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PTSB blocks banking transaction for mentioning “Cuba”

The Workers’ Party has led criticisms of Permanent TSB for implementing United States legislation which for decades has imposed an economic embargo on trade and travel between the United States and Cuba. The Party says it had restrictions placed on its bank transactions by PTSB last week, because the bank transfer - between two Irish [...]

August 18th, 2019|Comments Off on PTSB blocks banking transaction for mentioning “Cuba”

Irish Ferries must scrap “Car Only” ferry crossings to help tackle climate crisis

The Workers’ Party have called for all ferry companies to accept foot and bicycle passengers, in light of the urgent need to decrease the country’s carbon emissions. The call comes as both Irish Ferries (on their Epsilon sailings to France and the UK), and Brittany Ferries (on their Santander crossing), introduce car-only ferry sailings, which [...]

August 18th, 2019|Comments Off on Irish Ferries must scrap “Car Only” ferry crossings to help tackle climate crisis

Dublin City Council must implement Dublin Fire Brigade safe manning levels agreement

Firefighter and Workers' Party representative in Palmerstown-Fonthill David Gardiner has come out in support of calls made by Dublin Fire Brigade SIPTU Section Committee, of which he is a member, on Dublin City Council to implement agreements entered into with regards to manning levels. Gardiner said: "The Section Committee has called on SIPTU members in [...]

August 15th, 2019|Comments Off on Dublin City Council must implement Dublin Fire Brigade safe manning levels agreement

Solidarity Message from The Workers’ Party of Ireland condemning the Detention of Indian Communist Leaders at Srinigar Airport

The Workers Party of Ireland condemns the unlawful and undemocratic detention of Comrade Sitaram Yechury, General Secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and Comrade D Raja, General Secretary of the Communist Party of India, at Srinagar Airport on 9th August 2019. They were on their way to meet members and activists of their [...]

August 14th, 2019|Comments Off on Solidarity Message from The Workers’ Party of Ireland condemning the Detention of Indian Communist Leaders at Srinigar Airport

Solidarity Message from the Workers’ Party of Ireland to the Government and People of Venezuela against Imperialist Aggression

The Workers Party of Ireland condemns the announcement by U.S. President Donald Trump on 6th August of a total U.S. economic blockade of Venezuela. By virtue of this illegal U.S. executive order, all entities within the United States and worldwide, whether individual, corporate or governmental, are prohibited from engaging in any economic, commercial or financial [...]

August 14th, 2019|Comments Off on Solidarity Message from the Workers’ Party of Ireland to the Government and People of Venezuela against Imperialist Aggression

HSE must make funding available to ensure full quality services at Stewarts Hospital

David Gardiner, Workers' Party representative in Palmerstown-Fonthill, has called on the Health Service Executive (HSE) to ensure that adequate funding is made available to provide the users of Stewarts Hospital with a high standard of care, following a reduction in services by facilities operated by Stewarts Hospital in Palmerstown Village. "Staff from Stewarts have told [...]

July 30th, 2019|Comments Off on HSE must make funding available to ensure full quality services at Stewarts Hospital

Solidarity Message from the Workers’ Party of Ireland to the Communist Party of Greece ahead of the Greek elections.

To: The Central Committee, Communist Party of Greece  6th July 2019  Dear comrades,  The Workers Party of Ireland sends warm comradely greetings and solidarity to the Communist Party of Greece on the eve of the parliamentary elections in Greece to be held on 7th July 2019. We have observed the confidence and optimism of the party [...]

July 7th, 2019|Comments Off on Solidarity Message from the Workers’ Party of Ireland to the Communist Party of Greece ahead of the Greek elections.

State should acquire Buy-To-Let UlsterBank loans

The Workers’ Party have called for distressed Buy-To-Let loans, including those currently owned by UlsterBank, to be acquired by the state, and let to existing tenants as part of the public housing stock.  Workers’ Party representative Éilis Ryan, said:  “Of the 3600 loans about to be sold by UlsterBank, some 400 relate to properties privately [...]

July 3rd, 2019|Comments Off on State should acquire Buy-To-Let UlsterBank loans

Bodenstown Oration, 2019

Delivered by Workers' Party President, Michael Donnelly Comrades, once again we gather here at Bodenstown at the grave of Theobald Wolfe Tone to celebrate his achievements and to commemorate his revolutionary vision back then in the 18th Century. But, above all else, to re-energise ourselves in our determination to take inspiration from and to continue [...]

July 1st, 2019|Comments Off on Bodenstown Oration, 2019

Palmerstown Library Decades Overdue

David Gardiner, Workers' Party representative in Palmerstown-Fonthill, has called on South Dublin County Council to deliver a fully equipped and full-time library for Palmerstown. "The Workers' Party has been gathering signatures to petition for a full-time library in Palmerstown around the area for a few months now, and it seems clear to me that among [...]

June 24th, 2019|Comments Off on Palmerstown Library Decades Overdue