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The Workers’ Party calls on members and supporters to join Climate Strike

The Workers' Party has called on members and supporters to join Climate Strike events tomorrow (Friday Sept. 20th) to protest inaction on the ongoing climate crisis. "These youth and student-led demonstrations are crucial in voicing our discontent with current government policy on the environment." said Workers' Party Youth Secretary Eoghan Gardiner.  He continued: "As capitalism [...]

September 19th, 2019|Comments Off on The Workers’ Party calls on members and supporters to join Climate Strike

Gardiner launches Workers’ Party “Keep Calm on the Kennelsfort Road” campaign

David Gardiner, Workers' Party representative in Palmerstown-Fonthill, has announced the Workers' Party's 'Keep Calm on the Kennelsfort Road' campaign, which aims to have an already-existing ban on heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) weighing over 7.5 tonnes from using the Kennelsfort Road enforced by Gardaí. Gardiner stated: "Residents in Palmerstown may be aware of a ban on [...]

September 4th, 2019|Comments Off on Gardiner launches Workers’ Party “Keep Calm on the Kennelsfort Road” campaign

Workers’ Party representative David Gardiner reacts to attempts by Ryanair to prevent their workers from striking

Gardiner, a trade unionist himself, said: "Ryanair is in the High Court today seeking an injunction to prevent strike action from taking place this Thursday. This comes as no surprise given the airline refuses to provide its pilots with adequate pay and conditions and has long resisted attempts by its workers to unionise. Gardiner continued: [...]

August 19th, 2019|Comments Off on Workers’ Party representative David Gardiner reacts to attempts by Ryanair to prevent their workers from striking

The Workers’ Party Easter Oration 2019

The Workers’ Party Easter Oration, Sunday 21st April 2019 The following speech was delivered at Workers’ Party commemorations in Dublin, Cork and Waterford. Comrades and friends, For generations now republicans and socialists have gathered on the anniversary of the Easter Rising to remember Ireland’s blow for freedom and independence. We proudly continue that tradition today [...]

April 22nd, 2019|Comments Off on The Workers’ Party Easter Oration 2019

Workers’ Party call on Zappone and Rabbitte to put pressure on South Dublin County Council to provide proper accommodation for traveller families

David Gardiner, Workers' Party Public Representative in the North Clondalkin area, has called on the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Katherine Zappone and the recently appointed Chairperson of TUSLA, Pat Rabbitte, to pressurise South Dublin County Council into providing proper accommodation for the traveller families living in inhuman conditions on the Scoil Oscar site [...]

February 28th, 2019|Comments Off on Workers’ Party call on Zappone and Rabbitte to put pressure on South Dublin County Council to provide proper accommodation for traveller families

Owen Keegan must resign, says Workers’ Party Councillor

Cllr. Éilis Ryan has called for the resignation of Dublin City Council chief Owen Keegan, saying: “Astonishingly, Owen Keegan has been paid over a million euro of taxpayer’s money since his appointment in 2013. Today in 2019, the number of people homeless in Dublin is five times greater than it was in 2014 - it [...]

February 18th, 2019|Comments Off on Owen Keegan must resign, says Workers’ Party Councillor

Workers’ Party oration at Wolfe Tone Commemoration, Bodenstown 2018

The following oration was delivered at the Workers' Party's annual Wolfe Tone Commemoration by Gavin Mendel-Gleason, Workers' Party Ard Comhairle member, Director of Research, and Party representative in Dublin North-West. Gavin Mendel-Gleason delivering the main oration. Comrades and Friends, We gather here today at the grave of Wolfe Tone to honour the sacrifice [...]

June 24th, 2018|Comments Off on Workers’ Party oration at Wolfe Tone Commemoration, Bodenstown 2018

Statement on the 150th anniversary of the birth of James Connolly

5th June 2018 marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of James Connolly, in Cowgate in Edinburgh. During his lifetime, Connolly would play an important role in the development of Marxist organisations in Scotland, Ireland and the United States, and make an immense contribution to Marxist theory through his theoretical and other works, including his [...]

June 4th, 2018|Comments Off on Statement on the 150th anniversary of the birth of James Connolly

Declaração do Partido dos Trabalhadores da Irlanda sobre o atual golpe de direita no Brasil

O Partido dos Trabalhadores da Irlanda (Workers’ Party of Ireland) se solidariza com as forças democráticas, progressistas e revolucionárias e organizações de trabalhadores no Brasil, protestando contra a ordem de prisão do ex-presidente Luís Inácio Lula da Silva e em defesa de seus direitos contra o ataque desencadeado pelo imperialismo e a classe capitalista brasileira. [...]

April 13th, 2018|Comments Off on Declaração do Partido dos Trabalhadores da Irlanda sobre o atual golpe de direita no Brasil

Workers’ Party speech marking the 102nd anniversary of the Easter Rising

The Workers’ Party Easter Oration, Sunday 1st April 2018 The following speech was delivered at Workers' Party commemorations in Dublin, Cork and Waterford. Welcome Comrades and Friends, We stand here today on the 102nd anniversary of the Easter Rising - that momentous event in Irish history, when the brave men and women who fought in [...]

April 1st, 2018|Comments Off on Workers’ Party speech marking the 102nd anniversary of the Easter Rising