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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

John Delaney must remove himself completely from the FAI, says Workers’ Party representative

Workers’ Party representative in Palmerstown-Fonthill, David Gardiner, has called on John Delaney to remove himself complete from the FAI, following his resignation as CEO yesterday (Saturday). Gardiner said: “As an lifelong supporter of St. Patrick’s Athletic, I have seen how John Delaney for too long stood in the way of the democratic development of the [...]

March 24th, 2019|Comments Off on John Delaney must remove himself completely from the FAI, says Workers’ Party representative

Coveney comments on mayoral salary expose his elitism

90% of Irish workers earn less than €60,000 - half what directly-elected Mayor will get Euro candidate Cllr. Éilis Ryan (Workers’ Party) has slammed the Taoiseach and Tánaiste’s defence of a proposal to pay directly-elected mayors €130,000, saying their comments expose just how removed they are from working people.   Cllr. Ryan said: “For the [...]

March 22nd, 2019|Comments Off on Coveney comments on mayoral salary expose his elitism

Facebook, Twitter and Youtube must tackle Gemma O’Doherty in wake of New Zealand comments

The Workers' Party has condemned yesterday (Friday)'s attack on a mosque in New Zealand, and has called for social media corporations to take actions to tackle those suggesting the attack was a 'false flag' operation.  Cllr. Éilis Ryan, a candidate in the upcoming European Parliament elections, said:  "49 people are dead in New Zealand, murdered [...]

March 16th, 2019|Comments Off on Facebook, Twitter and Youtube must tackle Gemma O’Doherty in wake of New Zealand comments

Workers’ Party calls for prosecution of senior army figures in relation to Bloody Sunday

The Workers’ Party have called for the full investigation and prosecution of senior army figures who were in control of the Bloody Sunday massacre. The call comes following the announcement this morning (Thursday) that one British paratrooper is to be prosecuted for his role on Bloody Sunday.   Marian Donnelly, former Workers’ Party President, was [...]

March 15th, 2019|Comments Off on Workers’ Party calls for prosecution of senior army figures in relation to Bloody Sunday

Catherine Coffey (Workers’ Party) to contest Cork City Northwest in May local elections

The Workers' Party have selected Catherine Coffey to contest the Cork City Northwest ward in the upcoming local elections this May.  Announcing her candidacy, Coffey said: "My candidacy is not something I ever expected to happen. When I was a child, I looked from the outside in. Little did I know, where my path would bring [...]

March 10th, 2019|Comments Off on Catherine Coffey (Workers’ Party) to contest Cork City Northwest in May local elections

Workers’ Party Euro candidate calls for mandatory MMR scheme, as mumps cases reach six times previous years

Workers’ Party Dublin Euro candidate Cllr. Éilis Ryan has renewed her calls for the state to roll-out a mandatory MMR vaccination scheme for school-going children. The call comes as the HSE revealed today (Wednesday) that mumps cases this year have reached six times as many as the same period last year. Cllr. Ryan said: “There [...]

February 27th, 2019|Comments Off on Workers’ Party Euro candidate calls for mandatory MMR scheme, as mumps cases reach six times previous years

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