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21 February 2017
Defend the right to protest: "We are more akin to a banana republic, and the rotten nature of the Irish state has been exposed." These were the words of TD (MP) and Socialist Party member Ruth Coppinger in the Irish Parliament on 15 February as she rose to question Taoiseach (prime minister) Enda Kenny.
16 November 2016
Struggle, internationalism and socialism, these ideas - and how powerful they can be in action - electrified the magnificent rallies and workshops at Socialism 2016
26 October 2016
Outrageously, a student who peacefully protested against water charges in 2014 has been found guilty of falsely imprisoning the then deputy PM.
21 September 2016
Irish state criminalises right to protest: Anti-water charges demonstrators were arrested following a peaceful sit-down protest against water charges against Irish Labour deputy premier Joan Burton. They are now facing ludicrous charges of "false imprisonment".
7 September 2016
Tech giant Apple will have to pay back £11 billion it avoided in tax. The Irish government had made a 'sweetheart deal' which the EU has now instructed it to overturn.
6 July 2016
Videos of Socialist Party - Ireland members (in the CWI) and Anti Austerity Alliance TDs (Irish MPs), Paul Murphy and Ruth Coppinger, speaking out against the Blairite coup to remove Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader in Britain, and on the impact of Brexit
4 May 2016
Enda Kenny, Fine Gael's acting Taoiseach (prime minister), has been forced into a humiliating climbdown over the imposition of unfair water charges. The suspension of the hated levy is a victory for anti-water charge campaigners, particularly the Socialist Party (CWI Ireland) and its strategy of building a mass non-payment campaign.
2 March 2016
"Real change, not spare change" Three members of the Socialist Party have been elected to the Irish Parliament as part of the Anti-Austerity Alliance. Ruth Coppinger, who was re-elected in Dublin West, spoke to the Socialist on 29 February.
10 February 2016
Short stories on workers' struggles around the world. Irish general election, South Africa outsourcing victory and campaigning for workers' rights in Taiwan
9 December 2015
Several under-18-year-olds are facing serious criminal charges because they protested against unjust water charges when Ireland's deputy prime minister Joan Burton visited Jobstown, near Dublin, in November 2014.
9 December 2015
It's the quiz of 2015, compiled by the Socialist. The questions are drawn from articles covering events in the UK and internationally during the last year. Good luck and season's greetings.
21 October 2015
Short stories on workers' struggles around the world. Iberian political school, Hong Kong socialist election campaign, Kshama Sawant's birthday.
30 September 2015
Calling all anti-austerians, trade unionists, Corbynistas, socialists and members of the 99%!
23 September 2015
Short stories on workers' struggles around the world. Political policing in Ireland, strike against Finland's government, election campaign in Hong Kong.
2 September 2015
Short stories on workers' struggles around the world.
19 August 2015
Twenty-three of the 40 anti-water charges protesters arrested earlier this year in Ireland are expected to be charged with "false imprisonment" of the deputy prime minister following a peaceful sit-down protest in Dublin in 2014.
17 June 2015
Short reports from socialist activities around the globe.
1 May 2015
Over 150 attended the Liverpool TUSC rally, reflecting an appetite for an alternative
8 April 2015
On 2 April workers at Dunnes supermarket stores across Ireland took strike action for security in jobs, wages and conditions
25 February 2015
For breaking an injunction compelling them to stay 20 metres away from all water meter installations, five protesters have been jailed for between 28 and 56 days each
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