Dan Boyle

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Under the redevelopment plan, Páirc Uí Chaoimh will see its capacity increase from 43,500 to 45,000 people, with the existing covered South Stand (with a current capacity of 9,000) being replaced by a three-tier structure with a total capacity of 13,000. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Cork GAA has expressed hope that a €70 million plan to redevelop Páirc Uí Chaoimh into a 45,000-capacity stadium will clear any planning appeals after(...)

Full list of candidates Although Cork City Council was the only local authority area not to change in the constituency revision, this month’s loc(...)

About 28 per cent of those going forward for county or city council seats later this month for listed as non-party.

They come from the left, right and centre. Some are company directors. Many more are farmers. And a good number of this cohort of just over 2,000 peop(...)

 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(...)

Dan Boyle: is grateful for the level of care he received at Cork University Hospital. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

When I called to my doctor the other day, he said he hadn’t actually been totally honest with me. My white blood cell count had been extremely (...)

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(...)

Former senator Dan Boyle said he didn’t believe that the constitution should be changed on foot of a referendum with a low turnout by the electorate. Photograph: Eric Luke /The Irish Times

A former Green Party TD has called on the government to introduce legislation to set a minimum threshold for voter turnout in referendums to change(...)

Former Fine Gael legal adviser Brian Hunt said the Government’s “line of ‘let’s save €100 million and sack 60 politicians’” in abolishing the  Seanad was superficially attractive. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Government’s proposal to abolish the Seanad belongs to the “announce first, think later” school of policy-making, a former Fine Gael legal adviser(...)

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan in september 2010,  when he was minister for communications, energy and natural resources, arriving at Government Buildings for a cabinet meeting. Photograph: Frank Miller

A quip made famous by the late Con Houlihan perfectly, if cruelly, describes the current status of the Green Party. A reporter with notions had left t(...)

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