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Workers’ Party oration at Wolfe Tone Commemoration, Bodenstown 2018

The following oration was delivered at the Workers' Party's annual Wolfe Tone Commemoration by Gavin Mendel-Gleason, Workers' Party Ard Comhairle member, Director of Research, and Party representative in Dublin North-West. Gavin Mendel-Gleason delivering the main oration. Comrades and Friends, We gather here today at the grave of Wolfe Tone to honour the sacrifice [...]

June 24th, 2018|Comments Off on Workers’ Party oration at Wolfe Tone Commemoration, Bodenstown 2018

Statement on the 150th anniversary of the birth of James Connolly

5th June 2018 marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of James Connolly, in Cowgate in Edinburgh. During his lifetime, Connolly would play an important role in the development of Marxist organisations in Scotland, Ireland and the United States, and make an immense contribution to Marxist theory through his theoretical and other works, including his [...]

June 4th, 2018|Comments Off on Statement on the 150th anniversary of the birth of James Connolly

Declaração do Partido dos Trabalhadores da Irlanda sobre o atual golpe de direita no Brasil

O Partido dos Trabalhadores da Irlanda (Workers’ Party of Ireland) se solidariza com as forças democráticas, progressistas e revolucionárias e organizações de trabalhadores no Brasil, protestando contra a ordem de prisão do ex-presidente Luís Inácio Lula da Silva e em defesa de seus direitos contra o ataque desencadeado pelo imperialismo e a classe capitalista brasileira. [...]

April 13th, 2018|Comments Off on Declaração do Partido dos Trabalhadores da Irlanda sobre o atual golpe de direita no Brasil

Workers’ Party speech marking the 102nd anniversary of the Easter Rising

The Workers’ Party Easter Oration, Sunday 1st April 2018 The following speech was delivered at Workers' Party commemorations in Dublin, Cork and Waterford. Welcome Comrades and Friends, We stand here today on the 102nd anniversary of the Easter Rising - that momentous event in Irish history, when the brave men and women who fought in [...]

April 1st, 2018|Comments Off on Workers’ Party speech marking the 102nd anniversary of the Easter Rising

Tribute to May Mac Giolla by Workers’ Party President Michael Donnelly

Personal tribute to May Mac Giolla by Workers' Party President Michael Donnelly Workers' Party President Michael Donnelly I first met May many years ago back in the early 1970’s through her husband Tomás , when I was then a delegate from the North West Region of the Party representing Derry & Strabane at [...]

March 31st, 2018|Comments Off on Tribute to May Mac Giolla by Workers’ Party President Michael Donnelly

Tribute to Friend and Comrade Mhaire Bhean Mhic Giolla

Tribute to Friend and Comrade Mhaire Bhean Mhic Giolla by Sean Garland, National Treasurer The Workers' Party of Ireland Thursday 29th March 2018 Comrades May Mac Giolla, Tomas Mac Giolla and Sean Garland Carmel, Danny, Comrades, Friends and Members of Maire Bhean’s extended family. On this sad occasion we will pay a grateful [...]

March 31st, 2018|Comments Off on Tribute to Friend and Comrade Mhaire Bhean Mhic Giolla

Workers’ Party TCD endorses escalation of action by ‘Take Back Trinity’ campaign 

The Workers' Party society based in Trinity College Dublin have endorsed plans to escalate action by the 'Take Back Trinity' campaign against new repeat examination fees, and other fee increases.  Secretary of the Workers' Party TCD, Josh Brady, said: "The people running Trinity know there's money to be made on this campus - from tourists, [...]

March 13th, 2018|Comments Off on Workers’ Party TCD endorses escalation of action by ‘Take Back Trinity’ campaign 

Joint Call of Communist Youth Organizations for the Day of Common Action and of Solidarity towards the Palestinian People

We denounce to the young people, to the peoples of the entire world, the ongoing crime of US-NATO-Israel against the Palestinian people. The US decision to declare Jerusalem as "the capital of Israel" and to relocate there their embassy from Tel Aviv, as well as the EU's unchanging stance, which equates the "perpetrator" with the [...]

March 12th, 2018|Comments Off on Joint Call of Communist Youth Organizations for the Day of Common Action and of Solidarity towards the Palestinian People

Workers’ Party set the record straight in response to bizarre and fabricated housing claims by Ballymun Sinn Féin Councillor Noeleen Reilly

Gavin Mendel-Gleason Reilly’s claims in social media post about the Workers’ Party’s attitude to O’Cualann Housing development in Ballymun are ‘totally fabricated’ says Ballymun Workers’ Party representative Gavin Mendel-Gleason Mendel-Gleason stated: ‘My attention was brought to a post on Facebook by Ballymun Sinn Féin Councillor Reilly in which she claimed that the Workers’ [...]

January 11th, 2018|Comments Off on Workers’ Party set the record straight in response to bizarre and fabricated housing claims by Ballymun Sinn Féin Councillor Noeleen Reilly

Thomas Russell Commemoration

The Workers' Party held a commemoration for Thomas Russell, co-founder of the United Irishmen, on Saturday 21st October at the Church of Ireland graveyard in Downpatrick.  Below is the speech delivered by Gemma Weir, North Belfast branch. The Ireland into which Thomas Russell was born in 1767 was in very many ways a different country from [...]

October 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Thomas Russell Commemoration