Green Party publishes five pledges for the future

Pledges are “green-line issues” for the party

The Green Party today published five pledges for the next Dail, which include commitments on the green economy, income tax and political reform. These issues will form the party’s basic platform for the next five years.

Green party TD Eamon Ryan said: “The Greens are committing to five fundamentals we will fight on, whatever role the party finds itself in after the election. Continue reading “Green Party publishes five pledges for the future”

Ireland can be oil free by 2030 – Gormley

Ireland can be oil free by 2030 – Gormley Greens present vision to break dependency on imported fossil fuels

The Green Party has outlined plans to make Ireland oil free by 2030. The Party said that the keys to Ireland’s energy independence lay in increasing our wind and ocean energy supply, electrifying transport, and retrofitting our houses and office buildings. Continue reading “Ireland can be oil free by 2030 – Gormley”

Delayed action against bank culprits has driven people’s anger – Boyle

Delayed action against bank culprits has driven people’s anger

Fianna Fáil not really serious about tackling problem, says Boyle. Public anger in this election is partly fuelled by the authorities’ failure to act against certain bankers who seriously damaged the economy, Dan Boyle said tonight. Continue reading “Delayed action against bank culprits has driven people’s anger – Boyle”

Greens publish social policy plan for a better Ireland

Greens publish social policy plan for a better Ireland. Labour should come clean on social welfare cuts – Gormley

Green pledges:

Ireland to be fined E26 million and daily fines of €33000

17th February, 2011. Environmental Pillar of Social Partnership: Ireland to be fined €26 million and daily fines of €33,000

The Environmental Pillar calls on the Government: to take seriously its role as protector of the natural resources that are fundamental to all life, including human; to fully implement the Water Framework Directive, the Habitats Directive, the Birds Directive, and the EIA Directive; and in so doing to avoid the Irish taxpayer having to face huge fines. Continue reading “Ireland to be fined E26 million and daily fines of €33000”