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Plans to accommodate refugees on old skatepark site in Cherry Orchard Industrial Estate

South Dublin County Council have received an application seeking to temporarily accommodate refugees on the site of the old skatepark in Cherry Orchard Industrial Estate. David Gardiner, Workers' Party representative for Palmerstown-Fonthill, said: "People within the local community will understandably have concerns around this news and it is important that those conversations can be had. [...]

January 29th, 2024|Comments Off on Plans to accommodate refugees on old skatepark site in Cherry Orchard Industrial Estate

Gaza is the epicentre of the expanding imperialist war

The Workers’ Party of Ireland condemns the recent Israeli-American terrorist attacks in Syria The past few weeks have seen an expansion and intensification of Israel's genocidal attacks against the Palestinian people. While Gaza remains the epicentre, incursions into the West Bank continue. The unspeakable brutality of the attack on Gaza has offered a convenient smokescreen [...]

January 25th, 2024|Comments Off on Gaza is the epicentre of the expanding imperialist war

Letter of solidarity to the Sudanese Communist Party

The Workers' Party of Ireland condemn the arrest of Comrade Haitham Dafallah by the RSF on Friday, 20th of January, 2024 and call for his immediate release. We acknowledge that this is the latest in a series of persecutions carried out against the Sudanese Communist Party by reactionary and anti-democratic forces. We condemn all such [...]

January 25th, 2024|Comments Off on Letter of solidarity to the Sudanese Communist Party

Solidarity with striking workers across the north

The largest strike in the north of Ireland in decades takes place today. The impact of today's strike will be felt across all sections of our economy as workers take the only action left open to them and demand that urgently needed funds are released, funding which has been withheld by the Secretary of State [...]

January 18th, 2024|Comments Off on Solidarity with striking workers across the north

Sinn Féin assure American multinationals of business as usual if they get into government

Sinn Féin’s attempts to play up to US multinationals, as reported in the Business Post, can only come at the expense of working people, according to Garrett Greene, Workers’ Party representative for Cabra-Glasnevin. Greene said: “Sinn Féin’s renewed attempts to cosy up to foreign investors should be of concern to anybody who expects them to [...]

January 17th, 2024|Comments Off on Sinn Féin assure American multinationals of business as usual if they get into government

A reformed, all-Ireland NHS could better deal with winter pressures

A reformed, all-Ireland NHS would be better prepared to deal with the winter pressures currently being experienced in the healthcare system, according to Garrett Greene, Workers’ Party rep. for Cabra-Glasnevin. Greene said: “Cases of flu, respiratory illness and COVID-19 cases, as well as injuries caused by icy weather, are adding further strain to overburdened and [...]

January 11th, 2024|Comments Off on A reformed, all-Ireland NHS could better deal with winter pressures

Irish Times article highlights further attempts by government to cosy up to NATO

An article in The Irish Times has shown the government falling over themselves to attend the meetings of a US-led alliance designed to send military equipment to Ukraine. This is more evidence of the government's desire to slowly but surely cosy up to NATO and erode our neutrality, according to Gerry Rooney, Workers’ Party representative [...]

January 10th, 2024|Comments Off on Irish Times article highlights further attempts by government to cosy up to NATO

€1k a month to live in cramped mouldy room in Palmerstown – Ireland’s renters deserve better

A report in The Irish Times has shown that a mother and her 18-month old son are living in a damp, mould-infested one-bedroom apartment in Palmerstown at a cost of €1,000 per month. This is indicative of how bad Ireland’s housing crisis has gotten, according to David Gardiner, Workers’ Party rep. for Palmerstown-Fonthill. Gardiner said: [...]

January 10th, 2024|Comments Off on €1k a month to live in cramped mouldy room in Palmerstown – Ireland’s renters deserve better

Wishing a prosperous 2024 to all workers and their families

On behalf of the Workers’ Party, the Ard Chomhairle and Party President Michael McCorry would like to wish a prosperous 2024 to all workers and their families. 2023 has proven to be another tough year for working people. Crises around housing, healthcare and the cost-of-living have continued north and south, as has come to be [...]

December 31st, 2023|Comments Off on Wishing a prosperous 2024 to all workers and their families

Hospital overcrowding at record high

A recent report from the INMO has shown that this year is the worst on record for overcrowding in hospitals. Over 121,526 patients were admitted and left waiting for beds. This number will no doubt jump even more dramatically in 2024 once winter pressures are taken into consideration.  The HSE continue to have no serious [...]

December 28th, 2023|Comments Off on Hospital overcrowding at record high