Workers Party (Ireland)

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The Workers Party (in Irish Páirtí na nOibrithe) is an Irish left wing political party that evolved from Official Sinn Féin. They have had limited electoral success, more so in the Republic of Ireland than in the north.

In 1970 Sinn Féin split with the "officials" focusing on Marxist principles, with the "provisionals" focusing achieving a united Ireland by force. In 1977 the Officials remaned themselves Sinn Féin The Workers Party, and in 1982 became simply The Workers Party.

The Workers' Party operate in both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. They previously used the name Republican Clubs but are now avowedly non-sectarian. Today, the main stronghold of Workers Party is Waterford.

The political party Democratic Left, which merged with the Labour Party in 1999, evolved from the Workers Party in 1992.

Sean Garland, President of the Workers Party, is suspected of involvement in Super Dollar.

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