Tomás Ó Flatharta

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The Workers’ Party in Ireland Splits Again

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thebrokenelbow.com/2020/06/19/what-if-they-held-a-split-and-no-one-came-or-is-the-workers-party-about-to-disappear-up-its-own-orifice/

Gavin Mendel-Gleason, a supporter of the WP wing which has expelled the “northern business committee” makes a statement open to possible alarming interpretations :

While they would have been afraid to move with Sean Garland still alive, they saw their chance with his death.

A sister party in the foreign fields of North Korea is also called the Workers’ Party.

Seán Garland outside an Irish court while successfully contesting a US extradition request over alleged North Korean counterfeiting of “SupetDollars”

Was the WP northern business committee trying to avoid a fate similar to the late Kim Jong-Nam after he fell out with his brother Kim Jong-Un?  Presumably Gavin Mendel-Gleason does not have the same clout as Seán Garland or the leaders of the Kim dynastic family? Read the rest of this entry »

Internment of Marian Price, Attempted Extradition of Seán Garland

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Very Good News – it  seems Seán Garland, long-time leader of the Workers’ Party and a veteran of the Irish Republican movement since the 1950’s, has won his battle against the United States government, which wishes to charge him about accusations of currency forgery.

http://cedarlounge.wordpress.com/2011/12/21/sean-garland-extradition-refused/#comment-111337

Many people put their political differences with Garland and his party to one side, and supported the anti-extradition campaign.

One example is the United States socialist Gerry Foley: Read the rest of this entry »

Written by tomasoflatharta

Dec 21, 2011 at 11:28 pm