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# Eamon Ryan

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# Taking Stock
'Try again. Fail again. Fail better': The mantra of the FF-FG-Green government 100 days in
One thing is for sure, this government needs a win.
# Green Party
Eamon Ryan: Government will spend €1 million a day on walking and cycling
The Green Party leader was addressing his party’s national convention.
# Give it back
Three options proposed for design of new deposit return scheme
The public have been invited to give feedback on the proposed design of the scheme.
# leaving cert controversy
Eamon Ryan defends decision not to inform Cabinet about Leaving Cert error
The controversy was described as a “shambles” in the Dáil today.
Tánaiste says Michael D'Arcy should have contacted Sipo prior to taking new job as CEO of funds lobby group
The former junior finance minister is to resign his seat in the Seanad to take up the role.
# expressway
Transport Minister says NTA will make sure 'no town is left behind' after Bus Éireann axes certain routes
Eamon Ryan confirmed that €460 million is needed to keep public transport running until the end of the year.
# dying with dignity bill
Eamon Ryan says a conscience vote on next week's assisted dying bill 'is a real possibility'
The bill is set to be debated next Thursday.
# Eamon Ryan
Ban on some single-use plastic and levy on disposable cups: The government's plan to tackle waste
The five-year plan aims to “place Ireland at the vanguard of EU efforts”.
# Travel
14-day travel restrictions could be waived under government's new Covid roadmap
Ministers are concerned Ireland has the most restrictive travel rules in Europe in the run up to Christmas.
# factcheck
FactCheck: No, Eamon Ryan did not fall asleep in the Dáil chamber again
The Green Party leader has come in for criticism after a new clip appears to show him nodding off again.
# golfgate
Coalition leaders to resume talks on Phil Hogan's replacement
A number of high-profile names are in the mix.
# upgrades
Dart extension to Drogheda and increased capacity promised in new rail plan
A public consultation will now take place as part of plans for the Dart+ West programme.
# Covid-19
Taoiseach will not 'seek to influence' EU Commission President's decision on Phil Hogan
Green Party leader Eamon Ryan said that the government has lost confidence in the Trade Commissioner.
# Let's talk
Three party leaders meet ahead of Hogan decision
The coalition has been rocked by resignations and calls for those in the public eye to step aside.
# golfgate
Green leader Eamon Ryan says he hopes scandal 'will not impact the good work happening' in government
Ryan said this afternoon the event was a “clear breach of the Covid-19 regulations”.
# Testing
Ryan says system was 'caught off guard' when testing increased to track recent outbreaks
He said there were difficulties scaling up contact tracing staff numbers.
# bumpy start
Gaffes, faux pas, blunders: Is there a Final Destination curse on this government?
Micheál Martin will be happy to see the back of these last few weeks.
# green waves
Taoiseach says it's up to Green Party leader Eamon Ryan as to how he disciplines his own TDs
Eamon Ryan briefed his coalition partners about the sanction last night
# Tourism
Funding for greenways across 20 counties announced, here's where they could be
The funding covers route options and feasibility studies.
# Pollution
​​Smoky coal ban extended to all towns with populations of over 10,000 people
The new ban kicks in on 1 September.
# Eamon Ryan
Eamon Ryan retains position as Green Party leader after narrow victory over Catherine Martin
Ryan won by 48 votes against the party’s deputy leader Catherine Martin.
# Green Party
The green vote: The victor in the Green Party leadership battle will be announced tonight
Counting will begin this morning with a result expected between 2pm and 3pm.
# Green Party
Will it be Ryan or Martin? Voting closes in the Green Party's leadership contest
Counting will begin tomorrow morning with a result expected between 2pm and 3pm.
# Power nap
'I regret it deeply': Eamon Ryan accepts his Dáil doze could hurt his Green Party leadership bid
Footage of Ryan asleep in the Dáil on Thursday night went viral.
# Staycation
Three in four people in Ireland not planning to travel abroad this year
The government is continuing to urge against foreign travel for non-essential reasons.
# slumber party
Children's minister: Eamon Ryan's Dáil snooze 'a moment of human frailty'
Footage of Ryan asleep in the Convention Centre last night has gone viral.
# Leadership Race
Eamon Ryan and Catherine Martin make final pitches to be leader in Green Party hustings
Experience is a ‘valuable attribute’ but it should not be a ‘prerequisite’ to be the leader, said Martin
# Green Party hustings
Green leadership race: Martin warns against over-hyping experience; Ryan says Greens' last stint in government wasn't all bad
Candidates were asked about growing the party, the challenges to being in government and the Phoenix Park.
# health guidelines
Ryan says if airlines seek State financial support they must in return be fair to customers who choose not to fly
The new Minister for Transport said the regulations to protect airline customers weren’t made to cope with a global pandemic.
# diversity and inclusion
'Missed opportunity' to promote women - Catherine Martin criticises Greens' cabinet appointments
While Minister Martin respects those appointed, she would’ve liked to see a woman promoted.
# hustings
Green Party contest kicks off as Eamon Ryan and Catherine Martin make their pitches to be leader
Ryan and Martin said they would bring down the government if Green policies are not delivered.
# Green shoots
What to expect in the first 100 days of the new FF-FG-Green government
There are big challenges ahead. Here’s what to look out for.
# choices
Eamon Ryan confirms Green Party leadership contest will go ahead online
Party rules dictate a leadership contest has to take place within six months of a general election.
# draft deal
Eamon Ryan: No one has 'discussed or agreed' alternative approach if PfG rejected
The Green Party leader said he hopes the programme for government is approved on Friday.
# ruffalo few feathers
Mark Ruffalo says fossil fuel companies want to 'junk Ireland up' with fracked gas
The Greens have brought in some Hollywood big guns to get the PfG over the line
# government formation
No deal reached on government formation with party leader talks to resume
It is expected a deal will be signed off.
# government formation
Talks down to the wire as teams push to agree programme for government this weekend
Negotiators from Fianna Fail, Fine Gael and the Green Party are set to continue their talks into the weekend.
# Racism
Sean Gallen says it's 'disappointing' Eamon Ryan used the n-word, but he had 'good intentions'
The Green Party leader was quoting from an article Gallen wrote about his experience of racism in Ireland.
# black lives matter
'I repeated a racial slur. I was completely wrong to do so': Eamon Ryan apologises for using the n-word during Dáil debate on racism
Eamon Ryan said the word while quoting a newspaper article about a young man’s experience of growing up black in Ireland.
# Green Party
Catherine Martin will challenge Eamon Ryan for the Green Party leadership
Eamon Ryan has already stated he will contest the election.