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# green-party - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Who's running? How do I get on the register? Everything you need to know about this month's Dáil by-elections
# Vote 2019
# Vote 2019

Who's running? How do I get on the register? Everything you need to know about this month's Dáil by-elections

Nov 12th 2019, 6:00 AM 16,027 Views 8 Comments

Voters in constituencies in Dublin, Cork and Wexford will be heading to the polls.

# green-party - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Budget 2020: Winners and losers
# Budget 2020
# Budget 2020

Budget 2020: Winners and losers

Oct 8th 2019, 8:35 PM 39,130 Views 50 Comments

Every Budget brings good news and bad news.

# green-party - Sunday 6 October, 2019

Taoiseach says he'd sooner bring back wolves to Ireland than let Sinn Féin into government
# Speech
# Speech

Taoiseach says he'd sooner bring back wolves to Ireland than let Sinn Féin into government

Oct 6th 2019, 7:00 AM 40,358 Views 149 Comments

The Taoiseach mentioned Green Party leader Eamon Ryan’s idea of rewilding the countryside with wolves during his speech last night.

# green-party - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Labour's alternate Budget: No income tax credits on €100k+ incomes and raising levy on the banks
# Budget 2020
# Budget 2020

Labour's alternate Budget: No income tax credits on €100k+ incomes and raising levy on the banks

Oct 3rd 2019, 3:23 PM 18,111 Views 80 Comments

Opposition parties were out outlining their Budget 2020 proposals today.

# green-party - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

Josepha Madigan rejects calls to reintroduce wolves into Ireland
# Wolves
# Wolves

Josepha Madigan rejects calls to reintroduce wolves into Ireland

Oct 1st 2019, 4:42 PM 22,994 Views 71 Comments

Eamon Ryan TD today called for the reintroduction of the animal to help rewild part of the countrywide.

Almost 250 years after the last native wolf was killed, is Ireland ready for the debate about bringing them back?
# Ireland 2029
# Ireland 2029

Almost 250 years after the last native wolf was killed, is Ireland ready for the debate about bringing them back?

Updated Oct 1st 2019, 2:54 PM 77,454 Views 97 Comments

The Green Party has tabled a Dáil motion calling for wolves to be reintroduced in a bid to help rewild parts of the countryside.

# green-party - Saturday 7 September, 2019

Opinion: Irish people must reduce meat and dairy consumption and production to tackle emissions
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

Opinion: Irish people must reduce meat and dairy consumption and production to tackle emissions

Sep 7th 2019, 9:30 PM 19,978 Views 94 Comments

Ireland is the third worst country in the EU for tackling climate change.

# green-party - Friday 9 August, 2019

Green Party says we need to reduce the number of cows, farmers call that an 'attack'
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Green Party says we need to reduce the number of cows, farmers call that an 'attack'

Aug 9th 2019, 8:58 AM 29,537 Views 240 Comments

A new global report has warned that the world cannot sustain our demand for food.

# green-party - Saturday 27 July, 2019

'There's loads of space for people': Can Dublin break down the barriers to pedestrianisation?
# College Green
# College Green

'There's loads of space for people': Can Dublin break down the barriers to pedestrianisation?

Jul 27th 2019, 10:00 PM 16,257 Views 15 Comments

Dublin City Council is trialling three traffic-free days at College Green this summer.

# green-party - Saturday 20 July, 2019

Fianna Fáil tops latest opinion poll as Green Party support slips following elections surge
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

Fianna Fáil tops latest opinion poll as Green Party support slips following elections surge

Jul 20th 2019, 7:14 PM 28,639 Views 91 Comments

Support for the Greens has fallen by four points.

'Streets are for the people': Dublin street blocked by protesters as part of 'car-free' demonstration
# South William Street
# South William Street

'Streets are for the people': Dublin street blocked by protesters as part of 'car-free' demonstration

Jul 20th 2019, 12:24 PM 47,958 Views 178 Comments

Demonstrators are calling for more public spaces in the city for people.

# green-party - Saturday 13 July, 2019

Yoga, carbon tax and general election plans on the agenda for Green Party's national convention
# National Conference
# National Conference

Yoga, carbon tax and general election plans on the agenda for Green Party's national convention

Jul 13th 2019, 8:30 AM 13,149 Views 78 Comments

A motion calling on the Greens not to enter into government with Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil will be voted on this weekend.

# green-party - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Carbon tax model that pays money back to households to be discussed
# Green Agenda
# Green Agenda

Carbon tax model that pays money back to households to be discussed

Jul 11th 2019, 6:01 AM 14,804 Views 30 Comments

The Green Party is hosting today’s discussion in Leinster House featuring Irish and international experts.

# green-party - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

Opinion: Farmers should support the Green Party - and secretly some of them probably do
# Voices
# Voices

Opinion: Farmers should support the Green Party - and secretly some of them probably do

Jun 5th 2019, 7:00 AM 13,509 Views 68 Comments

Farming needs to become sustainable to survive and most farmers don’t want to damage the natural world, writes Ray Foley.

# green-party - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

Líadh Ní Riada eliminated as Sinn Féin withdraws request for recount in Ireland South constituency
# It's Over
# It's Over

Líadh Ní Riada eliminated as Sinn Féin withdraws request for recount in Ireland South constituency

Updated Jun 4th 2019, 6:27 PM 65,794 Views 126 Comments

Some 756,000 ballot papers were expected to be recounted, before the party withdrew its request.

# green-party - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

Green Party candidate Saoirse McHugh eliminated in Midlands North West
# European Elections
# European Elections

Green Party candidate Saoirse McHugh eliminated in Midlands North West

May 29th 2019, 7:08 AM 36,920 Views 74 Comments

The 28 year-old was eliminated on the 14th count this morning.

What are the Greens' climate policies and how do they compare to other left wing parties?
# A Green Approach
# A Green Approach

What are the Greens' climate policies and how do they compare to other left wing parties?

May 29th 2019, 12:05 AM 16,087 Views 36 Comments

While a green wave overtook the local elections, the Greens’ Ciaran Cuffe topped the European poll in Dublin.

# green-party - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Why might the European election exit poll have over-predicted the 'green surge'?
# Midnight Must Read
# Midnight Must Read

Why might the European election exit poll have over-predicted the 'green surge'?

May 28th 2019, 12:05 AM 34,068 Views 32 Comments

Questions are being asked about RTÉ and Red C polling as the first results come in.

# green-party - Monday 27 May, 2019

Green Party's Ciarán Cuffe elected MEP
# European
# European

Green Party's Ciarán Cuffe elected MEP

May 27th 2019, 8:40 PM 26,543 Views 70 Comments

The Green Party has its first MEP in decades.

First European election result confirms 'green wave' in Dublin - but no MEPs elected after seventh count
# Ep2019
# Ep2019

First European election result confirms 'green wave' in Dublin - but no MEPs elected after seventh count

Updated May 27th 2019, 12:00 AM 55,406 Views 57 Comments

The first results from the European elections are in.

# green-party - Saturday 25 May, 2019

Green Party set to be major player in Dublin City Council as Sinn Féin takes hit in first count
# Green Surge
# Green Surge

Green Party set to be major player in Dublin City Council as Sinn Féin takes hit in first count

May 25th 2019, 7:58 PM 34,023 Views 37 Comments

So far five Green Party candidates have been elected to Dublin City Council.

Eamon Ryan: 'I remember our darkest hours, hopefully today will be a good day'
# Rising Tide
# Rising Tide

Eamon Ryan: 'I remember our darkest hours, hopefully today will be a good day'

May 25th 2019, 10:14 AM 14,818 Views 88 Comments

The Green Party could take three seats in the European election.

# green-party - Saturday 18 May, 2019

The Green Party's popularity has jumped ahead of next week's local and European elections
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

The Green Party's popularity has jumped ahead of next week's local and European elections

May 18th 2019, 6:39 PM 24,816 Views 116 Comments

There were mixed fortunes for Ireland’s political parties ahead of the elections on 24 May.

# green-party - Thursday 9 May, 2019

'Smaller than bedsits': Plans for 'co-living' building spark calls to rewrite apartment guidelines
# Shared Living
# Shared Living

'Smaller than bedsits': Plans for 'co-living' building spark calls to rewrite apartment guidelines

May 9th 2019, 12:05 AM 30,839 Views 80 Comments

42 people would share one kitchen under the plans.

# green-party - Thursday 25 April, 2019

'Banning them is a red herring': Why election candidates are standing over their use of posters
# Elections 2019
# Elections 2019

'Banning them is a red herring': Why election candidates are standing over their use of posters

Apr 25th 2019, 12:05 AM 19,123 Views 58 Comments

There have been increasing calls from the public to stop the use of posters during elections.

# green-party - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

A faulty sewage tank caused effluent to pour into Dublin Bay over the weekend
# Poolbeg
# Poolbeg

A faulty sewage tank caused effluent to pour into Dublin Bay over the weekend

Feb 26th 2019, 7:51 PM 38,256 Views 43 Comments

The fault occured at the Ringsend wastewater treatment plant.

# green-party - Sunday 24 February, 2019

This deserted island is up for grabs at €1.25m - and some people think the government should buy it
# For Sale
# For Sale

This deserted island is up for grabs at €1.25m - and some people think the government should buy it

Feb 24th 2019, 4:00 PM 97,813 Views 70 Comments

Madigan says it would require ‘considerable resource commitments’ to buy the island off the coast of Galway.

# green-party - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

Opinion: Small farmers need to wake up and realise that the big farming lobby doesn't represent their interests
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Small farmers need to wake up and realise that the big farming lobby doesn't represent their interests

Feb 13th 2019, 7:00 AM 32,908 Views 29 Comments

The small farmer in Ireland has a very high-quality product. To differentiate themselves from the mass producers, they need to focus on quality and sustainability, writes Saoirse McHugh.

# green-party - Monday 7 January, 2019

Opinion: There is space for 15,000 homes within walking distance of Dublin's O'Connell Street
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: There is space for 15,000 homes within walking distance of Dublin's O'Connell Street

Jan 7th 2019, 7:00 AM 70,715 Views 71 Comments

There are vast tracts of underutilised lands close to the city centre, they should be used to build high-quality apartment blocks with generous courtyards and play areas, writes Ciaran Cuffe.

# green-party - Friday 4 January, 2019

Government and schools will no longer buy single-use plastic cups, cutlery and straws
# Environment
# Environment

Government and schools will no longer buy single-use plastic cups, cutlery and straws

Updated Jan 4th 2019, 2:42 PM 27,849 Views 56 Comments

The Green Party has said the ban only addresses “the lowest of the low-hanging fruit”.

# green-party - Friday 28 December, 2018

Fine Gael will seek Labour and Greens support as future government partners, as Leo fails to rule out 2019 election
# Election 2019?
# Election 2019?

Fine Gael will seek Labour and Greens support as future government partners, as Leo fails to rule out 2019 election

Dec 28th 2018, 6:00 AM 11,035 Views 40 Comments

Fine Gael says it’s aiming to take over 60 seats in the next general election.

# green-party - Sunday 9 December, 2018

'It's about our children now, not our grandchildren': Is Ireland ready to introduce a carbon tax?
# Emissions Targets
# Emissions Targets

'It's about our children now, not our grandchildren': Is Ireland ready to introduce a carbon tax?

Dec 9th 2018, 10:00 PM 24,417 Views 157 Comments

It’s been claimed that the tide is turning in how society views the problem of climate change.

# green-party - Sunday 25 November, 2018

All is not lost - the civic plaza at College Green should still go ahead
# Opinion
# Opinion

All is not lost - the civic plaza at College Green should still go ahead

Nov 25th 2018, 12:15 PM 12,238 Views 41 Comments

An Bord Pleanála refused the plans but said they would enhance the amenity and attractiveness of this city centre location. The door is clearly open to resubmit, writes Green Party councillor Ciaran Cuffe.

# green-party - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

'Perhaps we are wrong': Government to examine bottle deposit scheme 'afresh'
# Recycling
# Recycling

'Perhaps we are wrong': Government to examine bottle deposit scheme 'afresh'

Oct 23rd 2018, 7:47 PM 26,234 Views 43 Comments

The Green Party said Ireland is sitting on its hands and waiting for the EU to legislate on plastics.

# green-party - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

'This is a shameful day for Fine Gael and a bad day for Ireland on climate change'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'This is a shameful day for Fine Gael and a bad day for Ireland on climate change'

Oct 9th 2018, 6:06 PM 19,046 Views 96 Comments

Listening to the Budget speech from Pascal Donohoe today you would have no sense we are at such a historical turning point, writes Eamon Ryan.

# green-party - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Fine Gael loses ground but still manages to increase lead over Fianna Fáil in latest opinion poll
# RedC
# RedC

Fine Gael loses ground but still manages to increase lead over Fianna Fáil in latest opinion poll

Sep 15th 2018, 5:21 PM 19,208 Views 106 Comments

It’s not good news for Micheál Martin heading into the next Dáil term.

# green-party - Friday 14 September, 2018

The Green Party want more 'kiss and ride' zones around the country (but it's not what you think)
# Commuter Charter
# Commuter Charter

The Green Party want more 'kiss and ride' zones around the country (but it's not what you think)

Sep 14th 2018, 9:22 PM 26,384 Views 75 Comments

‘Kiss and ride’ zones are designed to allow drivers to stop and drop off or pick up people for a maximum of a few minutes.

# green-party - Saturday 8 September, 2018

'Festival waste? It's not new - we're a disposable nation and we need to change our attitude'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Festival waste? It's not new - we're a disposable nation and we need to change our attitude'

Sep 8th 2018, 4:00 PM 25,692 Views 63 Comments

Green Party Councillor Claire Byrne knows all about trying to keep festival sites clean – and says we need to stop seeing tents as disposable, and look at what we can do to clean up after ourselves.

# green-party - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Labour and Green Party to hold rally for 'democracy and decency' to coincide with visit of Donald Trump
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

Labour and Green Party to hold rally for 'democracy and decency' to coincide with visit of Donald Trump

Sep 5th 2018, 5:34 PM 11,755 Views 102 Comments

The US President will visit Europe to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.

# green-party - Saturday 1 September, 2018

'Cancel this visit': Opposition parties call for protests over Trump visit to Ireland
# November Visit
# November Visit

'Cancel this visit': Opposition parties call for protests over Trump visit to Ireland

Sep 1st 2018, 2:05 PM 31,875 Views 173 Comments

The White House announced last night that US President Donald Trump will visit Ireland in November.