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Green Party TD lodges High Court challenge over controversial CETA trade deal
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Green Party TD lodges High Court challenge over controversial CETA trade deal

Wed 10:01 AM 18,249 Views 0 Comments

The trade deal has divided the Green Party with Costello and TD Neasa Hourigan signalling they will not back the deal.

Poll: What Government coalition do you want next time around?
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Poll: What Government coalition do you want next time around?

Feb 13th 2021, 9:00 AM 65,809 Views 178 Comments

Fianna Fáil TDs appear to be softening their opinion of going in with Sinn Fein – is it a runner?

Green Party Dáil split vote on CETA avoided (for now at least)
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Green Party Dáil split vote on CETA avoided (for now at least)

Updated Feb 10th 2021, 6:55 PM 20,674 Views 15 Comments

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

Interview: Saoirse McHugh on why being able to say 'I told you so' gives her no comfort whatsoever
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Interview: Saoirse McHugh on why being able to say 'I told you so' gives her no comfort whatsoever

Dec 26th 2020, 10:30 AM 63,950 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.”

Hourigan says being in the Greens is 'hostile' and 'lots of people would be relieved' if she left
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Hourigan says being in the Greens is 'hostile' and 'lots of people would be relieved' if she left

Dec 22nd 2020, 10:30 AM 38,402 Views 8 Comments

In an interview with TheJournal.ie, the outspoken TD says she is staying in the party – for now at least.

Neasa Hourigan says efforts to push CETA deal through are 'extraordinary' and 'cynical'
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Neasa Hourigan says efforts to push CETA deal through are 'extraordinary' and 'cynical'

Dec 16th 2020, 12:05 AM 22,856 Views 51 Comments

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

Green Party to push for postponement of Dáil vote on EU-Canada free trade agreement
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Green Party to push for postponement of Dáil vote on EU-Canada free trade agreement

Dec 14th 2020, 1:10 PM 20,771 Views 38 Comments

TD Neasa Hourigan has told the party that she will vote against the motion if it goes ahead tomorrow.

Fianna Fáil minister says Varadkar's actions not 'appropriate' and calls for 'very frank' Dáil statement
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Fianna Fáil minister says Varadkar's actions not 'appropriate' and calls for 'very frank' Dáil statement

Nov 1st 2020, 1:56 PM 34,120 Views 0 Comments

Paschal Donohoe backed Leo Varadkar, even as pressure grows on the Tánaiste.

Varadkar under pressure to take questions in Dáil about sharing of draft GP contract
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Varadkar under pressure to take questions in Dáil about sharing of draft GP contract

Oct 31st 2020, 7:54 PM 36,875 Views 0 Comments

The Green Party is calling on the Tánaiste to take questions in the Dáil.

Chairs of Young Greens and Queer Greens resign from party
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Chairs of Young Greens and Queer Greens resign from party

Oct 24th 2020, 1:17 PM 166,764 Views 122 Comments

The outgoing chairs said they were “dismayed” by recent decisions from the Green Party.

Dublin Lord Mayor Hazel Chu does not rule out joining Social Democrats
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Dublin Lord Mayor Hazel Chu does not rule out joining Social Democrats

Oct 12th 2020, 5:24 PM 33,293 Views 40 Comments

Chu is currently a Green Party councillor and the party’s Chairperson.

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil (and the Greens) finalise their first Budget as coalition partners
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Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil (and the Greens) finalise their first Budget as coalition partners

Oct 12th 2020, 9:15 AM 20,152 Views 82 Comments

The Budget will be delivered by ministers Paschal Donohoe and Michael McGrath.

Fine Gael remains on top with Sinn Féin in second while Greens drop sharply in latest opinion poll
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Fine Gael remains on top with Sinn Féin in second while Greens drop sharply in latest opinion poll

Oct 8th 2020, 7:25 AM 27,600 Views 66 Comments

Approval with the government has plummeted since June according to the latest opinion poll.

Eamon Ryan: Government will spend €1 million a day on walking and cycling
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Eamon Ryan: Government will spend €1 million a day on walking and cycling

Oct 3rd 2020, 8:02 PM 54,247 Views 184 Comments

The Green Party leader was addressing his party’s national convention.

Green Party 'must keep fighting' for green change around the Cabinet table, says Catherine Martin
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Green Party 'must keep fighting' for green change around the Cabinet table, says Catherine Martin

Oct 3rd 2020, 8:15 AM 16,581 Views 48 Comments

The Green Party’s online convention is taking place today, with the theme ‘Ours For the Making’.

'We all want to see a solution, but nobody wants to see these animals get their heads blown off'
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'We all want to see a solution, but nobody wants to see these animals get their heads blown off'

Sep 28th 2020, 4:59 PM 31,272 Views 30 Comments

Minister Darragh O’Brien distanced himself from a pilot scheme he referenced in the Dáil.

'All sorts of a mess': Dáil Covid committee hears from trade unions about meat plant workers' 'tale of woe'
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'All sorts of a mess': Dáil Covid committee hears from trade unions about meat plant workers' 'tale of woe'

Aug 13th 2020, 1:22 PM 31,175 Views 34 Comments

Meat plants accused of ‘union-busting tactics’ by a trade union representative.

Debunked: No, Eamon Ryan did not call Peter Tatchell a 'green legend and tireless LGBT campaigner'
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Debunked: No, Eamon Ryan did not call Peter Tatchell a 'green legend and tireless LGBT campaigner'

Aug 5th 2020, 8:30 PM 18,535 Views 14 Comments

A false tweet from the Green Party leader claims he said he was “excited to meet” Tatchell two years ago.

Leo Varadkar admits 'rocky start' by government due to 'unforced errors'
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Leo Varadkar admits 'rocky start' by government due to 'unforced errors'

Aug 1st 2020, 5:29 PM 41,150 Views 67 Comments

The newly formed coalition has been beset by difficulties since it formed at the end of June.

Green Party Senator calls on IRFU to allow rugby-playing schools reach 'the promised land'
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Green Party Senator calls on IRFU to allow rugby-playing schools reach 'the promised land'

Aug 1st 2020, 4:59 PM 71,222 Views 127 Comments

Green Party Senator Vincent Martin wants the final of Leinster Schools Senior Cup to take place.

'I have no intention of making a habit of this': Neasa Hourigan plans to stay in the Green Party after being sanctioned
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'I have no intention of making a habit of this': Neasa Hourigan plans to stay in the Green Party after being sanctioned

Jul 31st 2020, 8:04 AM 32,359 Views 65 Comments

It follows a vote from the parliamentary party overnight.

Green Party TD Neasa Hourigan resigns as party whip after voting against government rental Bill
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Green Party TD Neasa Hourigan resigns as party whip after voting against government rental Bill

Updated Jul 30th 2020, 8:05 PM 73,910 Views 93 Comments

It is not yet clear if Hourigan will vote against the government on other amendments to the Bill.

Eamon Ryan retains position as Green Party leader after narrow victory over Catherine Martin
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Eamon Ryan retains position as Green Party leader after narrow victory over Catherine Martin

Jul 23rd 2020, 7:13 PM 59,208 Views 93 Comments

Ryan won by 48 votes against the party’s deputy leader Catherine Martin.

Saoirse McHugh has left the Green Party
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Saoirse McHugh has left the Green Party

Jul 23rd 2020, 10:05 AM 74,691 Views 183 Comments

“This government, I believe (and I hope I’m wrong) will do massive damage to the idea of environmentalism,” McHugh said.

The green vote: The victor in the Green Party leadership battle will be announced tonight
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The green vote: The victor in the Green Party leadership battle will be announced tonight

Jul 23rd 2020, 6:10 AM 15,804 Views 36 Comments

Counting will begin this morning with a result expected between 2pm and 3pm.

Will it be Ryan or Martin? Voting closes in the Green Party's leadership contest
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Will it be Ryan or Martin? Voting closes in the Green Party's leadership contest

Updated Jul 22nd 2020, 5:42 PM 32,640 Views 51 Comments

Counting will begin tomorrow morning with a result expected between 2pm and 3pm.

Children's Minister accepts apology from John Connors who says he was 'politically naive'
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Children's Minister accepts apology from John Connors who says he was 'politically naive'

Jul 20th 2020, 3:05 PM 96,638 Views 19 Comments

Connors was part of a campaign that sought to have Roderic O’Gorman resign.

'I regret it deeply': Eamon Ryan accepts his Dáil doze could hurt his Green Party leadership bid
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'I regret it deeply': Eamon Ryan accepts his Dáil doze could hurt his Green Party leadership bid

Jul 19th 2020, 3:00 PM 77,665 Views 115 Comments

Footage of Ryan asleep in the Dáil on Thursday night went viral.

Children's minister: Eamon Ryan's Dáil snooze 'a moment of human frailty'
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Children's minister: Eamon Ryan's Dáil snooze 'a moment of human frailty'

Jul 17th 2020, 1:20 PM 102,131 Views 167 Comments

Footage of Ryan asleep in the Convention Centre last night has gone viral.

A major ruling is expected tomorrow in the €13 billion Apple tax row - but don't expect the saga to end there
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A major ruling is expected tomorrow in the €13 billion Apple tax row - but don't expect the saga to end there

Jul 14th 2020, 9:00 PM 17,624 Views 39 Comments

Whoever loses is likely to appeal that decision to a higher EU court.

Eamon Ryan and Catherine Martin make final pitches to be leader in Green Party hustings
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Eamon Ryan and Catherine Martin make final pitches to be leader in Green Party hustings

Jul 14th 2020, 7:41 PM 11,697 Views 18 Comments

Experience is a ‘valuable attribute’ but it should not be a ‘prerequisite’ to be the leader, said Martin

Green leadership race: Martin warns against over-hyping experience; Ryan says Greens' last stint in government wasn't all bad
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Green leadership race: Martin warns against over-hyping experience; Ryan says Greens' last stint in government wasn't all bad

Jul 11th 2020, 1:27 PM 19,857 Views 57 Comments

Candidates were asked about growing the party, the challenges to being in government and the Phoenix Park.

'Missed opportunity' to promote women - Catherine Martin criticises Greens' cabinet appointments
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'Missed opportunity' to promote women - Catherine Martin criticises Greens' cabinet appointments

Jul 8th 2020, 11:39 AM 17,621 Views 42 Comments

While Minister Martin respects those appointed, she would’ve liked to see a woman promoted.

Children's minister rejects 'homophobic' online claims linking him to comments about paedophilia
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Children's minister rejects 'homophobic' online claims linking him to comments about paedophilia

Jul 6th 2020, 12:40 PM 71,299 Views 0 Comments

Roderic O’Gorman criticised the claims made on social media in recent days.

Pedestrianised streets to be trialled in Dublin city centre
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Pedestrianised streets to be trialled in Dublin city centre

Jul 2nd 2020, 5:40 PM 31,416 Views 76 Comments

Trials begin on 25 July and will run for 4 consecutive weekends.

Go west? Government set to appoint 17 junior ministers
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Go west? Government set to appoint 17 junior ministers

Jul 1st 2020, 7:58 AM 28,653 Views 48 Comments

The government has faced significant anger over the lack of geographical diversity among senior ministers.

Quiz: How much do you know about former coalition governments?
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Quiz: How much do you know about former coalition governments?

Jun 28th 2020, 10:00 PM 31,568 Views 17 Comments

Test your knowledge with this quiz on former coalitions.

Explainer: What's in the FF-FG-Green programme for government?
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Explainer: What's in the FF-FG-Green programme for government?

Jun 26th 2020, 8:56 PM 24,221 Views 129 Comments

The details of the programme for government negotiated by the three parties.

The votes are in: Here's when we'll know whether FF, FG and the Greens can form a government
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The votes are in: Here's when we'll know whether FF, FG and the Greens can form a government

Updated Jun 26th 2020, 9:20 AM 52,672 Views 115 Comments

The count results from the Green Party, Fianna Fáil, and Fine Gael are expected to be announced.

Explainer: What happens if the Programme for Government is rejected by one of the three parties?
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Explainer: What happens if the Programme for Government is rejected by one of the three parties?

Jun 25th 2020, 6:15 AM 13,652 Views 28 Comments

Ireland could be facing into a second election if the programme fails to pass through any of the three parties.

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