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#Eamon Ryan

# eamon-ryan - Saturday 1 August, 2020

Gaffes, faux pas, blunders: Is there a Final Destination curse on this government?

Micheál Martin will be happy to see the back of these last few weeks.

# eamon-ryan - Friday 31 July, 2020

Taoiseach says it's up to Green Party leader Eamon Ryan as to how he disciplines his own TDs

Eamon Ryan briefed his coalition partners about the sanction last night

# eamon-ryan - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Funding for greenways across 20 counties announced, here's where they could be

The funding covers route options and feasibility studies.

# eamon-ryan - Monday 27 July, 2020

​​Smoky coal ban extended to all towns with populations of over 10,000 people

The new ban kicks in on 1 September.

# eamon-ryan - Thursday 23 July, 2020

Eamon Ryan retains position as Green Party leader after narrow victory over Catherine Martin

Ryan won by 48 votes against the party’s deputy leader Catherine Martin.

The green vote: The victor in the Green Party leadership battle will be announced tonight

Counting will begin this morning with a result expected between 2pm and 3pm.

# eamon-ryan - Wednesday 22 July, 2020

Will it be Ryan or Martin? Voting closes in the Green Party's leadership contest

Counting will begin tomorrow morning with a result expected between 2pm and 3pm.

# eamon-ryan - Sunday 19 July, 2020

'I regret it deeply': Eamon Ryan accepts his Dáil doze could hurt his Green Party leadership bid

Footage of Ryan asleep in the Dáil on Thursday night went viral.

Three in four people in Ireland not planning to travel abroad this year

The government is continuing to urge against foreign travel for non-essential reasons.

# eamon-ryan - Friday 17 July, 2020

Children's minister: Eamon Ryan's Dáil snooze 'a moment of human frailty'

Footage of Ryan asleep in the Convention Centre last night has gone viral.

# eamon-ryan - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

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

# eamon-ryan - 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.

# eamon-ryan - Friday 10 July, 2020

Ryan says if airlines seek State financial support they must in return be fair to customers who choose not to fly

The new Minister for Transport said the regulations to protect airline customers weren’t made to cope with a global pandemic.

# eamon-ryan - 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.

# eamon-ryan - 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.

What to expect in the first 100 days of the new FF-FG-Green government

There are big challenges ahead. Here’s what to look out for.

# eamon-ryan - 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.

# eamon-ryan - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Eamon Ryan: No one has 'discussed or agreed' alternative approach if PfG rejected

The Green Party leader said he hopes the programme for government is approved on Friday.

# eamon-ryan - Monday 22 June, 2020

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

# eamon-ryan - Sunday 14 June, 2020

No deal reached on government formation with party leader talks to resume

It is expected a deal will be signed off.

# eamon-ryan - Saturday 13 June, 2020

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.

# eamon-ryan - Friday 12 June, 2020

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.

# eamon-ryan - Thursday 11 June, 2020

'I repeated a racial slur. I was completely wrong to do so': Eamon Ryan apologises for using the n-word during Dáil debate on racism

Eamon Ryan said the word while quoting a newspaper article about a young man’s experience of growing up black in Ireland.

# eamon-ryan - 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.

# eamon-ryan - Monday 25 May, 2020

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 - 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.

# eamon-ryan - Monday 18 May, 2020

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.

# eamon-ryan - Monday 11 May, 2020

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.

# eamon-ryan - Sunday 3 May, 2020

Green Party will enter coalition talks with Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil

The leaders of FG and FF have both welcomed this development.

# eamon-ryan - Friday 24 April, 2020

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.

# eamon-ryan - Thursday 23 April, 2020

Green Party outline 17 demands for entering a coalition with Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael

The party wants a reduction in carbon emissions and more spending on cycling.

# eamon-ryan - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

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”.

# eamon-ryan - Thursday 16 April, 2020

Greens want more detail on emission targets and housing from FF-FG

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan said the document was ‘vague’.

# eamon-ryan - Saturday 29 February, 2020

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”.

# eamon-ryan - Monday 24 February, 2020

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.

# eamon-ryan - 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’.

# eamon-ryan - Monday 10 February, 2020

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.

# eamon-ryan - Friday 7 February, 2020

The Candidate Podcast: Eamon Ryan answers your election questions

The Candidate puts readers’ questions to the party leaders.

'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.

# eamon-ryan - Thursday 6 February, 2020

What's your big election question for Eamon Ryan? It's YOUR chance to ask

We want to put your questions to all the party leaders before 8 February.

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