­

About Eilis Ryan

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Eilis Ryan has created 239 blog entries.

Owen Keegan must put Dublin land sell-off proposals to a public referendum

The Workers' Party have called for Dublin City Council CEO Owen Keegan to hold a local Dublin referendum on his proposals to sell off public land. Dublin City Council will tomorrow (Monday) debate proposals under which €100 million of public land - deemed 'unsuitable' for public housing - would be sold off by the city [...]

January 5th, 2020|Comments Off on Owen Keegan must put Dublin land sell-off proposals to a public referendum

Irish Water criticised for failure to act to prevent Leixlip plant contamination

David Gardiner (Workers' Party) has criticised Irish Water for its "failure to act" on information it received which led to the country's largest-scale water contamination warning. Gardiner said; "In 2014, it became apparent to Irish Water that failing filters in their Leixlip treatment facility, which serves over 600,000 people, were at risk of allowing bacteria [...]

January 5th, 2020|Comments Off on Irish Water criticised for failure to act to prevent Leixlip plant contamination

US Iran attack leads to fresh calls for an end to US troops in Shannon

The Workers' Party has condemned the US air raid at Baghdad airport which killed Qassem Soleimani, head of Iran’s elite Quds force and Abu Mahdi Al-Muhandis, the Deputy Commander of Iran backed militias, the Popular Mobilisation Forces (PMF). The Pentagon confirmed via a two page statement that the order came “at the direction of the [...]

January 3rd, 2020|Comments Off on US Iran attack leads to fresh calls for an end to US troops in Shannon

Campaigners deliver 3,826 postcards to Minister Eoghan Murphy

Campaigners from the Workers' Party today (Friday) delivered 3,826 Christmas postcards to Minister Eoghan Murphy - one for each child who will spend this Christmas without a home.  Cllr. Ted Tynan, a city councillor with the Party on Cork City Council, said: "We collected the signatures to these postcards on the streets of Cork, with people [...]

December 20th, 2019|Comments Off on Campaigners deliver 3,826 postcards to Minister Eoghan Murphy

Investment in public transport must be key priority says Workers’ Party candidate

James Coughlan, the Workers’ Party by-election candidate in Cork North Central has said investment in expanding public transport is key in reducing carbon emissions and increasing connectivity across the city and surrounding areas. Coughlan said that at present there was far too much emphasis on electric cars which were not as environmentally friendly as portrayed, [...]

November 27th, 2019|Comments Off on Investment in public transport must be key priority says Workers’ Party candidate

Workers’ Party Dublin Mid West candidate hits out at proposed cuts to local fire services

David Gardiner, Tallaght fire fighter and Workers’ Party candidate in the Dublin Mid West by-election, has hit out at proposed cuts to fire services in the West of the city. Gardiner was speaking on foot of new documents shown to him which reveal plans to reduce staffing levels across the city’s fire services, and signal [...]

November 27th, 2019|Comments Off on Workers’ Party Dublin Mid West candidate hits out at proposed cuts to local fire services

Contribution of the Workers’ Party of Ireland to the 21st International Meeting of Communist & Workers Parties

Izmir, Turkey, 18-20 October 2019 “100th Anniversary of the Founding of the Communist International – The fight for peace and socialism continues!” Dear Comrades, The Workers Party of Ireland extends greetings to the parties present in Izmir, Turkey, for the 21st International Meeting of Communist and Workers Parties and extends its thanks to the Communist [...]

November 19th, 2019|Comments Off on Contribution of the Workers’ Party of Ireland to the 21st International Meeting of Communist & Workers Parties

Solidarity Message from the Workers’ Party of Ireland to the Workers’ Party of Bangladesh

Dear Comrades, The Workers Party of Ireland sends warm comradely greetings to the Workers Party of Bangladesh and extends its best wishes and solidarity to the WPB on the occasion of its Tenth Congress taking place in Dhaka, Bangladesh from 2-5 November 2019. The 10th Congress is being held at a time when the people [...]

November 19th, 2019|Comments Off on Solidarity Message from the Workers’ Party of Ireland to the Workers’ Party of Bangladesh

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 and wishes the PCTE success in the general election taking place in Spain on Sunday, 10th November 2019 in a repeat of the general election of April 2019. In the April Election the [...]

November 19th, 2019|Comments Off on Solidarity Message from the Workers’ Party of Ireland to the Communist Party of the Workers of Spain for the Spanish General Election

Solidarity Message from the Workers’ Party of Ireland to the Bolivian People

The Workers Party of Ireland unreservedly condemns the military coup in Bolivia and the ouster of the democratically elected President, Evo Morales, with the connivance and support of US imperialism and its proxies in the region. These actions are part of a strategy by imperialism across Latin America to reverse the gains and achievements of [...]

November 19th, 2019|Comments Off on Solidarity Message from the Workers’ Party of Ireland to the Bolivian People