Greens Welcome Decision to Amend Article 41.2
Reacting to the report released today recommending amendment of the ‘Women in the Home Article’ by the Justice and Equality Committee of the Oireachtas, Pauline O’Reilly, who addressed the Committee as part of the process, described the news as welcome. “We have relentlessly called for the recognition of caring to be maintained in the Constitution, […]
Local Communities Must Be Given More Power to Halt Economic Decline
Local communities should be given more decision-making powers to halt the decline of town centres. That is the view of the Green Party in response to a new report published this morning by the Society of Chartered Surveyors. The report focused on 200 towns with populations of between 1,500 and 10,000 and claims the abolition […]
Greens accuse Government of “dropping the ball” on an Elected Mayor for Dublin
Fine Gael forget about Dublin as Cork, Limerick, Galway and Waterford get to vote for their own Mayor
Green Party leader Eamon Ryan said today ‘Dublin is gridlocking and homeless is rising due to the lack of leadership in the planning and development of our city. One of the best ways we could address the crisis is to allow the people of Dublin directly elect their own Mayor.
Greens criticise Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil’s blocking of Votes At 16 Bill
Una Power has criticised Fianna Fáil for voting against a Bill to allow votes at 16, despite the measure being Fianna Fáil policy for the 2016 election.