International Affairs

Statement of the International Section of the Workers Party of Ireland on the visit of Fernando González Llort to Belfast and Dublin

Fernando González Llort, one of the heroic “Cuban Five”, the courageous Cuban citizens and revolutionary heroes unjustly arrested and convicted in a Federal Court in Miami, Florida, and subjected to long sentences of imprisonment, visited [...]

Elections in Turkey: Letter of solidarity from the Workers’ Party to the Communist Party of Turkey

23rd June 2018 Dear Comrades, The Workers Party of Ireland sends comradely greetings to the Communist Party of Turkey (TKP) and extends its best wishes, solidarity and support to the TKP. The WPI condemns the [...]

Statement of the International Section of the Workers Party of Ireland on the decision of Trinity College Dublin to award an honorary degree to Hillary Clinton

The Workers Party of Ireland condemns the decision of Trinity College Dublin to award an honorary degree to former US Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton, on 22nd June 2018. It is shameful that an [...]

Ireland should advocate independent investigation into shooting of Palestinian medic

Dublin paramedic calls for expulsion of Israeli ambassador, in solidarity with the murdered medic The Workers' Party have reiterated their call for the Israeli ambassador to be expelled from the country, in the wake of [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Workers’ Party condemn slaughter in Palestine

The Workers Party of Ireland condemns today’s murderous attacks on Palestinian civilians by the Israeli state. At present, sources suggest that at least 55 Palestinians have been killed and 2,400 wounded by Israeli forces, on [...]

Minister Coveney must condemn United States withdrawal from Iran nuclear agreement

Gavin Mendel-Gleason The Workers' Party have called on Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney to condemn the United States withdrawal from a nuclear agreement with Iran. The call comes following an announcement from [...]

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 [...]

Workers’ Party statement on the 200th anniversary of the birth of Karl Marx

On the 200th Anniversary of the birth of Karl Marx Statement by the International Section The Workers Party of Ireland   Karl Marx was born on 5th May 1818, in Trier in the Rhineland of Prussia and [...]

Workers’ Party hold Belfast rally in opposition to imperialist attacks on Syria

Workers' Party members outside Belfast City Hall this afternoon (Friday) in opposition to US/UK/French bombing of Syria.     Workers Party opposes imperialist attacks against Syria   The Workers Party of Ireland condemns [...]

Public Expenditure officials warned government against EU army 2% expenditure requirements

Cllr. Éilis Ryan The government received advice from senior officials in the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform (DPER) in March 2017 that raising its defense expenditure to 2%, as required under the [...]

Syria Air Strikes will strengthen the hand of jihadi extremists

Gavin Mendel-Gleason The Workers’ Party have condemned air strikes carried out by United States, French and British forces on Syria Friday night, saying they will only strengthen the hand of jihadi extremists who [...]

Statement by the Workers Party on the attacks against Syria

The Workers' Party of Ireland condemns last night’s missile attacks on Syria as an escalation of imperialist aggression in the region under the pretext of an unproven allegation concerning chemical weapons in eastern Ghouta. France [...]

Workers Party of Ireland contribution at European Communist Meeting in Brussels

European Communist Meeting Brussels, 11th April 2018 “Work in the working class and its labour movement, as a necessary prerequisite for a clash with the EU, the overthrow of capitalist barbarism and the construction of [...]

Workers’ Party statement on the ongoing right-wing coup in Brazil

The Workers’ Party of Ireland stands in solidarity with democratic, progressive and revolutionary forces and workers’ organisations in Brazil protesting against the order for the arrest of former President Luís Inácio Lula da Silva and [...]

Workers’ Party of Ireland International Affairs Dept greetings to German Communist Party (DKP

Head Office: 24a-25 Hill Street, Dublin 1, Ireland To: The International Department of the Central Committee, German Communist Party (DKP)) 28th February 2018 Dear comrades, The Workers Party of Ireland sends warm comradely greetings to [...]

Workers’ Party of Ireland solidarity to PAME on Greek General Strike

The International Section of the Workers' Party of Ireland has transmitted the following message of solidarity to the All Workers Militant Front (PAME) on the action for a General Strike in Greece on 12th January [...]

Decision to join PESCO is undemocratic and unjustifiable

Commitment on Ireland to increase military spending to €3 billion per annum by 2020 The Workers’ Party have called for a major mobilisation of public opinion against the government’s decision to sign Ireland up to [...]

Under no circumstances should Ireland join new EU military body PESCO

Seamus McDonagh The Workers’ Party has said that under no circumstances should Ireland become a member or associate of the new Permanent Structured Defence Cooperation body (PESCO). Seamus McDonagh, the Workers’ Party’s Meath [...]

WP of Ireland address to St. Petersburg meeting marking centenary of Great October Revolution

19th International Meeting of Communist and Workers Parties, St Petersburg 2-3 November 2017   “The 100th Anniversary of the Great October Socialist Revolution: The Ideals of the Communist Movement, Revitalising the Struggle against imperialist wars, [...]

ICWPE statement on 100th anniversary of the October Revolution

STATEMENT OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNIST INITIATIVE On the 100th anniversary of the October Revolution   The Initiative Communist Parties greet the working class, all working people of Europe on the occasion of the centennial of the [...]

Workers’ Party send solidarity to DKP ahead of German elections

DKP Election poster with slogan 1. Peace, 2. Work, 3. Solidarity The Workers' Party of Ireland has sent a message of warm fraternal greetings and solidarity to the Communist Party of Germany (Deutsche [...]

Workers Party condemns attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils and sends message to Spanish Communists

The Workers’ Party of Ireland condemns the murderous attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils which has caused 14 deaths and caused injuries to dozens of people and which has been claimed by ISIS/Daesh. The Workers’ Party [...]

STATEMENT ON THE CURRENT SITUATION ON THE KOREAN PENINSULA

WORKERS PARTY OF IRELAND STATEMENT ON THE CURRENT SITUATION ON THE KOREAN PENINSULA   US and South Korean forces practice invasion of DPRK in annual exercises involving more than half a million troops [...]

The Workers’ Party to protest US interference in Venezuela

US interference in Venezuelan elections and threats of intervention and sanctions unacceptable according to The Workers' Party. The Workers' Party have warned that the United States is embarking on dangerous and destabilising actions in Venezuela. [...]

Workers’ Party criticises media coverage of Venezuelan elections

The Irish media have today come under attack for what has been termed "dishonest, biased and unprofessional reporting" of the past days' elections in Venezuela. Gavin Mendel-Gleason, Workers' Party representative for Dublin North West, said: [...]

Workers Party of Ireland statement on Palestine

Workers’ Party of Ireland statement on Palestine Palestine The Workers Party has a long history of support for and solidarity with the Palestinian people and our Party was very actively involved, for example, in the [...]

Tudeh Party of Iran condemn Trump agenda in Persian Gulf & Middle East

A message from our Tudeh Party of Iran comrades The adventurist policies of the United States and the regional reaction are serious threats to the national sovereignty of Iran and the struggle of the patriotic [...]

Message solidarity and support to PAME on occasion of General Strike & Rallies,

PAME protest in Athens today (17.05.2017) The Workers' Party has sent the following message to PAME, the Greek All Workers Militant Front on the occasion of the Greek General Strike organised by PAME [...]

Blair’s true politics laid bare by his appearance at Conservative EPP conference in Wicklow

The Workers’ Party has condemned the visit today (Thursday) by former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair to the conference of the European People’s Party (EPP) in Wicklow, the European parliamentary party of which Fine Gael [...]

9th May, 72 years after the Great Anti-fascist Victory of the Peoples

Sovet soldiers fly the Red Flag over Berlin on the occasion of the defeat of fascism, May 1945 Contribution by the Workers Party of Ireland to internationalist meeting in Berlin From September 1939 [...]

Government must come clean on whether it supported Saudi bid for UN women’s commission seat

The Workers’ Party has said that the government must come clean on whether it supported Saudi Arabia’s successful bid for a seat on the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. Dublin Workers’ Party [...]

Solidarity with the struggle of oil workers in Kazakhstan

Kazakh oil workers (Photo via World Federation of Trade Unions) In Kazakhstan, gross violations of trade union and labor rights, and repression of trade union activists continue. We all remember the bloody events [...]

Workers’ Party of Ireland solidarity message to the Iraqi Communist Party

Dear Comrades, The Workers Party of Ireland extends its solidarity to the Iraqi Communist Party and condemns the vicious and cowardly attack on the headquarters of the district committee of the Iraqi Communist Party in [...]

Workers’ Party send message to CP of Greece (KKE) on start of 20th Congress

The Workers' Party has sent the following message of greetings and solidarity to the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) to mark the opening of the KKE's 20th Congress in Athens today (March 30th) GREETINGS FROM [...]

Workers’ Party to open Book of Condolences for Fidel in Cork after Mayor refuses to

Fidel Castro (1926-2016) Workers’ Party to open Book of Condolences for Fidel Castro in Cork Cllr. Ted Tynan expresses disappointed that Cork’s Lord Mayor did not do so The Workers’ Party in Cork [...]

Lily Kerr, Workers’ Party of Ireland addresses major women’s seminar in Athens

        Contribution from Lily Kerr, Workers Party Ireland, to Communist Party of Greece (KKE) Seminar, Athens, 10th November 2016   Comrades and Sisters, I bring greetings and solidarity from my comrades and [...]

Workers’ Party address to meeting of Communist & Workers’ Parties at Hanoi

Delegates to 18th meeting of IMCWP, Hanoi, Vietnam, October 2016   Contribution by the Workers’ Party of Ireland to the 18th International Meeting of Communist and Workers’ Parties   (Hanoi, October 27-30, 2016) [...]