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# greens - 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 20,875 Views 15 Comments

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

# greens - 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 64,622 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.”

# greens - 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 22,940 Views 51 Comments

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

# greens - Sunday 28 June, 2020

Eamon Ryan confirms Green Party leadership contest will go ahead online
# Choices
# Choices

Eamon Ryan confirms Green Party leadership contest will go ahead online

Jun 28th 2020, 2:38 PM 23,232 Views 61 Comments

Party rules dictate a leadership contest has to take place within six months of a general election.

# greens - Monday 22 June, 2020

Mark Ruffalo says fossil fuel companies want to 'junk Ireland up' with fracked gas
# Ruffalo Few Feathers
# Ruffalo Few Feathers

Mark Ruffalo says fossil fuel companies want to 'junk Ireland up' with fracked gas

Updated Jun 22nd 2020, 8:33 PM 46,885 Views 74 Comments

The Greens have brought in some Hollywood big guns to get the PfG over the line

# greens - Thursday 7 May, 2020

Poll: Should we have car-free zones in cities this summer to help businesses?
# What Do You Think
# What Do You Think

Poll: Should we have car-free zones in cities this summer to help businesses?

May 7th 2020, 8:55 AM 33,046 Views 136 Comments

Green Party TD Steven Matthews said this would help make things easier for pedestrians, cyclists and businesses.

# greens - Friday 1 May, 2020

'Disturbing': War of words breaks out between the Greens and FG over 7% emissions target
# Government Formation
# Government Formation

'Disturbing': War of words breaks out between the Greens and FG over 7% emissions target

May 1st 2020, 1:59 PM 29,745 Views 189 Comments

A new government could be a while away as emissions targets becomes a stumbling block.

# greens - Sunday 17 November, 2019

Both main parties lose ground as Fine Gael retains slim lead over Fianna Fáil in latest opinion poll
# State Of The Parties
# State Of The Parties

Both main parties lose ground as Fine Gael retains slim lead over Fianna Fáil in latest opinion poll

Nov 17th 2019, 8:10 AM 19,141 Views 53 Comments

The latest Behaviour & Attitudes poll for the Sunday Times was published today.

# greens - Friday 31 May, 2019

Liberal Democrats top new UK poll, surging ahead of Conservatives and Labour
# Pro-remain
# Pro-remain

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

May 31st 2019, 7:38 AM 24,721 Views 47 Comments

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

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

May 19th 2018, 6:03 PM 17,126 Views 102 Comments

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
# Budget Alley
# Budget Alley

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

Oct 5th 2017, 2:04 PM 13,340 Views 24 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Jun 25th 2017, 8:45 AM 17,487 Views 61 Comments

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)
# Obesity
# Obesity

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

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:00 PM 186,363 Views 62 Comments

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
# Absolutely Bullin
# Absolutely Bullin

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

Jul 19th 2016, 9:34 AM 37,738 Views 84 Comments

“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
# IN 1985

The Greens' new senator on her activist past and the bombing of the Rainbow Warrior

May 14th 2016, 8:00 AM 14,030 Views 34 Comments

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
# Enough Is Enough
# Enough Is Enough

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

Apr 14th 2016, 4:44 PM 82 Views 68 Comments

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
# Dáil Gates
# Dáil Gates

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

Feb 25th 2016, 6:00 PM 10,902 Views 41 Comments

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
# Red Light
# Red Light

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

Feb 15th 2016, 3:04 PM 14,953 Views 71 Comments

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
# Green Shoots
# Green Shoots

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

Feb 12th 2016, 1:45 PM 12,334 Views 58 Comments

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
# Green Lines
# Green Lines

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

Feb 11th 2016, 6:30 AM 22,807 Views 52 Comments

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
# Green With Envy
# Green With Envy

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

Jan 16th 2016, 3:53 PM 15,499 Views 106 Comments

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
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

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

Sep 24th 2015, 11:57 AM 18,730 Views 125 Comments

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?
# Commuter Chaos
# Commuter Chaos

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

Sep 23rd 2015, 10:45 AM 23,491 Views 108 Comments

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?
# Move On Out
# Move On Out

Should RTÉ's campus be turned into student accommodation?

Sep 17th 2015, 1:10 PM 11,210 Views 34 Comments

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
# Green Dinners
# Green Dinners

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

Aug 27th 2015, 1:51 PM 10,918 Views 110 Comments

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
# Happy Gerry
# Happy Gerry

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

Apr 25th 2015, 6:11 PM 30,573 Views 228 Comments

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
# Green Obsession
# Green Obsession

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

Mar 28th 2015, 10:00 AM 9,307 Views 26 Comments

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
# New Greens
# New Greens

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

Mar 27th 2015, 8:00 PM 17,864 Views 45 Comments

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
# Dealmaker

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

Feb 10th 2015, 12:30 PM 9,048 Views 69 Comments

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
# Mad As Hell

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

Feb 9th 2015, 8:00 PM 20,230 Views 81 Comments

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
# Green Shoots
# Green Shoots

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

Jan 10th 2015, 10:30 AM 20,630 Views 99 Comments

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?
# Senior Spokes-man
# Senior Spokes-man

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

Nov 12th 2014, 8:15 AM 21,244 Views 69 Comments

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
# Budget
# Budget

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

Nov 11th 2014, 8:54 AM 7,521 Views 23 Comments

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

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

Oct 31st 2014, 6:35 PM 15,628 Views 15 Comments

“Roderic Broderick”

# greens - Friday 10 October, 2014

What would the Greens do in Government? ... Build, build, build
# Capital Ideas
# Capital Ideas

What would the Greens do in Government? ... Build, build, build

Oct 10th 2014, 4:13 PM 8,527 Views 55 Comments

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
# Rising
# Rising

Sinn Féin is now the most popular party in the State

Jun 7th 2014, 9:26 PM 44,676 Views 414 Comments

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
# Rotating Chains
# Rotating Chains

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

Jun 5th 2014, 3:14 PM 11,145 Views 29 Comments

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
# Get Smart Fast
# Get Smart Fast

Here are 9 things we learned from the 2014 local elections

May 25th 2014, 8:45 PM 17,389 Views 39 Comments

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
# Not Easy Being Green
# Not Easy Being Green

Whatever about the candidates - can you trust the voters?... On the trail in Tipp

May 13th 2014, 8:30 PM 10,648 Views 15 Comments

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
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

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

May 10th 2014, 9:45 AM 20,773 Views 26 Comments

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.

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