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21 November 2018
Megaphones and placards declaring "end victim-blaming" and "fight sexism - no to all oppression, no to austerity" were adorned with lacy thongs.
30 May 2018
On 25 May, Irish citizens voted decisively to repeal the 8th Amendment, a resounding rejection of the abortion ban and misogynistic ideas about women and our bodies. The Yes vote won a landslide 66% and in all but one county.
23 May 2018
The historic referendum to repeal the eighth amendment to the Irish constitution, which equates to an almost complete ban on abortion, takes place on 25 May
11 April 2018
Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland) members were to the fore in organising rallies and marches throughout the country, North and South, against rape culture and misogyny
23 November 2016
The Irish government has refused to give a second reading to a bill for a repeal referendum on restrictions to women's abortion rights. There has been a clear development of a pro-choice sentiment within society. This shows the need to develop the struggle outside parliament.
5 October 2016
Ruth Coppinger, Anti Austerity Alliance TD (MP) and Socialist Party (CWI, Ireland) member, gave a widely publicised speech in the Irish parliament on a woman's right to choose. This follows a recent historic mass demonstration in favour of abortion rights.
13 July 2016
Short stories on workers' struggles around the world including the fight for abortion rights in Ireland, solidarity with striking Walmart workers in China and a CWI member contesting a council seat in Brazil.
6 July 2016
Videos of Socialist Party - Ireland members (in the CWI) and Anti Austerity Alliance TDs (Irish MPs), Paul Murphy and Ruth Coppinger, speaking out against the Blairite coup to remove Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader in Britain, and on the impact of Brexit
2 March 2016
"Real change, not spare change" Three members of the Socialist Party have been elected to the Irish Parliament as part of the Anti-Austerity Alliance. Ruth Coppinger, who was re-elected in Dublin West, spoke to the Socialist on 29 February.
17 February 2016
The Socialist Party in Ireland is participating as part of the Anti Austerity Alliance in the general election to be held on 26 February
10 February 2016
Short stories on workers' struggles around the world. Irish general election, South Africa outsourcing victory and campaigning for workers' rights in Taiwan
10 June 2015
"Seattle is being turned into a playground for the rich, a profit machine for the big developers... I have a different vision for Seattle, one that is based on social justice, equality, and environmental sustainability"
18 February 2015
"Call off the dogs of war on people in Jobstown." These were the words of Socialist Party TD (member of parliament) Ruth Coppinger when she challenged the Tánaiste (deputy prime minister) Joan Burton in the Dáil (Irish parliament) on 12 February
11 December 2014
London Socialist Party members attended a protest at the Irish embassy in London.
10 November 2014
Over 1,000 workers, trade unionists, anti-cuts activists, young people and others from the 99% hit by austerity spent 48 hours being inspired and, in turn, inspiring others with their commitment and determination to fight back against the misery of capitalism
29 October 2014
Ruth Coppinger, a Socialist Party TD in the Republic of Ireland parliament travelled to Northern Ireland on Tuesday along with 30 other pro-choice activists to receive abortion pills from the pro-choice organisation Women on Web
24 October 2014
Russell Brand speaks up for people who need a voice in a society run for the 1%. We're told there is 'no alternative' to austerity - but there is. The 'Socialism 2014' rally has speakers with incredible records of struggle and victories for the 99%
4 June 2014
Ireland was no exception to the rejection of pro-austerity governments in the European elections. Three sets of elections took place on 23 May: local, European and two parliamentary byelections
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