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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

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