News & Analysis

Davenport Hotel forced to restore pay

In February, five brave women mounted a picket on the Davenport Hotel on Lower Merrion Street, Dublin.  They were doing so in response to the decision made by the O’Callaghan Hotel Group to cut their already low wages from €8.65 to €7.80 per hour.  The company decided to implement this wage cut on the back of the outgoing government’s decision to allow a €1 per hour cut in the minimum wage.

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Interview with Cian Prendiville

In advance of the election the Socialist talked to Cian Prendiville, the youngest candidate in the country and a member of the Socialist Party. After the election, we caught up with him again.

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Socialist Party Election Manifesto

The Socialist Party's 8 point manifersto sets out our alternative to cuts and crisis. As well as being available here, it has been delivered into almost every single house in the 9 constituencies in which we are standing.

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Don’t believe the lies – Ireland is still rich

An essential ideological pillar of the attacks on workers and unemployed people over the past number of years is the idea that Ireland is broke.  The impression is given that the wealth created during the Celtic Tiger (where the top 1% of the population gained €75 billion) has simply disappeared.

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