After the Referendum: Let’s fight all inequality

The massive YES vote in the Marriage Referendum was a great victory for the principle of equality. It demonstrated beyond doubt that Ireland has changed for the better and it showed the commitment of the Irish people to equality for all.

After the Referendum: Let’s fight all inequality

The massive YES vote in the Marriage Referendum was a great victory for the principle of equality. It demonstrated beyond doubt that Ireland has changed for the better and it showed the commitment of the Irish people to equality for all. It was a victory for the LGBTQ community who were the core of the […]

Dunnes Workers – A Pawn in her Game

Dunnes in Gorey has reopened leaving staff traumatised after a week of muscle flexing and using them as a pawn in her game by owner, Margaret Heffernan.

Dunnes Workers – A Pawn in her Game

Tom Hendy reports from Gorey Dunnes in Gorey has reopened leaving staff traumatised after a week of muscle flexing and using them as a pawn in her game by owner, Margaret Heffernan. The dispute was alledgedly over an entrance to the store. Dunnes sought to use this entrance, but this was not in their contract. […]

Richard Boyd Barrett condemns Aer Lingus Sale

In a statement, Richard Boyd Barrett TD for the People Before Profit Alliance has slammed as an outrageous betrayal and act of national sabotage, the decision of the government, and particularly the Labour Party to sell off its remaining 25% stake in Aer Lingus to multinational airline IAG

Richard Boyd Barrett condemns Aer Lingus Sale

In a statement, Richard Boyd Barrett TD for the People Before Profit Alliance has slammed as an outrageous betrayal and act of national sabotage, the decision of the government, and particularly the Labour Party to sell off its remaining 25% stake in Aer Lingus to multinational airline IAG Richard Boyd Barrett said:  “The decision to […]

End Direct Provision Now!

Since the tragic deaths of over 1200 migrants in the Mediterranean in April, the issue of migrants and asylum seekers is back on to the political agenda. This crisis has once again highlighted the barbarity and inadequacy of Ireland’s asylum policy.

End Direct Provision Now!

Since the tragic deaths of over 1200 migrants in the Mediterranean in April, the issue of migrants and asylum seekers is back on to the political agenda. This crisis has once again highlighted the barbarity and inadequacy of Ireland’s asylum policy. Contrary to popular myth, Ireland does not have a ‘migrant problem’ or an ‘asylum […]

Victory! Marriage Equality Finally Won!

The overwhelming support Irish people have shown for marriage equality, online, on the ground and at the ballot box has been stupendous. In a country where just 22 years ago homosexuality was still illegal we now have the right to marry regardless of sex. While the vote was just on marriage the activism and the result were something much more, they were a reaching out, an acceptance and indeed an apology. People all over this country, particularly young people in unaccepting environments have been sent a clear message of validation and hope from their fellow citizens. We are perhaps seeing the beginnings of an Ireland of openness and respect.

Victory! Marriage Equality Finally Won!

Freddie Trevaskis Hoskin of the Liberation campaign, responds to the Referendum victory The overwhelming support Irish people have shown for marriage equality, online, on the ground and at the ballot box has been stupendous. In a country where just 22 years ago homosexuality was still illegal we now have the right to marry regardless of […]

The Drive to Privatise

The Government plan to privatise bus routes and its remaining stake in Aer Lingus is just the latest episode in the ongoing neoliberal agenda driven by the interests of a corporate elite both here and internationally.

The Drive to Privatise

Owen McCormack, SIPTU and Dublin Bus driver The Government plan to privatise bus routes and its remaining stake in Aer Lingus is just the latest episode in the ongoing neoliberal agenda driven by the interests of a corporate elite both here and internationally. Despite claims that privatisations are about efficiencies, better services and value for […]

People Before Profit Statement: STOP THE SELL-OFF OF AER LINGUS

The Fine Gael-Labour government are trying to ram through the sale of Aer Lingus even before TDs return to their constituencies at the June weekend and hear concerns about it. The unseemly rush shows that the government has something to hide. The sell-off is bad for the Irish economy and bad for workers conditions.

People Before Profit Statement:  STOP THE SELL-OFF OF AER LINGUS

STOP THE SELL-OFF OF AER LINGUS The Fine Gael-Labour government are trying to ram through the sale of Aer Lingus even before TDs return to their constituencies at the June weekend and hear concerns about it. The unseemly rush shows that the government has something to hide. The sell-off is bad for the Irish economy […]

NO RECOVERY FOR WORKING PEOPLE

Over the last few weeks the establishment spin machine has cranked into action. With a national election less than 12 months away, government lackeys are busy constructing a message to secure their re-election.

NO RECOVERY FOR WORKING PEOPLE

Over the last few weeks the establishment spin machine has cranked into action. With a national election less than 12 months away, government lackeys are busy constructing a message to secure their re-election. With seven years of brutal austerity behind them, talk of recovery is hardly surprising. But where is the recovery for working people? […]

Principles for a left alternative – May 2015

The following statement has been agreed between the Anti-Austerity Alliance, the People Before Profit Alliance and some independent left-wing activists including Cllr Brendan Young.

Principles for a left alternative – May 2015

The following statement has been agreed between the Anti-Austerity Alliance, the People Before Profit Alliance and some independent left-wing activists including Cllr Brendan Young. The May Day Conference initiated by the Right2Water Trade Unions was designed to bring union members, community groups and political representatives into dialogue about an alternative to the political and economic […]

Public Meeting: EU and the Migrant Crisis. Why are migrants dying in the Mediterranean?

Public Meeting: EU and the Migrant Crisis. Why are migrants dying in the Mediterranean?

Public Meeting hosted by United Against Racism and Irish Anti-War Movement EU and the Migrant Crisis: Why are migrants dying in the Mediterranean? Speakers: Mark Price | Irish Anti-War Movement Azad | Syrian Refugee Memet Uludağ | United Against Racism Teacher’s Club | 27 May | 19:00. For more information https://www.facebook.com/events/1420755214911610/