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# grace o'sullivan

This year
# Security Alert
EU parliament cleared as Kurdish protest group cause security alert
The President of the Parliament Roberta Mesola was said to have been escorted from the room as proceedings were halted.
Last year
# Ukraine War
'Pro-Kremlin group’ launches cyber attack on EU Parliament website after Russia ‘terrorism’ vote
The move by the European legislators is a symbolic political step with no legal consequences.
# Investigation
Concerns over data submitted by Wexford power plant to EPA
Independent report alleges a ‘major issue’ with water quality monitoring near SSE’s Great Island Power Station.
# European Parliament
'A preposterous waste of money': Irish MEPs raise concerns over Strasbourg parliament sittings
Independent studies showed that a total of €109 million a year could be saved if all parliament activity was moved to Brussels.
# It's Pronounced Nuclear
Irish MEPs split on potential EU classification of nuclear energy as green
A full vote on the proposed changes is set to take place in Strasbourg next month.
# grace o'sullivan
EU plan to buy gas from Israel heavily criticised by Green MEP
Green Party MEP Grace O’Sullivan previously was refused permission to visit Gaza with a delegation of other MEPs.
# European Parliament
EU delegation to Gaza cancels trip after chair denied entry to Israel
Ireland South MEP Grace O’Sullivan, who was one of the delegates, criticised the decision.
All time
# green screen
Green Party narrowly votes against establishing co-leaders of different genders
120 members voted against the motion, while 116 voted in favour.
# back to brexit
Brexit divorce deal was 'the easy part'; and more 'last-minute turmoil' on the way, Irish MEPs say
Irish MEPs regret that Brexit has become an inevitability, with one saying that “as an Irish person, I can’t feel any happiness” towards the certainty it created.
Europe-wide climate emergency declared by EU Parliament
The resolution was adopted with 429 votes to 225.
# it's over
Líadh Ní Riada eliminated as Sinn Féin withdraws request for recount in Ireland South constituency
Some 756,000 ballot papers were expected to be recounted, before the party withdrew its request.
# Explainer
"The most long-winded recount ever": What happens next in Ireland South?
A full re-count has been announced in Ireland South following a request by Liadh Ní Riadha.
# ep2019
Full recount ordered in the Ireland South Euro constituency
Grace O’Sullivan is on 98,706 votes while Ní Riada follows close behind on 98,379.
'I replied to emails at 4am and then we packaged orders before college – I don't know how we did it'
Grace O’Sullivan talks about how she juggled studying with setting up her own business.
# ban the bead
Government to oppose Greens' bid to ban microbeads, claiming bill breaches EU rules
The bill, which bans the manufacture and sale of products with microbeads, has been criticised as “very restricted”.
# can't blame god
'Danny Healy-Rae can say what he likes ... he has to open his eyes'
This Greens senator and former Rainbow Warrior crew-member has a thing or two to say about the Kerry TD’s comments.
# 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.
# three days out
Battle lines and cantering elephants: Here's how Election 2014 is shaping up in Ireland South...
Ten counties. Four seats. Exactly 96 hours until the polls open.
# not easy being green
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
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”.
# He's out
Duncan Stewart is not running in the elections, he wants people to vote for the Greens instead
The broadcaster and environmentalist is worried that he’ll split the Green Party vote if he runs.
# grace o'sullivan
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.