Greens: Poolbeg Incinerator expansion unacceptable to the local community

Proposal ‘doesn’t make environmental or economic sense’   The Green Party have called for the proposed increase in capacity at the Covanta Poolbeg Incinerator to be...

Greens welcome historic passage of Fossil Fuel Divestment Bill  

  The Green Party hailed today’s passage of the Fossil Fuel Divestment Bill as historic, and said that it must be used as a foundation...

Greens welcome further scrutiny of ‘Women in the Home’ referendum

The Green Party have welcomed the decision by the Oireachtas Business Committee to insist Government legislation to delete Article 41.2 of the Constitution must...

Greens: New Oireachtas Climate Committee should have central role in drafting National Energy and...

Oireachtas Committee, proposed by the Greens, will consider Citizens’ Assembly recommendations on climate change   The Green Party said today that the new Oireachtas Committee on...

Greens welcome Government approval of microbead ban

Ban comes almost two years after Government opposed Green Party legislation on issue   The Green Party have welcomed the news that the Government have approved...

Greens: Evidence mounting on Government’s environmental failures

SDGs Monitoring Report critical of Ireland on waste, climate, ocean protection & global partnership targets   The Green Party said today that the evidence of the...

Green Party: Improved rail services key to West’s development

The Green Party said today that improved rail services in the West of Ireland and better connectivity to Dublin are key to economic development,...

Greens call on Government to block Ringaskiddy Incinerator with new planning powers

The Green Party today called on Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney, to use new planning powers to overturn the decision to allow an...

Sad day for nature as the Dáil passes a ‘Silent Spring’ Heritage Bill

Green Party Leader Eamon Ryan TD said today; “The Heritage Bill passed last night following a bitter and acrimonious debate in the Dáil. It...

Article 41.2 – Amend, Don’t Delete

Greens call on Government to amend rather than simply delete Article 41.2 of the Constitution. Proper time should be given for consultation on alternative...

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