Simon Coveney’s Big House Con

Simon Coveney has launched his new Housing Action Plan with quite a fanfare. Unsurprisingly much of the media has echoed Coveney’s own view of his proposals: a ‘game changer’, ‘47,000 new social houses!’, ‘the biggest housing programme in the history of the state’.

Simon Coveney’s Big House Con

Simon Coveney has launched his new Housing Action Plan with quite a fanfare. Unsurprisingly much of the media has echoed Coveney’s own view of his proposals: a ‘game changer’, ‘47,000 new social houses!’, ‘the biggest housing programme in the history of the state’. Tragically – and it is tragic for the homeless on the streets […]

Kick out this Government of “instability and chaos”

In a speech to supporters in Mayo, Enda Kenny declared that the electorate would have “a clear choice between stable and coherent government or chaos and instability."

Kick out this Government of “instability and chaos”

In a speech to supporters in Mayo, Enda Kenny declared that the electorate would have “a clear choice between stable and coherent government or chaos and instability.” This is a propaganda line regularly repeated these days designed to target Sinn Fein and the radical Left Enda, his government and the media utter dire warnings of […]

THE DEFEAT OF SYRIZA AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR THE IRISH LEFT

Against the economic terrorism of the EU, people power and workers action is the only way to achieve change.

THE DEFEAT OF SYRIZA AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR THE IRISH LEFT

The EU has enforced a humiliating surrender on Greece. The Syriza government that was elected to end austerity has been forced to implement it. The meaning of Wolfgang Schauble, the German Finance Minister’s infamous phrase ‘we can’t possibly allow an election to change anything’ is now clear. The scale of the brutality is astounding. To […]

Rogues Gallery

Here is Socialist Worker’s sample of a few of the rogues who rule Irish society. It could easily have been much larger. Just think of who we left out – Bertie Aherne, Seanie Fitzpatrick, Michael O’Leary, James Reilly and lots more!

Rogues Gallery

Here is Socialist Worker’s sample of a few of the rogues who rule Irish society. It could easily have been much larger. Just think of who we left out – Bertie Aherne, Seanie Fitzpatrick, Michael O’Leary, James Reilly and lots more! Michael Buckley: Tony Soprano wannabe Ruthless boss of Greyhound Recycling who locked his workers […]

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Joan Burton justified capping the rent allowance in 2012 by claiming in the Dail the cut would “ensure rents would not increase” and “not cause homelessness for anyone.”  Rents have skyrocketed again in Dublin compared to last year and now average €1,358 euro a month.  And according to the Dublin Local Authority Homeless Services, there […]

The Siteserv scandal returns

As Socialist Worker goes to press the Denis O’Brien Siteserv scandal is growing by the day.

The Siteserv scandal returns

As Socialist Worker goes to press the Denis O’Brien  Siteserv scandal is growing by the day. As a result of persistent questioning by Kathleen Murphy TD more information about this dodgy deal is coming out and demands for a full public inquiry are mounting. Enda and Co. are clearly on the back foot. But the […]