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Light rail for Cork an election stunt says Coffey

Catherine Coffey, Workers’ Party candidate for Cork City North West said that there was no faith in the present government’s ability to deliver a light rail service to Cork city when it   cannot provide adequate numbers of modern vehicles for the existing bus service. Photoshopping a Dublin Luas tram into Washington Street does not make [...]

May 14th, 2019|Comments Off on Light rail for Cork an election stunt says Coffey

Message of support from Turkish Communist Party

The Workers' Party has received the following message of support from the Communist Party of Turkey Dear comrades, On behalf of the Communist Party of Turkey, we would like to address our support to the Workers' Party of Ireland in the EU Parliament Elections that will take place on May 26th. As one of the [...]

May 13th, 2019|Comments Off on Message of support from Turkish Communist Party

Solidarity with Cuba on US attempts to implement Title III of the Helms Burton Act

The Workers Party of Ireland condemns the recent declaration by the US government announcing severe economic sanctions against Cuba. After the Cuban Revolution the US National Security Council (NSC) considered means to overthrow the Revolution and to reverse its gains, including terrorism against Cuba and its citizens and economic, commercial, and financial restrictions on the [...]

April 29th, 2019|Comments Off on Solidarity with Cuba on US attempts to implement Title III of the Helms Burton Act

Solidarity message to the Communist Party of the Workers of Spain

SOLIDARITY MESSAGE FROM THE WORKERS PARTY OF IRELAND TO THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF THE WORKERS OF SPAIN FOR THE SPANISH GENERAL ELECTION Dear comrades, The Workers Party of Ireland sends warm comradely greetings and solidarity to the Communist Party of the Workers of Spain (PCTE) and wishes the PCTE success in the general election taking [...]

April 29th, 2019|Comments Off on Solidarity message to the Communist Party of the Workers of Spain

Bodenstown Oration 1973

The following oration was given by Sinn Féin (Official) Ard Comhairle member Billy McMillen at the Party's Wolfe Tone commemoration in June 1973, in the early stages of the party's transition from Sinn Féin to the Workers' Party. Bodenstown Oration 1973 A Chomrádaithe, “It is well to remember that nations which submit to conquest or [...]

April 27th, 2019|Comments Off on Bodenstown Oration 1973

Belfast Easter Oration 2019

The following speech was delivered by Chris Bailie at the Workers' Party Easter Commemoration in Milltown Cemetery, Belfast. Comrades, Friends, We assemble here, as we do each year, to commemorate the 1916 Easter Rising and to commemorate our many comrades whose sacrifices allowed us to build the Workers Party. On Easter Monday 1916, the Proclamation, [...]

April 26th, 2019|Comments Off on Belfast Easter Oration 2019

Workers’ Party solidarity message to CP of Sri Lanka

The Workers' Party of Ireland has sent the following message of solidarity to the Communist Party and people of Sri Lanka following Sunday's horrific bombing. To: Central Committee, Communist Party of Sri-Lanka Dear comrades, The Workers Party of Ireland extends its solidarity to the Communist Party and the people of Sri-Lanka and condemns the vicious [...]

April 23rd, 2019|Comments Off on Workers’ Party solidarity message to CP of Sri Lanka

Too many questions left unanswered by Bessborough report

The Workers’ Party have said that too many questions have been left unanswered in the report into infant deaths at the former Mother and Baby Home at Bessborough and that only a thorough and no-holds-barred investigation would bring closure to the survivors and all affected by the revelations. Cllr. Ted Tynan with Catherine Coffey Cork [...]

April 20th, 2019|Comments Off on Too many questions left unanswered by Bessborough report

One in Six live in poverty, yet Victorian attitudes prevail

The revelation that 760,000 people, one sixth of the Republic of Ireland’s population, are living in poverty will surprise only those who have never experienced poverty, according to the Workers’ Party Catherine Coffey Cork City North West Workers’ Party candidate Catherine Coffey said that the latest statistics laid bare by Social Justice Ireland only show [...]

April 15th, 2019|Comments Off on One in Six live in poverty, yet Victorian attitudes prevail

Solidarity message to CPI(M) on occasion of India’s general election

The Workers Party of Ireland sends warm comradely greetings to the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and extends its best wishes and solidarity to the CPIM for the 2019 Indian general election for the 17th Lok Sabha. This is a crucial election at a time of increasing threat to the secular state and growing communal [...]

April 15th, 2019|Comments Off on Solidarity message to CPI(M) on occasion of India’s general election