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# 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 22,991 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 20,857 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 34,193 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 36,890 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 167,099 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 33,487 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 20,174 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 27,627 Views 66 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 54,567 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 16,594 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 32,108 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 31,259 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 18,592 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 41,167 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 71,448 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 32,473 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 74,111 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 59,275 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 74,859 Views 185 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 15,838 Views 36 Comments

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

# green-party - Wednesday 22 July, 2020

Will it be Ryan or Martin? Voting closes in the Green Party's leadership contest
# Green Party
# Green Party

Will it be Ryan or Martin? Voting closes in the Green Party's leadership contest

Updated Jul 22nd 2020, 5:42 PM 32,649 Views 51 Comments

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

# green-party - Monday 20 July, 2020

Children's Minister accepts apology from John Connors who says he was 'politically naive'
# Campaign
# Campaign

Children's Minister accepts apology from John Connors who says he was 'politically naive'

Jul 20th 2020, 3:05 PM 97,145 Views 19 Comments

Connors was part of a campaign that sought to have Roderic O’Gorman resign.

# green-party - Sunday 19 July, 2020

'I regret it deeply': Eamon Ryan accepts his Dáil doze could hurt his Green Party leadership bid
# Power Nap
# Power Nap

'I regret it deeply': Eamon Ryan accepts his Dáil doze could hurt his Green Party leadership bid

Jul 19th 2020, 3:00 PM 77,885 Views 115 Comments

Footage of Ryan asleep in the Dáil on Thursday night went viral.

# green-party - Friday 17 July, 2020

Children's minister: Eamon Ryan's Dáil snooze 'a moment of human frailty'
# Slumber Party
# Slumber Party

Children's minister: Eamon Ryan's Dáil snooze 'a moment of human frailty'

Jul 17th 2020, 1:20 PM 102,400 Views 168 Comments

Footage of Ryan asleep in the Convention Centre last night has gone viral.

# green-party - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

A major ruling is expected tomorrow in the €13 billion Apple tax row - but don't expect the saga to end there
# Apple Tax
# Apple Tax

A major ruling is expected tomorrow in the €13 billion Apple tax row - but don't expect the saga to end there

Jul 14th 2020, 9:00 PM 17,642 Views 39 Comments

Whoever loses is likely to appeal that decision to a higher EU court.

Eamon Ryan and Catherine Martin make final pitches to be leader in Green Party hustings
# Leadership Race
# Leadership Race

Eamon Ryan and Catherine Martin make final pitches to be leader in Green Party hustings

Jul 14th 2020, 7:41 PM 11,727 Views 18 Comments

Experience is a ‘valuable attribute’ but it should not be a ‘prerequisite’ to be the leader, said Martin

# green-party - Saturday 11 July, 2020

Green leadership race: Martin warns against over-hyping experience; Ryan says Greens' last stint in government wasn't all bad
# Green Party Hustings
# Green Party Hustings

Green leadership race: Martin warns against over-hyping experience; Ryan says Greens' last stint in government wasn't all bad

Jul 11th 2020, 1:27 PM 19,867 Views 57 Comments

Candidates were asked about growing the party, the challenges to being in government and the Phoenix Park.

# green-party - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

'Missed opportunity' to promote women - Catherine Martin criticises Greens' cabinet appointments
# Diversity And Inclusion
# Diversity And Inclusion

'Missed opportunity' to promote women - Catherine Martin criticises Greens' cabinet appointments

Jul 8th 2020, 11:39 AM 17,637 Views 42 Comments

While Minister Martin respects those appointed, she would’ve liked to see a woman promoted.

# green-party - Monday 6 July, 2020

Children's minister rejects 'homophobic' online claims linking him to comments about paedophilia
# Roderic O'Gorman
# Roderic O'Gorman

Children's minister rejects 'homophobic' online claims linking him to comments about paedophilia

Jul 6th 2020, 12:40 PM 71,555 Views 0 Comments

Roderic O’Gorman criticised the claims made on social media in recent days.

# green-party - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Pedestrianised streets to be trialled in Dublin city centre
# Pedestrianisation
# Pedestrianisation

Pedestrianised streets to be trialled in Dublin city centre

Jul 2nd 2020, 5:40 PM 31,559 Views 76 Comments

Trials begin on 25 July and will run for 4 consecutive weekends.

# green-party - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Go west? Government set to appoint 17 junior ministers
# Into The West
# Into The West

Go west? Government set to appoint 17 junior ministers

Jul 1st 2020, 7:58 AM 28,678 Views 48 Comments

The government has faced significant anger over the lack of geographical diversity among senior ministers.

# green-party - Sunday 28 June, 2020

Quiz: How much do you know about former coalition governments?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How much do you know about former coalition governments?

Jun 28th 2020, 10:00 PM 31,612 Views 17 Comments

Test your knowledge with this quiz on former coalitions.

# green-party - Friday 26 June, 2020

Explainer: What's in the FF-FG-Green programme for government?
# Changes
# Changes

Explainer: What's in the FF-FG-Green programme for government?

Jun 26th 2020, 8:56 PM 24,415 Views 129 Comments

The details of the programme for government negotiated by the three parties.

The votes are in: Here's when we'll know whether FF, FG and the Greens can form a government
# Final Countdown
# Final Countdown

The votes are in: Here's when we'll know whether FF, FG and the Greens can form a government

Updated Jun 26th 2020, 9:20 AM 52,774 Views 115 Comments

The count results from the Green Party, Fianna Fáil, and Fine Gael are expected to be announced.

# green-party - Thursday 25 June, 2020

Explainer: What happens if the Programme for Government is rejected by one of the three parties?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Explainer: What happens if the Programme for Government is rejected by one of the three parties?

Jun 25th 2020, 6:15 AM 13,682 Views 29 Comments

Ireland could be facing into a second election if the programme fails to pass through any of the three parties.

# green-party - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Eamon Ryan: No one has 'discussed or agreed' alternative approach if PfG rejected
# Draft Deal
# Draft Deal

Eamon Ryan: No one has 'discussed or agreed' alternative approach if PfG rejected

Jun 24th 2020, 9:27 AM 12,854 Views 80 Comments

The Green Party leader said he hopes the programme for government is approved on Friday.

# green-party - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

If PfG is rejected, Micheál Martin says 'there is no Plan B' while Mary Lou McDonald says 'there will have to be talks'
# Government Formation
# Government Formation

If PfG is rejected, Micheál Martin says 'there is no Plan B' while Mary Lou McDonald says 'there will have to be talks'

Updated Jun 23rd 2020, 10:51 AM 41,767 Views 143 Comments

Members of Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and the Green Party are currently voting on a proposed programme for government.

# green-party - Monday 22 June, 2020

Mark Ruffalo says fossil fuel companies want to 'junk Ireland up' with fracked gas
# Ruffalo Few Feathers
# Ruffalo Few Feathers

Mark Ruffalo says fossil fuel companies want to 'junk Ireland up' with fracked gas

Updated Jun 22nd 2020, 8:33 PM 46,960 Views 74 Comments

The Greens have brought in some Hollywood big guns to get the PfG over the line

Coveney says 'we can't rule out' another general election
# Fine Gael
# Fine Gael

Coveney says 'we can't rule out' another general election

Jun 22nd 2020, 9:14 AM 37,333 Views 120 Comments

Members of Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and the Green Party are currently voting on whether or not to back the programme for government.

# green-party - Sunday 21 June, 2020

Eamon Ryan rejects call from NI counterpart to renegotiate draft programme for government
# CLARE BAILEY
# CLARE BAILEY

Eamon Ryan rejects call from NI counterpart to renegotiate draft programme for government

Updated Jun 21st 2020, 6:45 PM 43,228 Views 122 Comments

Clare Bailey had originally abstained when the Greens’ parliamentary team voted on the blueprint agreed with Fine Gael and Fianna Fail.