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Greens Slam Murphy’s U-turn on Dublin Mayor

Latest delay shows that the Department is in control of the Minister, and has no appetite for political reform

Green Party Councillors across Dublin’s four Local Authorities have today expressed their disappointment in the latest delay on proposals for a Directly Elected Mayor of Dublin.

They accused Minister Eoghan Murphy of failing to follow through on reforming local government, and said his latest statements are a u-turn from his stated position just last week. Continue reading

Cuffe and Hourigan welcome DublinBikes expansion

The Green Party has welcomed the news that construction will start this month for the installation of fifteen new DublinBike stations, most of which will be located in Dublin’s north inner city. Continue reading

Green Party Calls for improved Waste Licensing after St. Margaret’s fire

The Green Party has called for a review of waste licensing in Ireland after yesterday’s large fire at the yesterday’s fire at the St Margarets / Sandyhill vehicle recycling facility in North Dublin. It called on the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment to tighten up licensing and procedures for such facilities. Continue reading