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The national coordinator of the Green Party has said it’s too early to say yet whether the members of the party will accept the programme for government.   The party will stage a special convention today to vote on the details contained in the programme for government document which has…

A leading north west based member of the Green Party says recent media speculation surrounding the party leadership has been over hyped.   Four Green Party councillors wrote to deputy leader Catherine Martin “urging” her to challenge Eamon Ryan for the leadership of the party.     National Coordinator of…

It’s expected Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil will formally respond to the Green Party’s letter on government formation today.   It’s been 80 days since the general election and there’s still little sign of a government being formed.   The Greens have made a 7 per cent annual reduction in…

The Green Party’s Chair of the National Executive, Bláithín Gallagher, says they are open to speaking with ‘everyone.’ Sinn Fein leader, Mary Lou McDonald, held talks with Green Party leader, Eamon Ryan, yesterday and said they have agreed to ‘exchange ideas’ and will meet further over the coming days. Talks…

The Green Party’s general election candidate in Sligo/Leitrim has defended her use of election posters and leaflets. Blaithin Gallagher says it’s not a level playing field, adding that other parties did not support a Green Party proposal to limit the use of posters. She says she has only 46 posters…

The Green Party candidate in Sligo/Leitrim says the current farming model is not working. Blaithin Gallagher was speaking after the launch of her party’s manifesto for rural Ireland. She says farm families are the backbone of rural Ireland. https://filedn.com/lglCaxamfnlV2gaMY6rU7tH/News%20Clips%202019/blaithin%20farming%2028.mp3

The fact that roughly half of the country’s coastal waters, rivers and lakes have unacceptable levels of pollution has been described as disappointing but not surprising by a Local General election candidate.   A recent report from the Environmental Protection Agency shows only 53 percent are of satisfactory quality.  …