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#Green Party

# green-party - 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.

# green-party - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Which political parties received the biggest donations last year?

Note: Labour and Fianna Fáil aren’t in the running.

# green-party - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Here are 10 things we've learned from the 2014 European elections

Ten out of 11 seats are filled and the make-up of Ireland’s representation in the next European Parliament has been changed utterly.

# green-party - Monday 26 May, 2014

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.

Eamon Ryan requests recount in Dublin after Childers and Hayes edge him out in dramatic RDS count Election 2014 This post contains videos

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.

# green-party - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Here are 9 things we learned from the 2014 local elections

It’s been good for Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil but bad for Labour and Fine Gael. But what about the Greens, Socialists and independents? We take stock of the local elections as the counts draw to a close.

Former Green TD (turned musician) Paul Gogarty gains council seat

The two-term Green deputy has long-since left the party fold after his membership lapsed.

Husband and wife team elected in the early hours of this morning Aw

Husband and wife team elected in the early hours of this morning

Catherine Martin was elected just after 5am today, seven hours after her husband Francis Duffy.

# green-party - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Green shoots: First Green Party councillor elected in Dublin

Patrick Costello topped the poll in Rathgar- Rathmines

Boylan, Crowley and Ming looking good: What the exit polls say about the Euro vote

No counts yet but we can make some predictions.

Analysis: It's looking bad for Labour, but good for Sinn Féin and independents

It’s very early days but here’s the picture that’s emerging from the local and European election tallies so far.

# green-party - 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.

# green-party - 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.”

# green-party - 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…

# green-party - Monday 12 May, 2014

Council told to "get its house in order" and use derelict Dublin sites

Former Green Party TD Ciarán Cuffe is calling on the Dublin City Council to either make something of the sites they own or sell them

Green Party candidate reports alleged racial abuse to gardaí

Grazvydas Vaitekunas, originally from Lithuania, was erecting posters in Monaghan last Thursday, when he was subjected to verbal racial abuse.

# green-party - 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”.

The truth behind Brian Hayes's white teeth and whether political parties Photoshop their posters

With posters erected all over the country we’ve found out what work, if any, candidates have had done on their pictures.

# green-party - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Here's how many women are running for election in each constituency

Left-wing parties have the most women candidates running for election.

# green-party - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

'I have it all to do': Brian Hayes admits he's 'in a difficult position' after latest poll

The Fine Gael candidate in Dublin could be in danger of not winning a seat according to an opinion poll at the weekend.

# green-party - Friday 25 April, 2014

Fianna Fáil has had more problems with Mary Fitzpatrick's posters

The party’s European candidate in Dublin has had a number of poster-related controversies this week.

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.

Mortgage campaigner David Hall is going to run in the Dublin West by-election

The prominent mortgage arrears campaigner confirmed early this morning that he will run in the 23 May by-election.

# green-party - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Green Party has 'maintained its shape under enormous pressure': Mark Dearey looks to Brussels

Currently a Dundalk town councillor, Dearey will be running in the new Midlands-North-West constituency.

Here's why these twenty-somethings are running in the local elections

Whether they’re party-affiliated or independent, all of these fresh-faced candidates are looking to make a mark on their constituencies and speak out for their generation.

# green-party - 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.

# green-party - Monday 24 March, 2014

Here's who is in the running for the by-election after Patrick Nulty's resignation

These are the runners and riders after the shock resignation of Patrick Nulty at the weekend.

# green-party - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s talking about Frank Flannery, International Women’s Day and the missing Malaysian Airline plane.

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.

The Green Party are meeting today and they're going big on political reform

One proposal would see TDs serve a maximum of two consecutive terms in the Dáil.

# green-party - Sunday 2 March, 2014

Guess which former Green TD turned pop singer is back in politics?

One guess should be enough.

The Green Party is holding a national conference next weekend

200 attendees are expected at the event, to be held at the Hilton Hotel in Dublin.

# green-party - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Three years on, here are the most memorable images of the 2011 election campaign Retrospective This post contains images

Three years on, here are the most memorable images of the 2011 election campaign

This time three years ago Ireland was in the middle of one of the most dramatic general elections the country has ever seen. Remember all these memorable moments from the campaign?

# green-party - 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.

# green-party - 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.

# green-party - 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.

# green-party - Thursday 13 February, 2014

Company behind Poolbeg incinerator will 'see how it plays out'

The Green Party says questions from investors show the “folly” of the plan.

# green-party - 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.

# green-party - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

'Shut down coal and peat power stations', say Greens

The EPA has said that Ireland will meet its Kyoto obligations based on provisional figures for 2008 – 2012.

# green-party - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Parties begin to assess candidates after redrawing of European constituencies

The division of Ireland into three new constituencies presents some interesting challenges for the political parties and independents who hope to run.