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Eamon Ryan: the 57-year-old Dubliner, who lives in Clonskeagh, has led the Green Party over the past 12 months to its greatest results. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw / The Irish Times

Eamon Ryan is not a regular smoker, but – in the years when he was rebuilding the Green Party with no money, staff, or even salary for himself – he to(...)

Developer Johnny Ronan said he was entirely unaware of the threat of coronavirus at the time the videos were recorded. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Johnny Ronan was known in some media organisations during the Celtic Tiger as ‘the buccaneer’. It suited him, from his sheriff of Nottingham hair, to (...)

Richard Bruton: “It is crucial that as we rebuild we make structural changes which will break the link between fossil fuels and economic progress. We must embed climate resilience as part of our recovery.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The Government has indicated it fully supports a green deal being central to a new economic recovery plan at EU level – and aligned itself with 12 oth(...)

The Green Party claims traffic congestion costs Dublin close to €500m annually, rising  to €2bn by 2030. File photograph: The Irish Times

The Government’s “climate inaction” will cost the exchequer some €7.6 billion this year, according to an analysis released by the Green Party on Frida(...)

The European Investment Bank announcement it is to end funding for fossil fuel energy projects

The European Investment Bank announcement it is to end funding for fossil fuel energy projects, a move expected to support Europe’s plans to become th(...)

‘Just one more thing, ma’am . . .’ If the Solidarity-People Before Profit TD Paul Murphy's hunch is right, then ‘Fobgate’ could put the War of the Buttons into the ha’penny place. Photograph: John Ohle for The Irish Times

We don’t wish to alarm anyone, but Votegate may be only the tip of the iceberg. As the War of the Buttons simmers along gently, awaiting the results (...)

Protestors scale a shale gas rig at Merseyside in the UK in 2011. File photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire.

The Government will not support any grant application for EU funding by the Shannon liquefied natural gas (LNG)project until “a security of supply rev(...)

A Dublin Port  sign, located on East Wall Road.

Open House Dublin, the annual free-to-attend architecture festival, is a chance to nose about private homes and commercial buildings not normally open(...)

 President-elect of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen: has displayed a deft tough, but the name of her new migration brief appears bizarre. Photograph:  Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP/Getty Images

Ursula von der Leyen – or VDL as she is being known – has demonstrated, even before assuming office as European Commission president, quite a def(...)

Jean-Claude Juncker addresses the plenary of the European Parliament on Britain’s withdrawal from the EU during Brexit  debate  at the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Wednesday. Photograph: Patrick Seeger/PA

British opposition MEPs strongly appealed to the European Parliament and Council on Wednesday to “give us time” by granting another Brexit extension. (...)

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