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# green-party - Thursday 16 September, 2021

Green TD Patrick Costello loses High Court challenge to CETA trade deal
# Sovereignty
# Sovereignty

Green TD Patrick Costello loses High Court challenge to CETA trade deal

Sep 16th 2021, 11:22 AM 11,556 Views 7 Comments

Ms Justice Nuala Butler said the ratification of CETA was a political question and not a constitutional one.

# green-party - Monday 13 September, 2021

As Fine Gael think-in begins, Varadkar and ministers apologise to their party for 'bad summer'
# Reset
# Reset

As Fine Gael think-in begins, Varadkar and ministers apologise to their party for 'bad summer'

Updated Sep 13th 2021, 3:30 PM 36,606 Views 87 Comments

The FG leader said it was time to “refresh, regroup and reset”.

# green-party - Monday 30 August, 2021

Eamon Ryan says there's no space for 'demeaning' private messages after Green TD apology
# Brian Leddin
# Brian Leddin

Eamon Ryan says there's no space for 'demeaning' private messages after Green TD apology

Aug 30th 2021, 3:09 PM 32,507 Views 0 Comments

Limerick City TD Brian Leddin apologised at the weekend for messages posted in a WhatsApp group.

# green-party - Monday 9 August, 2021

Eamon Ryan 'regrets' controversy caused by Zappone and Green Party events
# Guidelines
# Guidelines

Eamon Ryan 'regrets' controversy caused by Zappone and Green Party events

Aug 9th 2021, 10:55 AM 31,332 Views 76 Comments

“In hindsight, in terms of maintaining public confidence, I’d prefer had we not attended those events,” the minister said today.

# green-party - Tuesday 3 August, 2021

Opinion: 'The shift coming in Irish agriculture must be transformational - but it will be positive too'
# Column
# Column

Opinion: 'The shift coming in Irish agriculture must be transformational - but it will be positive too'

Aug 3rd 2021, 12:37 PM 13,568 Views 53 Comments

Minister of State for Agriculture Pippa Hackett writes that the future for farming in Ireland should see increased incomes and decreased emissions.

Levy on disposable coffee cups to be introduced in coming months
# Waste
# Waste

Levy on disposable coffee cups to be introduced in coming months

Aug 3rd 2021, 10:12 AM 35,330 Views 74 Comments

The fee could be introduced later this year or early next year.

# green-party - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

Concerns over 'last-minute' changes to how carbon emissions are calculated under Climate Action Bill
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

Concerns over 'last-minute' changes to how carbon emissions are calculated under Climate Action Bill

Jul 13th 2021, 9:30 PM 17,762 Views 30 Comments

Campaigners worry about what the late changes will mean for Ireland’s carbon budgets.

# green-party - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

Minister claims he was speaking in 'personal' capacity when he called for second opinion on NPHET advice
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Minister claims he was speaking in 'personal' capacity when he called for second opinion on NPHET advice

Updated Jun 29th 2021, 9:21 PM 71,424 Views 146 Comments

NPHET issued advice to government yesterday.

# green-party - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

Sinn Féin establishes clear lead as Ireland’s most popular party – poll
# Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI
# Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI

Sinn Féin establishes clear lead as Ireland’s most popular party – poll

Jun 16th 2021, 9:45 PM 38,124 Views 136 Comments

An Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI opinion poll has put Sinn Fein on 31%, followed by Fine Gael on 27% and Fianna Fail on 20%.

# green-party - Thursday 10 June, 2021

Explainer: Why has a controversy blown up around political party members posing as pollsters?
# Controversy
# Controversy

Explainer: Why has a controversy blown up around political party members posing as pollsters?

Updated Jun 10th 2021, 3:10 PM 12,317 Views 48 Comments
  • It was reported yesterday that Sinn Féin party members had pretended to be pollsters carrying fake marketing research company IDs.
  • SF TD Eoin Ó Broin described the practice as "widespread and common".
  • Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and the Green Party have also engaged in similar polling in the past.
Taoiseach said he does not know if law broken by Fianna Fáil members posing as canvassers
# Door To Door Polling
# Door To Door Polling

Taoiseach said he does not know if law broken by Fianna Fáil members posing as canvassers

Updated Jun 10th 2021, 9:15 AM 18,538 Views 63 Comments

Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and Sinn Féin have all said that party members posed as pollsters.

# green-party - Friday 4 June, 2021

Green Party names Claire Byrne as by-election candidate for Dublin Bay South
# Get Set
# Get Set

Green Party names Claire Byrne as by-election candidate for Dublin Bay South

Jun 4th 2021, 8:08 PM 61,065 Views 40 Comments

Byrne has been selected over Dublin Lord Mayor Hazel Chu, while Sinn Féin has officially chosen Senator Lynn Boylan as its candidate.

# green-party - Thursday 20 May, 2021

Green councillors want a team of 'night marshals' to monitor popular outdoor gathering spots
# Night Marshals
# Night Marshals

Green councillors want a team of 'night marshals' to monitor popular outdoor gathering spots

May 20th 2021, 6:00 AM 13,835 Views 40 Comments

These night marshals would be separate from Gardaí and would look out for anti-social behaviour in these popular areas.

# green-party - Thursday 6 May, 2021

Irish pharma lobby criticises Covid vaccine IP waiver but campaigners say drugmakers have 'lost the argument'
# Intellectual Property
# Intellectual Property

Irish pharma lobby criticises Covid vaccine IP waiver but campaigners say drugmakers have 'lost the argument'

Updated May 6th 2021, 5:23 PM 31,428 Views 21 Comments

Amnesty boss Colm O’Gorman has accused drug companies of ‘reprehensible scaremongering’.

# green-party - Wednesday 5 May, 2021

Dublin Lord Mayor Hazel Chu seeks Green Party nomination for the Dublin Bay South by-election
# Dublin Bay South
# Dublin Bay South

Dublin Lord Mayor Hazel Chu seeks Green Party nomination for the Dublin Bay South by-election

May 5th 2021, 1:23 PM 14,733 Views 31 Comments

Chu said she doesn’t plan to run as an Independent or for any other party.

# green-party - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

Hazel Chu says she will announce her by-election intentions 'over the next couple of days'
# Dublin Bay South
# Dublin Bay South

Hazel Chu says she will announce her by-election intentions 'over the next couple of days'

May 4th 2021, 3:27 PM 16,534 Views 27 Comments

It is understood that Hazel Chu is likely to announce her bid tomorrow.

# green-party - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

Minister hits out at rural TDs for heckling during Climate Action Bill speech
# CLIMATE ACTION BILL
# CLIMATE ACTION BILL

Minister hits out at rural TDs for heckling during Climate Action Bill speech

Apr 21st 2021, 8:11 PM 44,954 Views 64 Comments

TDs from the Rural Independent Group have criticised the bill, accusing the government of ignoring the people of rural Ireland.

# green-party - Sunday 28 March, 2021

Fianna Fáil’s support drops to 11% in latest Red C poll
# Red C Poll
# Red C Poll

Fianna Fáil’s support drops to 11% in latest Red C poll

Mar 28th 2021, 3:17 PM 28,684 Views 55 Comments

Today’s Red C poll also shows that 67% of people think the government is not doing a good job in handling the vaccine rollout.

# green-party - Thursday 25 March, 2021

Opinion: The Greens had a climate action win this week, and they wasted it
# Environment
# Environment

Opinion: The Greens had a climate action win this week, and they wasted it

Mar 25th 2021, 8:00 PM 16,857 Views 23 Comments

Political commentator Dermot Ryan says the Green Party has been distracted by petty internal squabbling this week, at a critical time in its history.

Not so rosy in the garden: Why are the Greens arguing amongst themselves again and why does it matter?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Not so rosy in the garden: Why are the Greens arguing amongst themselves again and why does it matter?

Mar 25th 2021, 6:34 PM 21,340 Views 26 Comments

A row about a Seanad by-election has stolen attention away from a big political win – here’s why.

Greens defer motion of no confidence in party chair Chu
# Hazel Chu
# Hazel Chu

Greens defer motion of no confidence in party chair Chu

Mar 25th 2021, 8:49 AM 19,259 Views 35 Comments

The Lord Mayor announced her nomination to run in the Seanad byelection on Monday.

# green-party - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

Green senators table no confidence motion in Hazel Chu following decision to run in Seanad by-election
# Green Shade
# Green Shade

Green senators table no confidence motion in Hazel Chu following decision to run in Seanad by-election

Mar 24th 2021, 6:09 PM 50,115 Views 64 Comments

The Lord Mayor announced her nomination on Monday.

# green-party - Monday 22 March, 2021

Green Party councillor Hazel Chu to run as independent candidate in Seanad by-election
# Lord Mayor
# Lord Mayor

Green Party councillor Hazel Chu to run as independent candidate in Seanad by-election

Mar 22nd 2021, 9:52 PM 27,443 Views 58 Comments

She did not receive backing from her party to run.

# green-party - Monday 15 March, 2021

Draymond Green triple-double leads Golden State Warriors to win over Utah Jazz
# Green Party
From The42
# Green Party

Draymond Green triple-double leads Golden State Warriors to win over Utah Jazz

Mar 15th 2021, 8:02 AM 1,852 Views 0 Comments

Stephen Curry scored 32 points as Golden State powered past the conference-leading Utah.

# green-party - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

Green Party TD lodges High Court challenge over controversial CETA trade deal
# Patrick Costello
# Patrick Costello

Green Party TD lodges High Court challenge over controversial CETA trade deal

Mar 3rd 2021, 10:01 AM 18,771 Views 0 Comments

The trade deal has divided the Green Party with Costello and TD Neasa Hourigan signalling they will not back the deal.

# green-party - Saturday 13 February, 2021

Poll: What Government coalition do you want next time around?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: What Government coalition do you want next time around?

Feb 13th 2021, 9:00 AM 68,252 Views 179 Comments

Fianna Fáil TDs appear to be softening their opinion of going in with Sinn Fein – is it a runner?

# green-party - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Green Party Dáil split vote on CETA avoided (for now at least)
# Trade Deal
# Trade Deal

Green Party Dáil split vote on CETA avoided (for now at least)

Updated Feb 10th 2021, 6:55 PM 20,864 Views 15 Comments

The controversial EU-Canada trade deal is to be examined by the EU Affairs Committee.

# green-party - Saturday 26 December, 2020

Interview: Saoirse McHugh on why being able to say 'I told you so' gives her no comfort whatsoever
# The Greens
# The Greens

Interview: Saoirse McHugh on why being able to say 'I told you so' gives her no comfort whatsoever

Dec 26th 2020, 10:30 AM 64,560 Views 58 Comments

“When you look at what the government is coming out with in terms of climate, they may as well be climate change deniers.”

# green-party - 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 38,593 Views 8 Comments

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

# green-party - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

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 22,932 Views 51 Comments

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

# green-party - Monday 14 December, 2020

Green Party to push for postponement of Dáil vote on EU-Canada free trade agreement
# CETA
# CETA

Green Party to push for postponement of Dáil vote on EU-Canada free trade agreement

Dec 14th 2020, 1:10 PM 20,828 Views 38 Comments

TD Neasa Hourigan has told the party that she will vote against the motion if it goes ahead tomorrow.

# green-party - Sunday 1 November, 2020

Fianna Fáil minister says Varadkar's actions not 'appropriate' and calls for 'very frank' Dáil statement
# Questions
# Questions

Fianna Fáil minister says Varadkar's actions not 'appropriate' and calls for 'very frank' Dáil statement

Nov 1st 2020, 1:56 PM 34,153 Views 0 Comments

Paschal Donohoe backed Leo Varadkar, even as pressure grows on the Tánaiste.

# green-party - Saturday 31 October, 2020

Varadkar under pressure to take questions in Dáil about sharing of draft GP contract
# Tánaiste
# Tánaiste

Varadkar under pressure to take questions in Dáil about sharing of draft GP contract

Oct 31st 2020, 7:54 PM 36,884 Views 0 Comments

The Green Party is calling on the Tánaiste to take questions in the Dáil.

# green-party - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Chairs of Young Greens and Queer Greens resign from party
# Green Party
# Green Party

Chairs of Young Greens and Queer Greens resign from party

Oct 24th 2020, 1:17 PM 166,987 Views 123 Comments

The outgoing chairs said they were “dismayed” by recent decisions from the Green Party.

# green-party - Monday 12 October, 2020

Dublin Lord Mayor Hazel Chu does not rule out joining Social Democrats
# Green Wave
# Green Wave

Dublin Lord Mayor Hazel Chu does not rule out joining Social Democrats

Oct 12th 2020, 5:24 PM 33,472 Views 40 Comments

Chu is currently a Green Party councillor and the party’s Chairperson.

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil (and the Greens) finalise their first Budget as coalition partners
# Budget 2021
# Budget 2021

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil (and the Greens) finalise their first Budget as coalition partners

Oct 12th 2020, 9:15 AM 20,162 Views 82 Comments

The Budget will be delivered by ministers Paschal Donohoe and Michael McGrath.

# green-party - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Fine Gael remains on top with Sinn Féin in second while Greens drop sharply in latest opinion poll
# Pollsters
# Pollsters

Fine Gael remains on top with Sinn Féin in second while Greens drop sharply in latest opinion poll

Oct 8th 2020, 7:25 AM 27,610 Views 67 Comments

Approval with the government has plummeted since June according to the latest opinion poll.

# green-party - 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 54,450 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 16,585 Views 48 Comments

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

# green-party - Monday 28 September, 2020

'We all want to see a solution, but nobody wants to see these animals get their heads blown off'
# Head Above Water
# Head Above Water

'We all want to see a solution, but nobody wants to see these animals get their heads blown off'

Sep 28th 2020, 4:59 PM 31,649 Views 30 Comments

Minister Darragh O’Brien distanced himself from a pilot scheme he referenced in the Dáil.

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