The Irish Workers’ Group were a split from the IS/SWM. The group joined the Socialist Labour Party as the Workers Alliance for Action tendency, but left in 1979.

They later became Workers Power and were associated with the British group of the same name.


Irish Workers' Group [1976]


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Irish Workers Group (1976) / Class Struggle

From The Irish Left Open History Project

The Irish Workers Group (IWG) was formed sometime around the end of 1975 following a series of expulsions that year from the Socialist Workers Movement (SWM). In 1977 the IWG produced Class Struggle, a theoretical journal of which twenty issues were produced over the next ten years.

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Irish Workers Group: Responses

From Irish Workers Group members

The overview of the Irish Workers’ Group from the Irish Left Open History Project (available here) received a number of corrections and comments from former members when it was originally published. These are reproduced in part here (the original and complete comments can be read on the Irish Left Review website).

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