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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

Workers’ Party brand Construction Industry Federation (CIF) calls to scrap apartment parking spaces as absurd

Workers’ Party representative for Dublin North West Gavin Mendel-Gleason was responding to claims by CIF Director General Tom Parlon that parking spaces in apartment complexes could cost developers up to €100,000 each to build - and should no longer be mandatory. Mendel-Gleason said: ‘The Workers’ Party has a costed policy for universal cost rental housing, [...]

September 13th, 2017|Comments Off on Workers’ Party brand Construction Industry Federation (CIF) calls to scrap apartment parking spaces as absurd

1976-1977 Commemoration

The following oration was delivered by Austin Kelly, North Belfast branch, on Sunday 3rd September at the Workers' Party Commemoration at Milltown Cemetery for our members and supporters who lost their lives in 1976 and 1977. Austin Kelly delivers the oration Oration, Workers' Party Commemoration, Sunday, 3rd September 2017 Comrades and Friends, We [...]

September 5th, 2017|Comments Off on 1976-1977 Commemoration