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Discovery of heroin kits raises concern in Cork

Cork City North West Workers’ Party candidate Catherine Coffey has expressed concern after the discovery of a number of both opened and unopend heroin treatment kits across the Northside of the city. Heroin injection kit found on Cork footpath Catherine Coffey said that she had found an unopened heroin treatment  in her own area while [...]

April 1st, 2019|Comments Off on Discovery of heroin kits raises concern in Cork

Damage at Bessboro disgraceful says Catherine Coffey

Catherine Coffey, Cork Workers’ Party activist and survivor of a Mother & Baby home today visited the site of the former Bessboro Mother & Baby Home at Blackrock in Cork to view the damage done to the building known as the Bessboro Folly and the surrounding site. Accompanied by two other survivors, Ms. Coffey found [...]

March 15th, 2019|Comments Off on Damage at Bessboro disgraceful says Catherine Coffey

Workers Party demand Bessboro be treated as crime scene

The Workers’ Party has called on the government to immediately take over the burial grounds of the former Bessboro Mother & Baby home in Blackrock on the Southside of Cork city. Workers’ Party Cork Councillor Ted Tynan said that following the partial demolition of the old building known as Bessboro folly over last weekend on [...]

March 13th, 2019|Comments Off on Workers Party demand Bessboro be treated as crime scene

Glanmire recycling fire: Tynan calls for stricter regulation

The Workers’ Party in Cork have expressed serious concern at last night’s (Friday) major fire at a recycling centre near Glanmire which was attended by 11 units of Cork city and county fire brigade. Blazing roof of Greenstar recycling facility, Glanmire. Pic: Cork County Fire Service Councillor Ted Tynan said that there was a very [...]

February 23rd, 2019|Comments Off on Glanmire recycling fire: Tynan calls for stricter regulation

Message from the Sudanese Communist Party

Comrade Fathi Alfadl, member of the Political Bureau of the Sudanese Communist Party and its official spokesman, was released on 14th February 2019 after spending 5 weeks in detention following his arrest by the security forces of the dictatorial regime. He has sent the following message from Khartoum, to all fraternal parties and friendly organizations [...]

February 21st, 2019|Comments Off on Message from the Sudanese Communist Party

Workers’ Party solidarity with the Communist Party of Poland

             Letter of solidarity with the Communist Party of Poland Dear comrades, Congratulations on your recent victory when the regional court in Dąbrowa Górnicza acquitted the members of the editorial board of the Communist Party of Poland magazine “Brzask” and the website of the Communist Party of Poland of charges of “promoting a totalitarian system”. [...]

February 14th, 2019|Comments Off on Workers’ Party solidarity with the Communist Party of Poland

Workers Party welcome rejection of Cork waste facility

Cork Northwest Workers’ Party representative Catherine Coffey has welcomed the decision of Bórd Pleanála to refuse planning permission for a new waste facility at Churchfield. Ms. Coffey said that the rejection of planning at the site was a clear recognition that the site was not suitable for a waste facility and she felt that if [...]

February 13th, 2019|Comments Off on Workers Party welcome rejection of Cork waste facility

New Workers’ Party candidate selected for Cork City North West

A new candidate has been chosen by the Workers’ Party to contest the extended Cork City North West ward in May’s local elections. Catherine Coffey Catherine Coffey , a high profile volunteer worker and community activist, was  selected by the party at a convention in the constituency last week. Following her selection Catherine [...]

January 21st, 2019|Comments Off on New Workers’ Party candidate selected for Cork City North West

New Year Greetings from the Workers Party of Ireland to International Communist and Workers’ Parties

Dear Comrades, The Workers Party of Ireland sends comradely greetings and best wishes for 2019 to communist and workers’ parties throughout the world. Capitalism continues to condemn millions to poverty, unemployment, homelessness, inequality, oppression, exploitation, hunger and disease. Imperialism, the highest stage of capitalism, with its specific features, including the concentration of production into monopolies [...]

January 4th, 2019|Comments Off on New Year Greetings from the Workers Party of Ireland to International Communist and Workers’ Parties

NAMA Land banks should be given to local authorities with funds for public housing construction

The Workers’ Party has called for major NAMA owned land banks suitable for housing to be given to local authorities along with funding for the construction of public housing. Cllr. Ted Tynan (WP) Workers’ Party Cork City Councillor, Ted Tynan,  said that the sale of 43 acres of prime housing land near Douglas [...]

January 4th, 2019|Comments Off on NAMA Land banks should be given to local authorities with funds for public housing construction