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# hazel chu

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19th March 2023 - 1st April 2023
# not easy being green
Suspension of Neasa Hourigan is a 'sad reflection' on Green Party, councillors say
One councillor said the party “need to realise they are walking on fairly dicey territory” by issuing such sanctions.
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# Olympics
'Safe but spectacular': Council planning for Kellie Harrington's Dublin homecoming
The boxer will come back from the Olympics next week with at least a silver medal.
# Lord Mayor
Labour councillor Alison Gilliland becomes new Lord Mayor of Dublin
She takes over from the Green Party’s Hazel Chu.
# outdoor summer
Dublin City Council to install more bins and toilets across the capital
150 toilets and over 100 extra bins are to be installed across the city this Bank Holiday weekend.
# Anniversary
Commemorations held for the 80th anniversary of the North Strand bombing
Dublin’s Lord Mayor Hazel Chu and the German Ambassador to Ireland led a wreath-laying ceremony to mark the event.
# Dublin Bay South
Dublin Lord Mayor Hazel Chu seeks Green Party nomination for the Dublin Bay South by-election
Chu said she doesn’t plan to run as an Independent or for any other party.
'I got an Instagram message saying 'your days are numbered' - but the thing is, this person was easily traceable'
A report by
Órla Ryan
Online abuse is now widely seen as part of the job of an elected official.
Virtual abuse is now widely seen as part of the job of being an elected official, Órla Ryan and Christina Finn write
A number of politicians speak out about the vile insults directed at them - and their children
Irish politics needs more women and minorities to run for office, Hazel Chu says
New hate crime bill with tough sentences gets government approval
# Explainer
Not so rosy in the garden: Why are the Greens arguing amongst themselves again and why does it matter?
A row about a Seanad by-election has stolen attention away from a big political win – here’s why.
# hazel chu
Greens defer motion of no confidence in party chair Chu
The Lord Mayor announced her nomination to run in the Seanad byelection on Monday.
# Green shade
Green senators table no confidence motion in Hazel Chu following decision to run in Seanad by-election
The Lord Mayor announced her nomination on Monday.
# Lord Mayor
Green Party councillor Hazel Chu to run as independent candidate in Seanad by-election
She did not receive backing from her party to run.
# dublin lord mayor
Woman arrested after Dublin Lord Mayor Hazel Chu harassed by far-right protesters outside Mansion House
Hazel Chu was approached by a group of people who criticised her for wearing a mask and referred to her as a ‘shape-shifting dragon’.
# green wave
Dublin Lord Mayor Hazel Chu does not rule out joining Social Democrats
Chu is currently a Green Party councillor and the party’s Chairperson.
# hazel chu
Dublin Lord Mayor calls on public to become 'anti-racist' following attacks on Chinese people in Ireland
Gardaí are investigating two separate attacks involving Chinese people in recent weeks.
# recognition
Councillors ratify nomination of Dr Tony Holohan for the honorary freedom of the city of Dublin
The new Lord Mayor Hazel Chu proposed the award for Dr Holohan, who stepped aside from his role last week.
# Art
Dublin City Council to invest €600,000 in six new sculptures for parks and public spaces
The announcement was made as the newly elected Lord Mayor Hazel Chu today launched ‘Sculpture Dublin’.
# Chains of office
Green Party's Hazel Chu elected new Lord Mayor of Dublin
Chu was elected following a vote of councillors this evening.
# barrow street
Councillors meet with gardaí to discuss Gemma O'Doherty-led protests at Google HQ
Gardaí said they had received over 40 complaints about the Barrow St protests.