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#Greens

# greens - Friday 31 May, 2019

Liberal Democrats top new UK poll, surging ahead of Conservatives and Labour

The Brexit Party and the Greens have also both seen gains.

# greens - Saturday 19 May, 2018

Up in the polls: The Cervical Check scandal hasn't dented support for Fine Gael Up

Up in the polls: The Cervical Check scandal hasn't dented support for Fine Gael

Leo Varadkar’s party remains the most popular in the country according to the latest Red C/SBP poll

# greens - Thursday 5 October, 2017

A sun-bed levy and 'young, hip Mayo towns': Smaller parties reveal their Budget wish lists

A busy morning on Molesworth Street, as the Greens, SocDems and Solidarity-PBP unveiled their ideas.

# greens - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Poll: Should speaking time for smaller Dáil parties be reduced? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should speaking time for smaller Dáil parties be reduced?

Under Fianna Fáil’s proposals, backbenchers from bigger parties would have more time.

# greens - Thursday 22 December, 2016

The new food pyramid: More fruit and veg, fewer carbohydrates (and no white bread)

Fruit and vegetables now comprise the largest shelf on the food pyramid.

# greens - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Herd of cattle stampeded through a Clare golf course, destroying 10 of its greens

“There was a look of shock and horror on the members’ faces after they had seen what the cattle have done.”

# greens - Saturday 14 May, 2016

The Greens' new senator on her activist past and the bombing of the Rainbow Warrior IN 1985 This post contains videos

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.

# greens - Thursday 14 April, 2016

'TDs are not elected to be silent' - Green Party deputy gives impassioned maiden Dáil speech

The refusal of political parties to even consider forming a stable government has been disingenuously linked to the national interest, says Catherine Martin TD.

# greens - Thursday 25 February, 2016

"I feel very weak in the mornings": These two men are staging a five day pre-election fast

They’re “ratcheting up” their campaigning, as “all of the other actions of protest have made no difference”.

# greens - Monday 15 February, 2016

RTÉ will NOT be forced to let the Greens into tonight's leaders' debate

The Green Party went to the High Court to try to get involved in an eight-way debate.

# greens - Friday 12 February, 2016

Eamon Ryan: It'd be bloody difficult to lead the Greens if we don't win any seats

The Green Party has launched its manifesto in Dublin this morning.

# greens - Thursday 11 February, 2016

You wait all day for the Greens' election bus - and when it arrives it's mildly terrifying

It’s not often you get to shout “bridge!” at an election event.

# greens - Saturday 16 January, 2016

Eamon Ryan lashes RTÉ and says Ireland needs the Greens like never before

The Green Party leader has been rallying members in Dublin today.

# greens - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Enda is the most popular leader in the country, but it's not all good news for him

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# greens - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Should motorists be charged more for using the M50 to help ease traffic?

Here’s what the government plans to do to combat Dublin traffic – and some advice from the Green Party.

# greens - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Should RTÉ's campus be turned into student accommodation?

The Green Party has proposed the idea.

# greens - Thursday 27 August, 2015

The Greens have a radical plan to feed every schoolchild in the country

The party wants to provide every schoolchild in the country with at least one hot meal a day.

# greens - Saturday 25 April, 2015

The latest poll is bad for the government and REALLY good for Sinn Féin

Support for the coalition has dropped in the last month according to a poll in tomorrow’s Sunday Business Post.

# greens - Saturday 28 March, 2015

Why this councillor was canvassing for Trevor Sargent... when he was 10

Roderic O’Gorman’s love for the Greens goes all the way back to canvassing with Trevor Sargent in 1992.

# greens - Friday 27 March, 2015

'It was 1am and we'd been discussing development plans': Meet the Green who doesn't care about populism

Green Party deputy leader Catherine Martin on being a ‘New Green’, women in politics and keeping it in the family.

# greens - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Watch Eamon Ryan explain why the Greens would do a deal with anyone (including Sinn Féin) Dealmaker This post contains videos

Watch Eamon Ryan explain why the Greens would do a deal with anyone (including Sinn Féin)

Eamon Ryan spoke about his party’s ambitions ahead of the next general election.

# greens - Monday 9 February, 2015

Watch this video of Eamon Ryan getting REALLY angry about Alan Kelly Mad As Hell This post contains videos

Watch this video of Eamon Ryan getting REALLY angry about Alan Kelly

The Green Party leader had few kinds words for the Environment Minister when he came into us this week…

# greens - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Here's where Eamon Ryan is going to run in the general election

The party leader is looking to return to the Dáil.

# greens - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Like cycling? Fancy a €43k-a-year job as Dublin's Cycling Czar?

The new appointee will have an input to Luas, bus and road projects and act as a cycling ‘advocate’ for the city.

# greens - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Here's how much will be spent on cleaning streets and repairing paths in Dublin

The city council passed its annual budget last night.

# greens - Friday 31 October, 2014

A government department got this Green Party councillor's name hopelessly wrong

# greens - 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.

# greens - Saturday 7 June, 2014

Sinn Féin is now the most popular party in the State

An Irish Independent poll shows that they now have more support in the Republic than any other party.

# greens - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Sinn Féin councillor set to be Dublin Lord Mayor for 2016 celebrations

The five largest groups on the council would share the position for a year each under a ‘rotating chains’ deal, with the independents likely to take the first turn.

# greens - 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.

# greens - 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…

# greens - Saturday 10 May, 2014

A comedian's brother, a garda whistleblower... The 'super subs' that could end up in Europe

The list of ‘replacements’ that could end up taking MEP seats also includes pro-life and LGBT campaigners, a former army officer, and an ex-world champion athlete.

# greens - 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”.

# greens - 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.

# greens - Sunday 2 March, 2014

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.

# greens - 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.

# greens - 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.

# greens - 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.

# greens - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

New law means people with serious convictions can't become political advisors

The law was passed by the Northern Ireland Assembly last night.

# greens - Saturday 27 April, 2013

Fewer than one third of people support public sector pay cuts

A new opinion poll has also found that the majority of respondents want the government to try to renegotiate the Croke Park pay agreement.

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