Author: jamescallaghan


Message of solidarity to the Communist Party of Cuba

The Communist Party of Ireland has sent the following letter of solidarity to the Communist Party of Cuba on the occasion of their 8th Congress. Communist Party of Cuba Havana 8th Congress of CPC Dear comrades, On behalf of the Communist Party of Ireland I wish to offer warmest greetings […]


Political statement

National Executive Committee, Communist Party of Ireland Following its most recent meeting, the National Executive Committee of the Communist Party of Ireland, is calling upon the trade union movement and progressive forces to demand that the Government break with the failed approach of allowing the EU Commission to control vaccination […]


Not One More Woman

With International Working Women’s Day celebrations barely ended many people will have spent the morning watching the disgusting displays of police brutality captured at a vigil for Sarah Everard held in Clapham last night. This footage shows women who gathered to mourn and grieve being kettled, attacked and violently arrested […]


A bitter legacy can only produce bitter fruit

Statement by the Communist Party of Ireland The scenes in Dublin city centre yesterday (Saturday 27 February) should come as no surprise to anyone. The reactions to the violence of the state were as could be expected, as were the weasel words of condemnation by establishment politicians.      Working people are frustrated […]


Statement on CPI – CYM Relations

Over the recent period a serious rupture in the longstanding political relationship between the Communist Party of Ireland (CPI) and the Connolly Youth Movement (CYM) has taken place when, on 9th January at its extraordinary Ard Fheis, members of the latter voted to remove their support for the Programme of […]


Mel Corry

1964–2021 Mel Corry, who died on 13 January, was a lifelong trade unionist, a member of the Peadar O’Donnell Socialist Republican Forum, and a former member of the National Executive Committee of the CPI. A native of Lurgan and former textile worker, from 2008 he was a tutor with Trademark […]


An arrogant and out-of-touch Government whose only strategy is to bully and terrorise the people and if that fails, make them vote again

Statement by the Communist Party of Ireland17 May 2012 How can anyone take seriously this government’s campaign and what it says about the Permanent Austerity Treaty?      The minister for finance, Noonan, dismisses the impact of what is happening in Greece and the deepening crisis that the people of that beleaguered country […]


Waiting for orders from Berlin

10 May 2012 The suspension of the German government’s ratification of the permanent austerity treaty and the ESM treaty must send a strong warning signal to the Irish people that these two treaties pose a serious threat to their livelihood and to what little remains of their democracy and sovereignty.      There […]