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# Green Party

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# Green Light
Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and Green Party parliamentary members endorse programme for government
The Green Party have voted in favour of the proposed programme for government but there have been four abstentions.
# government formation
Leaders of Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and Green Party agree on draft programme for government
The programme will now have to be voted on by the parties’ members.
# government formation
No deal reached on government formation with party leader talks to resume
It is expected a deal will be signed off.
# government formation
Talks down to the wire as teams push to agree programme for government this weekend
Negotiators from Fianna Fail, Fine Gael and the Green Party are set to continue their talks into the weekend.
# Racism
Sean Gallen says it's 'disappointing' Eamon Ryan used the n-word, but he had 'good intentions'
The Green Party leader was quoting from an article Gallen wrote about his experience of racism in Ireland.
# Get in Formation
Still some 'heavy lifting' to be done in government formation talks, as teams work towards weekend deal
It is understood some progress was made in relation to agriculture and emissions, with parties signing off on the 7% target.
# Final Countdown
Independents more stable than the Greens in government, says minister as weekend deadline set for deal
The deadlines for getting a deal done have been successfully pushed back in recent days.
# Getting there
'Progress made' but no breakthrough yet in Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and Green Party coalition talks
Good progress was made yesterday but there is still disagreement on some issues according to Fine Gael’s Martin Heydon.
# Green Party
Catherine Martin will challenge Eamon Ryan for the Green Party leadership
Eamon Ryan has already stated he will contest the election.
# government formation
Greens, FF and FG to meet today for plenary session on programme for government
All sides will attempt to agree a significant number of policies today.
Opinion: 'Caretaker governments without any limitations on powers do no favours for democracy'
Barrister Hugh O’Donnell says ministers still holding power despite losing their seats is untenable in the long run.
# government formation
Eamon Ryan says he wasn't thrown by letter that urged Catherine Martin to contest leadership
Government formation talks continue this week with a view to getting a government up and running by June.
# Eamon Ryan
Catherine Martin will give 'serious consideration' to contesting the Green Party leadership
While the party talks about entering government, it has another battle on its hands.
# Nature Reserve
Green Party cllr 'wants to find out' if fire on Bull Island is connected to the return of cars
Vehicular traffic returned to the nature reserve after yesterday’s change in government guidelines.
# Coalition
After weekend row, Varadkar, Martin and Ryan sat down for talks on government formation today
Fine Gael accused some Fianna Fáil TDs of “damaging” the talks process at the weekend.
# Get in Formation
Full week of meetings as FG and FF step up government formation talks with Green Party
The formal negotiations are set to last until the end of the month.
# government formation
FF and FG give assurances on Sláintecare as talks get underway with the Greens
The Green Party entered into formal talks with Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael today.
# government formation
Green Party will enter coalition talks with Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil
The leaders of FG and FF have both welcomed this development.
# Government talks
'More urgency needed' to form government as two Covid-19 supports require legislation
Leo Varadkar said that we could have a new government in June.
# government formation
FF and FG tell the Greens they want to 'tease out' how 7% emissions reduction might be achieved
Responding in a letter to the Green Party, Martin and Varadkar make a number of commitments.
# government formation
Varadkar hopes the Green Party will soon decide to enter into formal talks on government formation
Roscommon TD Denis Naughten has been critical of some of the Green Party’s environmental policies.
# government formation
Eamon Ryan dismisses suggestion of him becoming the next Taoiseach
When it was suggested to him that Ryan could become Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar replied that he would “listen to any proposal”.
# government formation
Greens want more detail on emission targets and housing from FF-FG
Green Party leader Eamon Ryan said the document was ‘vague’.
# national unity
Green Party rules out FG/FF coalition, calls for national unity government to tackle coronavirus
The Green’s 12 TDs met today to discuss their options for building a coalition.
# Formation
'Tetchy' Fianna Fáil meeting as Micheál Martin told strategy of hammering SF is damaging the party
Martin said discussions take place next week but other parties must “come to the table”.
# warning
Greens should be 'extremely' careful about going into government with FG or FF, says ex-Labour minister
Jan O’Sullivan said that the Greens needed to ‘tie down’ any commitments from the two parties.
# Sinn Féin
Mary Lou McDonald warns Green Party that going in with FF and FG would be a 'mistake'
She also described a comment about the Greens as being “Fine Gael bikes” was “lighthearted”.
# government formation
Fine Gael meeting hears party 'wouldn't be worse off' by another election and might even pick up more seats
Concerned TDs also voiced concerns that Green Party policies would be a hard sell in rural Ireland.
# how ya getting on
Green leader Ryan says Dáil numbers are 'difficult' but 'that doesn't stop us talking to Sinn Féin'
Eamon Ryan made the comments after his party held initial meetings with Sinn Féin today.
# Coalition talks
Green Party leader Eamon Ryan doesn't see the numbers on the left for 'a stable government'
Ryan says a government is needed that will last for ‘three or four years’.
# new government
Social Democrats accuse Fine Gael of 'game-playing' and cancel meeting
Leo Varadkar last night said his party is “preparing to go into opposition”.
# green talks
Greens to invite parties to discuss how new government could deliver on housing, health and climate
With 12 TDs elected last week, the Green Party is now the fourth biggest party in the Dáil.
# green to red
As Greens weigh up options, new TDs say they don't envisage any splits on 'red line' issues
With 12 TDs, the Green Party is now the fourth biggest party in the Dáil.
# Numbers Game
Éamon Ó Cuív says he's 'completely against' Fianna Fáil going into coalition with Fine Gael and Greens
The Galway West TD said this type of coalition is the only option that would give a Dáil majority.
# Family affair
Catherine Martin's husband to join her in the Dáil
Catherine Martin topped the poll in Dublin Rathdown.
# Going Green
Neither a ripple nor a wave - the Green Party's record-breaking election
The Green Party’s best ever election result has been overshadowed by the Sinn Féin surge.
# ge2020
Danny Healy-Rae apologises for 'to hell with planet' comment after confrontation with Green Party candidate
Cleo Murphy approached Danny Healy Rae yesterday about his comments.
# hour by hour
The nation has decided. Here's when we'll know the results
We’ve a very long day ahead of us until we find out how the 33rd Dáil will look.
# the candidate podcast
'Strength together': Eamon Ryan says Greens, Soc Dems and independents will talk first after election
Green Party leader Eamon Ryan talked to The Candidate Podcast.
# TG4/ Ipsos MRBI
Soc Dems and Greens look set to win a seat each in Galway West
Outgoing Independent TDs Catherine Connelly and Noel Grealish look in danger of losing their seats – but could be saved on transfers.