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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...

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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...

Greens say Taoiseach’s remarks on Irish media reveal a dangerous attitude

The Green Party this morning responded to reports that the Taoiseach has criticised Irish media, saying that he allegedly sympathised with President Trump’s view of...

Green Party calls for front-loading of orbital routes on BusConnects network plans.

The Green Party has welcomed today’s launch of the draft BusConnects network plans for greater Dublin but has called for the early implementation of...

Greens: Heat-wave exposes the short-sightedness of Water Charge abolition

Noonan: Hosepipe ban cannot be policed The Green Party said today that the prolonged heat-wave across the country has exposed the short-sightedness of Government capitulation...

GREENS: Irish Water must prosecute those who fail to fix leaks

The Green party has called on Irish Water  to prosecute those who fail to take action on water leaks.    Councillor Ciarán Cuffe of the Green...

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