How dangerous could a parish hall with dance nights, boxing, singing lessons, poetry and art classes be? Ken Loaches new film “Jimmy’s Hall” shows how dangerous the Catholic Church considered one they didn’t control. The film is based on the true story of Jimmy Gralton, a socialist activist in Leitrim and the only person ever to be deported by the Irish Free State.Read More »
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Socialist Party wins a second TD and Anti Austerity Alliance 14 councillors.Read More »
For years to come Joe Higgins TD will be an active force fighting for the people of Dublin West and beyond, so not announcing retirement from political activity, but today he announces he won’t be a candidate in the next General Election.Read More »
40th anniversary of the founding of the CWI.Read More »
For more than a century, 8 March has been known as International Women’s Day - the day to commemorate and celebrate the struggles of working and poor women against exploitation at work, in society and at home. Over the years, however, its meaning has been distorted.Read More »
Tensions deepen between Western powers and Moscow.Read More »
Beyonce’s trivialising of violence against women should be the last word in ridiculing her ‘Feminist Icon’ status
On 13 December 2013, singer Beyonce Knowles released a surprise self-titled ‘visual’ album.Read More »
The latest Live Register figures from the CSO for December showed a fall of 3,300 signing on, making it the 18th consecutive month where a fall has been recorded. The unemployment rate currently stands at 12.4%.Read More »
These elections come at an important time. Every time we turn on the TV or read the papers we will see the government and many of their friends in the right wing press trumpeting a “recovery” in the economy. However, where is the recovery for working people who are suffering under viscous neo-liberal austerity policies? Emigration is at record levels, our public services are at breaking point, despite the smoke and mirrors from the Labour Party social welfare is being slashed, there is a housing crisis with soaring rents and house prices, unemployment is high and the only jobs available are low paid with yellow pack conditions.Read More »
This year marks the centenary of the year when the imperialist powers of Europe marched an entire generation of young people off to the trenches and battlefields of Europe.Read More »