International Affairs

Solidarity with the Communist Party of India (Marxist) in Kerala Legislative Assembly elections

The Workers’ Party of Ireland sends its solidarity and best wishes to the Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI-M) and other progressive forces within the Left Democratic Front (LDF), as it contests Legislative Assembly elections [...]

Irish government must act as Biden signals no end to Cuba sanctions

The admission by a White House spokesperson that the Biden government does not intend to lift restrictions against Cuba introduced by Trump is yet more proof that the current US regime is no different to [...]

100th anniversary greetings to the Portuguese Communist Party

Dear Comrades, The Workers’ Party of Ireland sends its congratulations to the Portuguese Communist Party on the 100th anniversary of its founding. It has been one hundred years of class struggle which has seen the [...]

Workers’ Party write to Minister Coveney re Cuba sanctions

Below is the text of a letter that the Workers' Party has sent to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney, in relation to US sanctions against Cuba and the recent designation of Cuba, by [...]

Poorer Countries must have Equal Access to COVID Vaccine

The World Health Organisation (WHO) have warned that the world now faces a “catastrophic moral failure” due to the inequity with Covid vaccine policies. The Director General of WHO, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, stated that there [...]

Palestine must have equal access to Covid vaccine

Israel have already administered the vaccine to a higher percentage of its population than other countries. While they have offered the vaccine to Palestinians with resident status in East Jerusalem, they have not done the [...]

US must end sanctions in Syria

In December, a UN independent human rights expert called on the United States to remove the sanctions against Syria warning that it may seriously impede the rebuilding of the countries destroyed infrastructure and increase the [...]

Free Julian Assange

United States Embassy 42 Elgin Rd, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 United States Consulate Danesfort House, 223 Stranmillis Road, Belfast BT9 5GR The Workers’ Party of Ireland 8 New Cabra Road, Dublin 1 Mr. President, We in [...]

Palestinian children held in solitary by Israeli military

A shocking report from Defense for Children International – Palestine (DCIP) has revealed that between 1 January 2016 and 31 December 2019 there were an unbelievable 108 documented cases where Palestinian children were arrested and [...]

Global poverty to increase due to COVID-19

A United Nations report has revealed that the current Covid-19 pandemic is rapidly increasing the number of people who require humanitarian assistance. The report states that extreme poverty has increased dramatically in the past year [...]

Palestine at crisis level with COVID yet vaccine only available for Israel

A recent report has stated that Germany has guaranteed Israel inclusion in the EU Covid-19 vaccination deal. The commitment was made by both the German Foreign Minister and Health Minster to the Israeli Foreign Minster [...]

The Workers’ Party of Ireland condemns Slovakian anti-communist law

The Slovakian parliament has recently passed an anti-communist amendment which was put forward by their right-wing conservative coalition government. The amendment declares the Czechoslovak Communist Party and the now Communist Party of Slovakia as ‘criminal [...]

The Workers’ Party of Ireland greeting to the XXI Congress of the Portuguese Communist Party

Dear Comrades, The Workers' Party of Ireland sends its fraternal greetings to the Portuguese Communist Party on the occasion of your XXIst Congress. The PCP occupies a critical place in the resistance to capitalism and [...]

Statement of solidarity with the Communist Party of Greece

The Workers’ Party of Ireland wishes to express its solidarity with the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) and the Communist Youth of Greece (KNE) in light of the repression by the Greek state of its [...]

EU vote to extend sanctions

The European Union have voted to extend sanctions against Venezuela for another year beginning today, 13 November. The European Union are once again slavishly following the aggressive US foreign policy to force regime change and [...]

US Election – Neither Party will improve the lot of workers

As the U.S. election saga comes to a conclusion Donald Trump has been defeated and Joe Biden installed as U.S. President. Trump has plenty to say about the defeat and he and his Republican machine [...]

Stop U.S. repression, drop the charges!

The Workers’ Party of Ireland send their solidarity and support to the Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL) members arrested in Denver, Colorado on bogus felony charges. This is a blatant attempt to silence the [...]

The Workers’ Party of Ireland Endorses the Nomination of the Henry Reeve Medical Brigade for the Nobel Peace Prize

3 October 2020 The Central Executive Committee of the Workers’ Party of Ireland, at its meeting of Saturday 3rd October 2020, unanimously and enthusiastically endorsed the nomination of Cuba’s Henry Reeve Medical Brigade for the [...]

A message to the EU: Hands off Venezuela!

The European Parliament recently voted more than 4-1 in favour of a resolution reaffirming its faith in Juan Guaidó as the President of Venezuela and calling for an extension of sanctions targeting not just members [...]

US Iran attack leads to fresh calls for an end to US troops in Shannon

The Workers' Party has condemned the US air raid at Baghdad airport which killed Qassem Soleimani, head of Iran’s elite Quds force and Abu Mahdi Al-Muhandis, the Deputy Commander of Iran backed militias, the Popular [...]

Contribution of the Workers’ Party of Ireland to the 21st International Meeting of Communist & Workers Parties

Izmir, Turkey, 18-20 October 2019 “100th Anniversary of the Founding of the Communist International – The fight for peace and socialism continues!” Dear Comrades, The Workers Party of Ireland extends greetings to the parties present [...]

Solidarity Message from the Workers’ Party of Ireland to the Workers’ Party of Bangladesh

Dear Comrades, The Workers Party of Ireland sends warm comradely greetings to the Workers Party of Bangladesh and extends its best wishes and solidarity to the WPB on the occasion of its Tenth Congress taking [...]

Solidarity Message from the Workers’ Party of Ireland to the Communist Party of the Workers of Spain for the Spanish General Election

Dear comrades, The Workers Party of Ireland sends warm comradely greetings and solidarity to the Communist Party of the Workers of Spain and wishes the PCTE success in the general election taking place in Spain [...]

Solidarity Message from the Workers’ Party of Ireland to the Bolivian People

The Workers Party of Ireland unreservedly condemns the military coup in Bolivia and the ouster of the democratically elected President, Evo Morales, with the connivance and support of US imperialism and its proxies in the [...]

PTSB blocks banking transaction for mentioning “Cuba”

The Workers’ Party has led criticisms of Permanent TSB for implementing United States legislation which for decades has imposed an economic embargo on trade and travel between the United States and Cuba. The Party says [...]

Solidarity Message from The Workers’ Party of Ireland condemning the Detention of Indian Communist Leaders at Srinigar Airport

The Workers Party of Ireland condemns the unlawful and undemocratic detention of Comrade Sitaram Yechury, General Secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and Comrade D Raja, General Secretary of the Communist Party of [...]

Solidarity Message from the Workers’ Party of Ireland to the Government and People of Venezuela against Imperialist Aggression

The Workers Party of Ireland condemns the announcement by U.S. President Donald Trump on 6th August of a total U.S. economic blockade of Venezuela. By virtue of this illegal U.S. executive order, all entities within [...]

Workers’ Party solidarity message to CP of Sri Lanka

The Workers' Party of Ireland has sent the following message of solidarity to the Communist Party and people of Sri Lanka following Sunday's horrific bombing. To: Central Committee, Communist Party of Sri-Lanka Dear comrades, The [...]

Update from the Sudanese Communist Party on the situation in Sudan.

Hundreds of thousands march in the capital and major cities in Sudan demanding the end of the dictatorial regime. 7 April 2019 Hundreds of thousands marched yesterday in the capital Khartoum and other major cities and [...]

NO TO WAR! NO TO NATO!

Statement by the Workers Party on 70 years of NATO Today is the seventieth anniversary of the foundation of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). On 3rd and 4th April foreign ministers from NATO countries [...]

SOLIDARITY WITH THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF TURKEY

From:       Workers Party of Ireland To:          The Central Committee, Communist Party of Turkey   30th March 2019 Dear Comrades, The Workers Party of Ireland sends comradely greetings to the Communist Party of Turkey (TKP) [...]

Message from the Sudanese Communist Party

Comrade Fathi Alfadl, member of the Political Bureau of the Sudanese Communist Party and its official spokesman, was released on 14th February 2019 after spending 5 weeks in detention following his arrest by the security [...]

Workers’ Party solidarity with the Communist Party of Poland

             Letter of solidarity with the Communist Party of Poland Dear comrades, Congratulations on your recent victory when the regional court in Dąbrowa Górnicza acquitted the members of the editorial board of the Communist Party [...]

Coveney has put “Trump coup” in Venezuela ahead of Irish neutrality

The Workers’ Party have accused Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney of prioritising Donald Trump’s foreign policy ahead of Irish neutrality. Cllr. Éilis Ryan, the Workers’ Party candidate in May’s European Parliament elections, said: “Simon [...]

Solidarity with the Bolivarian Revolution and the Venezuelan people!

Stop interference and aggression against Venezuela! We firmly condemn the escalation of interference and blackmail by the European Union against the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, aligned and concerted with the coup operation of «self-proclamation» of [...]

Solidarity with Venezuela

The Workers Party of Ireland condemns the U.S. sponsored attempted coup against the democratically-elected government of Nicolás Maduro and the recognition of Juan Guaidó, who illegally and in contempt of the democratically expressed wishes of [...]

New Year Greetings from the Workers Party of Ireland to International Communist and Workers’ Parties

Dear Comrades, The Workers Party of Ireland sends comradely greetings and best wishes for 2019 to communist and workers’ parties throughout the world. Capitalism continues to condemn millions to poverty, unemployment, homelessness, inequality, oppression, exploitation, [...]

New Year Greetings from the Workers Party of Ireland to International Communist and Workers’ Parties

Dear Comrades, The Workers Party of Ireland sends comradely greetings and best wishes for 2019 to communist and workers’ parties throughout the world. Capitalism continues to condemn millions to poverty, unemployment, homelessness, inequality, oppression, exploitation, [...]

Condolences from international comrades on the death of Seán Garland

KKE (Greece) To the Workers' Party of Ireland Cd. M. Donnelly, Dear comrades, Please accept the condolences of the KKE for the passing of c. Sean Garland, member of the Executive Committee of the Workers' [...]

Letter to international comrades on the death of Comrade Sean Garland

It is with deep sadness and regret that the Workers Party of Ireland announces the death of our esteemed comrade, Sean Garland, a life-long revolutionary, a former General Secretary and Party President and a serving [...]