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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

Update from the Sudanese Communist Party on the situation in Sudan.

Hundreds of thousands march in the capital and major cities in Sudan demanding the end of the dictatorial regime. 7 April 2019 Hundreds of thousands marched yesterday in the capital Khartoum and other major cities and towns all over Sudan, demanding the end of the regime. The 6th of April will be written with letters of [...]

April 9th, 2019|Comments Off on Update from the Sudanese Communist Party on the situation in Sudan.

HSE recruitment freeze is a sign of times to come with downturn on the horizon

The HSE’s recruitment freeze is a sign of further austerity on the horizon from Fine Gael, as the global economy stalls. That’s according to Workers’ Party city councillor and Euro candidate Éilis Ryan. Ryan said: “There is an obvious hypocrisy in Fine Gael committing to solving understaffing on the one hand, and imposing a recruitment [...]

April 7th, 2019|Comments Off on HSE recruitment freeze is a sign of times to come with downturn on the horizon

New rent regulations leave plenty loopholes for landlords to exploit

Workers’ Party councillor and Euro candidate Éilis Ryan has said the government’s new rent regulations leave plenty loopholes for landlords to exploit. Commenting following Minister Eoghan Murphy’s announcement of the new regulations this evening, Cllr. Ryan said: “Landlords will breathe a sigh of relief that Minister Murphy continues to allow plenty loopholes for a landlord [...]

April 4th, 2019|Comments Off on New rent regulations leave plenty loopholes for landlords to exploit

NO TO WAR! NO TO NATO!

Statement by the Workers Party on 70 years of NATO Today is the seventieth anniversary of the foundation of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). On 3rd and 4th April foreign ministers from NATO countries are meeting in Washington D.C.  This is no cause for celebration. NATO is an aggressive imperialist war machine that expresses [...]

April 4th, 2019|Comments Off on NO TO WAR! NO TO NATO!

Dublin councillor accuses city officials of hypocrisy for hosting Vienna housing exhibition

Workers’ Party Dublin City Councillor Éilis Ryan has condemned what she says is the  hypocrisy of Dublin City officials opening housing exhibition on Vienna’s housing model, today (Tuesday, 2ndApril) while refusing to contemplate similar public housing schemes in Dublin. Cllr. Ryan said:  “In 2016, I secured support from Dublin City Council for the ‘Vienna Model of [...]

April 2nd, 2019|Comments Off on Dublin councillor accuses city officials of hypocrisy for hosting Vienna housing exhibition

SOLIDARITY WITH THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF TURKEY

From:       Workers Party of Ireland To:          The Central Committee, Communist Party of Turkey   30th March 2019 Dear Comrades, The Workers Party of Ireland sends comradely greetings to the Communist Party of Turkey (TKP) and extends its best wishes and solidarity to the TKP for the local elections taking place on Sunday, 31st March [...]

April 1st, 2019|Comments Off on SOLIDARITY WITH THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF TURKEY