Greens were just too green

Messianic and intolerant, the Greens thought they had all the answers, but they didn’t really understand the Ireland they lived in

2nd April, 2011
Greens were just too green
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For Ireland’s Greens, their comprehensive defeat in the election must be all the more bitter given the speed of events elsewhere. Has there ever been a Greener moment internationally?

A Green tide has re-emerged in Germany as a viable political alternative. In the Middle East, political instability is raising ominous questions about the future of oil supplies, while in Japan, the nuclear nightmare shows no sign of abating.

Have environmental issues ever been...

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