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# catherine-martin - Yesterday’s News

Eamon Ryan and Catherine Martin make final pitches to be leader in Green Party hustings

Experience is a ‘valuable attribute’ but it should not be a ‘prerequisite’ to be the leader, said Martin

# catherine-martin - Saturday 11 July, 2020

Green leadership race: Martin warns against over-hyping experience; Ryan says Greens' last stint in government wasn't all bad

Candidates were asked about growing the party, the challenges to being in government and the Phoenix Park.

# catherine-martin - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

'Missed opportunity' to promote women - Catherine Martin criticises Greens' cabinet appointments

While Minister Martin respects those appointed, she would’ve liked to see a woman promoted.

# catherine-martin - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Green Party contest kicks off as Eamon Ryan and Catherine Martin make their pitches to be leader

Ryan and Martin said they would bring down the government if Green policies are not delivered.

# catherine-martin - Sunday 28 June, 2020

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.

# catherine-martin - Saturday 27 June, 2020

‘Whatever you’re having yourself’: TD questions new ‘jumble drawer’ ministry

Some critics have concerns about whether each area will get enough attention from Catherine Martin.

In full: These are your new Cabinet ministers

The new ministerial lineup has been confirmed.

# catherine-martin - Friday 19 June, 2020

'That's the Green way': Catherine Martin says party will accept if members vote against government deal

Catherine Martin is calling on Green Party members to back the deal to go into government with Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil.

# catherine-martin - Thursday 18 June, 2020

Green Party division on entering government laid bare as party concludes online convention

About 2,600 members of the Green Party registered to watch the online convention.

# catherine-martin - Saturday 6 June, 2020

Catherine Martin will challenge Eamon Ryan for the Green Party leadership

Eamon Ryan has already stated he will contest the election.

# catherine-martin - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

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.

# catherine-martin - Friday 1 May, 2020

'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.

# catherine-martin - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan doesn't see the numbers on the left for 'a stable government' Coalition Talks This post contains videos

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’.

# catherine-martin - Monday 10 February, 2020

Catherine Martin's husband to join her in the Dáil

Catherine Martin topped the poll in Dublin Rathdown.

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.

# catherine-martin - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

'Can we get away from plastics? No. Can we use plastics better? Yes.'

In the latest episode of Ireland 2029, we’ve looked at the country going plastic free before the end of the next decade.

# catherine-martin - Sunday 9 December, 2018

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

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

# catherine-martin - Friday 16 March, 2018

'Patience is at breaking point' - longer Luas trams withdrawn from service due to system fault

The longer trams were first introduced last month in an attempt to ease passenger frustration due to overcrowding.

# catherine-martin - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

Dáil women's caucus calls for audit of harassment and bullying in the Oireachtas

The group has called for a survey of the working conditions of elected officials in Leinster House.

# catherine-martin - Monday 19 February, 2018

Luas says it has fixed the broken real-time displays at all of its stops

The issue is one of a number that have been identified since the Luas Cross City was introduced.

# catherine-martin - Monday 18 December, 2017

'A disgrace': The mothers of premature babies who say they've been left behind by the Minister

Maternity leave was extended for mothers of premature babies back in October – but not for parents of infants born before then.

# catherine-martin - 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.

# catherine-martin - Sunday 5 June, 2016

"It's a bear pit" - 100 days in, our newest TDs talk the hours, income, and oddities that come with Dáil life

There are a huge amount of first-time TDs in the 32nd Dáil. Here’s how they’ve been finding life in their new home.

# catherine-martin - 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.

# catherine-martin - 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.

# catherine-martin - Friday 27 March, 2015

'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.

# catherine-martin - Saturday 11 June, 2011

Greens elect new deputy leader as calls made for new generation of members

Catherine Martin has been elected as the new leader of the party.