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# greens - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Eamon Ryan: I only signed up for water charges because I thought Labour would veto them
# Eamon Ryan
# Eamon Ryan

Eamon Ryan: I only signed up for water charges because I thought Labour would veto them

May 6th 2014, 5:42 PM 16,457 Views 92 Comments

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...
# Grace O'sullivan
# Grace O'sullivan

Meet the former Rainbow Warrior hoping to help the Greens surf back to electoral success...

Mar 30th 2014, 10:30 AM 11,007 Views 132 Comments

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
# Greens
# Greens

The Green Party is holding a national conference next weekend

Mar 2nd 2014, 8:45 AM 6,514 Views 113 Comments

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
# Comeback Kids
# Comeback Kids

'Our dream team': Here are the Green Party candidates for the European elections

Jan 13th 2014, 9:09 AM 10,765 Views 142 Comments

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
# Rebuilding The Greens
# Rebuilding The Greens

Eamon Ryan: The preciousness of the government could do with a bit of a slap

Sep 1st 2013, 8:15 AM 6,075 Views 68 Comments

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
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Former Greens leader Trevor Sargent rules out running for elected office again

Aug 24th 2013, 8:30 AM 6,235 Views 80 Comments

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
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

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

Jun 4th 2013, 7:57 AM 7,867 Views 71 Comments

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
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

Fewer than one third of people support public sector pay cuts

Apr 27th 2013, 10:42 PM 13,566 Views 158 Comments

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

# greens - Sunday 27 January, 2013

Column: Why is government more damaging to Labour than Fine Gael?
# Political Power
# Political Power

Column: Why is government more damaging to Labour than Fine Gael?

Jan 27th 2013, 8:15 AM 41 Views 47 Comments

Small parties tend to suffer disproportionately in government – so, in order to survive, Labour needs to realise who its real supporters are, writes Dr Eoin O’Malley.

# greens - Monday 13 August, 2012

Column: Want a debt deal? Then let’s pressure the German MPs opposing it
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Want a debt deal? Then let’s pressure the German MPs opposing it

Aug 13th 2012, 7:15 AM 20 Views 48 Comments

The future of the euro crisis lies in the hands of small groups of politicians abroad, writes Eamon Ryan. Let’s hope our own leaders recognise this.

# greens - Saturday 16 June, 2012

VIDEO: How tough is the US Open?
# Penal
From The42
# Penal

VIDEO: How tough is the US Open?

Jun 16th 2012, 11:25 AM 512 Views 1 Comment

Greens like this are one of several very good reasons the US Open is considered golf’s most gruelling challenge.

# greens - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Paul Gogarty: I'm considering joining Fianna Fáil
# One Year On
# One Year On

Paul Gogarty: I'm considering joining Fianna Fáil

Feb 23rd 2012, 7:30 AM 10,351 Views 136 Comments

Former Green Party TD Paul Gogarty reflects on his life since losing his seat in last year’s general election.

# greens - Monday 13 February, 2012

Green Party calls for EU referendum and will campaign for 'Yes' vote
# Greens
# Greens

Green Party calls for EU referendum and will campaign for 'Yes' vote

Feb 13th 2012, 6:53 PM 2,211 Views 63 Comments

Former government minister Eamonn Ryan also criticised the government’s action plan for jobs and called for a new green investment plan.

# greens - Sunday 11 December, 2011

Green Party: We want to double party membership by 2016
# Greens
# Greens

Green Party: We want to double party membership by 2016

Dec 11th 2011, 5:15 PM 2,522 Views 43 Comments

The party, which celebrates its 30th anniversary in Irish politics today, has unveiled its plan for rebuilding the party.

# greens - Friday 25 November, 2011

Column: This is a difficult time for the Greens - but we have reasons for optimism
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: This is a difficult time for the Greens - but we have reasons for optimism

Nov 25th 2011, 7:30 AM 74 Views 65 Comments

The Green Party has a lot of work to do to regain the trust of voters – but Irish politics needs our voice, writes new Chairperson of the party Roderic O’Gorman.

We must rebuild trust with voters – Green Party
# Greens
# Greens

We must rebuild trust with voters – Green Party

Nov 25th 2011, 7:25 AM 1,192 Views 34 Comments

In an article for TheJournal.ie, incoming Chairperson Roderic O’Gorman says that the party is ‘optimistic’ about the future – but there is a ‘difficult road ahead’.

# greens - Saturday 11 June, 2011

Greens elect new deputy leader as calls made for new generation of members
# Green Party
# Green Party

Greens elect new deputy leader as calls made for new generation of members

Jun 11th 2011, 6:10 PM 921 Views 33 Comments

Catherine Martin has been elected as the new leader of the party.

Green Party holding annual convention to choose new deputy leader
# Green Party
# Green Party

Green Party holding annual convention to choose new deputy leader

Jun 11th 2011, 2:21 PM 217 Views 14 Comments

The party’s new leader Eamon Ryan will also make his inaugural address.

# greens - Friday 27 May, 2011

Former minister Eamon Ryan elected new Green Party leader
# Greens
# Greens

Former minister Eamon Ryan elected new Green Party leader

May 27th 2011, 3:37 PM 513 Views 0 Comments

New leader Ryan says former coalition partner which lost all of its Seanad and Dáil seats in 2011 is setting out “on the road to recovery”.

Green Party to announce new leader later today
# Greens
# Greens

Green Party to announce new leader later today

May 27th 2011, 8:23 AM 329 Views 0 Comments

Former government minister Eamon Ryan is among those seeking to lead the party as it looks to rebuild following its general election wipe-out.

# greens - Friday 6 May, 2011

Eamon Ryan launches Greens leadership bid... by battling a helicopter
# Green For Go
# Green For Go

Eamon Ryan launches Greens leadership bid... by battling a helicopter

May 6th 2011, 11:58 AM 914 Views 0 Comments

Hovering helicopter makes a din as former minister records leadership launch video in a park – as fellow candidate sticks with the ‘outdoorsy’ theme…

# greens - Friday 1 April, 2011

Greens ask European peers: Where did it all go wrong?
# Green Shoots
# Green Shoots

Greens ask European peers: Where did it all go wrong?

Apr 1st 2011, 1:06 PM 927 Views 0 Comments

Irish Green Party meet other European greens to discuss disastrous general election result.

# greens - Tuesday 15 February, 2011

Punch and Judy, red cents and Rip van Winkle: How the second leaders' debate panned out.
# Leaders' Debate
# Leaders' Debate

Punch and Judy, red cents and Rip van Winkle: How the second leaders' debate panned out.

Feb 15th 2011, 12:47 AM 2,406 Views 0 Comments

The missed blows, the landed punches and – maybe – the policies that emerged in last night’s five-way leaders’ debate at RTE.

# greens - Monday 14 February, 2011

Valentine's Day Massacre and other assorted debate clichés...
# Leaders' Debates
# Leaders' Debates

Valentine's Day Massacre and other assorted debate clichés...

Feb 14th 2011, 9:31 PM 1,324 Views 0 Comments

The outcome of tonight’s leaders’ debate isn’t certain – but the likelihood of commentators employing a few lovelorn idioms in the aftermath is odds-on…

# greens - Wednesday 9 February, 2011

Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

Daily Fix: Wednesday

Feb 9th 2011, 8:00 PM 1,045 Views 0 Comments

Today, there’s been some heated bickering between all parties; independents have formed a new group; and some candidates faced (being the operative word) unexpected dangers..

# greens - Friday 4 February, 2011

Mary Hanafin wants deputy leaders' debate
# Debates
# Debates

Mary Hanafin wants deputy leaders' debate

Feb 4th 2011, 11:04 AM 910 Views 0 Comments

Four out of five deputy leaders are women so the Greens’ Mary White may well get her all-women (almost) debate after all.

# greens - Friday 28 January, 2011

Micheal Martin: Five-way debates can be "empty shouting matches"...
# Leaders' Debates
# Leaders' Debates

Micheal Martin: Five-way debates can be "empty shouting matches"...

Jan 28th 2011, 10:48 AM 1,023 Views 0 Comments

…But he agrees to participate in five-leader debate on Sky news.

# greens - Friday 21 January, 2011

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
From The Daily Edge
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Jan 21st 2011, 7:01 PM 2,008 Views 0 Comments

The week that was, in pictures.

# greens - Wednesday 19 January, 2011

Buoyant Brian hears Greens call to have election by end of March
# GE11
# GE11

Buoyant Brian hears Greens call to have election by end of March

Jan 19th 2011, 2:34 PM 668 Views 5 Comments

Meanwhile, the Taoiseach spends the morning putting off “stupid suggestions” – and Mary Hanafin splits hairs.

# greens - Sunday 26 December, 2010

Slideshow: Ten pivotal moments in the year of politics
# Review2010
# Review2010

Slideshow: Ten pivotal moments in the year of politics

Dec 26th 2010, 2:11 PM 533 Views 0 Comments

Leadership coups that worked (and those which didn’t); politicians who resigned (and those who should have); diplomatic gambles that worked (and those that failed): 2010 had it all.

# greens - Friday 3 December, 2010

Sinn Féin ride the wave as FF support falls further
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

Sinn Féin ride the wave as FF support falls further

Dec 3rd 2010, 7:59 AM 1,266 Views 0 Comments

The Dáil’s largest party now has the support of just 13% of voters, compared to the 16% of SF, 32% of FG and 24% of Labour.