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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

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