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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

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

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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