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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

Workers’ Party offers condolences to family of Durham miners’ strike veteran Myrtle MacPherson

The Workers' Party wishes to offer its sincere condolences to the family and friends of Myrtle MacPherson, on the occasion of her passing.  Workers' Party Ard Comhairle member Séamus McDonagh, said: "Myrtle was exceptional, but she was also typical of the grit, determination and radicalism of the women and men of Durham who stood up against [...]

June 18th, 2019|Comments Off on Workers’ Party offers condolences to family of Durham miners’ strike veteran Myrtle MacPherson

STATEMENT BY THE WORKERS PARTY OF IRELAND ON THE TRUMP VISIT 

The Workers Party of Ireland condemns the visit of US President Donald Trump to Ireland and the craven attitude of the Irish government towards the visit.  The US administration is a regime which supports and sponsors despotic states across the world, enjoys close relations with brutal dictatorships, which has demonstrated contempt for the Palestinian people [...]

June 6th, 2019|Comments Off on STATEMENT BY THE WORKERS PARTY OF IRELAND ON THE TRUMP VISIT 

EU-Trump trade talks a victory for business over environment, says Workers’ Party Euro candidate

Workers’ Party candidate in the Dublin European elections, Cllr. Éilis Ryan, has condemned the Irish government’s vote in favour of opening trade negotiations with Donald Trump and the US government, at a meeting of the European Council this morning (Monday). Cllr. Ryan said: “These trade talks show that the European Commission and the Irish government [...]

April 15th, 2019|Comments Off on EU-Trump trade talks a victory for business over environment, says Workers’ Party Euro candidate

Assange arrest demonstrates need for European protections for whistleblowers, says MEP candidate

European election candidate Cllr. Éilis Ryan (Workers' Party), has condemned the arrest of Julian Assange this morning in the UK, and called for stronger European protections for whistleblowers.  Cllr. Ryan said:  "Assange's arrest was, according the UK policy, carried out 'on behalf of the US government,' and in relation to charges which the US has [...]

April 11th, 2019|Comments Off on Assange arrest demonstrates need for European protections for whistleblowers, says MEP candidate