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 »
“Climate over Capitalism!” was the call of hundred...
By Michael O’Brien When the nurses and midwives em...
The scale of the defeat in Westminster of Theresa ...
By Gary McDonald “We have come here to let you kno...
By Ciaran McKenna Nurses and midwives, who are mem...
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 »
We must demand an end to austerity now, writes Cllr. Mick Barry. The spindoctors of the capitalist establishment are working overtime as 2014 kicks in talking up the prospects of economic recovery. TV, radio, newspapers and the internet are choc-a-bloc with “good news stories” in the wake of the Troika exit before Christmas. But for the vast majority of ordinary working ...Read More »
Welcome to our new Socialist Party website. We are archiving our old website and launching socialistparty.ie.Read More »