Despite a long illness, the death of Peter Short came as a shock to his many friends and comrades throughout Ireland, Britain, the US and many other parts of the world. If one mentioned his name to any person in Louth, they would immediately refer to the Workers’ Party.
Tom was a committed and active communist, republican and trade unionist for over 7 decades involved in some of the most important struggles in Ireland.
We walk the streets of hate that in our hearts remain our streets of dreams regardless We keep a castle of resolve and light high above the lough’s embrace. It is for us to mark how hatred draws the borders round the common cage of these exploited; these twins who