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Workers’ Party calls for full-time library service for Palmerstown

Workers’ Party representative David Gardiner, while welcoming the Saturday opening hours currently being piloted in Palmerstown Library Digital Hub, has called on South Dublin County Council to provide a full-time library service for the area. Gardiner said: “Palmerstown has a population of over 11,000 people, with four new housing developments either underway or proposed. As [...]

May 18th, 2022|Comments Off on Workers’ Party calls for full-time library service for Palmerstown

Kranthi May Day Speech 2022

Challenges facing the working class during the coronavirus period Speech by Claire O'Connor to the Kranthi May Day Commemoration, 15th May 2022 Good afternoon comrades, I am very glad to have been invited to speak here today on behalf of the Workers' Party. I would like to particularly thank Kranthi and everyone involved in organising [...]

May 15th, 2022|Comments Off on Kranthi May Day Speech 2022

As average rent in west Dublin increases by 11%, public housing is the solution

As figures rise nationally, west Dublin has been hit by an 11% average increase in rent, something which can only be solved by public housing, according to David Gardiner, Workers' Party representative for Palmerstown-Fonthill. Gardiner said: "The average monthly rental cost in west Dublin now stands at €1,926. When you take into consideration the rising [...]

February 9th, 2022|Comments Off on As average rent in west Dublin increases by 11%, public housing is the solution

2022 New Year Message from the Party President

Michael McCorry, President of the Workers' Party of Ireland On behalf of the Workers’ Party, the Ard Comhairle and Uachtarán Michael McCorry would like to extend New Year’s greetings to all Party members, their families and to our friends and supporters both at home and abroad. We would also like to take this opportunity to [...]

January 1st, 2022|Comments Off on 2022 New Year Message from the Party President

100th Anniversary of the PCE

On the centenary of its foundation we have sent the following greetings to the Communist Party of Spain: Comrades: On the centenary of the foundation of the Communist Party of Spain, please accept warm congratulations from the Workers' Party of Ireland. We are proud of our fraternal association with you in the broad alliance of [...]

November 14th, 2021|Comments Off on 100th Anniversary of the PCE

Solidarity with Cuba – no to US destabilisation attempts

The United States continue with their attempts to undermine the Cuban Revolution. Planned counter revolutionary protests for 15th November are nothing more than a propaganda exercise designed to discredit and spread misleading and false information that the government does not have the full support and confidence of the majority of the people. The enemies of [...]

November 8th, 2021|Comments Off on Solidarity with Cuba – no to US destabilisation attempts

Solidarity to the FSLN

On the day of the Nicaraguan elections the Workers’ Party send our solidarity to the FSLN. In 1979 the FSLN overthrew Anastasio Somoza DeBayle which ended the Somoza dynasty, and established a revolutionary government in its place.The FSLN introdiced a policy of mass literacy and devoted significant resources to health care. The US-backed group right-wing [...]

November 7th, 2021|Comments Off on Solidarity to the FSLN

Understaffing in Dublin Fire Brigade puts us all at risk, says Dublin firefighter

A Workers' Party representative has called for an increase in recruitment to Dublin Fire Brigade after a number of fire engines were unused on Halloween night due to understaffing. David Gardiner is a firefighter, trade unionist and the Workers' Party representative in Palmerstown-Fonthill. He said: "Understaffing in Dublin Fire Brigade puts extra pressure and stress [...]

November 1st, 2021|Comments Off on Understaffing in Dublin Fire Brigade puts us all at risk, says Dublin firefighter

Needs of the homeless must be central to Inner City Helping Homeless liquidation process says WP

The Workers’ Party has called for Dublin City Council to seek to have a Committee of Inspection appointed to oversee the liquidation of Inner City Helping Homeless (ICHH) to ensure the needs of homeless people are central to the process. WP Dublin Central representative, Claire O’Connor, said: “The High Court today (1st November) appointed a [...]

November 1st, 2021|Comments Off on Needs of the homeless must be central to Inner City Helping Homeless liquidation process says WP

A World Still to Win – Trade Union Recognition Pamphlet

A World Still to Win: Union Recognition - A Constitutional and Human Right is a new pamphlet available from the Workers' Party, authored by Dr. Daryl D'Art. The pamphlet traces the history of trade union recognition in Ireland and places it in an international context. It examines the potential obstacles to statutory union recognition in [...]

October 14th, 2021|Comments Off on A World Still to Win – Trade Union Recognition Pamphlet