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# 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 12,260 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 18,500 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 60,693 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 13,786 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 31,330 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 14,708 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 16,520 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 44,895 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 28,582 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 16,814 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 21,319 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 19,253 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 50,068 Views 63 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 27,427 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 1,844 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 18,743 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 67,272 Views 178 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 20,801 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 64,360 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 38,533 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 22,911 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 20,802 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 34,148 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 36,881 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 166,918 Views 122 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 33,460 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 20,159 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 27,609 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 54,379 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 16,584 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 31,413 Views 30 Comments

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

# green-party - Thursday 13 August, 2020

'All sorts of a mess': Dáil Covid committee hears from trade unions about meat plant workers' 'tale of woe'
# Meat Plants
# Meat Plants

'All sorts of a mess': Dáil Covid committee hears from trade unions about meat plant workers' 'tale of woe'

Aug 13th 2020, 1:22 PM 31,227 Views 34 Comments

Meat plants accused of ‘union-busting tactics’ by a trade union representative.

# green-party - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Debunked: No, Eamon Ryan did not call Peter Tatchell a 'green legend and tireless LGBT campaigner'
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: No, Eamon Ryan did not call Peter Tatchell a 'green legend and tireless LGBT campaigner'

Aug 5th 2020, 8:30 PM 18,564 Views 14 Comments

A false tweet from the Green Party leader claims he said he was “excited to meet” Tatchell two years ago.

# green-party - Saturday 1 August, 2020

Leo Varadkar admits 'rocky start' by government due to 'unforced errors'
# Foot In Mouth
# Foot In Mouth

Leo Varadkar admits 'rocky start' by government due to 'unforced errors'

Aug 1st 2020, 5:29 PM 41,158 Views 67 Comments

The newly formed coalition has been beset by difficulties since it formed at the end of June.

Green Party Senator calls on IRFU to allow rugby-playing schools reach 'the promised land'
# Leinster Senior Cup
# Leinster Senior Cup

Green Party Senator calls on IRFU to allow rugby-playing schools reach 'the promised land'

Aug 1st 2020, 4:59 PM 71,281 Views 128 Comments

Green Party Senator Vincent Martin wants the final of Leinster Schools Senior Cup to take place.

# green-party - Friday 31 July, 2020

'I have no intention of making a habit of this': Neasa Hourigan plans to stay in the Green Party after being sanctioned
# Slap On The Wrist
# Slap On The Wrist

'I have no intention of making a habit of this': Neasa Hourigan plans to stay in the Green Party after being sanctioned

Jul 31st 2020, 8:04 AM 32,378 Views 65 Comments

It follows a vote from the parliamentary party overnight.

# green-party - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Green Party TD Neasa Hourigan resigns as party whip after voting against government rental Bill
# Trouble In The Ranks
# Trouble In The Ranks

Green Party TD Neasa Hourigan resigns as party whip after voting against government rental Bill

Updated Jul 30th 2020, 8:05 PM 73,962 Views 93 Comments

It is not yet clear if Hourigan will vote against the government on other amendments to the Bill.

# green-party - Thursday 23 July, 2020

Eamon Ryan retains position as Green Party leader after narrow victory over Catherine Martin
# Eamon Ryan
# Eamon Ryan

Eamon Ryan retains position as Green Party leader after narrow victory over Catherine Martin

Jul 23rd 2020, 7:13 PM 59,231 Views 93 Comments

Ryan won by 48 votes against the party’s deputy leader Catherine Martin.

Saoirse McHugh has left the Green Party
# Achill Activist
# Achill Activist

Saoirse McHugh has left the Green Party

Jul 23rd 2020, 10:05 AM 74,746 Views 184 Comments

“This government, I believe (and I hope I’m wrong) will do massive damage to the idea of environmentalism,” McHugh said.

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 15,821 Views 36 Comments

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

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