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The recent increase in tension in Eastern Europe and the potential for catastrophic conflict.

The purpose of NATO is to keep the US in, the Russians out, and the Germans down. The ongoing and escalating tension regarding NATO’s expansion has the potential to ignite a destructive conflict which even if it avoids escalation into nuclear catastrophe would nevertheless cause untold suffering on the continent. In recent weeks, the situation [...]

January 25th, 2022|Comments Off on The recent increase in tension in Eastern Europe and the potential for catastrophic conflict.

NI Executive must provide real guidance for schools and teachers

As teachers unions describe the situation for schools in the north as ‘dire’ it is vital that the Minister for Education ensures that the roll out of air infiltration units is completed quickly and efficiently according to Gemma Weir, Workers’ Party Castle DEA. “We are in a situation where some schools have windows painted shut [...]

January 8th, 2022|Comments Off on NI Executive must provide real guidance for schools and teachers

Fuel allowance falls short in tackling real problem of fuel poverty

While we welcome the extra fuel allowance offered by the Department of Communities it falls far short of what is required according to Gemma Weir, Workers’ Party Castle DEA. “The scheme provides a one off payment of up to £100 worth of Gas, electricity or oil to approximately 20,000 households across the north and while [...]

January 8th, 2022|Comments Off on Fuel allowance falls short in tackling real problem of fuel poverty

Nuclear energy is the only option to avoid climate disaster

A number of Irish MEPs have voiced their opposition to an EU proposal to classify nuclear energy investments as sustainable. This is a strange position for people who claim to be concerned about climate change, given that nuclear energy has both the lowest carbon emissions and the best safety record of all available energy sources [...]

January 8th, 2022|Comments Off on Nuclear energy is the only option to avoid climate disaster

ICHH & NORTH INNER CITY VACANT SEAT: DCC MUST SHOW SOME POLITICAL COURAGE!

Following the decision of councillors at tonight’s monthly Council meeting of Dublin City Council to once again defer a vote to replace the late Councillor Anthony Flynn, the Workers’ Party has blasted DCC councillors for a lack of political courage on the issue and for continuing to deny the people of North Inner City representation.  [...]

December 6th, 2021|Comments Off on ICHH & NORTH INNER CITY VACANT SEAT: DCC MUST SHOW SOME POLITICAL COURAGE!

WORKERS’ PARTY BECOME FIRST IRISH PARTY TO BACK NUCLEAR ENERGY

The Workers' Party are the first party on the island of Ireland to endorse the development of nuclear energy in Ireland. The decision was taken at our recent Ard Fheis in Dublin, following two years of internal party discussion and debate on the issue. Speaking on the matter, party representative Garrett Greene said: "The vote [...]

November 29th, 2021|Comments Off on WORKERS’ PARTY BECOME FIRST IRISH PARTY TO BACK NUCLEAR ENERGY

Workers’ Party Ard Fheis 2021 Presidential address by Michael McCorry

Comrades and friends,  It is a great honour to be chosen as party president. I thank you all for your trust in me to take on this important role.  We have had a successful day today. It has been great to see everyone engaged in debate, focused for the future, determined to build our party [...]

November 26th, 2021|Comments Off on Workers’ Party Ard Fheis 2021 Presidential address by Michael McCorry

National Transport Authority Strategy falls far short of what is needed

Workers’ Party representatives across the country have reacted angrily to the review of the National Transport Authority strategy stating that it delivers absolutely nothing for workers. David Gardiner - Workers' Party Palmerstown-Fonthill said: “The announcement that no metro lines are to be developed for either the south or west of Dublin is ludicrous. In addition [...]

November 9th, 2021|Comments Off on National Transport Authority Strategy falls far short of what is needed

Socialism and democratic planning only solution to climate crisis

Warnings that failure to deal with the climate emergency will reverse decades of progress in poverty alleviation, lead to increasing conflicts and create tens of millions of climate refugees as the earth becomes inhabitable are stark. COP26 has focused on the major economies of the word but decarbonisation is impossible without real engagement with less [...]

November 8th, 2021|Comments Off on Socialism and democratic planning only solution to climate crisis

Joined up approached to health only way to tackle pressures on healthcare

As emergency departments across the north warn of possible closures due to extreme pressures it is time for the health committee to take action, invest in our NHS and implement a strategy that will ensure the best outcomes possible for patients and staff, according to the Workers' Party. Gemma Weir, Workers’ Party representative of Castle [...]

November 3rd, 2021|Comments Off on Joined up approached to health only way to tackle pressures on healthcare