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Ryan and Martin to face off in Green leadership debate this week

Green Party insiders believe Ryan has the edge after large margin by which members voted to enter into coalition pact

Aiden Corkery

Political Correspondent

@aiden_corkery
5th July, 2020
Catherine Martin, the Green Party TD and Eamon Ryan, the party leader, will go head to head for the leadership Picture: Rollingnews

Eamon Ryan and Catherine Martin are to take part in a two-hour head-to-head debate this Tuesday over who should lead the Green Party for the next five years.

Party insiders believe that the unexpectedly large margin by which members voted in favour of entering government indicates that Ryan will be re-elected leader.

The party’s members voted by 76 per cent to 24 per cent to enter government on June 26, well in excess of the...

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