Saturday June 6, 2020

Martin not behind move to replace Ryan, Greens say

The Green Party deputy leader’s supporters deny any attempt to thwart coalition talks

Aiden Corkery

Political Correspondent

@aiden_corkery
24th May, 2020
Party Leader Eamon Ryan and Green Party Deputy Leader Catherine Martin. Picture: RollingNews.ie

Calls by a number of Green Party councillors for Catherine Martin to replace Eamon Ryan as leader have not been coordinated by her, figures on both sides of the party have said.

The party was thrown into upheaval last Wednesday after it emerged that four of the party’s six councillors in Cork had written to the deputy leader calling on her to challenge Ryan for the leadership of the party once nominations opened later that...

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