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# catherine-martin - Thursday 24 December, 2020

Let's regulate short-term let platforms like Airbnb before tourism kicks back in, says housing minister
# Interview
# Interview

Let's regulate short-term let platforms like Airbnb before tourism kicks back in, says housing minister

Dec 24th 2020, 6:30 PM 23,071 Views 31 Comments

Housing and tourism departments are in discussions about platform regulations.

# catherine-martin - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Green Party Cabinet ministers write to members in a bid to allay fears about the EU-Canada trade deal
# CETA
# CETA

Green Party Cabinet ministers write to members in a bid to allay fears about the EU-Canada trade deal

Dec 16th 2020, 3:15 PM 11,331 Views 31 Comments

Party membership has been told that ratifying the controversial EU-Canada trade deal is “politically important” with Brexit looming.

# catherine-martin - Sunday 13 December, 2020

Test live performances of music and theatre to take place in Dublin venues starting next week
# Live Performances
# Live Performances

Test live performances of music and theatre to take place in Dublin venues starting next week

Dec 13th 2020, 6:04 PM 15,892 Views 12 Comments

The Arts and Culture Recovery Taskforce recommended that cultural venues be reassessed under the government’s five-level plan.

# catherine-martin - Thursday 10 December, 2020

Which sports events should be free-to-air in Ireland? The public are being asked to have their say
# Public Consultation
# Public Consultation

Which sports events should be free-to-air in Ireland? The public are being asked to have their say

Dec 10th 2020, 3:30 PM 14,172 Views 32 Comments

A public consultation will last until January.

# catherine-martin - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

Management in tech firms based in Ireland could face prosecution if harmful content is not removed
# Online Safety
# Online Safety

Management in tech firms based in Ireland could face prosecution if harmful content is not removed

Dec 9th 2020, 4:06 PM 7,854 Views 8 Comments

A new bill will target online sites which feature criminal content, cyber-bullying, self-harm or suicide.

# catherine-martin - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Government's Covid plan could be 'tweaked' to allow arts and entertainment venues open safely, says minister
# Attendance Numbers
# Attendance Numbers

Government's Covid plan could be 'tweaked' to allow arts and entertainment venues open safely, says minister

Nov 17th 2020, 4:45 PM 12,584 Views 5 Comments

An arts task force says the Living with Covid plan requires an urgent review.

Basic income scheme for arts and culture sector could benefit 55,000 workers
# Arts And Culture
# Arts And Culture

Basic income scheme for arts and culture sector could benefit 55,000 workers

Nov 17th 2020, 6:30 AM 14,637 Views 21 Comments

A basic income scheme for the arts and culture sector will be discussed by ministers at Cabinet today.

# catherine-martin - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Talks ongoing about holding large sporting events and concerts under Level 1 and 2
# Matches And Gigs
# Matches And Gigs

Talks ongoing about holding large sporting events and concerts under Level 1 and 2

Oct 14th 2020, 7:00 PM 20,002 Views 14 Comments

Minister Catherine Martin says she hopes some smaller live performances will take place before Christmas.

# catherine-martin - Saturday 3 October, 2020

Eamon Ryan: Government will spend €1 million a day on walking and cycling
# Green Party
# Green Party

Eamon Ryan: Government will spend €1 million a day on walking and cycling

Oct 3rd 2020, 8:02 PM 54,226 Views 184 Comments

The Green Party leader was addressing his party’s national convention.

Green Party 'must keep fighting' for green change around the Cabinet table, says Catherine Martin
# Rural Ireland
# Rural Ireland

Green Party 'must keep fighting' for green change around the Cabinet table, says Catherine Martin

Oct 3rd 2020, 8:15 AM 16,579 Views 48 Comments

The Green Party’s online convention is taking place today, with the theme ‘Ours For the Making’.

# catherine-martin - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Martin announces establishment of arts and culture recovery taskforce
# Arts
# Arts

Martin announces establishment of arts and culture recovery taskforce

Sep 10th 2020, 10:07 PM 12,272 Views 16 Comments

It will report to Minister Martin by 31 October to provide the government with an action plan for the sector.

# catherine-martin - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

€6 million worth of support packages for live performance and music industry announced
# Arts
# Arts

€6 million worth of support packages for live performance and music industry announced

Sep 9th 2020, 7:54 PM 20,956 Views 7 Comments

Minister Catherine Martin announced the measures this evening.

# catherine-martin - Friday 4 September, 2020

Minister to meet with sports bodies to discuss Covid-19 restrictions
# Sport
# Sport

Minister to meet with sports bodies to discuss Covid-19 restrictions

Sep 4th 2020, 7:00 AM 18,189 Views 23 Comments

Catherine Martin will meet with representatives from the GAA, FAI and the IRFU today.

# catherine-martin - Monday 31 August, 2020

Ban on alcohol at gigs under consideration in a bid to allow music events resume
# Ban On Booze
# Ban On Booze

Ban on alcohol at gigs under consideration in a bid to allow music events resume

Aug 31st 2020, 2:15 PM 18,749 Views 54 Comments

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly and Minister for Arts Catherine Martin are meeting artists today.

# catherine-martin - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

Culture Minister asked to intervene in controversial removal of slave statues from outside Shelbourne Hotel
# Dublin
# Dublin

Culture Minister asked to intervene in controversial removal of slave statues from outside Shelbourne Hotel

Updated Jul 29th 2020, 5:10 PM 67,188 Views 142 Comments

Four bronze statues depicting two Nubian princesses from the lower Nile and their slave girls holding torches were recently removed.

# catherine-martin - Thursday 23 July, 2020

The green vote: The victor in the Green Party leadership battle will be announced tonight
# Green Party
# Green Party

The green vote: The victor in the Green Party leadership battle will be announced tonight

Jul 23rd 2020, 6:10 AM 15,804 Views 36 Comments

Counting will begin this morning with a result expected between 2pm and 3pm.

# catherine-martin - Wednesday 22 July, 2020

Will it be Ryan or Martin? Voting closes in the Green Party's leadership contest
# Green Party
# Green Party

Will it be Ryan or Martin? Voting closes in the Green Party's leadership contest

Updated Jul 22nd 2020, 5:42 PM 32,640 Views 51 Comments

Counting will begin tomorrow morning with a result expected between 2pm and 3pm.

# catherine-martin - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Eamon Ryan and Catherine Martin make final pitches to be leader in Green Party hustings
# Leadership Race
# Leadership Race

Eamon Ryan and Catherine Martin make final pitches to be leader in Green Party hustings

Jul 14th 2020, 7:41 PM 11,697 Views 18 Comments

Experience is a ‘valuable attribute’ but it should not be a ‘prerequisite’ to be the leader, said Martin

# catherine-martin - Saturday 11 July, 2020

Green leadership race: Martin warns against over-hyping experience; Ryan says Greens' last stint in government wasn't all bad
# Green Party Hustings
# Green Party Hustings

Green leadership race: Martin warns against over-hyping experience; Ryan says Greens' last stint in government wasn't all bad

Jul 11th 2020, 1:27 PM 19,857 Views 57 Comments

Candidates were asked about growing the party, the challenges to being in government and the Phoenix Park.

# catherine-martin - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

'Missed opportunity' to promote women - Catherine Martin criticises Greens' cabinet appointments
# Diversity And Inclusion
# Diversity And Inclusion

'Missed opportunity' to promote women - Catherine Martin criticises Greens' cabinet appointments

Jul 8th 2020, 11:39 AM 17,620 Views 42 Comments

While Minister Martin respects those appointed, she would’ve liked to see a woman promoted.

# catherine-martin - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Green Party contest kicks off as Eamon Ryan and Catherine Martin make their pitches to be leader
# Hustings
# Hustings

Green Party contest kicks off as Eamon Ryan and Catherine Martin make their pitches to be leader

Jul 7th 2020, 8:42 PM 14,981 Views 44 Comments

Ryan and Martin said they would bring down the government if Green policies are not delivered.

# catherine-martin - Sunday 28 June, 2020

Eamon Ryan confirms Green Party leadership contest will go ahead online
# Choices
# Choices

Eamon Ryan confirms Green Party leadership contest will go ahead online

Jun 28th 2020, 2:38 PM 23,204 Views 61 Comments

Party rules dictate a leadership contest has to take place within six months of a general election.

# catherine-martin - Saturday 27 June, 2020

‘Whatever you’re having yourself’: TD questions new ‘jumble drawer’ ministry
# Catherine Martin
# Catherine Martin

‘Whatever you’re having yourself’: TD questions new ‘jumble drawer’ ministry

Jun 27th 2020, 10:53 PM 69,946 Views 88 Comments

Some critics have concerns about whether each area will get enough attention from Catherine Martin.

In full: These are your new Cabinet ministers
# New Lineup
# New Lineup

In full: These are your new Cabinet ministers

Jun 27th 2020, 6:56 PM 236,131 Views 244 Comments

The new ministerial lineup has been confirmed.

# catherine-martin - Friday 19 June, 2020

'That's the Green way': Catherine Martin says party will accept if members vote against government deal
# Crunch Time
# Crunch Time

'That's the Green way': Catherine Martin says party will accept if members vote against government deal

Jun 19th 2020, 11:37 AM 21,371 Views 67 Comments

Catherine Martin is calling on Green Party members to back the deal to go into government with Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil.

# catherine-martin - Thursday 18 June, 2020

Green Party division on entering government laid bare as party concludes online convention
# Greens In Government
# Greens In Government

Green Party division on entering government laid bare as party concludes online convention

Updated Jun 18th 2020, 9:40 PM 36,120 Views 106 Comments

About 2,600 members of the Green Party registered to watch the online convention.

# catherine-martin - Saturday 6 June, 2020

Catherine Martin will challenge Eamon Ryan for the Green Party leadership
# Green Party
# Green Party

Catherine Martin will challenge Eamon Ryan for the Green Party leadership

Jun 6th 2020, 8:39 PM 34,089 Views 107 Comments

Eamon Ryan has already stated he will contest the election.

# catherine-martin - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

Catherine Martin will give 'serious consideration' to contesting the Green Party leadership
# Eamon Ryan
# Eamon Ryan

Catherine Martin will give 'serious consideration' to contesting the Green Party leadership

Updated May 20th 2020, 5:26 PM 27,433 Views 75 Comments

While the party talks about entering government, it has another battle on its hands.

# catherine-martin - Friday 1 May, 2020

'Disturbing': War of words breaks out between the Greens and FG over 7% emissions target
# Government Formation
# Government Formation

'Disturbing': War of words breaks out between the Greens and FG over 7% emissions target

May 1st 2020, 1:59 PM 29,697 Views 189 Comments

A new government could be a while away as emissions targets becomes a stumbling block.

# catherine-martin - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan doesn't see the numbers on the left for 'a stable government'
# Coalition Talks
# Coalition Talks

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan doesn't see the numbers on the left for 'a stable government'

Feb 18th 2020, 1:55 PM 18,393 Views 106 Comments

Ryan says a government is needed that will last for ‘three or four years’.

# catherine-martin - Monday 10 February, 2020

Catherine Martin's husband to join her in the Dáil
# Family Affair
# Family Affair

Catherine Martin's husband to join her in the Dáil

Feb 10th 2020, 11:55 PM 37,978 Views 27 Comments

Catherine Martin topped the poll in Dublin Rathdown.

Neither a ripple nor a wave - the Green Party's record-breaking election
# Going Green
# Going Green

Neither a ripple nor a wave - the Green Party's record-breaking election

Feb 10th 2020, 5:23 PM 29,655 Views 43 Comments

The Green Party’s best ever election result has been overshadowed by the Sinn Féin surge.

# catherine-martin - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

'Can we get away from plastics? No. Can we use plastics better? Yes.'
# Ireland 2029
# Ireland 2029

'Can we get away from plastics? No. Can we use plastics better? Yes.'

Jul 31st 2019, 8:30 PM 11,573 Views 26 Comments

In the latest episode of Ireland 2029, we’ve looked at the country going plastic free before the end of the next decade.

# catherine-martin - Sunday 9 December, 2018

'It's about our children now, not our grandchildren': Is Ireland ready to introduce a carbon tax?
# Emissions Targets
# Emissions Targets

'It's about our children now, not our grandchildren': Is Ireland ready to introduce a carbon tax?

Dec 9th 2018, 10:00 PM 24,403 Views 157 Comments

It’s been claimed that the tide is turning in how society views the problem of climate change.

# catherine-martin - Friday 16 March, 2018

'Patience is at breaking point' - longer Luas trams withdrawn from service due to system fault
# Bad To Worse
# Bad To Worse

'Patience is at breaking point' - longer Luas trams withdrawn from service due to system fault

Mar 16th 2018, 4:51 PM 30,017 Views 59 Comments

The longer trams were first introduced last month in an attempt to ease passenger frustration due to overcrowding.

# catherine-martin - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

Dáil women's caucus calls for audit of harassment and bullying in the Oireachtas
# Survey
# Survey

Dáil women's caucus calls for audit of harassment and bullying in the Oireachtas

Feb 27th 2018, 9:53 PM 9,173 Views 50 Comments

The group has called for a survey of the working conditions of elected officials in Leinster House.

# catherine-martin - Monday 19 February, 2018

Luas says it has fixed the broken real-time displays at all of its stops
# Peak Times
# Peak Times

Luas says it has fixed the broken real-time displays at all of its stops

Feb 19th 2018, 4:05 PM 16,636 Views 14 Comments

The issue is one of a number that have been identified since the Luas Cross City was introduced.

# catherine-martin - Monday 18 December, 2017

'A disgrace': The mothers of premature babies who say they've been left behind by the Minister
# Maternity Leave
# Maternity Leave

'A disgrace': The mothers of premature babies who say they've been left behind by the Minister

Dec 18th 2017, 12:05 AM 15,130 Views 24 Comments

Maternity leave was extended for mothers of premature babies back in October – but not for parents of infants born before then.

# catherine-martin - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

The Greens aren't happy that people on €75k are getting cheaper bus fares than students
# Cutting The Cost
# Cutting The Cost

The Greens aren't happy that people on €75k are getting cheaper bus fares than students

Sep 13th 2016, 12:15 PM 19,799 Views 59 Comments

That party wants the Tax Saver scheme rolled out to students.

# catherine-martin - Sunday 5 June, 2016

"It's a bear pit" - 100 days in, our newest TDs talk the hours, income, and oddities that come with Dáil life
# Finding Their Feet
# Finding Their Feet

"It's a bear pit" - 100 days in, our newest TDs talk the hours, income, and oddities that come with Dáil life

Jun 5th 2016, 8:30 AM 17,879 Views 17 Comments

There are a huge amount of first-time TDs in the 32nd Dáil. Here’s how they’ve been finding life in their new home.

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