Greens call for RTÉ to appear at Public Accounts Committee over Gender Pay Gap

The Green Party today called for RTÉ to appear before the Public Accounts Committee over their refusal to publish statistics on their gender pay gap. Speaking today,...

Service standards must be maintained on tendered bus routes

The Green Party said today that current levels of customer service must be maintained on a number of orbital bus routes, following the announcement...

Greens call for century old trees to be saved

Dublin City Council plans to fell the historic trees to make way for cycling infrastructure, despite alternative design proposals being submitted   The Green Party has...

Cork Harbour plans expose Government hypocrisy on fracking

Government simply exporting environmental damage to other countries The Green Party today accused the Government of hypocrisy on fracking after plans to import liquefied natural...

Greens call for end to boys’ club in government departments

The Green Party has called for more to be done to ensure gender balance at management level in government departments following reports that the...

Greens: Waiting lists for Housing Adaptation Grants must be eliminated

The Green Party has sharply criticised the Department of Housing for the unacceptably high waiting lists for Housing Adaptation Grants for Local Authority tenants. Speaking...

Greens: Census figures reveal ‘accommodation time-bomb’

 458,874 young people over the age of 18 still live with parents High rents and house prices preventing people from leaving home  The Green Party said...

New survey shows Electric Vehicle drivers love the cost savings but want more charging...

Green Party proposes new rules to mandate charging points in every petrol station A new survey, carried out by the Green Party in conjunction with...

Greens back call for gender pay transparency in publicly funded organisations

The Green Party today backed calls for gender pay transparency in publicly funded organisations, following revelations of a significant gender pay gap in RTÉ. Speaking...

Greens welcome return of Dublin City Council Beta Projects

Green Party Councillor Claire Byrne today welcomed the news that Dublin City Council Beta Projects is to restart from next month, following pressure to...

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