Joe Higgins MEP launches ‘No’ to Lisbon campaign in Strasbourg
Socialist Party promises a vigorous campaign in opposition to neo-liberal agenda represented by Lisbon. Speaking at a press conference in the European Parliament in Strasbourg, Joe Higgins launched the Socialist Party's campaign against the Lisbon Treaty.
Kenny’s talk is cheap – his system makes children suffer
Enda Kenny announced last week that the Irish government would use their presidency of the EU Council in the first 6 months of next year to target the prevention of global child hunger. The announcement was made at a conference on the issue called by British Tory Prime Minister David Cameron who will lead the G8 next year.
War in Ukraine: Why socialists don’t support sanctions
FAI: Record seven clubs gone bust in six years
John Delaney, the chief executive of the Football Association of Ireland, has announced that he is to take a pay cut of 10% which brings his salary down from €400,000 to €360,000. Even with his pay cut Delaney will be payed more than the prize money for the entire League. It cost €19,000 euro to enter the league yet if a club finishes fourth in the league they will receive a measly €15,000 euro. Delany could pay for €4,500 worth of Irish fans’ drinks in Poland, while at the same time Monaghan are allowed to fold because of debts of €6,000.