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March 8th referendums will do nothing to help struggling workers, families or carers

In February, the Ard Comhairle of the Workers’ Party debated the merits of the proposed constitutional amendments on care and the family. While arguments were made both for and against the amendments, it was ultimately agreed by all members of the Ard Comhairle that the proposed changes will result in no material harm or benefit [...]

March 5th, 2024|Comments Off on March 8th referendums will do nothing to help struggling workers, families or carers

NATO defeat can offer breathing room for working class socialism

The conflicts breaking out worldwide are linked to the crisis in US imperialism. Capitalism has plunged into a new stage of crisis, the likes of which we have not seen since the 1940s. US hegemony has been substantially undermined. Resultantly, the US and its allied imperialist powers have been forced towards confrontation with Russia. Today, [...]

February 27th, 2024|Comments Off on NATO defeat can offer breathing room for working class socialism

WP attends international meeting in Cuba

Alan Kidney, Workers’ Party International Secretary, attended the Second Meeting of Theoretical Publications of Left Parties and Movements in Havana, Cuba from the 12th to the 14th of February representing our Party's theoretical journal, ThinkLeft. The conference was attended by 97 foreign delegates from 36 countries, representing 43 organisations and 36 media, as well as [...]

February 26th, 2024|Comments Off on WP attends international meeting in Cuba

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