Saturday December 7, 2019

Dublin City Council: Green Party’s surge described as a case of ‘emperor’s new clothes’

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

@whytebarry
26th May, 2019
Hazel Chu of the Greens got about a third of the first preference votes in early tallies: ‘Every conversation should have climate at the forefront, whether you’re talking about transport or housing’ Pic: Maura Hickey

The more things change, the more they stay the same: nowhere is that clearer than at Dublin City Council, where the ‘Green Wave’ was perhaps the most visible trend, but some old problems still linger.

One of the main beneficiaries of that Green Wave was Hazel Chu in the Pembroke ward. In early tallies, she got about a third of the first preference votes, she told The Sunday Business Post.

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