Green Party leader Eamon Ryan: ‘If the Irish people are to elect people, who are we to say “We won’t talk to you’ – we need to respect the voters.’ Above, at the Irish Farm Centre last week. Photograph: Tom Honan for The Irish Times

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan has warned the major parties that anyone seeking to go into coalition with the Greens will need to seriously addres(...)

The unrelenting presence of plastic continues to mar Irish coastlines, as demonstrated during this year’s Coastwatch survey

The proliferation of “wet wipes” contaminating Irish coastlines is a new trend featuring in the reports of volunteers participating in the 2018 Coastw(...)

Former Green Party TD Dan Boyle said he would like to see a proper recognition of local government in the Constitution. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Protection of the environment should be enshrined in the Irish constitution as happens in many other European countries, the first of a series of regi(...)