Attempt to extradite Workers’ Party President Sean Garland to the United States

Sean Garland is an Irish citizen and is entitled to the protection of the Irish Constitution and Irish law. The decision to “snatch” Sean Garland while in Northern Ireland is a deliberate and calculated attempt to subvert Irish law and remove constitutional protection from its citizens. The British Extradition Act 2003, which is being used against Sean Garland is a controversial piece of legislation. The Act incorporates the terms of the Extradition Treaty between the US and the UK. It […]

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The Workers’ Party annual Northern Regional Conference at the Wellington Park Hotel

10am Arrival and Registration followed by tea or coffee. 10:30am Conference Welcome address – Tommy Owens Northern Regional Secretary. 10:45am Debate on introduction of Water Charges – Jim Walsh NIPSA 11:30am European Union – The Left and the forthcoming referendum lead by John O’Farrell Britain in Europe – David Phinnemore Institute of European affairs QUB. 1-2pm Lunch 2pm Panel discussion – Comment and Reflection on Northern Ireland Society 30 years on – Integration or segregation? Panel Chairman: Gerry Grainger Workers […]

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Ballymun Regeneration – Asbestos problem should have been foreseen

The Ballymun Branch of the Workers’ Party has said it is incredible that engineers and officials planning the Ballymun Regeneration project did not foresee the need to deal with the large quantity of asbestos in the flats complexes. Ballymun Workers Party Chairman John Dunne said that it was well known that asbestos was used extensively in the construction of the tower blocks and the 8-storey spine blocks. “At that time asbestos was still regarded as a wonder material and was […]

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Bertie is Europe’s Messenger, Not its President

The Workers’ Party has said that the long-predicted creation of a Two-Tier Europe is now a reality following yesterday’s Berlin summit between the leaders of Germany, France and Britain and that Bertie Ahern’s European Presidency is no more than a sham. Crumlin (Dublin) Workers’ Party candidate Shay Kelly said that the Berlin Summit had created a Premier League within the European Union with the ‘Big Three’ of Germany, France and Britain in the driving seat, Ireland sitting at the bottom […]

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Founders and members of Workers Party

The story of the modern Workers Party begins in 1982 when the Party Ard Fheis (Annual Delegate Conference) decided that its programme ,its politics and its philosophy could only be correctly understood if there was no ambiguity about the Party name. Prior to this the Party had been known as Sinn Fein -The Workers Party, partly reflecting the Party’s early origins and more significantly ideological development over the previous two decades. Theobald Wolfe Tone Connolly The Workers Party, like most […]

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