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Palestine at crisis level with COVID yet vaccine only available for Israel

A recent report has stated that Germany has guaranteed Israel inclusion in the EU Covid-19 vaccination deal. The commitment was made by both the German Foreign Minister and Health Minster to the Israeli Foreign Minster in what has been coined a ‘continuation of the country’s special relationship’. It is believed that Germany pushed for Israel [...]

December 9th, 2020|Comments Off on Palestine at crisis level with COVID yet vaccine only available for Israel

Dublin City Council to acquire through compulsory purchase order five purpose-built student complexes

The Workers’ Party have called for Dublin City Council to acquire through a Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) five purpose-built student complexes and use these buildings to provide public student accommodation.  Operating under the brand Uninest, the five facilities were recently granted a change-of-use application by DCC to let 1,600 student accommodation beds until May 31st [...]

December 7th, 2020|Comments Off on Dublin City Council to acquire through compulsory purchase order five purpose-built student complexes

Government betray student nurses

Dublin Central Workers' Party representative Éilis Ryan has described the government decision not to pay student nurses as "despicable. "Ryan said:"The decision by the government not to pay student nurses shows the true level of contempt that they hold frontline workers in. She continued: "In the midst of a pandemic, these student nurses, like all [...]

December 6th, 2020|Comments Off on Government betray student nurses

State must not foot the bill of tackling slum landlords and overcrowding

Workers Party representative for Dublin Central, Éilis Ryan, has blasted the Government’s response to this week’s RTE Investigates programme, which shed light on the scandalous overcrowded conditions in Dublin’s private rental sector. Ryan is calling for meaningful action on the issue that would see private landlords who profit from overcrowding in their properties assume responsibility. [...]

December 6th, 2020|Comments Off on State must not foot the bill of tackling slum landlords and overcrowding

The Workers’ Party condemn British Government refusal of Pat Finucane inquiry

The Workers’ Party have strongly condemned last night’s decision by the British Government to reject a public inquiry into the murder of Pat Finucane. Speaking on the subject, Workers’ Party representative for North Belfast Chris Bailie said ‘It is clear that this decision has been taken to avoid uncovering the scale of British state collusion [...]

December 1st, 2020|Comments Off on The Workers’ Party condemn British Government refusal of Pat Finucane inquiry

The Workers’ Party of Ireland condemns Slovakian anti-communist law

The Slovakian parliament has recently passed an anti-communist amendment which was put forward by their right-wing conservative coalition government. The amendment declares the Czechoslovak Communist Party and the now Communist Party of Slovakia as ‘criminal and reprehensible organisations’. This is an addition to the 1996 anti-communist law already in place declaring the ‘immorality and illegality [...]

November 26th, 2020|Comments Off on The Workers’ Party of Ireland condemns Slovakian anti-communist law

The Workers’ Party of Ireland greeting to the XXI Congress of the Portuguese Communist Party

Dear Comrades, The Workers' Party of Ireland sends its fraternal greetings to the Portuguese Communist Party on the occasion of your XXIst Congress. The PCP occupies a critical place in the resistance to capitalism and the development of a working class alternative guided by Marxist theory.  Given the common pressures arising from modern capitalism and [...]

November 26th, 2020|Comments Off on The Workers’ Party of Ireland greeting to the XXI Congress of the Portuguese Communist Party

CO-LIVING PLAN MUST BE ENACTED IN PRACTICE

The Workers’ Party is calling on An Bord Pleanála to overturn a change-of-use permission to facilitate co-living recently granted to corporate landlord Uninest, following the decision taken by the Housing Minister to restrict future co-living applications. Operating under the brand Uninest, the five facilities were recently granted a change-of-use application by DCC to let 1,600 [...]

November 25th, 2020|Comments Off on CO-LIVING PLAN MUST BE ENACTED IN PRACTICE

Tribute to Margaret O’Leary from the Workers’ Party Ard Comhairle

Margaret O’Leary who died suddenly yesterday morning (Tuesday 17th November) was a loyal and dedicated member of the Republican Movement and the Workers’ Party for over fifty years. Margaret, born in February 1947, was the second oldest of four children. Her brother Jer was eighteen months older than her, while her brother Denis and sister [...]

November 18th, 2020|Comments Off on Tribute to Margaret O’Leary from the Workers’ Party Ard Comhairle

EU vote to extend sanctions

The European Union have voted to extend sanctions against Venezuela for another year beginning today, 13 November. The European Union are once again slavishly following the aggressive US foreign policy to force regime change and in the process cause misery for the civilian population. The European Union have cited ‘human rights violations, undermining of democracy [...]

November 16th, 2020|Comments Off on EU vote to extend sanctions