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# 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 59,240 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 74,753 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 15,822 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 32,646 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 96,827 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 77,761 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 102,219 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 17,632 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 11,706 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 19,862 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 17,629 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 71,438 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 31,520 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 28,660 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 31,590 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 24,310 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 52,717 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 13,669 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 12,818 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 41,731 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 46,865 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 37,314 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 43,178 Views 122 Comments

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

# green-party - Saturday 20 June, 2020

The top jobs: Who is likely to take a seat at the Cabinet table?
# Feet Under The Table
# Feet Under The Table

The top jobs: Who is likely to take a seat at the Cabinet table?

Jun 20th 2020, 6:30 AM 48,743 Views 111 Comments

Micheál Martin, Leo Varadkar and Eamon Ryan will be carving up the Cabinet positions. Here’s who we predict.

# green-party - Friday 19 June, 2020

'That's the Green way': Catherine Martin says party will accept if members vote against government deal
# Crunch Time
# Crunch Time

'That's the Green way': Catherine Martin says party will accept if members vote against government deal

Jun 19th 2020, 11:37 AM 21,393 Views 67 Comments

Catherine Martin is calling on Green Party members to back the deal to go into government with Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil.

# green-party - Thursday 18 June, 2020

Green Party division on entering government laid bare as party concludes online convention
# Greens In Government
# Greens In Government

Green Party division on entering government laid bare as party concludes online convention

Updated Jun 18th 2020, 9:40 PM 36,159 Views 106 Comments

About 2,600 members of the Green Party registered to watch the online convention.

Paul Murphy: Green members shouldn't back the deal with FF and FG - it's just not worth it
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

Paul Murphy: Green members shouldn't back the deal with FF and FG - it's just not worth it

Jun 18th 2020, 12:30 PM 16,860 Views 82 Comments

RISE TD Paul Murphy says, ‘By going into government, your party is signing up to significant concessions’.

Ciarán Cuffe: There's an extraordinary opportunity here for the Greens in government
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

Ciarán Cuffe: There's an extraordinary opportunity here for the Greens in government

Jun 18th 2020, 12:30 PM 11,077 Views 47 Comments

The Green Party MEP says, ‘When the planet is burning, it is not a time to argue over the colour of the fire engine.’

'We will take down the government' - Green Party members promised drastic action if promises are broken
# Green Party
# Green Party

'We will take down the government' - Green Party members promised drastic action if promises are broken

Jun 18th 2020, 6:05 AM 22,206 Views 65 Comments

All three parties are balloting their members on the programme for government and are expected to announce the result on Friday week.

# green-party - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Green TD who helped negotiate programme for government says she can't fully endorse it
# Neasa Hourigan
# Neasa Hourigan

Green TD who helped negotiate programme for government says she can't fully endorse it

Jun 17th 2020, 8:53 AM 38,419 Views 149 Comments

Neasa Hourigan said reducing carbon emissions will likely be back-loaded, and the deal doesn’t do enough in terms of housing.

# green-party - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Leo Varadkar seeks to woo Independents in order to bolster government support
# Majority Government
# Majority Government

Leo Varadkar seeks to woo Independents in order to bolster government support

Jun 16th 2020, 5:27 PM 18,033 Views 54 Comments

The coalition between FG-FF and the Greens brings government support to 84. But Leo Varadkar says he wants to go further.

Éamon Ó Cuív and Saoirse McHugh say they won't back programme for government
# Coalition
# Coalition

Éamon Ó Cuív and Saoirse McHugh say they won't back programme for government

Jun 16th 2020, 11:18 AM 32,197 Views 135 Comments

Ó Cuív said he “seriously” fears for the future of Fianna Fáil.

# green-party - Monday 15 June, 2020

Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and Green Party parliamentary members endorse programme for government
# Green Light
# Green Light

Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and Green Party parliamentary members endorse programme for government

Jun 15th 2020, 11:16 PM 18,105 Views 97 Comments

The Green Party have voted in favour of the proposed programme for government but there have been four abstentions.

Leaders of Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and Green Party agree on draft programme for government
# Government Formation
# Government Formation

Leaders of Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and Green Party agree on draft programme for government

Jun 15th 2020, 12:08 PM 67,261 Views 273 Comments

The programme will now have to be voted on by the parties’ members.

# green-party - Sunday 14 June, 2020

No deal reached on government formation with party leader talks to resume
# Government Formation
# Government Formation

No deal reached on government formation with party leader talks to resume

Updated Jun 14th 2020, 10:15 PM 43,911 Views 212 Comments

It is expected a deal will be signed off.

# green-party - Saturday 13 June, 2020

Talks down to the wire as teams push to agree programme for government this weekend
# Government Formation
# Government Formation

Talks down to the wire as teams push to agree programme for government this weekend

Updated Jun 13th 2020, 11:44 AM 17,951 Views 65 Comments

Negotiators from Fianna Fail, Fine Gael and the Green Party are set to continue their talks into the weekend.

# green-party - Friday 12 June, 2020

Sean Gallen says it's 'disappointing' Eamon Ryan used the n-word, but he had 'good intentions'
# Racism
# Racism

Sean Gallen says it's 'disappointing' Eamon Ryan used the n-word, but he had 'good intentions'

Jun 12th 2020, 9:22 AM 25,225 Views 25 Comments

The Green Party leader was quoting from an article Gallen wrote about his experience of racism in Ireland.

Still some 'heavy lifting' to be done in government formation talks, as teams work towards weekend deal
# Get In Formation
# Get In Formation

Still some 'heavy lifting' to be done in government formation talks, as teams work towards weekend deal

Jun 12th 2020, 6:15 AM 8,462 Views 31 Comments

It is understood some progress was made in relation to agriculture and emissions, with parties signing off on the 7% target.

# green-party - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

Independents more stable than the Greens in government, says minister as weekend deadline set for deal
# Final Countdown
# Final Countdown

Independents more stable than the Greens in government, says minister as weekend deadline set for deal

Jun 10th 2020, 6:24 PM 24,612 Views 56 Comments

The deadlines for getting a deal done have been successfully pushed back in recent days.

# green-party - Sunday 7 June, 2020

'Progress made' but no breakthrough yet in Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and Green Party coalition talks
# Getting There
# Getting There

'Progress made' but no breakthrough yet in Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and Green Party coalition talks

Updated Jun 7th 2020, 7:35 PM 20,119 Views 103 Comments

Good progress was made yesterday but there is still disagreement on some issues according to Fine Gael’s Martin Heydon.