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#Eamon Ryan

# eamon-ryan - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

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

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.

# eamon-ryan - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

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

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

# eamon-ryan - Saturday 1 September, 2018

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

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

# eamon-ryan - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Commuter bikes take over from cars in Copenhagen but how far behind is Dublin?

Dublin “behind the Danes” – more people cycling to work in Copenhagen than driving

# eamon-ryan - Monday 28 May, 2018

Plastic straws, cutlery and cotton buds could be banned across the EU Marine Litter This post contains videos

Plastic straws, cutlery and cotton buds could be banned across the EU

Some 500,000 tonnes of plastic waste from the EU end up in the sea every year.

# eamon-ryan - Thursday 24 May, 2018

Minister says bin charges will rise by up to €1 per lift if bottle deposit scheme introduced

The Environment Committee voted to ensure the set up of a bottle deposit scheme is compulsory.

# eamon-ryan - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

The Citizens' Assembly publishes report calling on Ireland to be 'a leader in tackling climate change'

The recommendations were reached by majority vote of the Assembly members following two weekends of deliberation.

# eamon-ryan - Monday 16 April, 2018

Green Party wants to bring Amsterdam-style cannabis coffee shops to Ireland

The party is proposing that criminal offences be removed for people possessing less than five grams of cannabis.

# eamon-ryan - Monday 9 April, 2018

Dublin's Lord Mayor defends placing massive 'Up the Dubs' banner on Ha'penny Bridge

The hanging of the banner is now being reviewed by the council.

# eamon-ryan - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Eamon Ryan used a Simpsons reference in the Dáil yesterday

A noble Budget embiggens the smallest man.

From The Daily Edge Eamon Ryan dropped a casual Simpsons reference in the Dáil yesterday Perfectly Cromulent

Eamon Ryan dropped a casual Simpsons reference in the Dáil yesterday

A noble Budget embiggens the smallest man.

# eamon-ryan - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

'Modest' plan to increase number of electric cars and 'measly' cycling investment

Eamon Ryan is not impressed by the €3 million allocated to improve cycling infrastructure.

# eamon-ryan - Friday 15 September, 2017

'Anyone who says they're not planning for an election is lying' - Eamon Ryan on the Green Party's revival

The party kick off their September think-in in Blanchardstown today.

# eamon-ryan - Monday 11 September, 2017

Bottle deposit scheme on the way for Scotland, but Irish government says it's still too expensive

Despite calls from the Green Party to introduce such a plan, the minister is not budging.

# eamon-ryan - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

'Dignity in the House': TD presents a bag of his plastic household waste in the Dáil

“We are in the House of Parliament on national television,” cried out the Leas Ceann Comhairle.

# eamon-ryan - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Taoiseach urged to seek EU support to put more pressure on Egypt to release Ibrahim Halawa

Leo Varadkar is attending a EU Council meeting over the next two days.

# eamon-ryan - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Watch: Several hundred cyclists just held a LOUD protest at Dáil Éireann calling for more funding Ride On This post contains videos

Watch: Several hundred cyclists just held a LOUD protest at Dáil Éireann calling for more funding

With all bikes present either ringing bells or blowing whistles, the protest proved something of a cacophonous event.

# eamon-ryan - Sunday 29 January, 2017

Calls for Enda Kenny to cancel White House trip over Trump's refugee ban Smiles And Shamrocks This post contains a poll

Calls for Enda Kenny to cancel White House trip over Trump's refugee ban

The Green Party says Trump’s actions are “intolerable”, while Charlie Flanagan says the ban “concerns” him.

# eamon-ryan - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

# eamon-ryan - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Ibrahim Halawa described as "strong and very brave" as TDs meet him in Cairo jail

Halawa has been in prison without trial for almost three-and-a-half years.

# eamon-ryan - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Poll: Would taxing vacant sites make a difference to the housing crisis? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would taxing vacant sites make a difference to the housing crisis?

The Green Party has outlined plans for legislation involving the taxation of vacant and derelict properties in a bid to ease the housing crisis.

Green Party thinks taxing vacant sites could help tackle housing shortage

The proposal aims to “incentivise development and discourage land speculation”.

# eamon-ryan - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

Would you like to decide who lives here? You won't get a say on it just yet

The government have put down a counter motion to the Green Party’s bill for a directly-elected mayor for Dublin.

# eamon-ryan - Friday 11 November, 2016

The Green Party reckons Ireland has "thrown in the towel" when it comes to emissions

Ireland is on course to miss its emissions targets for this year and the next according to the Environmental Protection Agency.

# eamon-ryan - Sunday 23 October, 2016

FactCheck: Does the Budget give four times more to "sheep welfare" than home childcare?

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan made the remarkable claim in the Dáil this week. Is it true?

# eamon-ryan - Thursday 20 October, 2016

As it happened: Leo Varadkar grilled on TDs' salaries, Brexit ... and a golf club

Varadkar is filling in for Taoiseach Enda Kenny this afternoon.

# eamon-ryan - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

The Greens aren't happy that people on €75k are getting cheaper bus fares than students Cutting The Cost This post contains videos

The Greens aren't happy that people on €75k are getting cheaper bus fares than students

That party wants the Tax Saver scheme rolled out to students.

# eamon-ryan - Friday 22 April, 2016

John Kerry's grand-daughter stole the show at the UN today

She was helping her granddad sign a climate agreement.

# eamon-ryan - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Enda warns independents: It's a Fine Gael minority or a second election

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are continuing their efforts to form a minority government.

# eamon-ryan - Sunday 28 February, 2016

'The Greens are back in town': One and possibly two seats for revitalised party

The Green Party has secured at least one seat in south Dublin.

# eamon-ryan - Saturday 20 February, 2016

"I'm going to do much better than people think" - the first-timer running in one of the toughest constituencies

Ian Noel Smyth is a first-time candidate for the Green Party in the political minefield that is Dublin Central. His Dáil run is very much against the odds – not that you’d know from talking to him.

# eamon-ryan - Monday 15 February, 2016

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.

# eamon-ryan - Thursday 11 February, 2016

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.

# eamon-ryan - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

Ryan vs. McCarthy: These two lads had a mighty row about the trauma of government

In our third election debate, Labour and the Greens do battle on the environment and being in government.

# eamon-ryan - Saturday 16 January, 2016

Eamon Ryan lashes RTÉ and says Ireland needs the Greens like never before

The Green Party leader has been rallying members in Dublin today.

# eamon-ryan - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Green activists win out in legal battle over Offaly peat-burning power plant

Enironmentalists are over the moon, unions not so much.

# eamon-ryan - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Should RTÉ's campus be turned into student accommodation?

The Green Party has proposed the idea.

# eamon-ryan - Thursday 27 August, 2015

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.

# eamon-ryan - Monday 27 April, 2015

From The42 Cork and Galway booked their places in the Football League Division 1 final yesterday Rebelettes

Cork and Galway booked their places in the Football League Division 1 final yesterday

Meanwhile, Donegal will face Armagh in Division 2 and Waterford are set to take on Sligo in Division 3 after today’s results.

# eamon-ryan - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Meet the Hillary fundraiser who reckons she has a shot at the Dáil

Linda O’Shea Farren, who failed to get elected to Dublin City Council last year, is seeking the Fine Gael nomination in Dublin Bay South.

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