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R.I.P. Tom French

The Workers’ Party are deeply saddened to learn of the death of our comrade Tom French, former Workers' Party President. A lifelong member of the republican movement from Sinn Fein through to the Workers' Party, Tom supported the Official republican movement's evolution away from militarism in the 1960s. He was prominent in the civil rights [...]

March 13th, 2023|Comments Off on R.I.P. Tom French

Save working families from homelessness: extend the eviction ban and build public housing

The move by the government to end the eviction ban will undoubtedly push even more working families out of their homes and into homelessness, according to Garrett Greene, Workers' Party representative for Cabra-Glasnevin. Greene said: "Due to a lack of public housing supply, the number of people in emergency accommodation has continued to increase even [...]

March 7th, 2023|Comments Off on Save working families from homelessness: extend the eviction ban and build public housing

A European Peace Conference can end the war in Ukraine

The Workers’ Party today reiterates our call for a European Peace Conference to bring an end to the war in the Ukraine. One year on from the escalation of the crisis in Ukraine by the Russian Federation, it is clearer than ever that the Ukrainian people are being sacrificed by the United States and NATO [...]

February 25th, 2023|Comments Off on A European Peace Conference can end the war in Ukraine

Workers’ Party condemns Omagh shooting

The Workers' Party condemns the shooting of an off-duty police officer in Omagh last night. The detective was shot after he had finished coaching a children's football team. His own son, as well as other children, witnessed the attack. There can be no tolerance for such attacks in our communities and those responsible must be [...]

February 23rd, 2023|Comments Off on Workers’ Party condemns Omagh shooting

Dublin City Council spent €221 million buying back houses they originally built

Following a Freedom of Information request made to Dublin City Council by the Workers’ Party, it has been revealed that between 2016 and 2021 the council spent €221,787,160 buying back housing units that they had originally built. Garrett Greene, Workers' Party representative for Cabra-Glasnevin, said:"It makes very little financial sense for the council to be [...]

February 5th, 2023|Comments Off on Dublin City Council spent €221 million buying back houses they originally built

Traffic problem likely to worsen in Palmerstown village

A resolution has been reached on a right-of-way dispute relating to the development on the old Vincent Byrne site in Palmerstown, according to a report in The Irish Times. Unfortunately, any resolution is unlikely to address the fact that this development will only add to the traffic problem in the area, according to David Gardiner, [...]

February 2nd, 2023|Comments Off on Traffic problem likely to worsen in Palmerstown village

Statement on the 78th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz by the Red Army

The Workers’ Party of Ireland wishes to acknowledge the 78th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz by the Red Army. The Nazi occupation of Poland, the mass murder and network of concentration camps it oversaw in Eastern Europe was amongst the most evil and depraved events in human history. The exclusion of Russia from the [...]

January 27th, 2023|Comments Off on Statement on the 78th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz by the Red Army

South Dublin councillors vote against supporting a ban on private jets

Workers’ Party representative David Gardiner has criticised South Dublin councillors for voting against a motion that would support Ireland banning the use of private jets. Gardiner said: “I’m disappointed to see that South Dublin councillors, including most of those representing Palmerstown-Fonthill, failed to back the motion.” “While working people are being asked to cut back [...]

January 11th, 2023|Comments Off on South Dublin councillors vote against supporting a ban on private jets