As thousands march across Ireland- it’s time for change

On Saturday January 24th thousands of people marched across Ireland. The marches were organised as a Right2Water day of action and are a stepping stone to a massive national protest the Saturday before the election.

As thousands march across Ireland- it’s time for change

On Saturday January 24th thousands of people marched across Ireland. The marches were organised as a Right2Water day of action and are a stepping stone to a massive national protest the Saturday before the election. About 10,000 protested in Dublin city centre alone with another 10,000 in Cork and thousands marching in smaller protests taking […]

2016- Let’s make this a year for change

This year marks one hundred years since the 1916 rebellion. That generation fought to remove the boot heel of an Empire and create a more equal society.

2016- Let’s make this a year for change

This year marks one hundred years since the 1916 rebellion. That generation fought to remove the boot heel of an Empire and create a more equal society. For James Connolly and the Irish Citizen’s Army that society was a socialist society- where workers North and South would democratically control the wealth of society in the […]

Sinn Féin & DUP sign up to austerity- People Before Profit statement

People Before Profit Cllr Gerry Carroll has hit out at the Assembly for agreeing an austerity budget that is “an attack on ordinary people, on our services, and a handout to big business.”

Sinn Féin & DUP sign up to austerity- People Before Profit statement

People Before Profit Cllr Gerry Carroll has hit out at the Assembly for agreeing an austerity budget that is “an attack on ordinary people, on our services, and a handout to big business.”  “The DUP and Sinn Fein have touted this deal as a ‘fresh start’ for people,” said Cllr Carroll. “It is anything but. […]

The Left Unites: AAA – PBP form alliance

The two main parties on the Irish radical left, the Anti-Austerity Alliance and People Before Profit, have joined forces to form a common front for the coming general election.

The Left Unites: AAA – PBP  form alliance

The two main parties on the Irish radical left, the Anti-Austerity Alliance and People Before Profit, have joined forces to form a common front for the coming general election. The new alliance has the backing of 4 TDs (Richard Boyd Barrett, Ruth Coppinger, Joe Higgins and Paul Murphy) and 27 councillors. In the election AAA-PBP […]

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 […]

Tens of thousands march- We can challenge the establishment.

Tens of thousands march- We can challenge the establishment.

Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Dublin today, August 29th, to voice their anger over the imposition of the water charge by the Fine Gael Labour Government. Today’s protest shows how strong this people power movement is. People traveled from every corner of the country. The community resistance and protest movement […]

Protest, Boycott, Elections- use every tactic to beat Irish Water

Irish water is in big trouble. More than half the population have refused to pay the water charge. The Government's spin is unravelling.

Protest, Boycott, Elections- use every tactic to beat Irish Water

Irish water is in big trouble. More than half the population have refused to pay the water charge. The Government’s spin is unravelling. They said water charges were for conservation but you could leave your tap running and get a grant of €100. They said Irish Water would be ‘off balance’ from the State’s revenues […]

SWP Statement: We need to build the boycott and get political

Thousands of people marched against water charges in Dublin today. Protesters waved Greek flags in solidarity with the Greek people. The movement against the water charges is changing, the battle is moving from one front to another. The protests on the streets are smaller but the mass boycott is strong.

SWP Statement: We need to build the boycott and get political

Thousands of people marched against water charges in Dublin today. Protesters waved Greek flags in solidarity with the Greek people. The movement against the water charges is changing, the battle is moving from one front to another. The protests on the streets are smaller but the mass boycott is strong. The Government admitted that almost […]

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 […]

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 […]