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# Green Party

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# 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.
# ge2020
The Green Party promises free student travel, public housing and a Universal Basic Income
Party leader Eamon Ryan criticised other parties for their lack of ambition when it comes to climate action.
# green wave
Eamon Ryan: Green Party taoiseach is 'not far away'
The Green Party leader said that one of his successors could be taoiseach in two governments time.
# portobello
'Blatant disrespect': David Attenborough mural vandalised with 'climate hoax' graffiti
Dublin City Council ordered the removal of the mural early this year.
Saoirse McHugh: Planting trees is one area where we can't wait for the government to come around
Mayo seems to have had a particularly savage spate of tree felling recently, writes Saoirse McHugh.
# Lessons learned
A Fine Gael flop, a mini Green wave and nine other things we learned from the by-election results
The day also brought a surprise victory for Sinn Féin and success for Fianna Fáil.
Europe-wide climate emergency declared by EU Parliament
The resolution was adopted with 429 votes to 225.
Saoirse McHugh: The end of turf-cutting brings opportunities to increase our energy independence
Here on Achill Island, saving turf is not just simply a way to secure fuel, but a way of life, writes Saoirse McHugh.
# Opinion Poll
Fine Gael support drops but it's still the most popular party, according to poll
The party has been dealing with the aftermath of controversial comments made by by-election candidate Verona Murphy.
# vote 2019
Who's running? How do I get on the register? Everything you need to know about this month's Dáil by-elections
Voters in constituencies in Dublin, Cork and Wexford will be heading to the polls.
# budget 2020
Budget 2020: Winners and losers
Every Budget brings good news and bad news.
# speech
Taoiseach says he'd sooner bring back wolves to Ireland than let Sinn Féin into government
The Taoiseach mentioned Green Party leader Eamon Ryan’s idea of rewilding the countryside with wolves during his speech last night.
# budget 2020
Labour's alternate Budget: No income tax credits on €100k+ incomes and raising levy on the banks
Opposition parties were out outlining their Budget 2020 proposals today.
# Wolves
Josepha Madigan rejects calls to reintroduce wolves into Ireland
Eamon Ryan TD today called for the reintroduction of the animal to help rewild part of the countrywide.
# ireland 2029
Almost 250 years after the last native wolf was killed, is Ireland ready for the debate about bringing them back?
The Green Party has tabled a Dáil motion calling for wolves to be reintroduced in a bid to help rewild parts of the countryside.
Opinion: Irish people must reduce meat and dairy consumption and production to tackle emissions
Ireland is the third worst country in the EU for tackling climate change.
# Climate Change
Green Party says we need to reduce the number of cows, farmers call that an 'attack'
A new global report has warned that the world cannot sustain our demand for food.
# College Green
'There's loads of space for people': Can Dublin break down the barriers to pedestrianisation?
Dublin City Council is trialling three traffic-free days at College Green this summer.
# Opinion Poll
Fianna Fáil tops latest opinion poll as Green Party support slips following elections surge
Support for the Greens has fallen by four points.
# South William Street
'Streets are for the people': Dublin street blocked by protesters as part of 'car-free' demonstration
Demonstrators are calling for more public spaces in the city for people.
# National Conference
Yoga, carbon tax and general election plans on the agenda for Green Party's national convention
A motion calling on the Greens not to enter into government with Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil will be voted on this weekend.
# green agenda
Carbon tax model that pays money back to households to be discussed
The Green Party is hosting today’s discussion in Leinster House featuring Irish and international experts.
Opinion: Farmers should support the Green Party - and secretly some of them probably do
Farming needs to become sustainable to survive and most farmers don’t want to damage the natural world, writes Ray Foley.
# it's over
Líadh Ní Riada eliminated as Sinn Féin withdraws request for recount in Ireland South constituency
Some 756,000 ballot papers were expected to be recounted, before the party withdrew its request.
# European elections
Green Party candidate Saoirse McHugh eliminated in Midlands North West
The 28 year-old was eliminated on the 14th count this morning.
# a green approach
What are the Greens' climate policies and how do they compare to other left wing parties?
While a green wave overtook the local elections, the Greens’ Ciaran Cuffe topped the European poll in Dublin.
# midnight must read
Why might the European election exit poll have over-predicted the 'green surge'?
Questions are being asked about RTÉ and Red C polling as the first results come in.
# European
Green Party's Ciarán Cuffe elected MEP
The Green Party has its first MEP in decades.
# ep2019
First European election result confirms 'green wave' in Dublin - but no MEPs elected after seventh count
The first results from the European elections are in.
# green surge
Green Party set to be major player in Dublin City Council as Sinn Féin takes hit in first count
So far five Green Party candidates have been elected to Dublin City Council.
# rising tide
Eamon Ryan: 'I remember our darkest hours, hopefully today will be a good day'
The Green Party could take three seats in the European election.
# Opinion Poll
The Green Party's popularity has jumped ahead of next week's local and European elections
There were mixed fortunes for Ireland’s political parties ahead of the elections on 24 May.
# shared living
'Smaller than bedsits': Plans for 'co-living' building spark calls to rewrite apartment guidelines
42 people would share one kitchen under the plans.
# elections 2019
'Banning them is a red herring': Why election candidates are standing over their use of posters
There have been increasing calls from the public to stop the use of posters during elections.