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#Green Party

# green-party - Sunday 28 March, 2021

Fianna Fáil’s support drops to 11% in latest Red C poll
# Red C Poll
# Red C Poll

Fianna Fáil’s support drops to 11% in latest Red C poll

Mar 28th 2021, 3:17 PM 28,133 Views 55 Comments

Today’s Red C poll also shows that 67% of people think the government is not doing a good job in handling the vaccine rollout.

# green-party - Thursday 25 March, 2021

Opinion: The Greens had a climate action win this week, and they wasted it
# Environment
# Environment

Opinion: The Greens had a climate action win this week, and they wasted it

Mar 25th 2021, 8:00 PM 16,700 Views 23 Comments

Political commentator Dermot Ryan says the Green Party has been distracted by petty internal squabbling this week, at a critical time in its history.

Not so rosy in the garden: Why are the Greens arguing amongst themselves again and why does it matter?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Not so rosy in the garden: Why are the Greens arguing amongst themselves again and why does it matter?

Mar 25th 2021, 6:34 PM 21,234 Views 24 Comments

A row about a Seanad by-election has stolen attention away from a big political win – here’s why.

Greens defer motion of no confidence in party chair Chu
# Hazel Chu
# Hazel Chu

Greens defer motion of no confidence in party chair Chu

Mar 25th 2021, 8:49 AM 19,226 Views 35 Comments

The Lord Mayor announced her nomination to run in the Seanad byelection on Monday.

# green-party - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

Green senators table no confidence motion in Hazel Chu following decision to run in Seanad by-election
# Green Shade
# Green Shade

Green senators table no confidence motion in Hazel Chu following decision to run in Seanad by-election

Mar 24th 2021, 6:09 PM 50,015 Views 63 Comments

The Lord Mayor announced her nomination on Monday.

# green-party - Monday 22 March, 2021

Green Party councillor Hazel Chu to run as independent candidate in Seanad by-election
# Lord Mayor
# Lord Mayor

Green Party councillor Hazel Chu to run as independent candidate in Seanad by-election

Mar 22nd 2021, 9:52 PM 27,283 Views 58 Comments

She did not receive backing from her party to run.

# green-party - Monday 15 March, 2021

Draymond Green triple-double leads Golden State Warriors to win over Utah Jazz
# Green Party
From The42
# Green Party

Draymond Green triple-double leads Golden State Warriors to win over Utah Jazz

Mar 15th 2021, 8:02 AM 1,837 Views 0 Comments

Stephen Curry scored 32 points as Golden State powered past the conference-leading Utah.

# green-party - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

Green Party TD lodges High Court challenge over controversial CETA trade deal
# Patrick Costello
# Patrick Costello

Green Party TD lodges High Court challenge over controversial CETA trade deal

Mar 3rd 2021, 10:01 AM 18,567 Views 0 Comments

The trade deal has divided the Green Party with Costello and TD Neasa Hourigan signalling they will not back the deal.

# green-party - Saturday 13 February, 2021

Poll: What Government coalition do you want next time around?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: What Government coalition do you want next time around?

Feb 13th 2021, 9:00 AM 66,323 Views 178 Comments

Fianna Fáil TDs appear to be softening their opinion of going in with Sinn Fein – is it a runner?

# green-party - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Green Party Dáil split vote on CETA avoided (for now at least)
# Trade Deal
# Trade Deal

Green Party Dáil split vote on CETA avoided (for now at least)

Updated Feb 10th 2021, 6:55 PM 20,767 Views 15 Comments

The controversial EU-Canada trade deal is to be examined by the EU Affairs Committee.

# green-party - Saturday 26 December, 2020

Interview: Saoirse McHugh on why being able to say 'I told you so' gives her no comfort whatsoever
# The Greens
# The Greens

Interview: Saoirse McHugh on why being able to say 'I told you so' gives her no comfort whatsoever

Dec 26th 2020, 10:30 AM 64,171 Views 58 Comments

“When you look at what the government is coming out with in terms of climate, they may as well be climate change deniers.”

# green-party - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

Hourigan says being in the Greens is 'hostile' and 'lots of people would be relieved' if she left
# Staying Put
# Staying Put

Hourigan says being in the Greens is 'hostile' and 'lots of people would be relieved' if she left

Dec 22nd 2020, 10:30 AM 38,469 Views 8 Comments

In an interview with TheJournal.ie, the outspoken TD says she is staying in the party – for now at least.

# green-party - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Neasa Hourigan says efforts to push CETA deal through are 'extraordinary' and 'cynical'
# Investor Court
# Investor Court

Neasa Hourigan says efforts to push CETA deal through are 'extraordinary' and 'cynical'

Dec 16th 2020, 12:05 AM 22,882 Views 51 Comments

Hourigan told TheJournal.ie that the current environment in the Green Party is “unpleasant”.

# green-party - Monday 14 December, 2020

Green Party to push for postponement of Dáil vote on EU-Canada free trade agreement
# CETA
# CETA

Green Party to push for postponement of Dáil vote on EU-Canada free trade agreement

Dec 14th 2020, 1:10 PM 20,791 Views 38 Comments

TD Neasa Hourigan has told the party that she will vote against the motion if it goes ahead tomorrow.

# green-party - Sunday 1 November, 2020

Fianna Fáil minister says Varadkar's actions not 'appropriate' and calls for 'very frank' Dáil statement
# Questions
# Questions

Fianna Fáil minister says Varadkar's actions not 'appropriate' and calls for 'very frank' Dáil statement

Nov 1st 2020, 1:56 PM 34,134 Views 0 Comments

Paschal Donohoe backed Leo Varadkar, even as pressure grows on the Tánaiste.

# green-party - Saturday 31 October, 2020

Varadkar under pressure to take questions in Dáil about sharing of draft GP contract
# Tánaiste
# Tánaiste

Varadkar under pressure to take questions in Dáil about sharing of draft GP contract

Oct 31st 2020, 7:54 PM 36,878 Views 0 Comments

The Green Party is calling on the Tánaiste to take questions in the Dáil.

# green-party - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Chairs of Young Greens and Queer Greens resign from party
# Green Party
# Green Party

Chairs of Young Greens and Queer Greens resign from party

Oct 24th 2020, 1:17 PM 166,853 Views 122 Comments

The outgoing chairs said they were “dismayed” by recent decisions from the Green Party.

# green-party - Monday 12 October, 2020

Dublin Lord Mayor Hazel Chu does not rule out joining Social Democrats
# Green Wave
# Green Wave

Dublin Lord Mayor Hazel Chu does not rule out joining Social Democrats

Oct 12th 2020, 5:24 PM 33,427 Views 40 Comments

Chu is currently a Green Party councillor and the party’s Chairperson.

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil (and the Greens) finalise their first Budget as coalition partners
# Budget 2021
# Budget 2021

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil (and the Greens) finalise their first Budget as coalition partners

Oct 12th 2020, 9:15 AM 20,155 Views 82 Comments

The Budget will be delivered by ministers Paschal Donohoe and Michael McGrath.

# green-party - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Fine Gael remains on top with Sinn Féin in second while Greens drop sharply in latest opinion poll
# Pollsters
# Pollsters

Fine Gael remains on top with Sinn Féin in second while Greens drop sharply in latest opinion poll

Oct 8th 2020, 7:25 AM 27,603 Views 66 Comments

Approval with the government has plummeted since June according to the latest opinion poll.

# green-party - Saturday 3 October, 2020

Eamon Ryan: Government will spend €1 million a day on walking and cycling
# Green Party
# Green Party

Eamon Ryan: Government will spend €1 million a day on walking and cycling

Oct 3rd 2020, 8:02 PM 54,296 Views 184 Comments

The Green Party leader was addressing his party’s national convention.

Green Party 'must keep fighting' for green change around the Cabinet table, says Catherine Martin
# Rural Ireland
# Rural Ireland

Green Party 'must keep fighting' for green change around the Cabinet table, says Catherine Martin

Oct 3rd 2020, 8:15 AM 16,582 Views 48 Comments

The Green Party’s online convention is taking place today, with the theme ‘Ours For the Making’.

# green-party - Monday 28 September, 2020

'We all want to see a solution, but nobody wants to see these animals get their heads blown off'
# Head Above Water
# Head Above Water

'We all want to see a solution, but nobody wants to see these animals get their heads blown off'

Sep 28th 2020, 4:59 PM 31,324 Views 30 Comments

Minister Darragh O’Brien distanced himself from a pilot scheme he referenced in the Dáil.

# green-party - Thursday 13 August, 2020

'All sorts of a mess': Dáil Covid committee hears from trade unions about meat plant workers' 'tale of woe'
# Meat Plants
# Meat Plants

'All sorts of a mess': Dáil Covid committee hears from trade unions about meat plant workers' 'tale of woe'

Aug 13th 2020, 1:22 PM 31,193 Views 34 Comments

Meat plants accused of ‘union-busting tactics’ by a trade union representative.

# green-party - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Debunked: No, Eamon Ryan did not call Peter Tatchell a 'green legend and tireless LGBT campaigner'
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: No, Eamon Ryan did not call Peter Tatchell a 'green legend and tireless LGBT campaigner'

Aug 5th 2020, 8:30 PM 18,544 Views 14 Comments

A false tweet from the Green Party leader claims he said he was “excited to meet” Tatchell two years ago.

# green-party - Saturday 1 August, 2020

Leo Varadkar admits 'rocky start' by government due to 'unforced errors'
# Foot In Mouth
# Foot In Mouth

Leo Varadkar admits 'rocky start' by government due to 'unforced errors'

Aug 1st 2020, 5:29 PM 41,151 Views 67 Comments

The newly formed coalition has been beset by difficulties since it formed at the end of June.

Green Party Senator calls on IRFU to allow rugby-playing schools reach 'the promised land'
# Leinster Senior Cup
# Leinster Senior Cup

Green Party Senator calls on IRFU to allow rugby-playing schools reach 'the promised land'

Aug 1st 2020, 4:59 PM 71,254 Views 128 Comments

Green Party Senator Vincent Martin wants the final of Leinster Schools Senior Cup to take place.

# green-party - Friday 31 July, 2020

'I have no intention of making a habit of this': Neasa Hourigan plans to stay in the Green Party after being sanctioned
# Slap On The Wrist
# Slap On The Wrist

'I have no intention of making a habit of this': Neasa Hourigan plans to stay in the Green Party after being sanctioned

Jul 31st 2020, 8:04 AM 32,371 Views 65 Comments

It follows a vote from the parliamentary party overnight.

# green-party - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Green Party TD Neasa Hourigan resigns as party whip after voting against government rental Bill
# Trouble In The Ranks
# Trouble In The Ranks

Green Party TD Neasa Hourigan resigns as party whip after voting against government rental Bill

Updated Jul 30th 2020, 8:05 PM 73,937 Views 93 Comments

It is not yet clear if Hourigan will vote against the government on other amendments to the Bill.

# green-party - Thursday 23 July, 2020

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

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

Jul 23rd 2020, 7:13 PM 59,219 Views 93 Comments

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

Saoirse McHugh has left the Green Party
# Achill Activist
# Achill Activist

Saoirse McHugh has left the Green Party

Jul 23rd 2020, 10:05 AM 74,718 Views 183 Comments

“This government, I believe (and I hope I’m wrong) will do massive damage to the idea of environmentalism,” McHugh said.

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

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

Jul 23rd 2020, 6:10 AM 15,813 Views 36 Comments

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

# green-party - Wednesday 22 July, 2020

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

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

Updated Jul 22nd 2020, 5:42 PM 32,643 Views 51 Comments

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

# green-party - Monday 20 July, 2020

Children's Minister accepts apology from John Connors who says he was 'politically naive'
# Campaign
# Campaign

Children's Minister accepts apology from John Connors who says he was 'politically naive'

Jul 20th 2020, 3:05 PM 96,747 Views 19 Comments

Connors was part of a campaign that sought to have Roderic O’Gorman resign.

# green-party - Sunday 19 July, 2020

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

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

Jul 19th 2020, 3:00 PM 77,689 Views 113 Comments

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

# green-party - Friday 17 July, 2020

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

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

Jul 17th 2020, 1:20 PM 102,171 Views 168 Comments

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

# green-party - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

A major ruling is expected tomorrow in the €13 billion Apple tax row - but don't expect the saga to end there
# Apple Tax
# Apple Tax

A major ruling is expected tomorrow in the €13 billion Apple tax row - but don't expect the saga to end there

Jul 14th 2020, 9:00 PM 17,629 Views 39 Comments

Whoever loses is likely to appeal that decision to a higher EU court.

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

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

Jul 14th 2020, 7:41 PM 11,701 Views 18 Comments

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

# green-party - Saturday 11 July, 2020

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

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

Jul 11th 2020, 1:27 PM 19,859 Views 57 Comments

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

# green-party - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

'Missed opportunity' to promote women - Catherine Martin criticises Greens' cabinet appointments
# Diversity And Inclusion
# Diversity And Inclusion

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

Jul 8th 2020, 11:39 AM 17,625 Views 42 Comments

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

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