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Owen Keegan to face motion for resignation from city councillors

Dublin City Council CEO, Owen Keegan, is to face a motion calling for his resignation at the upcoming Dublin City Council meeting, according to Workers' Party's city councillor Éilis Ryan.  Cllr. Ryan said: "I and a number of others have called for the resignation of Owen Keegan in recent weeks, and I have now submitted an [...]

February 21st, 2019|Comments Off on Owen Keegan to face motion for resignation from city councillors

Clare Daly TD endorses Cllr Éilis Ryan for European elections in Dublin in May

Workers’ Party to run on a platform of opposing elite attacks on public services and workers’ rights, and radical action against war and climate change    Euro Parliament backing for Trump’s Venezuela ‘coup’ shows need for more anti-war MEPs  Cllr Éilis Ryan this morning (Wednesday) launched her Dublin MEP bid on behalf of the Workers’ Party, [...]

February 13th, 2019|Comments Off on Clare Daly TD endorses Cllr Éilis Ryan for European elections in Dublin in May

Coveney has put “Trump coup” in Venezuela ahead of Irish neutrality

The Workers’ Party have accused Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney of prioritising Donald Trump’s foreign policy ahead of Irish neutrality. Cllr. Éilis Ryan, the Workers’ Party candidate in May’s European Parliament elections, said: “Simon Coveney has, for the first time in our history, given formal backing to United States overseas aggression. Successive governments under [...]

February 7th, 2019|Comments Off on Coveney has put “Trump coup” in Venezuela ahead of Irish neutrality

FG support for Guiadó is “Blueshirt Foreign Policy” and a clear breach of Irish neutrality

The Workers' Party have condemned a decision by Ireland to back EU support for the Trump-backed pretender to the US presidency, Juan Guiadó. The statement comes in response to Department of Foreign Affairs confirmation that it intends to support an EU motion backing Guiadó.  Cllr. Éilis Ryan, the Workers' Party candidate for the European Parliament [...]

February 4th, 2019|Comments Off on FG support for Guiadó is “Blueshirt Foreign Policy” and a clear breach of Irish neutrality

HSE must eliminate abortion data rats – Workers’ Party

The Workers' Party will hold a protest today at the Department of Health, calling for action against  "the infestation of rats" inside the HSE. The protest comes in the wake of multiple alleged leaks of confidential information relating to abortion patients.  Cathie Shiels, candidate for the Workers' Party in Ballymun-Finglas, said: "It is becoming increasingly [...]

February 4th, 2019|Comments Off on HSE must eliminate abortion data rats – Workers’ Party

Euro Candidate Ryan condemns European Parliament backing for Trump’s Venezuela coup

A candidate for the forthcoming European Parliament elections, Cllr. Éilis Ryan of the Workers' Party, has condemned a vote by the European Parliament to back the attempted overthrow of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro.  Cllr. Ryan, a city councillor contesting the Dublin election in May's European elections, said:  "Like every other US intervention - from Cuba [...]

February 3rd, 2019|Comments Off on Euro Candidate Ryan condemns European Parliament backing for Trump’s Venezuela coup

Solidarity with the Bolivarian Revolution and the Venezuelan people!

Stop interference and aggression against Venezuela! We firmly condemn the escalation of interference and blackmail by the European Union against the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, aligned and concerted with the coup operation of «self-proclamation» of a puppet president, orchestrated and commanded by the Trump Administration who, in an arrogant violation of International Law, seeks to [...]

February 1st, 2019|Comments Off on Solidarity with the Bolivarian Revolution and the Venezuelan people!

Solidarity with Venezuela

The Workers Party of Ireland condemns the U.S. sponsored attempted coup against the democratically-elected government of Nicolás Maduro and the recognition of Juan Guaidó, who illegally and in contempt of the democratically expressed wishes of the people of Venezuela, announced himself as interim President of Venezuela, and received immediate recognition by the United States and [...]

January 28th, 2019|Comments Off on Solidarity with Venezuela

State home building lender should be used for public housing – not as a developer slush fund

The Workers’ Party has said that the new state lending fund, Home Building Finance Ireland (HBFI), is a slush fund to ensure developers’ profits, and would be better off used to build public housing. Cllr. Éilis Ryan (Workers’ Party), who is a candidate for May’s European elections and city council elections, said: “All evidence from [...]

January 28th, 2019|Comments Off on State home building lender should be used for public housing – not as a developer slush fund

Workers’ Party condemns decades long silence on proper use of contraception pill

Contraceptive pill can be taken every day of the month – the original seven day break brought in so “the Pope would accept it” as natural. Cathie Shiels, Workers’ Party representative in Ballymun-Finglas said she was ‘Infuriated, but not surprised’ to find out today that the contraceptive pill can be taken every day of the [...]

January 21st, 2019|Comments Off on Workers’ Party condemns decades long silence on proper use of contraception pill