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#Green Party

# green-party - Wednesday 21 September, 2022

Green Party leader accuses Sinn Féin of 'following Tory approach' with energy price cap plan
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Green Party leader accuses Sinn Féin of 'following Tory approach' with energy price cap plan

Updated Sep 21st 2022, 3:57 PM 25,654 Views 59 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty responded by saying that Minister Ryan is ‘in bed with the Irish Tories’.

# green-party - Monday 19 September, 2022

Development of LNG facilities among options included in report on Ireland's energy security
# Energy Security
# Energy Security

Development of LNG facilities among options included in report on Ireland's energy security

Updated Sep 19th 2022, 5:00 PM 23,932 Views 56 Comments

The options were included in a technical report on how to secure Ireland’s energy supply between now and 2030.

# green-party - Monday 12 September, 2022

Government to consider EU’s windfall tax plans as part of budget
# Windfall Tax
# Windfall Tax

Government to consider EU’s windfall tax plans as part of budget

Sep 12th 2022, 4:27 PM 17,020 Views 8 Comments

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen is to set out detailed plans.

# green-party - Saturday 10 September, 2022

Green Party believes being in Government is 'right thing to do for the country'
# Think-In
# Think-In

Green Party believes being in Government is 'right thing to do for the country'

Sep 10th 2022, 6:30 AM 18,740 Views 120 Comments

The Green Party is holding its think-in today in Co Clare as the Dáil returns from its summer recess.

# green-party - Tuesday 16 August, 2022

TDs call on Ministers to reverse opposition to public transport Gardaí
# Assault
# Assault

TDs call on Ministers to reverse opposition to public transport Gardaí

Aug 16th 2022, 7:54 PM 28,201 Views 28 Comments

Fianna Fáil, Sinn Féin and Green Party TDs have urged ministers to reconsider their opposition to the idea.

# green-party - Thursday 14 July, 2022

Support for the Government drops as Sinn Féin continue to rise in popularity
# Support Drop
# Support Drop

Support for the Government drops as Sinn Féin continue to rise in popularity

Jul 14th 2022, 9:15 AM 23,801 Views 143 Comments

The drop in support will be concerning to Fine Gael, who fall to their lowest level of support since 1994.

# green-party - Tuesday 12 July, 2022

Government wins Dáil confidence vote by margin of 85 to 66
# Dail Motion
# Dail Motion

Government wins Dáil confidence vote by margin of 85 to 66

Updated Jul 12th 2022, 9:55 PM 82,067 Views 213 Comments
  • The Government was expected to survive the motion despite having lost its Dáil majority.
  • Taoiseach Micheál Martin accused Sinn Féin of cynical politics, populism and "whataboutery".
  • Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald said the Government is "out of touch, clearly out of ideas and now out of time".

# green-party - Friday 8 July, 2022

Sinn Féin confirm no-confidence motion will be tabled against Government
# No-confidence Vote
# No-confidence Vote

Sinn Féin confirm no-confidence motion will be tabled against Government

Updated Jul 8th 2022, 3:15 PM 29,100 Views 81 Comments

Yesterday, Taoiseach Micheál Martin said he would welcome the chance to prove the Government has a working majority.

# green-party - Thursday 23 June, 2022

New bill from Green Party TD would increase fine for dog fouling tenfold
# Poonishment
# Poonishment

New bill from Green Party TD would increase fine for dog fouling tenfold

Jun 23rd 2022, 4:31 PM 14,989 Views 78 Comments

Almost one in three fines over the last four years have never been paid.

# green-party - Wednesday 22 June, 2022

EU plan to buy gas from Israel heavily criticised by Green MEP
# Grace O'sullivan
# Grace O'sullivan

EU plan to buy gas from Israel heavily criticised by Green MEP

Jun 22nd 2022, 6:29 PM 26,925 Views 55 Comments

Green Party MEP Grace O’Sullivan previously was refused permission to visit Gaza with a delegation of other MEPs.

# green-party - Monday 6 June, 2022

Opinion: GDP is not the right measurement for the growth of a country - it's time for a change
# WELL-BEING
# WELL-BEING

Opinion: GDP is not the right measurement for the growth of a country - it's time for a change

Jun 6th 2022, 10:00 PM 13,585 Views 23 Comments

Marc Ó Cathasaigh of the Green Party outlines why he believes the future of growth measurement will be more than GDP.

# green-party - Thursday 19 May, 2022

Eamon Ryan says his party 'showed real strength' in suspending two Green TDs
# NMH VOTE
# NMH VOTE

Eamon Ryan says his party 'showed real strength' in suspending two Green TDs

May 19th 2022, 12:52 PM 22,135 Views 58 Comments

The party leader said there was “consensus” within his parliamentary party to suspend Neasa Hourigan and Patrick Costello.

# green-party - Wednesday 4 May, 2022

€10.5 million allocated to BAI for climate action, live music and Irish language broadcasting
# Bai
# Bai

€10.5 million allocated to BAI for climate action, live music and Irish language broadcasting

May 4th 2022, 2:58 PM 9,383 Views 13 Comments

The funding was announced by Culture Minister Catherine Martin today.

# green-party - Friday 22 April, 2022

'It's made criminals out of decent people': People Before Profit to introduce Bill to legalise cannabis
# Drugs
# Drugs

'It's made criminals out of decent people': People Before Profit to introduce Bill to legalise cannabis

Apr 22nd 2022, 6:00 AM 31,904 Views 74 Comments

Four years ago the Green Party favoured the establishment of Amsterdam-style cannabis coffee shops to Ireland.

# green-party - Saturday 5 February, 2022

Relationships cracks between Coalition partners show we're returning to business as usual
# Trouble In Paradise
# Trouble In Paradise

Relationships cracks between Coalition partners show we're returning to business as usual

Feb 5th 2022, 11:00 AM 20,940 Views 18 Comments

The Coalition partners buried their differences during Covid-19, but now the cracks are beginning to show.

# green-party - Friday 24 December, 2021

Guidelines for building one-off homes in rural Ireland to be published 'imminently'
# Country Living
# Country Living

Guidelines for building one-off homes in rural Ireland to be published 'imminently'

Dec 24th 2021, 3:20 PM 47,159 Views 61 Comments

Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien says the updated plan will be published in early January.

# green-party - Saturday 27 November, 2021

Climate action benefits are not just environmental, says Ryan
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Climate action benefits are not just environmental, says Ryan

Nov 27th 2021, 6:13 PM 14,007 Views 51 Comments

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan spoke at the party’s national convention this evening.

# green-party - Monday 8 November, 2021

Eamon Ryan has said he took a second Covid-19 test because the first was 'inconclusive'
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Eamon Ryan has said he took a second Covid-19 test because the first was 'inconclusive'

Nov 8th 2021, 6:52 PM 44,981 Views 60 Comments

A spokesperson said that the HSE had recommended a second test and that has returned a negative result.

# green-party - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

Government to oppose proposal to ban data centres in Ireland
# Energy Grid
# Energy Grid

Government to oppose proposal to ban data centres in Ireland

Updated Sep 28th 2021, 7:10 PM 25,607 Views 44 Comments

The Taoiseach has said banning data centres is ‘too crude a measure’.

# 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 11,672 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 36,748 Views 86 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 32,541 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 31,570 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 13,733 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 36,000 Views 75 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 17,830 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 71,522 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 38,236 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 12,361 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 18,569 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 61,170 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 13,913 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 31,529 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 14,778 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 16,572 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 45,030 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 28,833 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 16,925 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 21,411 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 19,300 Views 35 Comments

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

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