Greens criticise lack of strategic vision in Summer Economic Statement

Speaking today, Green Party Leader Eamon Ryan TD said: “We had hoped that the new Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe, would use the opportunity...

Dáil votes in favour of Deposit Refund Scheme for bottles

Green Party welcome passage of Waste Reduction Bill 2017 The Green Party have welcomed the passage of the Waste Reduction Bill 2017 through second stage...

South Dublin County Council to prioritise wood in construction

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Greens: Government must act on Repair – Lease Scheme housing failure

The Green Party today called on the Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy TD to rethink the approach to housing in the light of the...

Green Party and Labour team up to reduce waste

The Labour Party today announced that they will co-sponsor the Green Party’s Waste Reduction Bill, and will use its Private Members’ slot this Tuesday...

Greens call for Waste Reduction Bill to be introduced before new bin charges regime...

Greens write to all parties and groups seeking sponsorship of Bill The Green Party have today written to all parties and groupings in the Dáil...

Madness to put homeless families into hotels, while tourists stay in housing

25 planning investigations into Airbnb rentals ongoing in Dublin City Council The Green Party today called for more enforcement action from Dublin City Council in...

Ryan: Ireland should oppose EIB switch into lending for arms

The Green Party has expressed serious concerns at proposed changes to the governance structure of the European Investment Bank (EIB) that would allow the...

Green Party call for extension of Home Renovation Scheme to cover essential remediation works

Homeowners dealing with the aftermath of lax regulation must be supported The Green Party today called for the Government to introduce measures to assist homeowners...

Consumers will suffer if pay-by-weight bin charges aren’t regulated properly

Recycling must remain free under new charging scheme The Green Party said today that consumers will suffer if pay-by-weight bin charges aren’t regulated properly. Speaking following...

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