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# green-party - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

A faulty sewage tank caused effluent to pour into Dublin Bay over the weekend Poolbeg This post contains videos

A faulty sewage tank caused effluent to pour into Dublin Bay over the weekend

The fault occured at the Ringsend wastewater treatment plant.

# green-party - Sunday 24 February, 2019

This deserted island is up for grabs at €1.25m - and some people think the government should buy it

Madigan says it would require ‘considerable resource commitments’ to buy the island off the coast of Galway.

# green-party - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

Opinion: Small farmers need to wake up and realise that the big farming lobby doesn't represent their interests

The small farmer in Ireland has a very high-quality product. To differentiate themselves from the mass producers, they need to focus on quality and sustainability, writes Saoirse McHugh.

# green-party - Monday 7 January, 2019

Opinion: There is space for 15,000 homes within walking distance of Dublin's O'Connell Street

There are vast tracts of underutilised lands close to the city centre, they should be used to build high-quality apartment blocks with generous courtyards and play areas, writes Ciaran Cuffe.

# green-party - Friday 4 January, 2019

Government and schools will no longer buy single-use plastic cups, cutlery and straws

The Green Party has said the ban only addresses “the lowest of the low-hanging fruit”.

# green-party - Friday 28 December, 2018

Fine Gael will seek Labour and Greens support as future government partners, as Leo fails to rule out 2019 election

Fine Gael says it’s aiming to take over 60 seats in the next general election.

# green-party - 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.

# green-party - Sunday 25 November, 2018

All is not lost - the civic plaza at College Green should still go ahead

An Bord Pleanála refused the plans but said they would enhance the amenity and attractiveness of this city centre location. The door is clearly open to resubmit, writes Green Party councillor Ciaran Cuffe.

# green-party - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

'Perhaps we are wrong': Government to examine bottle deposit scheme 'afresh'

The Green Party said Ireland is sitting on its hands and waiting for the EU to legislate on plastics.

# green-party - 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.

# green-party - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Fine Gael loses ground but still manages to increase lead over Fianna Fáil in latest opinion poll

It’s not good news for Micheál Martin heading into the next Dáil term.

# green-party - Friday 14 September, 2018

The Green Party want more 'kiss and ride' zones around the country (but it's not what you think)

‘Kiss and ride’ zones are designed to allow drivers to stop and drop off or pick up people for a maximum of a few minutes.

# green-party - Saturday 8 September, 2018

'Festival waste? It's not new - we're a disposable nation and we need to change our attitude'

Green Party Councillor Claire Byrne knows all about trying to keep festival sites clean – and says we need to stop seeing tents as disposable, and look at what we can do to clean up after ourselves.

# green-party - 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.

# green-party - 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.

# green-party - Saturday 21 July, 2018

Kilkenny has chosen its own county insect... and it's the garden bumblebee

Councillor Malcolm Noonan is hopeful Kilkenny will now lead the way in “turning the fortunes of the plight of the bumblebee”.

# green-party - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Ireland set to ban plastic microbeads as Cabinet approves drafting of new law

Microbeads are mostly used in some soaps, shower gels and facial scrubs to exfoliate your skin.

# green-party - Thursday 31 May, 2018

Planning permission granted for controversial incinerator in Ringaskiddy

Waste company Indaver has been granted permission by An Bord Pleanála to build the waste-to-energy incinerator in Cork Harbour.

# green-party - 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.

# green-party - Sunday 27 May, 2018

Why a historic site next to the Poolbeg Towers could become Dublin's newest cultural hub

A motion from the Green Party seeks to secure the Pigeon House Precinct for cultural and green uses.

# green-party - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

No hard border and a customs union: Four NI parties' stance on Brexit

The parties have varying stances on a number of issues, but have released a joint statement on their Brexit stance.

# green-party - Sunday 13 May, 2018

'Why is the government ignoring the risk of radon to tenants?'

Radon is the principal source of radiation exposure, making up 56% of the overall dose received in Ireland.

# green-party - Saturday 12 May, 2018

No ban on wet wipes just yet but flushing them is causing 'severe problems' to water network

The UK is looking at banning them but we’re waiting on a report from the EU commission before taking any action.

# green-party - 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.

# green-party - Saturday 31 March, 2018

Dublin City Council looking at plans to ban disposable coffee cups at its offices and parks

Ireland is the top producer of plastic waste in the European Union.

# green-party - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Transport bosses say last week's Luas chaos was due to fewer trams running

There has been calls for buses to be introduced to help alleviate overcrowding on the tram sevice.

# green-party - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

Taking on vulture funds and using State lands: How the opposition is trying to fix Ireland's housing situation

The utilisation of State land for affordable rental properties and the regulation of vulture funds is to be debated in the Dáil.

# green-party - Thursday 23 November, 2017

From The42 Connacht name strong starting XV in their bid for a fifth consecutive win Green Party

Connacht name strong starting XV in their bid for a fifth consecutive win

Kieran Keane’s side take on Cardiff Blues tomorrow night in the Guinness Pro14.

# green-party - 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.

# green-party - 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.

# green-party - Sunday 8 October, 2017

From The42 Before a ball has even been kicked in Norway, Northern Ireland are now assured of play-off place Green Party

Before a ball has even been kicked in Norway, Northern Ireland are now assured of play-off place

Michael O’Neill’s side now don’t require anything from this evening’s clash in Oslo.

# green-party - Monday 2 October, 2017

'My son had a 10% chance of survival and I only had 8 weeks paid leave when I got him home'

Calls for extended maternity leave and benefit for mothers of premature babies.

# green-party - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Dublin's €20m Liffey Cycleway project rejected by NTA

“We’re five years into this process – it is unacceptable to go back to square one.”

# green-party - Monday 18 September, 2017

From The42 Dean Kiely has joined the Irish takeover of Preston North End Green Party

Dean Kiely has joined the Irish takeover of Preston North End

One former Ireland goalkeeper replaces another on the Championship club’s coaching staff.

# green-party - 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.

# green-party - 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.

# green-party - Friday 1 September, 2017

From The42 Keane includes Aussie debutant in his first starting XV as Connacht boss Green Party

Keane includes Aussie debutant in his first starting XV as Connacht boss

Connacht welcome Glasgow Warriors to the Sportsground for their Guinness Pro14 opener tomorrow evening.

# green-party - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Greens co-leader in New Zealand resigns after admitting to welfare fraud

Metiria Turei revealed she wrongfully claimed welfare benefits to support her baby while studying for a law degree in the early 1990s.

# green-party - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

From The42 Ireland team named for World Cup opener against Australia Green Party

Ireland team named for World Cup opener against Australia

Tom Tierney’s side begin their campaign against the Wallaroos tomorrow evening at the UCD Bowl.

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