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23 April 2013
Over the past few years Ireland has suffered brutal auteristy as a test-bed for some of the most vicious attacks on workers across Europe meted out by the Troika (EU, IMF, ECB), writes Tuesday 23th April 2013.
15 January 2013
Turmoil over the issue of the flying of the union flag has now continued for six weeks
19 December 2012
Protests have taken place across Northern Ireland since Belfast council voted through restrictions on flying the British union flag on the City Hall
21 November 2012
Action needed to allow access to abortion in Ireland: On Sunday 28 October Savita Halappanavar, a 31 year old woman from India, died in Galway University Hospital in Ireland, writes Rita Harrold, Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland) and pro-choice activist.
19 November 2012
The following letter, signed by Socialist Party members including several leading trade unionists, will be handed to the Irish embassy in London (17 Grosvenor Place) at 9am Wednesday morning as part of an international day of action for abortion rights in Ireland...
16 November 2012
Following the tragic death in Ireland of Savita Halappanavar after being denied a medically necessary abortion of a miscarrying foetus, protests are continuing worldwide
3 September 2012
On Friday 31 August Clare Daly TD handed in a letter of resignation to the Socialist Party (Ireland)...
8 August 2012
Recent public disagreements between Europe's political elites over how to contain the eurozone debt crisis have increased capitalist speculators' nervousness, leading to a sharp increase in borrowing costs for Spain and Italy's governments...
6 June 2012
Pyrrhic victory for the political establishment will rebound: The 31 May referendum on the Fiscal Treaty in Ireland was passed by a 60/40 margin on the basis of a turnout of 51%...
31 May 2012
At the Nipsa (Northern Ireland Public Service Alliance) conference yesterday in Derry, Socialist Party members won both the union's President and Vice President positions and the Left also took the postion of Hon Treasurer...
23 May 2012
Reject the EU fiscal compact treaty: Across Europe, in the face of growing resistance at the polls and on the streets, the capitalist class is ramping up its campaign to terrify people into accepting its ongoing austerity...
23 May 2012
Almost one in five 18-24 years olds in Northern Ireland are not in education, training nor employment, writes Neil Moore.
11 April 2012
Widespread opposition to new tax as registration deadline passes: Saturday 31 March was the deadline set by the Irish government for 1.86 million households in the south of Ireland to register for their new household tax
28 March 2012
As it stands, the NHS - supposedly 'ringfenced' from austerity - has to find £50 billion of so-called efficiency savings by the end of the decade...
15 March 2012
Unless you are part of the richest 1% then life under austerity is getting increasingly difficult. Peter Taaffe looks at the nature of capitalism
18 January 2012
A massive campaign against a new 'Household Charge' has begun in Ireland. The new flat tax affects 1.6 million households across the country, including the overwhelming majority of ordinary workers...
18 January 2012
Forty years ago, on Sunday 30 January 1972, members of the Parachute Regiment (the Paras) shot 27 unarmed civilians, (14 of whom died) on a protest through the barricaded Bogside area of Derry in Northern Ireland...
11 January 2012
Feast like an MP: When was the last time you had seared breast of pigeon with aubergine purée and spiced couscous? How about risotto of pea and broad bean with Golden Cross goat's cheese? Well that's the kind of cuisine...
7 December 2011
Socialist Party (Ireland) MEP Paul Murphy spoke at the European Parliament in support of the 30 November public sector strike in Britain:...
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