Ross Brown

10 results

Alliance party leader and candidate Naomi Long (centre), at the European Parliamentary elections count at the Meadowbank Sports Arena in Magherafelt, Northern Ireland. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

The success of Alliance was the headline of the local elections in early May in Northern Ireland and it was the headline of the European Parliament el(...)

Newly elected Foyle MLA Eamonn McCann after his victory as a People Before Profit candidate at the NI Assembly Election count in Derry city. Photograph:  Margaret McLaughlin

The rise of People Before Profit and the Green Party in the Assembly brings a radical new edge to Stormont. Gerry Carroll won People Before Profit’s(...)

Naomi Long: “I’m quite happy to start as the underdog.” Photograph: The Irish Times

The TUV hate the DUP And say they’re weak and wrong Yet they’ll help them out in East Belfast, Just to clobber Naomi Long. Commentator and columnis(...)

Sinn Fein’s Martina Anderson at the King’s Hall, Belfast, after confirmation of her election. Photograph:  David Young/PA Wire

Outgoing Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson was returned to Brussels yesterday evening when she exceeded the quota on the first count in the Northern Irel(...)

 It’s a tough task for the SDLP’s Alex Attwood, but if he manages to get ahead of Jim Nicholson in the early counts there is a possibility he could stay there. Photograph:  Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

If the three Northern Ireland MEPs aren’t all returned to Europe people will be surprised, but not shocked. There is an outside prospect of an upset i(...)

 Green Party leader  Eamon Ryan says  Labour was “completely fixated with privatisation” and had made a remarkable journey from its “Marxist and Maoist” principles. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Green Party signed the troika agreement on the potential sale of State assets because it expected the Labour Party would not follow through with p(...)

 Green Party leader Eamon Ryan said controversy surrounding senior Fine Gael strategist and lobbyist Frank Flannery illustrated the existence of culture  of cronyism.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/Irish Times

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan has accused the Coalition Government of fostering a culture of cronyism and inside influence. In his leader’s add(...)

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan has taken a gamble by standing in Europe. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / Irish Times

After about a year of entering government back in 2007 the Greens realised their status had changed from being coalition partners to being acce(...)

 At the Green Party launch  in Dublin of its European Parliament campaign    are (from left): Mark Dearey, Midlands–North-West;  Grace O’Sullivan,  South,  party leader and Dublin candidate Eamon Ryan and Ross Brown, a candidate in the North constituency. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The Green Party is contesting all four constituencies on the island in May’s European ele(...)

Pictured at the Green Party launch of its European parliamentary election campaign  launcg in Buswells Hotel in Dublin today  are, (from left) Mark Dearey,  Ross Brown,  Eamon Ryan and Grace O Sullivan. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The Green Party will contest the four European parliament constituencies throughout the island in the May elections. Party leader Eamon Ryan, w(...)