Tuesday February 18, 2020

Greens ‘disappointed’ at lack of focus on climate change

Party criticises rivals for lack of ambition but says it is open to working with any of them

4th February, 2020
Neasa Hourigan and Eamon Ryan: the party leader said he was disappointed that climate change had not been a more prominent issue in the election campaign. Picture: Rollingnews.ie

The Green Party today said it will work with any parties to tackle climate change but criticised Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin for a lack of ambition and vision.

Eamon Ryan said he was disappointed that the issue had not been front and centre of the election campaign. He called on voters to back the Greens’ “inclusive and long-thinking” policies but declined to tell supporters how to order the...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

The state’s oldest party has youth on its side but it needs to stake out new ground

Susan O'Keeffe | 15 hours ago

The narrative of the Sinn Féin surge suggests that politics in Ireland is becoming more polarised like in the US and Britain, but the reality is far more complex

Colin Murphy | 2 days ago

Some members of the party‘s 47-strong national executive have served jail terms for Provisional IRA activities ranging from possession of weapons and explosives to murder

Aiden Corkery | 2 days ago