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# 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 31,710 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 31,238 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 18,580 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 41,163 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 71,324 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 32,401 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 74,004 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 59,251 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 74,771 Views 183 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 15,832 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 32,648 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 96,928 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 77,794 Views 113 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 102,251 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 17,637 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 11,715 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 19,863 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 17,630 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 71,498 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 31,535 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 28,662 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 31,600 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 24,330 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 52,734 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 13,672 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 12,821 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 41,742 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 46,889 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 37,325 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 43,181 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 48,788 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 21,408 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 36,167 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 16,868 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 11,088 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 22,247 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 38,428 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 18,037 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 32,214 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 18,109 Views 97 Comments

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