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Saturday 3 June 2023 Dublin: 17°C

# Greens

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# Green Party
Ryan sets target of 10% of electorate voting Green in 2024 elections
Ryan was delivering the keynote speech at the Green Party conference in Athlone.
Eamon Ryan says his party 'showed real strength' in suspending two Green TDs
The party leader said there was “consensus” within his parliamentary party to suspend Neasa Hourigan and Patrick Costello.
All time
# trade deal
Green Party Dáil split vote on CETA avoided (for now at least)
The controversial EU-Canada trade deal is to be examined by the EU Affairs Committee.
# The Greens
Interview: Saoirse McHugh on why being able to say 'I told you so' gives her no comfort whatsoever
“When you look at what the government is coming out with in terms of climate, they may as well be climate change deniers.”
# Investor Court
Neasa Hourigan says efforts to push CETA deal through are 'extraordinary' and 'cynical'
Hourigan told that the current environment in the Green Party is “unpleasant”.
# choices
Eamon Ryan confirms Green Party leadership contest will go ahead online
Party rules dictate a leadership contest has to take place within six months of a general election.
# 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
# what do you think
Poll: Should we have car-free zones in cities this summer to help businesses?
Green Party TD Steven Matthews said this would help make things easier for pedestrians, cyclists and businesses.
# government formation
'Disturbing': War of words breaks out between the Greens and FG over 7% emissions target
A new government could be a while away as emissions targets becomes a stumbling block.
# State of the Parties
Both main parties lose ground as Fine Gael retains slim lead over Fianna Fáil in latest opinion poll
The latest Behaviour & Attitudes poll for the Sunday Times was published today.
# pro-remain
Liberal Democrats top new UK poll, surging ahead of Conservatives and Labour
The Brexit Party and the Greens have also both seen gains.
# Up
Up in the polls: The Cervical Check scandal hasn't dented support for Fine Gael
Leo Varadkar’s party remains the most popular in the country according to the latest Red C/SBP poll
# budget alley
A sun-bed levy and 'young, hip Mayo towns': Smaller parties reveal their Budget wish lists
A busy morning on Molesworth Street, as the Greens, SocDems and Solidarity-PBP unveiled their ideas.
# Your Say
Poll: Should speaking time for smaller Dáil parties be reduced?
Under Fianna Fáil’s proposals, backbenchers from bigger parties would have more time.
# Obesity
The new food pyramid: More fruit and veg, fewer carbohydrates (and no white bread)
Fruit and vegetables now comprise the largest shelf on the food pyramid.
# Absolutely Bullin
Herd of cattle stampeded through a Clare golf course, destroying 10 of its greens
“There was a look of shock and horror on the members’ faces after they had seen what the cattle have done.”
# IN 1985
The Greens' new senator on her activist past and the bombing of the Rainbow Warrior
Former surf champion Grace O’Sullivan has had a pretty unique career to date.
'TDs are not elected to be silent' - Green Party deputy gives impassioned maiden Dáil speech
The refusal of political parties to even consider forming a stable government has been disingenuously linked to the national interest, says Catherine Martin TD.
# dáil gates
"I feel very weak in the mornings": These two men are staging a five day pre-election fast
They’re “ratcheting up” their campaigning, as “all of the other actions of protest have made no difference”.
# Red Light
RTÉ will NOT be forced to let the Greens into tonight's leaders' debate
The Green Party went to the High Court to try to get involved in an eight-way debate.
# Green shoots
Eamon Ryan: It'd be bloody difficult to lead the Greens if we don't win any seats
The Green Party has launched its manifesto in Dublin this morning.
# green lines
You wait all day for the Greens' election bus - and when it arrives it's mildly terrifying
It’s not often you get to shout “bridge!” at an election event.
# green with envy
Eamon Ryan lashes RTÉ and says Ireland needs the Greens like never before
The Green Party leader has been rallying members in Dublin today.
# State of the Nation
Enda is the most popular leader in the country, but it's not all good news for him
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…
# commuter chaos
Should motorists be charged more for using the M50 to help ease traffic?
Here’s what the government plans to do to combat Dublin traffic – and some advice from the Green Party.
# move on out
Should RTÉ's campus be turned into student accommodation?
The Green Party has proposed the idea.
# Green dinners
The Greens have a radical plan to feed every schoolchild in the country
The party wants to provide every schoolchild in the country with at least one hot meal a day.
# Happy Gerry
The latest poll is bad for the government and REALLY good for Sinn Féin
Support for the coalition has dropped in the last month according to a poll in tomorrow’s Sunday Business Post.
# Green obsession
Why this councillor was canvassing for Trevor Sargent... when he was 10
Roderic O’Gorman’s love for the Greens goes all the way back to canvassing with Trevor Sargent in 1992.
# New Greens
'It was 1am and we'd been discussing development plans': Meet the Green who doesn't care about populism
Green Party deputy leader Catherine Martin on being a ‘New Green’, women in politics and keeping it in the family.
# Dealmaker
Watch Eamon Ryan explain why the Greens would do a deal with anyone (including Sinn Féin)
Eamon Ryan spoke about his party’s ambitions ahead of the next general election.
# mad as hell
Watch this video of Eamon Ryan getting REALLY angry about Alan Kelly
The Green Party leader had few kinds words for the Environment Minister when he came into us this week…
# Green shoots
Here's where Eamon Ryan is going to run in the general election
The party leader is looking to return to the Dáil.
# senior spokes-man
Like cycling? Fancy a €43k-a-year job as Dublin's Cycling Czar?
The new appointee will have an input to Luas, bus and road projects and act as a cycling ‘advocate’ for the city.
# Budget
Here's how much will be spent on cleaning streets and repairing paths in Dublin
The city council passed its annual budget last night.
A government department got this Green Party councillor's name hopelessly wrong
“Roderic Broderick”
# capital ideas
What would the Greens do in Government? ... Build, build, build
Eamon Ryan’s weighing in with his proposals, ahead of next Tuesday’s Budget announcement.
# Rising
Sinn Féin is now the most popular party in the State
An Irish Independent poll shows that they now have more support in the Republic than any other party.
# rotating chains
Sinn Féin councillor set to be Dublin Lord Mayor for 2016 celebrations
The five largest groups on the council would share the position for a year each under a ‘rotating chains’ deal, with the independents likely to take the first turn.
# Get smart fast
Here are 9 things we learned from the 2014 local elections
It’s been good for Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil but bad for Labour and Fine Gael. But what about the Greens, Socialists and independents? We take stock of the local elections as the counts draw to a close.