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#Eamon Ryan

# eamon-ryan - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

People who arrived in Ireland from Britain since 8 December under 'enhanced surveillance'
# New Strain
# New Strain

People who arrived in Ireland from Britain since 8 December under 'enhanced surveillance'

Dec 23rd 2020, 9:41 AM 60,400 Views 62 Comments

Dr Colm Henry said NPHET will “be looking at enhanced surveillance of these passengers coming in”.

# eamon-ryan - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

Hourigan says being in the Greens is 'hostile' and 'lots of people would be relieved' if she left
# Staying Put
# Staying Put

Hourigan says being in the Greens is 'hostile' and 'lots of people would be relieved' if she left

Dec 22nd 2020, 10:30 AM 38,861 Views 8 Comments

In an interview with TheJournal.ie, the outspoken TD says she is staying in the party – for now at least.

Cabinet to meet today to discuss further Christmas restrictions as NPHET announces Covid 'third wave'
# Cabinet
# Cabinet

Cabinet to meet today to discuss further Christmas restrictions as NPHET announces Covid 'third wave'

Dec 22nd 2020, 6:30 AM 26,874 Views 56 Comments

The Covid-19 sub-committee met yesterday evening to discuss growing concerns.

# eamon-ryan - Monday 21 December, 2020

Cabinet Covid Committee agrees hospitality should shut on Christmas Eve
# Christmas
# Christmas

Cabinet Covid Committee agrees hospitality should shut on Christmas Eve

Dec 21st 2020, 10:41 PM 176,828 Views 176 Comments

It is understood that restaurants and gastro pubs could close from mid-afternoon on Christmas Eve.

NTA looking to buy up to 800 double-decker electric buses over five-year period
# Cleaner Transport
# Cleaner Transport

NTA looking to buy up to 800 double-decker electric buses over five-year period

Dec 21st 2020, 3:35 PM 13,258 Views 20 Comments

The first of these buses won’t arrive until the second half of 2022.

Eamon Ryan says Ireland will work with UK 'on what comes next' after 48-hour suspension of transport
# New Strain
# New Strain

Eamon Ryan says Ireland will work with UK 'on what comes next' after 48-hour suspension of transport

Updated Dec 21st 2020, 9:10 AM 34,946 Views 50 Comments

The Green Party leader also said increased restrictions will come into effect in Ireland “sooner than was originally planned”.

# eamon-ryan - 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 11,371 Views 31 Comments

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

Neasa Hourigan says efforts to push CETA deal through are 'extraordinary' and 'cynical'
# Investor Court
# Investor Court

Neasa Hourigan says efforts to push CETA deal through are 'extraordinary' and 'cynical'

Dec 16th 2020, 12:05 AM 22,991 Views 51 Comments

Hourigan told TheJournal.ie that the current environment in the Green Party is “unpleasant”.

# eamon-ryan - Friday 27 November, 2020

Micheál and Leo's December plans? A haircut, the gym, a meal with friends, and lazy days at home for Christmas
# Leaving Level 5
# Leaving Level 5

Micheál and Leo's December plans? A haircut, the gym, a meal with friends, and lazy days at home for Christmas

Nov 27th 2020, 9:56 PM 42,317 Views 65 Comments

The three party leaders have yet to enjoy a pint together since they all entered government.

Vardakar: 'We're asking people to put off their trip, but if they have to come home please follow the rules'
# On A Jetplane
# On A Jetplane

Vardakar: 'We're asking people to put off their trip, but if they have to come home please follow the rules'

Nov 27th 2020, 8:43 PM 29,673 Views 21 Comments

The government says it is up to individual families to decide if someone coming home is essential.

# eamon-ryan - Saturday 7 November, 2020

New travel traffic light system kicks in on Sunday - here's what you need to know
# International Travel
# International Travel

New travel traffic light system kicks in on Sunday - here's what you need to know

Nov 7th 2020, 12:05 AM 121,384 Views 31 Comments

It’s hoped the plan will help jump start the aviation sector in a safe way.

# eamon-ryan - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

Passengers from ‘orange’ regions will not have to restrict movements if they have a negative test 3 days before flying
# Christmas Travel
# Christmas Travel

Passengers from ‘orange’ regions will not have to restrict movements if they have a negative test 3 days before flying

Nov 4th 2020, 12:39 PM 20,583 Views 8 Comments

The travel traffic light system will come into effect on 8 November.

# eamon-ryan - Sunday 1 November, 2020

Confrontation with NPHET foreseen as government presses ahead with EU travel plan
# Traffic Light Travel Plan
# Traffic Light Travel Plan

Confrontation with NPHET foreseen as government presses ahead with EU travel plan

Nov 1st 2020, 6:30 AM 46,846 Views 38 Comments

Government sources have said Ireland has already agreed to be part of the new EU programme that will open up travel.

# eamon-ryan - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Dr Nabarro says Ireland should use six weeks wisely to avoid 'yo-yo' lockdown effect
# Level 5
# Level 5

Dr Nabarro says Ireland should use six weeks wisely to avoid 'yo-yo' lockdown effect

Oct 28th 2020, 4:59 PM 50,371 Views 41 Comments

The WHO special envoy says he doesn’t accept that the virus will inevitably require ‘draconian responses’ to be rolled out.

Transport minister says government wants an airport testing system in place by Christmas
# Eamon Ryan
# Eamon Ryan

Transport minister says government wants an airport testing system in place by Christmas

Oct 28th 2020, 1:12 PM 26,865 Views 64 Comments

Minister Michael McGrath says the hope is Level 5 gives us a decent Christmas.

# eamon-ryan - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

'The impact of our actions on the planet is undeniable': Government launches Climate Action Bill
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

'The impact of our actions on the planet is undeniable': Government launches Climate Action Bill

Oct 7th 2020, 4:42 PM 13,692 Views 44 Comments

The 30-year programme commits to achieving carbon neutrality by 2050.

Green List: Ryanair and Aer Lingus push for Ireland to join EU traffic light system but minister says it will 'take time'
# Foreign Travel
# Foreign Travel

Green List: Ryanair and Aer Lingus push for Ireland to join EU traffic light system but minister says it will 'take time'

Oct 7th 2020, 1:09 PM 59,550 Views 27 Comments

Eamon Ryan tol the Oireachtas Transport Committee that the Green LIst was ‘not working’.

# eamon-ryan - Monday 5 October, 2020

Coronavirus: Cabinet to discuss rejecting Level 5 recommendation after coalition leaders meet Holohan
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Coronavirus: Cabinet to discuss rejecting Level 5 recommendation after coalition leaders meet Holohan

Updated Oct 5th 2020, 2:00 PM 198,141 Views 323 Comments

NPHET has recommended that the entire country enter Level 5 – the highest level of Covid-19 restrictions.

Transport Department accused DCC of making 'allegations against State bodies' over traffic 'Wish List'
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Transport Department accused DCC of making 'allegations against State bodies' over traffic 'Wish List'

Oct 5th 2020, 6:10 AM 16,860 Views 16 Comments

The Council had requested in its ‘Wish List’ to Minister Eamon Ryan that taxis be banned from a number of bus lanes in Dublin.

# eamon-ryan - Sunday 4 October, 2020

Government plan on international travel to be published by 13 October, says transport minister
# EU
# EU

Government plan on international travel to be published by 13 October, says transport minister

Oct 4th 2020, 2:28 PM 33,002 Views 21 Comments

Eamon Ryan said that the government was also looking at the issue of airport testing.

'Try again. Fail again. Fail better': The mantra of the FF-FG-Green government 100 days in
# Taking Stock
# Taking Stock

'Try again. Fail again. Fail better': The mantra of the FF-FG-Green government 100 days in

Oct 4th 2020, 12:05 AM 27,142 Views 49 Comments

One thing is for sure, this government needs a win.

# eamon-ryan - 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 54,566 Views 184 Comments

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

# eamon-ryan - Friday 2 October, 2020

Three options proposed for design of new deposit return scheme
# Give It Back
# Give It Back

Three options proposed for design of new deposit return scheme

Oct 2nd 2020, 3:14 PM 21,665 Views 28 Comments

The public have been invited to give feedback on the proposed design of the scheme.

# eamon-ryan - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Eamon Ryan defends decision not to inform Cabinet about Leaving Cert error
# Leaving Cert Controversy
# Leaving Cert Controversy

Eamon Ryan defends decision not to inform Cabinet about Leaving Cert error

Oct 1st 2020, 1:42 PM 30,284 Views 45 Comments

The controversy was described as a “shambles” in the Dáil today.

# eamon-ryan - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Tánaiste says Michael D'Arcy should have contacted Sipo prior to taking new job as CEO of funds lobby group
# SIPO
# SIPO

Tánaiste says Michael D'Arcy should have contacted Sipo prior to taking new job as CEO of funds lobby group

Updated Sep 29th 2020, 2:30 PM 36,749 Views 5 Comments

The former junior finance minister is to resign his seat in the Seanad to take up the role.

Transport Minister says NTA will make sure 'no town is left behind' after Bus Éireann axes certain routes
# Expressway
# Expressway

Transport Minister says NTA will make sure 'no town is left behind' after Bus Éireann axes certain routes

Sep 29th 2020, 10:45 AM 19,712 Views 20 Comments

Eamon Ryan confirmed that €460 million is needed to keep public transport running until the end of the year.

# eamon-ryan - Thursday 24 September, 2020

Eamon Ryan says a conscience vote on next week's assisted dying bill 'is a real possibility'
# Dying With Dignity Bill
# Dying With Dignity Bill

Eamon Ryan says a conscience vote on next week's assisted dying bill 'is a real possibility'

Sep 24th 2020, 1:43 PM 25,192 Views 49 Comments

The bill is set to be debated next Thursday.

# eamon-ryan - Friday 4 September, 2020

Ban on some single-use plastic and levy on disposable cups: The government's plan to tackle waste
# Eamon Ryan
# Eamon Ryan

Ban on some single-use plastic and levy on disposable cups: The government's plan to tackle waste

Sep 4th 2020, 1:35 PM 20,404 Views 49 Comments

The five-year plan aims to “place Ireland at the vanguard of EU efforts”.

14-day travel restrictions could be waived under government's new Covid roadmap
# Travel
# Travel

14-day travel restrictions could be waived under government's new Covid roadmap

Sep 4th 2020, 6:00 AM 58,596 Views 36 Comments

Ministers are concerned Ireland has the most restrictive travel rules in Europe in the run up to Christmas.

# eamon-ryan - Thursday 3 September, 2020

FactCheck: No, Eamon Ryan did not fall asleep in the Dáil chamber again
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: No, Eamon Ryan did not fall asleep in the Dáil chamber again

Sep 3rd 2020, 10:43 PM 81,742 Views 60 Comments

The Green Party leader has come in for criticism after a new clip appears to show him nodding off again.

# eamon-ryan - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Coalition leaders to resume talks on Phil Hogan's replacement
# Golfgate
# Golfgate

Coalition leaders to resume talks on Phil Hogan's replacement

Sep 1st 2020, 7:40 AM 12,857 Views 23 Comments

A number of high-profile names are in the mix.

# eamon-ryan - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Dart extension to Drogheda and increased capacity promised in new rail plan
# Upgrades
# Upgrades

Dart extension to Drogheda and increased capacity promised in new rail plan

Aug 26th 2020, 2:25 PM 24,786 Views 43 Comments

A public consultation will now take place as part of plans for the Dart+ West programme.

Taoiseach will not 'seek to influence' EU Commission President's decision on Phil Hogan
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Taoiseach will not 'seek to influence' EU Commission President's decision on Phil Hogan

Updated Aug 26th 2020, 12:30 PM 49,388 Views 184 Comments

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan said that the government has lost confidence in the Trade Commissioner.

# eamon-ryan - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Three party leaders meet ahead of Hogan decision
# Let's Talk
# Let's Talk

Three party leaders meet ahead of Hogan decision

Aug 25th 2020, 2:36 PM 25,038 Views 62 Comments

The coalition has been rocked by resignations and calls for those in the public eye to step aside.

# eamon-ryan - Friday 21 August, 2020

Green leader Eamon Ryan says he hopes scandal 'will not impact the good work happening' in government
# Golfgate
# Golfgate

Green leader Eamon Ryan says he hopes scandal 'will not impact the good work happening' in government

Aug 21st 2020, 2:39 PM 33,966 Views 125 Comments

Ryan said this afternoon the event was a “clear breach of the Covid-19 regulations”.

# eamon-ryan - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Ryan says system was 'caught off guard' when testing increased to track recent outbreaks
# Testing
# Testing

Ryan says system was 'caught off guard' when testing increased to track recent outbreaks

Aug 19th 2020, 1:02 PM 25,599 Views 59 Comments

He said there were difficulties scaling up contact tracing staff numbers.

# eamon-ryan - Saturday 1 August, 2020

Gaffes, faux pas, blunders: Is there a Final Destination curse on this government?
# Bumpy Start
# Bumpy Start

Gaffes, faux pas, blunders: Is there a Final Destination curse on this government?

Aug 1st 2020, 6:30 AM 21,772 Views 53 Comments

Micheál Martin will be happy to see the back of these last few weeks.

# eamon-ryan - Friday 31 July, 2020

Taoiseach says it's up to Green Party leader Eamon Ryan as to how he disciplines his own TDs
# Green Waves
# Green Waves

Taoiseach says it's up to Green Party leader Eamon Ryan as to how he disciplines his own TDs

Jul 31st 2020, 5:11 PM 19,951 Views 25 Comments

Eamon Ryan briefed his coalition partners about the sanction last night

# eamon-ryan - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Funding for greenways across 20 counties announced, here's where they could be
# Tourism
# Tourism

Funding for greenways across 20 counties announced, here's where they could be

Jul 30th 2020, 5:23 PM 49,317 Views 41 Comments

The funding covers route options and feasibility studies.

# eamon-ryan - Monday 27 July, 2020

​​Smoky coal ban extended to all towns with populations of over 10,000 people
# Pollution
# Pollution

​​Smoky coal ban extended to all towns with populations of over 10,000 people

Jul 27th 2020, 6:30 AM 24,445 Views 42 Comments

The new ban kicks in on 1 September.