Green Party welcome Government approval for water referendum

The Green Party today welcomed approval by the Government for a referendum to ensure the public ownership of water services.   The Green Party originally proposed...

EPA water report shows Government is prioritising politics over the environment

Contaminated water supplies threaten the environment, health, economy and tourism   The Green Party said today that the EPA’s latest report, showing that the water supplies...

Garda debate needs to move past personalities and onto the substance of reforming the...

Green Party Justice Spokesperson, Cllr Roderic O’Gorman has called for the focus of efforts to reform the Gardai to shift to the work of...

Green Party welcome resignation of Garda Commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan

The Green Party welcomed the resignation of the Garda Commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan this evening. Speaking in response to the resignation, Green Party Justice Spokesperson, Councillor...

Greens call on Government to declare a homeless emergency

Party wants Compulsory Purchase powers to be expanded through emergency legislation Following the publication of Government homeless figures showing a further significant rise in homeless...

Greens urge households to make donation to environmental groups following water refunds

The Green Party today called on households who disagree with water charge refunds to make a donation to environmental groups dedicated to protecting water...

Greens welcome Scottish bottle refund scheme announcement

Party call on Government to support Waste Reduction Bill 2017, which would introduce a similar scheme here The Green Party today welcomed the announcement by...

Government’s lack of climate ambition ‘threatens farmers’ livelihoods’

The Green Party has expressed disappointment in Friday’s publication of the Government’s document ‘Adaptation Planning – Developing Resilience to Climate Change in the Irish Agriculture and...

Government must bring forward review of sex work laws following spate of attacks

The Green Party today called on the Government to bring forward the planned review of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2017 following a reported...

EPA Water Quality Report: Greens call for a new national land use plan to...

Dramatic decline in pristine water quality is one of our  greatest environmental failings of our time.   Greens call for a new national land use plan to...

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