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Elections to Northern Ireland Assembly – Build a socialist alternative to the ‘Orange’ versus ‘Green’ headcount

Daniel Waldron, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland), Belfast Northern Ireland goes to the polls, for the second time within a year, in snap elections to decide the make-up of its Stormont Assembly on 2 March. James Brokenshire, Northern Ireland Secretary of ...

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Ireland: Government routed in general election as socialist left make gains

Danny Byrne, CWI Ireland’s Fine Gael/Labour Party coalition government was routed in general elections on 26 February. A deep class anger at the government’s austerity, especially at the Labour Party’s betrayal of working people, saw voters inflict a humiliating defeat ...

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Irish general election: anti-austerity policies winning popular support

With just three days to go until the general election in the Irish republic on 26 February, opinion polls indicate an important breakthrough for the socialist left is possible. The Socialist Party in Ireland is participating as part of the broader ...

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Northern Ireland: 13 March public sector strike against austerity

Text of Socialist Party leaflet, Belfast  Tens of thousands of public sector workers are set to take part in a 24 hour strike across Northern Ireland on Friday 13 March. Schools and hospitals will be shut, as will be public sector ...

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Ireland: Stunning by election victory for Socialist Party and AAA in Dublin

Eddie McCabe, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland) 11 October 2014 will be a day that’s remembered for years to come in Ireland. An estimated 100,000 marched in Dublin against the hated water charges. And on the same day, Paul Murphy, Socialist ...

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Northern Ireland Executive rocked by major crisis

Michael Cleary, Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland), Belfast The past continues to haunt the present in Northern Ireland. In the last week of February a major crisis rocked the Northern Ireland Executive and almost brought it crashing down. The crisis ...

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