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#Eamon Ryan

# eamon-ryan - Monday 27 October, 2014

The Green Party wants a referendum to make sure Irish Water isn't privatised

The party’s councillors will submit the motion in the coming weeks.

# eamon-ryan - Friday 10 October, 2014

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.

# eamon-ryan - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Sinn Féin is just 1% behind Fine Gael in the latest opinion poll

And, we’re warning you now, the public were also asked about Garth Brooks in this Sunday Independent/Millward Brown survey.

# eamon-ryan - Thursday 31 July, 2014

ESB power stations cut CO2 emissions by 1.5 million tonnes last year

Despite the good figures, Eamon Ryan is worried about a “lack of political will” on renewable energy.

# eamon-ryan - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Dubliners may have to wait five years for a directly-elected mayor

Fingal County Council is still not on board with the idea, though.

# eamon-ryan - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Election 2014 Liveblog: European and local results (plus Gilmore resigns) as it happened

Results in Dublin, Midlands and all the councils filled…

# eamon-ryan - Monday 26 May, 2014

Confirmed: Nessa Childers and Brian Hayes join Lynn Boylan in Europe as Ryan's recount effort fails

The counting and the recounting is all done at the RDS as Green Party leader Eamon Ryan misses out on a seat.

Dublin: Checking of bundles under way as Ryan says he's not looking for full recount Green Shoots This post contains videos

Dublin: Checking of bundles under way as Ryan says he's not looking for full recount

Ryan finished in a tight fourth place in the three-seater Euro constituency. Indpendent MEP Nessa Childers has also arrived at the RDS this afternoon.

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Eamon Ryan requests recount in Dublin after Childers and Hayes edge him out in dramatic RDS count

The Green Party leader is less than 1,200 votes behind Fine Gael’s Brian Hayes and has asked for a recount on Monday. Earlier, Sinn Féin’s Lynn Boylan took the first of three available seats in the capital.

# eamon-ryan - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Premature erections and very white teeth: Here's how Election 2014 is shaping up in Dublin

It’s the most geographically coherent of all the constituencies but the battle for three seats is a competitive one.

# eamon-ryan - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Banning mobile phones and cigarettes - this MEP candidate wants a simpler way of life

“We are literally floating in a sea of radiation nowadays. It’s completely reckless.”

# eamon-ryan - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Whatever about the candidates - can you trust the voters?... On the trail in Tipp

This butcher in Cashel’s promising his vote to the Greens. Other locals are also pledging their number ones to Grace O’Sullivan — but, it turns out, some are more genuine than others…

# eamon-ryan - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Eamon Ryan: I only signed up for water charges because I thought Labour would veto them

The Green party’s leader said Labour had become “fixated on privatisation”.

# eamon-ryan - Sunday 30 March, 2014

Meet the former Rainbow Warrior hoping to help the Greens surf back to electoral success...

Former surf champion Grace O’Sullivan’s prioritising jobs in the area of maritime tourism, as she bids for a seat in the ten county ‘Ireland South’ constituency.

# eamon-ryan - Sunday 9 March, 2014

From The42 Dublin draw keeps Cork's Division 1 title hopes alive Ladies Football

Dublin draw keeps Cork's Division 1 title hopes alive

Goals from Noelle Healy and Sinead Aherne were good enough to give The Dubs a share of the spoils and preserve their unbeaten run.

# eamon-ryan - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Eamon Ryan: ‘We need to reduce the boom and bust character of our economic model’

Eamon Ryan addressed party members at the Green Party Conference today in Dublin.

# eamon-ryan - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Hogan's department slams 'usual rhetoric from Green Party' after mayor survey

This week the party said the minister was leaving people guessing on plans for a directly-elected mayor in Dublin when the survey showed 30 councillors were undecided on the issue.

# eamon-ryan - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

30 Dublin councillors don't know how they feel about a directly-elected mayor

In a survey released today, 43 out of 129 councillors said they were in favour of proposals.

# eamon-ryan - Monday 17 February, 2014

Eamon Ryan: It wasn't too difficult dusting myself down and getting back

The former minister thinks he has a pretty good chance in the upcoming European elections, despite his party’s hammering in the 2011 general election.

# eamon-ryan - Monday 27 January, 2014

Irish Water compared to HSE as expert says €2bn wasted on overstaffing

The ESRI’s John Fitzgerald said the organisation needs about 1,700 staff but over 4,000 are being employed.

# eamon-ryan - Monday 13 January, 2014

'Our dream team': Here are the Green Party candidates for the European elections

Party leader and former minister Eamon Ryan will be one of four Green candidates for the European Parliament when elections take place in May.

# eamon-ryan - Saturday 14 September, 2013

Green Party leader says Dublin is in the "transport dark ages"

Eamon Ryan says that Dublin City Council’s response to leaked NTA documents is “shockingly conservative”.

# eamon-ryan - Sunday 1 September, 2013

Eamon Ryan: The preciousness of the government could do with a bit of a slap

The Green Party leader has spoken this week about the task of rebuiling the Green Party and gaining a foothold in next year’s local and European elections.

# eamon-ryan - Saturday 24 August, 2013

Former Greens leader Trevor Sargent rules out running for elected office again

The former Minister of State was rumoured to be considering running for elected office in next year’s local elections but he has firmly ruled out that possibility.

# eamon-ryan - Friday 21 June, 2013

We'll know in three months if Ireland's getting a postcode system

Pat Rabbitte says he’s committed to postcodes and a final decision will be made “no later than the third quarter” of 2013.

# eamon-ryan - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

Sinn Féin and Greens call for lowering of voting age Constitution This post contains a poll

Sinn Féin and Greens call for lowering of voting age

The issue of the current voting age is set to be discussed at the first meeting of the Constitutional Convention in early December.

# eamon-ryan - Monday 13 August, 2012

Column: Want a debt deal? Then let’s pressure the German MPs opposing it

The future of the euro crisis lies in the hands of small groups of politicians abroad, writes Eamon Ryan. Let’s hope our own leaders recognise this.

# eamon-ryan - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Greens tell Gilmore: 'You'll need to convince German allies on bank deal'

The Green Party points out that Labour’s sister party in Germany is opposed to letting banks borrow straight from the ESM.

# eamon-ryan - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Opposition dismisses 'whitewash' report on councils' planning inquiries

Jan O’Sullivan’s report on irregularities in seven county councils came a day before a Dáil vote on resuming them.

# eamon-ryan - Saturday 19 May, 2012

'No position' for Green Party on Fiscal Treaty referendum

Support for or against the Treaty fell short of the two-thirds the Greens require to adopt a stance on the referendum.

# eamon-ryan - Friday 30 March, 2012

Criticism of planning investigations 'a smokescreen' says Minister

Junior Minister Jan O’Sullivan strongly rejected claims that it has not cancelled planning inquiries.

# eamon-ryan - Thursday 29 March, 2012

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know this morning…

Government accused of 'arrogance' over cancelled planning inquiries

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan said the investigations into six councils had been “ready to go” when they were halted by Phil Hogan.

# eamon-ryan - Friday 16 March, 2012

# eamon-ryan - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

Opposition parties welcome announcement of referendum

Fianna Fáil will campaign in favour of a ‘Yes’ vote but Sinn Féin will say ‘No’.

# eamon-ryan - Sunday 26 February, 2012

New poll shows rise in support for Sinn Féin

Satisfaction with the government remains unchanged as support for Fianna Fáil drops in today’s poll in the Sunday Times.

# eamon-ryan - Saturday 25 February, 2012

Eamon Ryan: Greens predicted property crash but didn't do enough to warn people

In the final part of the series of interviews with politicians, Eamon Ryan explains how he hopes people will be willing to vote for the Green Party again by the next election

# eamon-ryan - Monday 13 February, 2012

Green Party calls for EU referendum and will campaign for 'Yes' vote

Former government minister Eamonn Ryan also criticised the government’s action plan for jobs and called for a new green investment plan.

# eamon-ryan - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

Greens urge government to abandon plans for filesharing laws

The Green Party wants the government to abandon plans which would force ISPs to block access for illegal downloaders.

# eamon-ryan - Sunday 11 December, 2011

Green Party: We want to double party membership by 2016

The party, which celebrates its 30th anniversary in Irish politics today, has unveiled its plan for rebuilding the party.