on Sinn Féin to publish the legal advice they sought in August in relation to O’Devaney Gardens before pushing ahead with a motion [...]

September 19th, 2016|Comments Off on Sinn Féin urged to publish legal advice ahead of vote to allow privatisation of O’Devaney Gardens land