Farmers’ livelihoods at risk by State’s climate change adaptation plans

Farmers’ livelihoods are at risk by inadequate State planning for climate change. This is the view of the Green Party’s agriculture spokesperson, Pippa Hackett, who,...

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...

New public consultation on long-awaited Renewables Support Scheme launched

September 5th, 2017 Community involvement is set to be at the center of the Government’s long-awaited revamped support scheme for renewable energy, although micro-generation will...

Government launch new public consultation on long-awaited renewable support scheme

September 5th, 2017 Community involvement is set to be at the center of the Government’s long-awaited revamped support scheme for renewable energy, although micro-generation will...

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...

Young Fine Gael call for levy on bottles and cans in Budget 2018

September 4th, 2017 Young Fine Gael (YFG) has joined calls for the introduction of a refundable levy on bottles and cans despite hesitation from the...

Young Fine Gael call for levy on bottles and cans in Budget 2018

September 4th, 2017 Young Fine Gael (YFG) has joined calls for the introduction of a refundable levy on bottles and cans despite hesitation from the...

Action needed on water quality – Draft Plan not up to the task

On Wednesday, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) revealed that no effective progress has been made in meeting EU Water Framework Directive (WFD) targets...

Raising a stink: Sandycove harbour latest to record presence of E. Coli

September 1st, 2017 Swimmers have been warned not to enter waters at Sandycove Harbour due to the presence of high levels of E.coli in the...

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