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22 May 2013
At this year's G8 summit in Fermanagh, Northern Ireland on 17-18 June, heads of the largest capitalist economies will discuss how they can further the interests of the super-rich, big business and the bankers.
16 January 2013
Trade unions must offer a clear cross-community, anti-sectarian class alternative: Turmoil over the issue of the flying of the union flag has now continued across Northern Ireland for six weeks, writes Ciaran Mulholland , CWI Northern Ireland.
15 January 2013
Turmoil over the issue of the flying of the union flag has now continued for six weeks
21 May 2012
Saturday 12th May saw a launch rally and gig for Youth Fight for Jobs - Northern Ireland, in the heart of Belfast, writes See:.
18 May 2011
On 5 May elections to the Northern Ireland Assembly and local councils saw the further consolidation of the two largest parties, the loyalist Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) and the republican Sinn Féin, writes Socialist Party (CWI, Northern Ireland).
16 March 2011
Northern Ireland's largest trade union, NIPSA, has completed elections for its executive body, the general council, writes Padraig Mulholland, NIPSA Public Officers' Executive and Socialist Party (CWI Ireland) member, Belfast.
5 January 2011
A PROTEST was held outside Northern Ireland Water in Belfast on Monday 3 January to demand emergency action to guarantee the immediate reconnection of water to homes...
27 October 2010
Thousands of workers took to the streets of Belfast on 23 October in probably the largest non-sectarian demonstration in Northern Ireland since the anti-war movement, writes Daniel Waldron, Socialist Party Belfast.
18 August 2010
At a meeting in Belfast on 16 August, socialist and trade union activists agreed to form the Stop the Cuts Alliance in order to build opposition to the cuts from Westminster and Stormont, writes Gary Mulcahy, Socialist Party (Northern Ireland).
18 June 2010
Bloody Sunday Saville Inquiry: Posted 17/6/10 on the website of the Committee for a Workers' International at http://www.socialistworld.net/doc/4355...
16 June 2010
THE SAVILLE Report into the shooting dead of 14 unarmed protesters and bystanders by members of the British parachute regiment at a civil rights demo in Derry, Northern Ireland, on 30 January 1972, has finally been published...
10 February 2010
ON 5 FEBRUARY the DUP and Sinn Fein agreed a deal on policing, justice and parades. The deal was announced in triumph as a "historic breakthrough" by First Minister Peter Robinson of the DUP and his...
9 September 2009
SINN FEIN councillor Domhnall O Cobhthaigh has announced his resignation from the party at a press conference in order to join the Socialist Party to "build a cross-community opposition to the right-wing economic policies of the Assembly Executive"...
12 August 2009
THE EVENTS of August 1969 were an historical turning point for Northern Ireland that echo down to this day. The first deaths of 'the troubles' occurred in 1969.
Ciaran Mulholland of the Socialist Party in Northern Ireland explains how the situation rapidly escalated to the brink of civil war and what lessons can be learnt from these events.
24 June 2009
THE SOCIALIST Party in Northern Ireland (part of the Committee for a Workers' International) has played a central role in organising protests to oppose a spate of racist attacks on Romanian families living in Belfast, writes Socialist Party members, Northern Ireland.
11 June 2008
THE WITCH-HUNT of members of the Socialist Party in Unison has now extended to Northern Ireland. Pat Lawlor, Unison convenor for nursing in the Royal Victoria Hospital Belfast, who has continually campaigned for Unison members in opposition to low pay, cuts in services and privatisation, is currently under 'investigation' by the union's national executive, writes Eileen Keenan, Northern Ireland Unison member in education, personal capacity.
6 December 2007
MEMBERS OF the Nipsa union who have been on strike for 16 days fighting for a decent pay deal for Northern Ireland's classroom assistants returned to work on 4 December...
22 November 2007
CLASSROOM ASSISTANTS in Northern Ireland are continuing their strike action against attacks on their pay and conditions...
15 March 2007
THE RESULT of the Northern Ireland Assembly election was yet another sectarian headcount...
12 May 2005
NORTHERN IRELAND'S general election results confirmed what the Socialist Party expected - that two main sectarian blocks would dominate...
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