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Coughlan says government has given up on getting to grips with health

James Coughlan (Cork North Central) James Coughlan said that  Fine Gael had clearly given up on getting to grips with the crisis in our public hospitals and he accused the government of forgetting that it was responsible for the treatment of human beings not a theoretical crisis management exercise. James Coughlan, the Workers’ Party by-election [...]

November 20th, 2019|Comments Off on Coughlan says government has given up on getting to grips with health

Workers’ Party select Coughlan to contest Cork NC by-election

james Coughlan The Workers’ Party have selected James Coughlan as its candidate in the forthcoming Cork North Central by-election. James Coughlan  is a general operative employed in the Cleansing Department of Cork City Council. He is an active trade unionist and is Vice-Chairman of the Cork Local Authority Branch of SIPTU. James has lived on [...]

November 4th, 2019|Comments Off on Workers’ Party select Coughlan to contest Cork NC by-election

Workers Party condemn decision to close Cork Mail Centre

Axed: An Post's Cork Mail Centre at Little Island The Workers’ Party has condemned the decision of An Post to close the Cork Mail Centre at Little Island with the loss of 200 jobs Workers’ Party Cork City councillor Ted Tynan said the closure of the Little Island facility is directly the responsibility of the [...]

June 27th, 2019|Comments Off on Workers Party condemn decision to close Cork Mail Centre

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