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#Green Party

# green-party - Saturday 6 June, 2020

Catherine Martin will challenge Eamon Ryan for the Green Party leadership
# Green Party
# Green Party

Catherine Martin will challenge Eamon Ryan for the Green Party leadership

Jun 6th 2020, 8:39 PM 34,095 Views 107 Comments

Eamon Ryan has already stated he will contest the election.

# green-party - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Greens, FF and FG to meet today for plenary session on programme for government
# Government Formation
# Government Formation

Greens, FF and FG to meet today for plenary session on programme for government

Jun 2nd 2020, 2:30 PM 8,415 Views 73 Comments

All sides will attempt to agree a significant number of policies today.

# green-party - Saturday 30 May, 2020

Opinion: 'Caretaker governments without any limitations on powers do no favours for democracy'
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

Opinion: 'Caretaker governments without any limitations on powers do no favours for democracy'

May 30th 2020, 10:30 AM 19,073 Views 98 Comments

Barrister Hugh O’Donnell says ministers still holding power despite losing their seats is untenable in the long run.

# green-party - Monday 25 May, 2020

Eamon Ryan says he wasn't thrown by letter that urged Catherine Martin to contest leadership
# Government Formation
# Government Formation

Eamon Ryan says he wasn't thrown by letter that urged Catherine Martin to contest leadership

May 25th 2020, 12:22 PM 13,992 Views 45 Comments

Government formation talks continue this week with a view to getting a government up and running by June.

# green-party - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

Catherine Martin will give 'serious consideration' to contesting the Green Party leadership
# Eamon Ryan
# Eamon Ryan

Catherine Martin will give 'serious consideration' to contesting the Green Party leadership

Updated May 20th 2020, 5:26 PM 27,441 Views 75 Comments

While the party talks about entering government, it has another battle on its hands.

# green-party - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

Green Party cllr 'wants to find out' if fire on Bull Island is connected to the return of cars
# Nature Reserve
# Nature Reserve

Green Party cllr 'wants to find out' if fire on Bull Island is connected to the return of cars

May 19th 2020, 3:08 PM 32,655 Views 53 Comments

Vehicular traffic returned to the nature reserve after yesterday’s change in government guidelines.

# green-party - Monday 18 May, 2020

After weekend row, Varadkar, Martin and Ryan sat down for talks on government formation today
# Coalition
# Coalition

After weekend row, Varadkar, Martin and Ryan sat down for talks on government formation today

May 18th 2020, 3:05 PM 11,315 Views 73 Comments

Fine Gael accused some Fianna Fáil TDs of “damaging” the talks process at the weekend.

# green-party - Monday 11 May, 2020

Full week of meetings as FG and FF step up government formation talks with Green Party
# Get In Formation
# Get In Formation

Full week of meetings as FG and FF step up government formation talks with Green Party

May 11th 2020, 1:47 PM 10,289 Views 134 Comments

The formal negotiations are set to last until the end of the month.

# green-party - Thursday 7 May, 2020

FF and FG give assurances on Sláintecare as talks get underway with the Greens
# Government Formation
# Government Formation

FF and FG give assurances on Sláintecare as talks get underway with the Greens

May 7th 2020, 6:25 PM 15,258 Views 150 Comments

The Green Party entered into formal talks with Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael today.

# green-party - Sunday 3 May, 2020

Green Party will enter coalition talks with Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil
# Government Formation
# Government Formation

Green Party will enter coalition talks with Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil

Updated May 3rd 2020, 8:14 PM 39,636 Views 277 Comments

The leaders of FG and FF have both welcomed this development.

# green-party - Saturday 2 May, 2020

'More urgency needed' to form government as two Covid-19 supports require legislation
# Government Talks
# Government Talks

'More urgency needed' to form government as two Covid-19 supports require legislation

Updated May 2nd 2020, 2:15 PM 23,085 Views 126 Comments

Leo Varadkar said that we could have a new government in June.

# green-party - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

FF and FG tell the Greens they want to 'tease out' how 7% emissions reduction might be achieved
# Government Formation
# Government Formation

FF and FG tell the Greens they want to 'tease out' how 7% emissions reduction might be achieved

Apr 29th 2020, 10:30 AM 14,632 Views 174 Comments

Responding in a letter to the Green Party, Martin and Varadkar make a number of commitments.

# green-party - Friday 24 April, 2020

Varadkar hopes the Green Party will soon decide to enter into formal talks on government formation
# Government Formation
# Government Formation

Varadkar hopes the Green Party will soon decide to enter into formal talks on government formation

Updated Apr 24th 2020, 5:00 PM 21,275 Views 125 Comments

Roscommon TD Denis Naughten has been critical of some of the Green Party’s environmental policies.

# green-party - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Eamon Ryan dismisses suggestion of him becoming the next Taoiseach
# Government Formation
# Government Formation

Eamon Ryan dismisses suggestion of him becoming the next Taoiseach

Apr 22nd 2020, 11:05 PM 25,309 Views 93 Comments

When it was suggested to him that Ryan could become Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar replied that he would “listen to any proposal”.

# green-party - Thursday 16 April, 2020

Greens want more detail on emission targets and housing from FF-FG
# Government Formation
# Government Formation

Greens want more detail on emission targets and housing from FF-FG

Apr 16th 2020, 6:04 PM 15,912 Views 85 Comments

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan said the document was ‘vague’.

# green-party - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

Green Party rules out FG/FF coalition, calls for national unity government to tackle coronavirus
# National Unity
# National Unity

Green Party rules out FG/FF coalition, calls for national unity government to tackle coronavirus

Mar 11th 2020, 5:21 PM 30,293 Views 128 Comments

The Green’s 12 TDs met today to discuss their options for building a coalition.

# green-party - Thursday 5 March, 2020

'Tetchy' Fianna Fáil meeting as Micheál Martin told strategy of hammering SF is damaging the party
# Formation
# Formation

'Tetchy' Fianna Fáil meeting as Micheál Martin told strategy of hammering SF is damaging the party

Updated Mar 5th 2020, 7:00 PM 81,860 Views 358 Comments

Martin said discussions take place next week but other parties must “come to the table”.

# green-party - Monday 2 March, 2020

Greens should be 'extremely' careful about going into government with FG or FF, says ex-Labour minister
# Warning
# Warning

Greens should be 'extremely' careful about going into government with FG or FF, says ex-Labour minister

Mar 2nd 2020, 6:10 AM 20,073 Views 36 Comments

Jan O’Sullivan said that the Greens needed to ‘tie down’ any commitments from the two parties.

# green-party - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Mary Lou McDonald warns Green Party that going in with FF and FG would be a 'mistake'
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

Mary Lou McDonald warns Green Party that going in with FF and FG would be a 'mistake'

Feb 29th 2020, 4:12 PM 40,779 Views 127 Comments

She also described a comment about the Greens as being “Fine Gael bikes” was “lighthearted”.

# green-party - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Fine Gael meeting hears party 'wouldn't be worse off' by another election and might even pick up more seats
# Government Formation
# Government Formation

Fine Gael meeting hears party 'wouldn't be worse off' by another election and might even pick up more seats

Feb 26th 2020, 8:30 PM 37,680 Views 123 Comments

Concerned TDs also voiced concerns that Green Party policies would be a hard sell in rural Ireland.

# green-party - Monday 24 February, 2020

Green leader Ryan says Dáil numbers are 'difficult' but 'that doesn't stop us talking to Sinn Féin'
# How Ya Getting On
# How Ya Getting On

Green leader Ryan says Dáil numbers are 'difficult' but 'that doesn't stop us talking to Sinn Féin'

Feb 24th 2020, 5:55 PM 15,204 Views 54 Comments

Eamon Ryan made the comments after his party held initial meetings with Sinn Féin today.

# green-party - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan doesn't see the numbers on the left for 'a stable government'
# Coalition Talks
# Coalition Talks

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan doesn't see the numbers on the left for 'a stable government'

Feb 18th 2020, 1:55 PM 18,403 Views 106 Comments

Ryan says a government is needed that will last for ‘three or four years’.

Social Democrats accuse Fine Gael of 'game-playing' and cancel meeting
# New Government
# New Government

Social Democrats accuse Fine Gael of 'game-playing' and cancel meeting

Updated Feb 18th 2020, 9:55 AM 48,533 Views 170 Comments

Leo Varadkar last night said his party is “preparing to go into opposition”.

# green-party - Sunday 16 February, 2020

Greens to invite parties to discuss how new government could deliver on housing, health and climate
# Green Talks
# Green Talks

Greens to invite parties to discuss how new government could deliver on housing, health and climate

Feb 16th 2020, 12:04 PM 18,652 Views 92 Comments

With 12 TDs elected last week, the Green Party is now the fourth biggest party in the Dáil.

# green-party - Saturday 15 February, 2020

As Greens weigh up options, new TDs say they don't envisage any splits on 'red line' issues
# Green To Red
# Green To Red

As Greens weigh up options, new TDs say they don't envisage any splits on 'red line' issues

Feb 15th 2020, 9:15 AM 31,063 Views 97 Comments

With 12 TDs, the Green Party is now the fourth biggest party in the Dáil.

# green-party - Friday 14 February, 2020

Éamon Ó Cuív says he's 'completely against' Fianna Fáil going into coalition with Fine Gael and Greens
# Numbers Game
# Numbers Game

Éamon Ó Cuív says he's 'completely against' Fianna Fáil going into coalition with Fine Gael and Greens

Feb 14th 2020, 1:16 PM 63,184 Views 168 Comments

The Galway West TD said this type of coalition is the only option that would give a Dáil majority.

# green-party - Monday 10 February, 2020

Catherine Martin's husband to join her in the Dáil
# Family Affair
# Family Affair

Catherine Martin's husband to join her in the Dáil

Feb 10th 2020, 11:55 PM 38,131 Views 28 Comments

Catherine Martin topped the poll in Dublin Rathdown.

Neither a ripple nor a wave - the Green Party's record-breaking election
# Going Green
# Going Green

Neither a ripple nor a wave - the Green Party's record-breaking election

Feb 10th 2020, 5:23 PM 29,704 Views 43 Comments

The Green Party’s best ever election result has been overshadowed by the Sinn Féin surge.

Danny Healy-Rae apologises for 'to hell with planet' comment after confrontation with Green Party candidate
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

Danny Healy-Rae apologises for 'to hell with planet' comment after confrontation with Green Party candidate

Updated Feb 10th 2020, 2:45 PM 84,036 Views 125 Comments

Cleo Murphy approached Danny Healy Rae yesterday about his comments.

# green-party - Sunday 9 February, 2020

The nation has decided. Here's when we'll know the results
# Hour By Hour
# Hour By Hour

The nation has decided. Here's when we'll know the results

Feb 9th 2020, 12:05 AM 98,865 Views 76 Comments

We’ve a very long day ahead of us until we find out how the 33rd Dáil will look.

# green-party - Friday 7 February, 2020

'Strength together': Eamon Ryan says Greens, Soc Dems and independents will talk first after election
# The Candidate Podcast
# The Candidate Podcast

'Strength together': Eamon Ryan says Greens, Soc Dems and independents will talk first after election

Feb 7th 2020, 5:04 PM 14,321 Views 34 Comments

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan talked to The Candidate Podcast.

# green-party - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Soc Dems and Greens look set to win a seat each in Galway West
# TG4/ Ipsos MRBI
# TG4/ Ipsos MRBI

Soc Dems and Greens look set to win a seat each in Galway West

Jan 28th 2020, 7:08 PM 38,734 Views 78 Comments

Outgoing Independent TDs Catherine Connelly and Noel Grealish look in danger of losing their seats – but could be saved on transfers.

# green-party - Saturday 25 January, 2020

The Green Party promises free student travel, public housing and a Universal Basic Income
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

The Green Party promises free student travel, public housing and a Universal Basic Income

Jan 25th 2020, 2:54 PM 23,219 Views 128 Comments

Party leader Eamon Ryan criticised other parties for their lack of ambition when it comes to climate action.

# green-party - Thursday 26 December, 2019

Eamon Ryan: Green Party taoiseach is 'not far away'
# Green Wave
# Green Wave

Eamon Ryan: Green Party taoiseach is 'not far away'

Dec 26th 2019, 5:38 PM 22,019 Views 116 Comments

The Green Party leader said that one of his successors could be taoiseach in two governments time.

# green-party - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

'Blatant disrespect': David Attenborough mural vandalised with 'climate hoax' graffiti
# Portobello
# Portobello

'Blatant disrespect': David Attenborough mural vandalised with 'climate hoax' graffiti

Dec 24th 2019, 4:13 PM 36,970 Views 27 Comments

Dublin City Council ordered the removal of the mural early this year.

# green-party - Sunday 22 December, 2019

Saoirse McHugh: Planting trees is one area where we can't wait for the government to come around
# Column
# Column

Saoirse McHugh: Planting trees is one area where we can't wait for the government to come around

Dec 22nd 2019, 8:30 PM 17,845 Views 40 Comments

Mayo seems to have had a particularly savage spate of tree felling recently, writes Saoirse McHugh.

# green-party - Sunday 1 December, 2019

A Fine Gael flop, a mini Green wave and nine other things we learned from the by-election results
# Lessons Learned
# Lessons Learned

A Fine Gael flop, a mini Green wave and nine other things we learned from the by-election results

Dec 1st 2019, 12:05 AM 30,735 Views 78 Comments

The day also brought a surprise victory for Sinn Féin and success for Fianna Fáil.

# green-party - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Europe-wide climate emergency declared by EU Parliament
# CLIMATE CRISIS
# CLIMATE CRISIS

Europe-wide climate emergency declared by EU Parliament

Nov 28th 2019, 12:07 PM 16,324 Views 95 Comments

The resolution was adopted with 429 votes to 225.

# green-party - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Saoirse McHugh: The end of turf-cutting brings opportunities to increase our energy independence
# Column
# Column

Saoirse McHugh: The end of turf-cutting brings opportunities to increase our energy independence

Nov 24th 2019, 8:30 PM 31,290 Views 46 Comments

Here on Achill Island, saving turf is not just simply a way to secure fuel, but a way of life, writes Saoirse McHugh.

Fine Gael support drops but it's still the most popular party, according to poll
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

Fine Gael support drops but it's still the most popular party, according to poll

Nov 24th 2019, 7:50 AM 16,824 Views 110 Comments

The party has been dealing with the aftermath of controversial comments made by by-election candidate Verona Murphy.