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# green-party - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Greens co-leader in New Zealand resigns after admitting to welfare fraud Metiria Turei

Greens co-leader in New Zealand resigns after admitting to welfare fraud

Metiria Turei revealed she wrongfully claimed welfare benefits to support her baby while studying for a law degree in the early 1990s.

# green-party - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Ireland team named for World Cup opener against Australia

Tom Tierney’s side begin their campaign against the Wallaroos tomorrow evening at the UCD Bowl.

# green-party - Saturday 29 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Electric cars: Is Ireland, and the world, ready for them? Electric Avenue

Electric cars: Is Ireland, and the world, ready for them?

Britain has vowed to “end the sale of all conventional petrol and diesel cars” by 2040.

# green-party - Saturday 15 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie South Dublin has committed to building more buildings out of wood Wooden It Be Nice

South Dublin has committed to building more buildings out of wood

Wood is a sustainable and versatile building material that stores, rather than emits, carbon dioxide.

# green-party - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Scheme to give you 10c back for each bottle and can could cost €120m to roll-out Recycling

Scheme to give you 10c back for each bottle and can could cost €120m to roll-out

In a rare move, the Labour Party announced last week that it would co-sponsor the Green Party’s Waste Reduction Bill.

# green-party - Friday 7 July, 2017

'I know one day that I will put on the Irish jersey and show them how good I am'

Sean Maguire took his tally for the season to 22 with a Europa League hat-trick last night.

# green-party - Thursday 22 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar's government has suffered its first Dáil defeat - on new building standards NEW POLITICS

Leo Varadkar's government has suffered its first Dáil defeat - on new building standards

It’s not the first time the government has lost a vote, but it is the first since Varadkar became Taoiseach.

# green-party - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Building failures in Ireland: 'There isn't even a helpline you can call' Priory Hall

Building failures in Ireland: 'There isn't even a helpline you can call'

A Green Party motion on building standards will be debated in the Dáil tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Proposals to limit smaller party speaking times is 'attempt to silence radical voices' in Dáil Won't Be Silenced

Proposals to limit smaller party speaking times is 'attempt to silence radical voices' in Dáil

Fianna Fáil are calling for more speaking time to be given to larger political parties in the Dáil.

# green-party - Saturday 17 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The Green Party wants to give you 10c back for each plastic bottle and can you recycle Fresh Incentives

The Green Party wants to give you 10c back for each plastic bottle and can you recycle

The party’s new Waste Reduction Bill 2017 also aims to ban non-recyclable coffee cups by 2020.

# green-party - Monday 12 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City councillors want real-time emissions data from the Poolbeg incinerator Lime Leak

Dublin City councillors want real-time emissions data from the Poolbeg incinerator

Three investigations are ongoing after eleven workers at the plant were taken to hospital last week.

From TheJournal.ie 'We know it rains in Ireland. It's just not on': Emergency motion on Sandymount bathing ban Stay Off The Beach

'We know it rains in Ireland. It's just not on': Emergency motion on Sandymount bathing ban

A similar bathing ban has been lifted at Dollymount after raw sewage washed up on the beach.

# green-party - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'If you introduce speed limits in a clumsy manner, nobody will pay attention' 30km Zones

'If you introduce speed limits in a clumsy manner, nobody will pay attention'

From midnight tonight, speed limits in 10 Dublin areas will be lowered to 30km/h.

# green-party - Friday 5 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Good news for cyclists: This new 2km route along Clontarf has been declared open Sutton To Sandycove

Good news for cyclists: This new 2km route along Clontarf has been declared open

Clontarf Business Association (CBA) declined the invitation to attend today’s official opening as all works are not yet complete.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should children be taught how to care for animals in school? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Should children be taught how to care for animals in school?

The ISPCA says it would help to reduce the number of animal welfare cases in the future.

# green-party - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Ireland can't wait for EU ban on microbeads and is pressing on with its own Ban The Bead

Ireland can't wait for EU ban on microbeads and is pressing on with its own

The confusion around whether Ireland’s allowed to bring in its own microbead ban without permission from the EU seems to have been cleared up.

# green-party - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Government to propose its own microbeads ban, calling other parties' bills 'flawed and confused' Exfoliants

Government to propose its own microbeads ban, calling other parties' bills 'flawed and confused'

The Green Party and Labour have proposed bills on banning microbeads. Fianna Fáil said they’re working on their own one. Now it’s Fine Gael’s turn.

# green-party - Saturday 15 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm thrilled for him' - former Green Party leader Trevor Sargent aiming to become Church of Ireland priest Sea Change

'I'm thrilled for him' - former Green Party leader Trevor Sargent aiming to become Church of Ireland priest

Sargent led the political party for six years between 2001 and 2007.

# green-party - Friday 24 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Calls for inquiry after 'near identical fires' at Mountjoy Square 10 years apart Safety Risk

Calls for inquiry after 'near identical fires' at Mountjoy Square 10 years apart

Dublin Fire Brigade attended a fire in the area on Tuesday morning.

# green-party - Sunday 29 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Calls for Enda Kenny to cancel White House trip over Trump's refugee ban Smiles And Shamrocks This post contains a poll

Calls for Enda Kenny to cancel White House trip over Trump's refugee ban

The Green Party says Trump’s actions are “intolerable”, while Charlie Flanagan says the ban “concerns” him.

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil is the most popular party in the country Opinion Poll

Fianna Fáil is the most popular party in the country

Fine Gael and Sinn Féin have both lost ground.

# green-party - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would taxing vacant sites make a difference to the housing crisis? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would taxing vacant sites make a difference to the housing crisis?

The Green Party has outlined plans for legislation involving the taxation of vacant and derelict properties in a bid to ease the housing crisis.

From TheJournal.ie Green Party thinks taxing vacant sites could help tackle housing shortage Carrot And Stick

Green Party thinks taxing vacant sites could help tackle housing shortage

The proposal aims to “incentivise development and discourage land speculation”.

# green-party - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 30km/h speed limit approved for some Dublin city roads Slow Down

30km/h speed limit approved for some Dublin city roads

Councillor Ciaran Cuffe said there is strong academic evidence that this move can save lives.

# green-party - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Five-year report outlines dangers of fracking and 'underpins' proposed ban Fossil Fuel Debate

Five-year report outlines dangers of fracking and 'underpins' proposed ban

A bill calling for the banning of fracking in Ireland passed its first stage in Dáil Éireann in October of this year.

# green-party - Sunday 27 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael is most popular party as Fianna Fáil loses ground Opinion Poll

Fine Gael is most popular party as Fianna Fáil loses ground

Sinn Féin and independents have made gains, while the Anti-Austerity Alliance/People Before Profit and the Independent Alliance have lost support.

# green-party - Thursday 24 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Over $2.5 million raised for a US election recount in three swing states It Ain't Over

Over $2.5 million raised for a US election recount in three swing states

Jill Stein’s campaign has cited unspecified “anomalies” in the election and requested a recount in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Michigan.

# green-party - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Would you like to decide who lives here? You won't get a say on it just yet Mayor Elections

Would you like to decide who lives here? You won't get a say on it just yet

The government have put down a counter motion to the Green Party’s bill for a directly-elected mayor for Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Government to oppose Greens' bid to ban microbeads, claiming bill breaches EU rules Ban The Bead

Government to oppose Greens' bid to ban microbeads, claiming bill breaches EU rules

The bill, which bans the manufacture and sale of products with microbeads, has been criticised as “very restricted”.

# green-party - Friday 11 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The Green Party reckons Ireland has "thrown in the towel" when it comes to emissions Gas Crowd

The Green Party reckons Ireland has "thrown in the towel" when it comes to emissions

Ireland is on course to miss its emissions targets for this year and the next according to the Environmental Protection Agency.

# green-party - Thursday 20 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: Leo Varadkar grilled on TDs' salaries, Brexit ... and a golf club Filling In For Enda

As it happened: Leo Varadkar grilled on TDs' salaries, Brexit ... and a golf club

Varadkar is filling in for Taoiseach Enda Kenny this afternoon.

# green-party - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Councillors in Dublin have voted against including safe walking and cycle routes for schools in development plan Fingal Council

Councillors in Dublin have voted against including safe walking and cycle routes for schools in development plan

Last night, however, councillors voted in favour of cycle routes for specific schools – against opposition by the council manager.

# green-party - Friday 30 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Ireland could be next to ban microbeads (if politicians can agree on it) Down The Drain

Ireland could be next to ban microbeads (if politicians can agree on it)

The Green Party has published a bill on the issue – but it needs cross-party support.

# green-party - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Corbyn's Labour are dead against it, but what's the up-to-date situation with fracking in Ireland? Fracking Hell

Corbyn's Labour are dead against it, but what's the up-to-date situation with fracking in Ireland?

The controversial gas-extraction technique tends to inspire strong emotions in people living in areas affected by it.

# green-party - Sunday 18 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Support for Sinn Féin and independents up, but Fianna Fáil is most popular party Mood Of The Nation

Support for Sinn Féin and independents up, but Fianna Fáil is most popular party

According to the latest opinion poll, at least.

# green-party - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The Greens aren't happy that people on €75k are getting cheaper bus fares than students Cutting The Cost This post contains videos

The Greens aren't happy that people on €75k are getting cheaper bus fares than students

That party wants the Tax Saver scheme rolled out to students.

# green-party - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Calls for Sellafield to be closed down after investigation exposes safety concerns Nuclear Plant

Calls for Sellafield to be closed down after investigation exposes safety concerns

BBC Panorama found that radioactive materials have been stored in degrading plastic bottles.

# green-party - Friday 15 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Fed up with election posters? One council is looking at banning them Posterwatch This post contains a poll

Fed up with election posters? One council is looking at banning them

Councillors have voted unanimously to support a Green Party motion calling for South Dublin County Council to explore restricting them to designated areas.

# green-party - Monday 23 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Far-right candidate narrowly defeated in Austrian presidential election Photo Finish

Far-right candidate narrowly defeated in Austrian presidential election

Early results last night had put Norbert Hofer almost four percentage points ahead.

# green-party - Sunday 15 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'Danny Healy-Rae can say what he likes ... he has to open his eyes' Can't Blame God

'Danny Healy-Rae can say what he likes ... he has to open his eyes'

This Greens senator and former Rainbow Warrior crew-member has a thing or two to say about the Kerry TD’s comments.

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