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Well done Galway Greens on a great Convention

We are just back from a very successful Convention 2013 in wild and windy Salthill. Inspirational talks and discussions, good motions, meeting up with old friends, and looking forward to a re-energised GP stepping up to the plate again. While … Continue reading

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Make this a GREEN Christmas

We wish you a happy, safe, peaceful … and green Christmas. Remember to separate and return your recyclables and send your compostables to the compost heap. Don’t leave the heating on all day. Or the lights. Walk instead of driving … Continue reading

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Diarmaid Ferriter Resigns From Board Of National Library

Prof. Diarmaid Ferriter has resigned from the Board of the National Library in protest at government policy on culture. Zoning in the specific there is no doubt that Ferriter is particularly incensed at a government proposal that the National Archives … Continue reading

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Wexford Organic Centre’s Training Days in Cushinstown

March 31 – Sowing, Planting and Growing Vegetables & Herbs April 21 Growing Crops in a Poly-Tunnel (incl. erecting tunnel) May 19 Managing Crops Through the Summer July 7 Harvesting & Storing Vegetables Having attended one of these courses last … Continue reading

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Teagasc Seeking to go GM – Cllr Forde’s Letter to Irish Times

Sir, Welcoming the call from Shane Morris to “develop evidence based, GM policies in a democratic manner” (Letters, March 13th) I would like to remind him of his own longitudinal analysis of university scientists opinion of GM food and crops. … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice Celebration, Dublin – Dublin 21

And so we approach the shortest day of the year, the longest night, the Winter Solstice. In Pagan times this was traditionally one of the most important and sacred occasions in the calendar. It was a time to come together … Continue reading

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Tríocha Bliain Ag Fás: Vicar Street, 11.12.2011

Some of Ireland’s best-known musicians will be performing at a special anniversary concert to celebrate 30 years of the Greens in Ireland at Vicar Street on Sunday, 11 December The performers include: Dónal Lunny, who will have a rare musical … Continue reading

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Get on the Blackstairs Eco Trail with Mary!

On Saturday, September 24 we are going foraging in the wild with the irrepressible and hugely knowledgeable Mary White as she takes us on The Blackstairs Eco Trail Tour. We meet at Mary’s house in Killedmond, near Borris at 12 … Continue reading

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Wexford’s Redmond Park Hosts Picnic in the Park

Redmond Park in Wexford Town will be a hive of activity next Sunday when the rescheduled Picnic in the Park brings together a feast of music, dance, arts and sports. Those energetic souls behind the “Love Redmond Park” campaign are … Continue reading

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Green Gathering at Carnsore

Members of the Green Party come together for “Meeting Point @ Carnsore” this weekend. Early birds arrive this evening with the majority arriving Saturday morning. Carnsore is, of course, famous for the anti-nuke festivals held there in 1978 and ’79. … Continue reading

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Friends of The Raven

Friends of The Raven, a group set up in the past year to keep a watchful eye on Raven Woods, have been very busy of late on the litter collection front. They have reported groups of youths camping in the … Continue reading

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Green Party Convention 2011

The Green Party held its Annual Convention on June 11. This was the first since the General Election and the first under new leader Eamonn Ryan. Wexford Green Stan Nangle was elected to the NEC. While numbers at this Convention … Continue reading

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Wexford No Nukes Motion Is Passed

Councillor Danny Forde was delighted that a no nukes motion he put down at the most recent Wexford Borough Council meeting was passed unanimously. Here is the the motion: “That this Council, in light of the potentially catastrophic danger to … Continue reading

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Co Wexford Organic Centre Courses

Co Wexford Organic Centre at Cushinstown, Co Wexford has a Fruit Growing course on Nov 5. Courses here run from 10am to 3pm. Cost is €40. Horticulturist and Manager Richard Mee is hugely knowledgable and, just as importantly, great at … Continue reading

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Greens Re-gather and Re-focus

Over 300 Green Party members from all over the country gathered in Dublin last weekend for one big self-analysis session: “who am i?”, “where am I coming from?” and “where am I going?”. We looked into the tea leaves, we … Continue reading

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Transforming Wexford’s Redmond Park

A meeting has been called for Monday, March 28 to discuss the best way to maximise the valuable resource that is Redmond Park, one of the few remaining green spaces in Wexford town. The park, which nominally is run by … Continue reading

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What Does It Take To Make One Rich Man?

“And I would ask the political economists, the moralists, if they have already calculated the number of individuals who must be condemned to wretchedness, to overwork, to demoralization, to infantilization, to despicable ignorance, to insurmountable misfortune, to utter penury, in … Continue reading

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Convention 2009

The Wexford greens hosted the National Green Party Convention 2009, arguably the most professional and best attended convention to date. The Convention drew Green supporters from across the country and overseas and was an enjoyable and fact filled event. Waterford … Continue reading

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Wexford Greens Get Back To Basics

At its most recent meeting the Green Party in Wexford spent some time reflecting on the party’s performance in the General Election. Why had the party gotten such an unmerciful mauling? What long term damage might there be from our … Continue reading

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