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Ryan urged to heed voices of Greens’ left-wing splinter group

Party chairwoman Hazel Chu says serious rift urgently needs to be healed

Aiden Corkery

Political Correspondent

@aiden_corkery
26th July, 2020
Eamon Ryan TD, speaking to the media after winning his contest with Catherine Martin to lead the Green Party Picture: RollingNews.ie

The chairwoman of the Green Party has urged Eamon Ryan to hold discussions with a new left-wing grouping within the party in a bid to ease the serious tensions that have arisen in recent months.

Ryan was narrowly re-elected as party leader last Thursday night after beating deputy leader Catherine Martin by a 51 per cent to 49 per cent margin.

The result came on the same day that a number of members announced they were quitting...

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