Saturday February 29, 2020

Gearing up for a Green revival

The climate crisis has turned young voters’ minds to the environment, while the popularity of Fine Gael’s European candidates is not matched on the home front

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

19th May, 2019

Elections are full of both danger and opportunity for party leaders. The last European and local elections in 2014 cost Labour leader Eamon Gilmore his job, with the scale of the losses alarming TDs in the party.

But if the trend in this Sunday Business Post/Red C poll continues at the ballot boxes next Friday, then Green Party leader Eamon Ryan will be celebrating a rebirth for his party, eight years after it was wiped out...

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