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4 June 2014
Ireland was no exception to the rejection of pro-austerity governments in the European elections. Three sets of elections took place on 23 May: local, European and two parliamentary byelections
13 November 2013
Forever and ever: Austerity set to last until 2020? Wrong! It's going to persist until 2030 according to rapacious capitalist bean counters, PwC. This forecast exceeds David Cameron's sanguine perspective of austerity
10 August 2013
Socialist Party members who stand for public positions, such as MPs and councillors, including for TUSC, are committed to taking only the average wage of a skilled worker in the area they represent
7 August 2013
Socialist Party (Ireland) TD Joe Higgins and MEP Paul Murphy support the strike action being taken by SIPTU, NBRU and TSSA Dublin Bus workers. See report on socialistparty.net
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
12 January 2012
Administrators KPMG announced they were 'delighted' to have saved 1,000 jobs with La Senza in the UK on Monday, writes Ian Harris, Hillingdon Socialist Party.
2 November 2011
Along with the Irish presidential election, a parliamentary by-election took place in Dublin West on 27 October which Ruth Coppinger of the Socialist Party Ireland contested...
3 March 2011
Socialist Party councillor Clare Daly was elected as a TD for the first time in Dublin North with 7,513 first preference votes or 15.2% of the vote, and Joe Higgins, a TD from 1997 to 2007 and currently the Irish Socialist Party's MEP, was returned to the Dáil (parliament) representing Dublin West, gaining 8,084 votes (19%).
3 March 2011
Ireland: Socialist Party wins two parliament seats The general election in Ireland was historic but not for the reasons being stressed by the would-be new government partners of Fine Gael and Labour.
16 February 2011
Irish Socialist Party support increasing amongst working class
THE IMMINENT general election in the Irish Republic was called because the dominant coalition party - Fianna Fáil - collapsed out of office in utter disarray. Socialist Party reporters in Ireland write.
26 January 2011
After the economic collapse of the so-called 'Celtic Tiger' economy, Ireland is spiralling into social and political disintegration. The Socialist Party (CWI Ireland) will stand candidates in the coming elections as a key part of the United Left Alliance (ULA).
17 December 2010
Socialism 2010, hosted by the Socialist Party, was a great success
6 October 2010
Joe Higgins, Socialist Party MEP for Dublin, Ireland, explains why Socialism 2010 is an important event for all who oppose the brutal austerity cuts...
6 October 2010
HUNDREDS OF activists from across the British trade union movement travelled to Brussels to march against the Europe-wide cuts agenda, writes Nicholas Parker.
6 October 2010
Hosted by the Socialist Party
Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 November
Rally speakers include:
- Joe Higgins, Socialist Party MEP for Dublin, Ireland
- Matt Wrack, FBU general secretary
- Cindy Sheehan, US anti-war activist
- Andros Payiatsos, general secretary, CWI Greece
- Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary
15 September 2010
AS PART of a delegation by the European United Left (GUE/NGL) in the European parliament, Joe Higgins, Socialist Party MEP recently visited Kazakhstan to meet with independent trade union activists, human rights defenders, journalists, ex-prisoners and political activists and people from the social...
1 September 2010
ON 7 August, Russian CWI activist, Igor Yasin, and two other CWI members, were brutally attacked by thugs following a peaceful protest in Moscow over the proposed construction of a major new road through part of Moscow's green belt...
29 July 2010
Demonstration in London 5 June 2010 after Israeli state killings on Gaza bound aid flotilla
16 June 2010
There were no vacant seats left at the launch meeting of the Socialist Party Scotland in Glasgow on 10 June, writes Philip Stott.
9 June 2010
THE BRUTAL murder by Israeli commandos of nine civilian aid volunteers aboard a ship attempting to bring humanitarian relief to besieged Palestinians in the Gaza strip was met with furious opposition internationally, writes Sean Figg.
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