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Concerns over 'last-minute' changes to how carbon emissions are calculated under Climate Action Bill
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Concerns over 'last-minute' changes to how carbon emissions are calculated under Climate Action Bill

Jul 13th 2021, 9:30 PM 17,688 Views 30 Comments

Campaigners worry about what the late changes will mean for Ireland’s carbon budgets.

Minister claims he was speaking in 'personal' capacity when he called for second opinion on NPHET advice
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Minister claims he was speaking in 'personal' capacity when he called for second opinion on NPHET advice

Updated Jun 29th 2021, 9:21 PM 71,349 Views 146 Comments

NPHET issued advice to government yesterday.

Sinn Féin establishes clear lead as Ireland’s most popular party – poll
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Sinn Féin establishes clear lead as Ireland’s most popular party – poll

Jun 16th 2021, 9:45 PM 38,028 Views 136 Comments

An Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI opinion poll has put Sinn Fein on 31%, followed by Fine Gael on 27% and Fianna Fail on 20%.

Explainer: Why has a controversy blown up around political party members posing as pollsters?
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Explainer: Why has a controversy blown up around political party members posing as pollsters?

Updated Jun 10th 2021, 3:10 PM 12,306 Views 48 Comments
  • It was reported yesterday that Sinn Féin party members had pretended to be pollsters carrying fake marketing research company IDs.
  • SF TD Eoin Ó Broin described the practice as "widespread and common".
  • Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and the Green Party have also engaged in similar polling in the past.
Taoiseach said he does not know if law broken by Fianna Fáil members posing as canvassers
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Taoiseach said he does not know if law broken by Fianna Fáil members posing as canvassers

Updated Jun 10th 2021, 9:15 AM 18,525 Views 63 Comments

Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and Sinn Féin have all said that party members posed as pollsters.

Green Party names Claire Byrne as by-election candidate for Dublin Bay South
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Green Party names Claire Byrne as by-election candidate for Dublin Bay South

Jun 4th 2021, 8:08 PM 61,029 Views 40 Comments

Byrne has been selected over Dublin Lord Mayor Hazel Chu, while Sinn Féin has officially chosen Senator Lynn Boylan as its candidate.

Green councillors want a team of 'night marshals' to monitor popular outdoor gathering spots
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Green councillors want a team of 'night marshals' to monitor popular outdoor gathering spots

May 20th 2021, 6:00 AM 13,819 Views 40 Comments

These night marshals would be separate from Gardaí and would look out for anti-social behaviour in these popular areas.

Irish pharma lobby criticises Covid vaccine IP waiver but campaigners say drugmakers have 'lost the argument'
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Irish pharma lobby criticises Covid vaccine IP waiver but campaigners say drugmakers have 'lost the argument'

Updated May 6th 2021, 5:23 PM 31,379 Views 21 Comments

Amnesty boss Colm O’Gorman has accused drug companies of ‘reprehensible scaremongering’.

Dublin Lord Mayor Hazel Chu seeks Green Party nomination for the Dublin Bay South by-election
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Dublin Lord Mayor Hazel Chu seeks Green Party nomination for the Dublin Bay South by-election

May 5th 2021, 1:23 PM 14,727 Views 31 Comments

Chu said she doesn’t plan to run as an Independent or for any other party.

Hazel Chu says she will announce her by-election intentions 'over the next couple of days'
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Hazel Chu says she will announce her by-election intentions 'over the next couple of days'

May 4th 2021, 3:27 PM 16,532 Views 27 Comments

It is understood that Hazel Chu is likely to announce her bid tomorrow.

Minister hits out at rural TDs for heckling during Climate Action Bill speech
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Minister hits out at rural TDs for heckling during Climate Action Bill speech

Apr 21st 2021, 8:11 PM 44,935 Views 64 Comments

TDs from the Rural Independent Group have criticised the bill, accusing the government of ignoring the people of rural Ireland.

Fianna Fáil’s support drops to 11% in latest Red C poll
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Fianna Fáil’s support drops to 11% in latest Red C poll

Mar 28th 2021, 3:17 PM 28,624 Views 55 Comments

Today’s Red C poll also shows that 67% of people think the government is not doing a good job in handling the vaccine rollout.

Opinion: The Greens had a climate action win this week, and they wasted it
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Opinion: The Greens had a climate action win this week, and they wasted it

Mar 25th 2021, 8:00 PM 16,835 Views 23 Comments

Political commentator Dermot Ryan says the Green Party has been distracted by petty internal squabbling this week, at a critical time in its history.

Not so rosy in the garden: Why are the Greens arguing amongst themselves again and why does it matter?
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Not so rosy in the garden: Why are the Greens arguing amongst themselves again and why does it matter?

Mar 25th 2021, 6:34 PM 21,331 Views 26 Comments

A row about a Seanad by-election has stolen attention away from a big political win – here’s why.

Greens defer motion of no confidence in party chair Chu
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Greens defer motion of no confidence in party chair Chu

Mar 25th 2021, 8:49 AM 19,255 Views 35 Comments

The Lord Mayor announced her nomination to run in the Seanad byelection on Monday.

Green senators table no confidence motion in Hazel Chu following decision to run in Seanad by-election
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# Green Shade

Green senators table no confidence motion in Hazel Chu following decision to run in Seanad by-election

Mar 24th 2021, 6:09 PM 50,093 Views 64 Comments

The Lord Mayor announced her nomination on Monday.

Green Party councillor Hazel Chu to run as independent candidate in Seanad by-election
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Green Party councillor Hazel Chu to run as independent candidate in Seanad by-election

Mar 22nd 2021, 9:52 PM 27,440 Views 58 Comments

She did not receive backing from her party to run.

Draymond Green triple-double leads Golden State Warriors to win over Utah Jazz
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Draymond Green triple-double leads Golden State Warriors to win over Utah Jazz

Mar 15th 2021, 8:02 AM 1,845 Views 0 Comments

Stephen Curry scored 32 points as Golden State powered past the conference-leading Utah.

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

Mar 3rd 2021, 10:01 AM 18,758 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 67,855 Views 179 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 20,830 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 64,433 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 38,551 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 22,917 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 20,809 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 34,149 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 36,882 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 166,942 Views 123 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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# Green Wave

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

Oct 12th 2020, 5:24 PM 33,469 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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# Budget 2021

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

Oct 12th 2020, 9:15 AM 20,159 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 27,609 Views 67 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 54,401 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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# Rural Ireland

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

Oct 3rd 2020, 8:15 AM 16,585 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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# Head Above Water

'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 31,516 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 31,231 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 18,566 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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# Foot In Mouth

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

Aug 1st 2020, 5:29 PM 41,158 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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# Leinster Senior Cup

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

Aug 1st 2020, 4:59 PM 71,285 Views 128 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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# Slap On The Wrist

'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 32,382 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
# Trouble In The Ranks
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# Trouble In The Ranks

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

Updated Jul 30th 2020, 8:05 PM 73,975 Views 92 Comments

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

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