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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

O’Devaney Gardens ‘Affordable Rents’ set to cost €1600 / month – 60% of average Dublin household income

The newly-announced, so-called ‘affordable rental’ component of the O’Devaney Gardens deal - unveiled this morning by Dublin City Council’s ruling alliance - will require rents of €1600 / month. That’s according to Éilis Ryan, the former Workers’ Party councillor who proposed the original public, cost rental model for O’Devaney Gardens.  Ryan said the deal was [...]

November 4th, 2019|Comments Off on O’Devaney Gardens ‘Affordable Rents’ set to cost €1600 / month – 60% of average Dublin household income

Gardiner to contest Dublin MidWest By-Election on behalf of the Workers’ Party

The Workers' Party has announced that David Gardiner will represent the party in the upcoming by-election in Dublin Mid-West.  The firefighter and paramedic was a first-time candidate back in May, contesting the Palmerstown-Fonthill ward during the local elections.  "Despite the claims of economic recovery, it is clear to us that working people have not felt [...]

October 30th, 2019|Comments Off on Gardiner to contest Dublin MidWest By-Election on behalf of the Workers’ Party

Workers’ Party President condemns attack on Sinn Féin TD

Workers' Party President Michael Donnelly has condemned the apparent arson attack which took place targetting Sinn Féin TD Martin Kenny.  Speaking following the attacks, Donnelly said:  "What took place at Deputy Kenny's home appeared to be a pre-meditated and targetted attempt to silence anti-racist activists in the community. It is a sinister signal that dangerous, [...]

October 30th, 2019|Comments Off on Workers’ Party President condemns attack on Sinn Féin TD

Calls for Dublin plebiscite on public land ownership ahead of O’Devaney vote

Workers' Party representative Éilis Ryan has called for a Dublin-wide plebiscite on the use and ownership of public lands, ahead of a vote tonight at Dublin City Council on whether or not to grant the lands to Bartra Capital for development. In 2016, then councillor Ryan successfully proposed a plan for 100% public cost rental [...]

October 7th, 2019|Comments Off on Calls for Dublin plebiscite on public land ownership ahead of O’Devaney vote

Sinn Féin rent tax break criticised as a “Fianna Fáil-style” public handout to landlords

Sinn Féin have come in for criticism for their proposal that a tax break equivalent to one month's rent be granted to those renting from private landlords. Workers' Party local representative Éilis Ryan today (Monday) said the tax break was a return to Celtic Tiger Fianna Fáil politics, and amounted to a public handout for [...]

September 30th, 2019|Comments Off on Sinn Féin rent tax break criticised as a “Fianna Fáil-style” public handout to landlords

Dublin councillors vote to sell off public land in breach of Dublin agreement

Newly-elected councillors have come in for criticism from Workers' Party representative Éilis Ryan after voting last night (Monday 2nd September) to sell off a plot of public land to private developers on Harcourt Street, Dublin 2. The decision reverses a vote by the previous council - led by then councillor Éilis Ryan - to prevent [...]

September 3rd, 2019|Comments Off on Dublin councillors vote to sell off public land in breach of Dublin agreement