Statements

Statements

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 […]

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Decades of church and state repression of women

Statement by the Communist Party of Ireland 13 January 2021 The publication of the report of the Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation, cataloguing the horrendous abuse and exploitation handed out to tens of thousands of women over the decades by religious institutions—of both main religious faiths—lays bare the violence […]

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Countries must be allowed to produce generic covid vaccines

Statement by the Communist Party of Ireland 28 December 2020 The covid-19 vaccine should be made publicly and freely available to all. Countries should be allowed to produce their own vaccines nationally and begin their vaccination programmes immediately.      Never before has the contradiction between private health and public need been so obvious.      In […]

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Solidarity with the people of Bolivia

Statement by the Communist Party of Ireland 19 October 2020 The exit polls and early counts in the Bolivian election indicate a major victory for the working and indigenous peoples, despite the mass repression, including the murder of many activists, workers and indigenous leaders by the military and fascist forces that […]

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The covid-19 pandemic and its impact on women

Statement by the Communist Party of Ireland 11 June 2020 Amidst all the health problems and upheaval that are taking place resulting from the covid-19 pandemic, the Communist Party of Ireland points out that it is easy to overlook the specific distress that thousands of women are suffering in their own […]

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Political statement

2 May 2020 On 2 May 2020 the National Executive Committee of the Communist Party of Ireland discused and evaluated the current political and economic situation, both nationally and internationally, resulting from the coronavirus pandemic and the growing economic crisis, of which covid-19 is not the cause but simply the […]

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One Ireland, one solution: one all-Ireland constitution

Statement by the Communist Party of Ireland 15 March 2020 Covid-19 hastens the deepening structural crisis of the capitalist system The CPI expresses its solidarity with all those affected, and who will be affected, by this growing health crisis, and to the health staff and emergency services in the front line.      The […]