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Tuesday 6 June 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Green Party

All time
Green Party to push for postponement of Dáil vote on EU-Canada free trade agreement
TD Neasa Hourigan has told the party that she will vote against the motion if it goes ahead tomorrow.
# Questions
Fianna Fáil minister says Varadkar's actions not 'appropriate' and calls for 'very frank' Dáil statement
Paschal Donohoe backed Leo Varadkar, even as pressure grows on the Tánaiste.
# Tánaiste
Varadkar under pressure to take questions in Dáil about sharing of draft GP contract
The Green Party is calling on the Tánaiste to take questions in the Dáil.
# Green Party
Chairs of Young Greens and Queer Greens resign from party
The outgoing chairs said they were “dismayed” by recent decisions from the Green Party.
# green wave
Dublin Lord Mayor Hazel Chu does not rule out joining Social Democrats
Chu is currently a Green Party councillor and the party’s Chairperson.
# Budget 2021
Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil (and the Greens) finalise their first Budget as coalition partners
The Budget will be delivered by ministers Paschal Donohoe and Michael McGrath.
# pollsters
Fine Gael remains on top with Sinn Féin in second while Greens drop sharply in latest opinion poll
Approval with the government has plummeted since June according to the latest opinion poll.
# Green Party
Eamon Ryan: Government will spend €1 million a day on walking and cycling
The Green Party leader was addressing his party’s national convention.
# rural ireland
Green Party 'must keep fighting' for green change around the Cabinet table, says Catherine Martin
The Green Party’s online convention is taking place today, with the theme ‘Ours For the Making’.
# head above water
'We all want to see a solution, but nobody wants to see these animals get their heads blown off'
Minister Darragh O’Brien distanced himself from a pilot scheme he referenced in the Dáil.
# meat plants
'All sorts of a mess': Dáil Covid committee hears from trade unions about meat plant workers' 'tale of woe'
Meat plants accused of ‘union-busting tactics’ by a trade union representative.
# debunked
Debunked: No, Eamon Ryan did not call Peter Tatchell a 'green legend and tireless LGBT campaigner'
A false tweet from the Green Party leader claims he said he was “excited to meet” Tatchell two years ago.
# Foot in Mouth
Leo Varadkar admits 'rocky start' by government due to 'unforced errors'
The newly formed coalition has been beset by difficulties since it formed at the end of June.
# Leinster Senior Cup
Green Party Senator calls on IRFU to allow rugby-playing schools reach 'the promised land'
Green Party Senator Vincent Martin wants the final of Leinster Schools Senior Cup to take place.
# 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
It follows a vote from the parliamentary party overnight.
# trouble in the ranks
Green Party TD Neasa Hourigan resigns as party whip after voting against government rental Bill
It is not yet clear if Hourigan will vote against the government on other amendments to the Bill.
# Eamon Ryan
Eamon Ryan retains position as Green Party leader after narrow victory over Catherine Martin
Ryan won by 48 votes against the party’s deputy leader Catherine Martin.
# achill activist
Saoirse McHugh has left the Green Party
“This government, I believe (and I hope I’m wrong) will do massive damage to the idea of environmentalism,” McHugh said.
# Green Party
The green vote: The victor in the Green Party leadership battle will be announced tonight
Counting will begin this morning with a result expected between 2pm and 3pm.
# Green Party
Will it be Ryan or Martin? Voting closes in the Green Party's leadership contest
Counting will begin tomorrow morning with a result expected between 2pm and 3pm.
# Campaign
Children's Minister accepts apology from John Connors who says he was 'politically naive'
Connors was part of a campaign that sought to have Roderic O’Gorman resign.
# Power nap
'I regret it deeply': Eamon Ryan accepts his Dáil doze could hurt his Green Party leadership bid
Footage of Ryan asleep in the Dáil on Thursday night went viral.
# slumber party
Children's minister: Eamon Ryan's Dáil snooze 'a moment of human frailty'
Footage of Ryan asleep in the Convention Centre last night has gone viral.
# apple tax
A major ruling is expected tomorrow in the €13 billion Apple tax row - but don't expect the saga to end there
Whoever loses is likely to appeal that decision to a higher EU court.
# Leadership Race
Eamon Ryan and Catherine Martin make final pitches to be leader in Green Party hustings
Experience is a ‘valuable attribute’ but it should not be a ‘prerequisite’ to be the leader, said Martin
# Green Party hustings
Green leadership race: Martin warns against over-hyping experience; Ryan says Greens' last stint in government wasn't all bad
Candidates were asked about growing the party, the challenges to being in government and the Phoenix Park.
# diversity and inclusion
'Missed opportunity' to promote women - Catherine Martin criticises Greens' cabinet appointments
While Minister Martin respects those appointed, she would’ve liked to see a woman promoted.
# Roderic O'Gorman
Children's minister rejects 'homophobic' online claims linking him to comments about paedophilia
Roderic O’Gorman criticised the claims made on social media in recent days.
# pedestrianisation
Pedestrianised streets to be trialled in Dublin city centre
Trials begin on 25 July and will run for 4 consecutive weekends.
# into the west
Go west? Government set to appoint 17 junior ministers
The government has faced significant anger over the lack of geographical diversity among senior ministers.
# Quiz
Quiz: How much do you know about former coalition governments?
Test your knowledge with this quiz on former coalitions.
# Changes
Explainer: What's in the FF-FG-Green programme for government?
The details of the programme for government negotiated by the three parties.
# Final Countdown
The votes are in: Here's when we'll know whether FF, FG and the Greens can form a government
The count results from the Green Party, Fianna Fáil, and Fine Gael are expected to be announced.
# Explainer
Explainer: What happens if the Programme for Government is rejected by one of the three parties?
Ireland could be facing into a second election if the programme fails to pass through any of the three parties.
# draft deal
Eamon Ryan: No one has 'discussed or agreed' alternative approach if PfG rejected
The Green Party leader said he hopes the programme for government is approved on Friday.
# 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'
Members of Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and the Green Party are currently voting on a proposed programme for government.
# ruffalo few feathers
Mark Ruffalo says fossil fuel companies want to 'junk Ireland up' with fracked gas
The Greens have brought in some Hollywood big guns to get the PfG over the line
# Fine Gael
Coveney says 'we can't rule out' another general election
Members of Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and the Green Party are currently voting on whether or not to back the programme for government.
Eamon Ryan rejects call from NI counterpart to renegotiate draft programme for government
Clare Bailey had originally abstained when the Greens’ parliamentary team voted on the blueprint agreed with Fine Gael and Fianna Fail.
# feet under the table
The top jobs: Who is likely to take a seat at the Cabinet table?
Micheál Martin, Leo Varadkar and Eamon Ryan will be carving up the Cabinet positions. Here’s who we predict.