Neasa Hourigan

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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(...)

Last time out in 2016, Mary Lou McDonald soaked up almost a quarter of all the first-preference votes cast in the constituency. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Dublin Central (four seats) Current: 1 SF, 1 FG, 1 Ind Dublin Central was for decades staunch Bertie Ahern and Tony Gregory territory. The only near(...)

The Green Party has launched its air quality policy by highlighting one of Dublin’s air quality blackspots. From left: Cllr Roderic O’Gorman, Dublin West candidate, Cllr Neasa Hourigan, Dublin Central candidate and Cllr David Healy, Dublin Bay North candidate. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

The Green party in government would extend the smokey-coal ban throughout the country, increase air monitoring in high risk areas, and roll-out an ini(...)

Maureen O’Sullivan TD at the Dáil in 2016. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Dublin Central TD Maureen O’Sullivan has announced that she will not stand for re-election, bringing to an end almost 40 years of representation o(...)

Gardaí have been conducting checkpoints in Dublin 7 where the attempted abduction of a woman in her 60s occurred.

Gardaí have arrested a 20-year-old man in relation to the attempted abduction of a woman in Dublin on Monday. The arrested man is from the west of th(...)

A view of the Iveagh Markets building, in Francis Street, Dublin. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Dublin City Council plans to repossess the Iveagh Markets from Temple Bar hotelier Martin Keane, despite this meaning it would face a €13 million bill(...)

Lord Mayor of Dublin Paul McAuliffe: “There is a perception the city is awash with money.” Photograph: Tom Honan

Lord Mayor of Dublin Paul McAuliffe has said he cannot stand over a city council budget that would see increases in charges and cuts in services for D(...)

Redevelopment of O’Devaney Gardens:  Dublin City Council is in the process of building 56 social homes on the site. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The redevelopment of the former O’Devaney Gardens flat complex by Bartra Capital is set to be blocked by Dublin city councillors on Monday, unless aff(...)

Green Party Finance spokeswoman Neasa Hourigan  and Party leader Eamon Ryan at the Irish Georgian Society in Dublin at the launch of the party’s pre-budget submission 2020. Photograph: Laura Hutton

Students would be given free access to all public transport, similar to the existing scheme for pensioners, under proposals from the Green Party. Th(...)

Activists stage a protest on Dublin’s Lower Liffey Street on Saturday to highlight the capital’s air pollution problems. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

A group of environmental and transport activists has blocked traffic on Dublin’s Lower Liffey Street on Saturday to highlight the capital’s air pollut(...)

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