- 200 million euro capital programme for Wexford
- Hinkley Point C Nuclear Plant
- Same Old, Same Old!
- Climate Change: the government still doesn’t get it
- Waterford to host Convention 2017
- Challenges facing Rural Ireland
- South East Economy Continues to Stagnate
- No Minister for Environment?
- Green Party welcomes Government u-turn on introducing pay-by-weight charges
- Green TD attacks parties for putting politics ahead of country
- ‘This election is make or break for the Green Party’
- Next politician that calls to your door ask him/her to outline their party’s environmental policy
- Same as it ever was!
- So where does the Green Party stand on the 8th Amendment?
- Still looking for a reason to vote Green?
Category Archives: General
Congratulations to Cllr. Niamh Fitzgibbon who has just been elected Chairperson of New Ross Town Council. Here is her Chairman’s address delivered last Wednesday (June 26): “Last night my fellow Councillors on New Ross Town Council elected me as Chairman. … Continue reading
So now we know that the US military is using PRISM to record and archive all the private communications of European citizens through Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Skype and Apple. Then again this outrageous, indiscriminate and un-American infringement of personal liberty … Continue reading
Green Party Leader Eamon Ryan has said of the Government’s announcement of details of a referendum to abolish the Seanad: “The Taoiseach’s proposal for abolishing the Seanad is a short-sighted non-fix of our political system which is broken and in … Continue reading
So just what has Minister for Environment Phil Hogan achieved on the climate change front? Having promised so much he has systematically dismantled much of what the Greens put in place when in government. It’s terrible to say but it … Continue reading
The Government is on the verge of selling Coillte’s harvesting rights for the next eighty years. Rather than selling those rights we should be changing our whole approach so we manage our forests in a more long term, permanent way. … Continue reading
The Mahon Report. Remember that? What exactly was that now, eh? It was a “Tribunal of Inquiry into Certain Planning Matters & Payments”, released in March 2012. Ahh. Sounds very interesting. Not. Actually it uncovered loads of unsavoury goings-on. In … Continue reading
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
“The sixth successive year of austerity for the beleaguered Irish people, and the harshest so far …” says The Examiner of Budget 2013 in a December 3rd editorial entitled “Hardest hit will be hit hard … again”. It’s a nice … Continue reading
Here is an extract from economist Colm McCarthy’s article in The Sunday Independent on Dec 2: “The common currency project is a Franco-German political deal from the 1990s, which saw France support German reunification in exchange for German agreement to … Continue reading
The Department of Environment’s new Myplan.ie planning and spatial data portal system allows the public to view the 400 development and local area plans, developed by the 88 planning authorities, across the country in one easy to use mapping tool. … Continue reading
The Green Economy Group, consisting of 25 national environmental NGOs, has been meeting with senior Government officials in preparation for the “Action Plan for Jobs 2013″. The outcome of this process is the document “Creating Sustainable Employment by Greening the … Continue reading
The National Campaign for the Arts (NCFA) is a broad and inclusive coalition of people and organisations in Ireland who value the arts. It is a volunteer-led, grass roots movement seeking to ensure that the arts are on local and … Continue reading
“The Future of Europe” is a free all-day event hosted by Green Foundation Ireland and Green European Foundation on Saturday 17 November 2012 at Tailors’ Hall, Back Lane, Dublin 8. While the event is free you need to register at … Continue reading
Dr. Commoner, an early environmentalist, warned of the dangers of nuclear weapons testing. He was an early champion of recycling, organic food and reducing fossil fuel use. Watch this short video clip from the www.nytimes.com. http://nyti.ms/STJCzw
Green Party leader Eamon Ryan issued a statement today urging people to register their septic tanks before Saturday. While on the one hand failure to do so will see late-payers having to pay a higher charge – €50 instead of … Continue reading
The second Carnsore Summer School takes place on the weekend September 7 to 9, 2012. The event is organised by the Green European Foundation working with Green Foundation Ireland. The venue is the Carne Holiday Centre in Carne, Co Wexford … Continue reading
Minister for Environment showed his true colours with the announcement today in his internal planning enquiry that there was no wrong-doing. Green Party HQ said “We will never know what the real stories were in these and other Councils because … Continue reading
The recent downturn left the median American family in 2010 with no more wealth than in the early 1990s, erasing almost two decades of accumulated prosperity, the US Federal Reserve said. Family Net Worth in USA Drops to Level of … Continue reading
The Draft County Wexford Biodiversity Action Plan is now available to view. Any comments, suggestions or criticisms must be in by June 29, 2012. Go have a look and see what you make of it.