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Green Party to hold ‘factory farming’ webinar

Green Party to hold ‘factory farming’ webinar

The Green Party’s Animal Welfare Policy Group will be hosting a ‘factory farming’ webinar later this month. The event is...

September 16, 2021

‘Radical change’ on the way for agri in forthcoming Climate Action Plan

‘Radical change’ on the way for agri in forthcoming Climate Action Plan

The specifics of what the forthcoming carbon budget and Climate Action Plan will mean for agriculture are still being awaited,...

September 14, 2021

CAP and biodiversity action plan on the agenda at Green Party think-in

CAP and biodiversity action plan on the agenda at Green Party think-in

The Green Party has kicked off its think-in in Dundrum this morning (Monday, September 13) with the Common Agricultural Policy...

September 13, 2021

Climate action: Get on board or ‘sink or swim’ – Hackett

Climate action: Get on board or ‘sink or swim’ – Hackett

The Green Party has said climate change is no longer a problem of the future, but is affecting the people...

August 12, 2021

‘Now the real work begins’ after climate bill signed into law

‘Now the real work begins’ after climate bill signed into law

“We have no time to waste, now the real work begins,” the Green Party said, as Ireland’s “historic” climate bill...

July 26, 2021

‘Almost impossible’ to install solar panels because of current ‘red tape’

‘Almost impossible’ to install solar panels because of current ‘red tape’

In bringing forward its new solar energy bill to the Seanad for debate recently, the Green Party said that it...

June 30, 2021

New bill to allow larger solar arrays on agri buildings without planning permission

New bill to allow larger solar arrays on agri buildings without planning permission

The Green Party will be introducing a bill to the Seanad next week that would allow agricultural and industrial buildings...

June 18, 2021

€524m to be allocated to climate and biodiversity projects

€524m to be allocated to climate and biodiversity projects

An allocation of €524 million is to be directed to climate and biodiversity-led projects as part of a €1 billion...

June 1, 2021

‘No rural development is possible without investment in water infrastructure’

‘No rural development is possible without investment in water infrastructure’

Green Party Senator Róisín Garvey has brought a motion to the Seanad calling for recognition of access to clean water...

April 21, 2021

‘Stronger, more ambitious’ All-Ireland Pollinator Plan unveiled

‘Stronger, more ambitious’ All-Ireland Pollinator Plan unveiled

The All-Ireland Pollinator Plan 2021-2025 has been launched today (March 26) by Green Party Ministers Malcolm Noonan and Pippa Hackett....

March 26, 2021

Meenbog landslide recognised as ‘significant pollution event’ while second wind farm is proposed for the area

Meenbog landslide recognised as ‘significant pollution event’ while second wind farm is proposed for the area

The Green Party has said it is “deeply concerned” over the peat slippage near the Meenbog Wind Farm, as it...

November 19, 2020

Food poverty in Ireland to be examined by Social Inclusion Roadmap steering group

Food poverty in Ireland to be examined by Social Inclusion Roadmap steering group

Food poverty in Ireland is to be examined by the Social Inclusion Roadmap steering group, according to Green Party Minister...

November 16, 2020

Hackett ‘calls for action on the Programme for Government biodiversity commitments’

Hackett ‘calls for action on the Programme for Government biodiversity commitments’

Minister Pippa Hackett supported her Green Party colleagues in the Seanad yesterday (Thursday, November 6) as they endorsed the Dáil’s...

November 6, 2020

Green Party ‘failure to support’ climate action amendment ‘raises alarm bells’

Green Party ‘failure to support’ climate action amendment ‘raises alarm bells’

Sinn Féin spokesperson on climate justice Lynn Boylan has said that the Green Party’s “failure to support her amendment calling...

November 6, 2020

Green Party welcomes publication of Climate Action Bill

Green Party welcomes publication of Climate Action Bill

The Green Party has today (Wednesday, October 7) welcomed the publication of the government’s Climate Action (Amendment) Bill 2020. Following...

October 7, 2020

‘Irish farming has everything to gain in going green’ – Eamon Ryan

‘Irish farming has everything to gain in going green’ – Eamon Ryan

“Irish farming has everything to gain in going green,” Minister Eamon Ryan said, at this weekend’s online Green Party National...

October 4, 2020

Green Party MEPs welcome Hogan’s ‘necessary’ resignation

Green Party MEPs welcome Hogan’s ‘necessary’ resignation

Irish Green Party MEPs have welcomed Phil Hogan’s “necessary” resignation from the position of European Commissioner for Trade. MEP for...

August 27, 2020

Eamon Ryan has been re-elected as Green Party leader

Eamon Ryan has been re-elected as Green Party leader

It has been announced this evening, Thursday, July 23, that Eamon Ryan will remain as the leader of the Green...

July 23, 2020