There’s only two Eamon Ryans

The Green Party leader has two separate ministerial portfolios, both of which he admits are ‘huge’. But he hopes he will be allowed to hire a phalanx of analysts to help with decision-making

Aiden Corkery

Political Correspondent @aiden_corkery
4th October, 2020
There’s only two Eamon Ryans
Eamon Ryan: “There’s no point me banging someone over the head and saying ‘You have to do it because I said so” / Fergal Philips

Metaphors aside, Eamon Ryan is quite literally a man going places. As a minister with two separate portfolios – the Department of Transport and the Department of Environment, Climate and Communications – he finds himself regularly switching between his separate departmental offices on Leeson Street and Adelaide Road.

That’s when he is not in his third office in Government Buildings on Merrion Street, where he spoke to the Business Post, having taken Leaders’ Questions in...

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