World Socialist Party (Ireland)

The World Socialist Party (Ireland),[1] founded as the Socialist Party of Ireland in 1949 before changing its name a decade later,[2] was a Marxist political party in the impossibilist tradition. It was a companion party of the World Socialist Movement (WSM) and was closely connected to the Socialist Party of Great Britain (SPGB).[3] The party's offices were in Belfast and it was most active in Northern Ireland, although it was also active in the Republic of Ireland. The party participated in elections in Northern Ireland, but without success.[4] Socialist View was the party's newspaper. The party disbanded in the 1990s.[5]

World Socialist Party (Ireland)
LeaderNone
Founded1949
Dissolved1990s
HeadquartersDonegall Street, Belfast, Northern Ireland
NewspaperSocialist View
IdeologyImpossibilism
Classical Marxism
Socialism
International affiliationWorld Socialist Movement
Colours  Red