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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

Download our pamphlet on the EU Directive on Minimum Wage and Collective Bargaining

Our pamphlet on the EU Directive on Minimum Wage and Collective Bargaining, authored by Dr. Daryl D'Art, is now available for download. Have a read of it by clicking the link below. EU Directive on Minimum Wage pamphletDownload

December 20th, 2023|Comments Off on Download our pamphlet on the EU Directive on Minimum Wage and Collective Bargaining

Far-right attacks are indefensible. So is government’s asylum and migration policy.

On Saturday, an arson attack destroyed a Co. Galway hotel. It seems very likely this was done to prevent its use as an accommodation centre for refugees. This is only the latest in a series of acts of violence and intimidation against migrants and refugees by far-right elements, who have been emboldened by a “hands-off” [...]

December 18th, 2023|Comments Off on Far-right attacks are indefensible. So is government’s asylum and migration policy.

Migration, the far-right and neoliberalism

The fallout from the appalling attack on schoolchildren and their carers on Parnell Street and the riot that followed raised many important issues for socialists. Our thoughts remain with the parents and families of the victims of the shocking violent incident on the 23rd of November. We reiterate our condemnation of this horrific attack and [...]

December 7th, 2023|Comments Off on Migration, the far-right and neoliberalism

Warmonger Biden pledges more arms to Israel

 The recent ceasefire in Gaza has offered welcome respite from the intensive, brutal attacks by the Israeli Defence Forces and has allowed vital if limited humanitarian aid to enter the Gaza strip. However, Israel has continued to harass and terrorise Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza over the past few days and it would [...]

November 27th, 2023|Comments Off on Warmonger Biden pledges more arms to Israel