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  Green Party (Ireland) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Green Party's best-known politicians are its leader Trevor Sargent and Deputy Eamon Ryan.
The Green Party has strong links with its counterpart in Northern Ireland, the Green Party in Northern Ireland, but it has had little success at any level of election in the North, though in the most recent local elections it won three councillors.
Although it is a member of the European Federation of Green Parties, the Irish Green Party has adopted a notably more eurosceptic stance than is typical of Green Parties in other European Union countries.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Irish_Green_Party   (492 words)

 S/R 14: The Irish Green Party
The Green Party in Ireland was formed in 1981.
However the Irish Nationalist position, that a simple majority on the island as a whole ought to dictate the form of political organization within the island and its external relations, falls well short of the ecological position.
The Green Party in Ireland has enthusiastically embraced this argument, seeing reflected in it the principles of both inter-dependence and the celebration of diversity.
www.greens.org /s-r/14/14-14.html   (964 words)

 Mayo Greens   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Green Party does understand that if there were no live exports at present, the meat factories would have a monopoly on the meat trade in Ireland and the prices paid to the farmer would drop considerably.
Until a viable alternative can be offered, the Green Party will seek to reduce the dominance of the large meat factories and supermarkets and lobby for the humane transport of animals at home and abroad while seeking to phase out live exports over time.
Staying with the property market, Shirley Piggins said that the Green Party was committed to building more social housing and affordable housing and that the party was in favour of providing grants to ensure that older, well-built houses were maintained for re-use by new owners.
www.mayogreens.org   (971 words)

 Radio New Zealand Morning Report - Green Party
The Greens were the only party in parliament yesterday opposing making SAS troops available as part of an international coalition to combat terrorism in the wake of the attacks on the USA.
In the United States I mean the Green Party over there said the best way to convert people to terrorism is to drop bombs on their families and that’s one of our biggest worries that this is only going to escalate what’s happened.
The Irish Green Party have also countenanced against taking military action because you know they pointed to their own experience and said defeating suicide terrorists using traditional military means is virtually impossible.
www.greens.org.nz /searchdocs/other4927.html   (1166 words)

 The Scottish Green Party
Green economic policy recognises the strain that the modern economy puts both on individuals and the environment.
Green politics is the fastest growing movement in the world and Greens are active across the globe.
Greens internationally are united in calling for wealthy western banks to free third world countries from crippling debt.
www.psr.keele.ac.uk /area/uk/man/scgrn97.htm   (2383 words)

 Green Party Review
Greens believe that no one is so defined by their class that they cannot learn to alter their assumptions about the world and how they live their lives.
Greens believe that a similar sort of grass-roots political mobilization based in part on appeals to morality is essential if we are to fundamentally change our society in order to develop a sustainable society based on the principles of justice and compassion.
As a result, when Green parties are first being organized the majority of members have no idea of how to function in large organizations in a way that respects the rights of other people yet will allow it to pursue large scale projects in a timely and efficient manner.
www.greenpartyreview.ca   (16846 words)

 Green party on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Many Green parties also advocate pacifism and strongly support human rights ; the parties are typically grassroots leftist in their political orientation.
The German Green party, founded in West Germany in 1979, had some political successes in the 1980s and merged with a group from the former East Germany in 1993.
Ralph Nader was the Green party's presidential candidate in 1996 and 2000, and in the latter election the party garnered the largest vote (2.6%) of any U.S. third party.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/g/greenpart.asp   (567 words)

 Irish Green Party biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Irish Green Party (in Irish, An Comhaontas Glas) was founded as the Ecology Party of Ireland in 1981.
The Irish Green Party's best-known politicians are leader Trevor Sargent and former MEP Patricia McKenna.
The Green Party has strong links with its counterpart in Northern Ireland, the Green Party in Northern Ireland, but it has had little success at any level of election in the North.
irish-green-party.biography.ms   (196 words)

 ipedia.com: Northern Ireland Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
From serving as the bedrock of Irish nationalism in the era of the plantations of Queen Elizabeth and James I in other parts of Ireland, it became itself the subject of major planting of Scottish settlers after the Flight of the Earls in 1605 (when the native governing and military nationalist elite left en masse).
However, as the Northern Irish party system is not based on socio-economic divisions, it inevitably attracts a wider spectrum of opinion and has a middle-class support base.
The party is firmly to the right on issues such as abortion, capital punishment, European integration and equal opportunities, although the party seems to be moderating its stance on gay rights.
www.ipedia.com /northern_ireland.html   (4519 words)

 Democracy in the City   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Trevor Sargent (July 1960) was elected the first leader of the Irish Green Party in October 2001, ending its previous policy of collective leadership.
He was the sole Green Party representative in the 27th Dáil.
The Green Party’s performance in Dublin in 2002, coupled with a collapse in the Fine Gael vote, saw it become the third largest party in Dublin and the fourth largest in the Dáil.
www.dublin.ie /democracy/profile.asp?repID=20425   (239 words)

 ::: u.tv :::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Party members in the Republic overwhelmingly passed a motion to remove obstacles in their constitution to allow the Northern Ireland Greens become a regional council.
Speaking after the special convention in Dublin, Green Party leader Trevor Sargent said the move endorsed the spirit of the Good Friday Agreement and its aims for a lasting peace.
Green Party of Northern Ireland leader Dr John Barry hailed the merger as "an historic and exciting development" and said it will help more members to get elected and contribute to the peace process.
u.tv /newsroom/indepth.asp?id=56297&pt=n   (659 words)

 Green Party Article
For the Green Party, whose four pillars are Ecology, Non-Violence, Social Justice and Grassroots Democracy, we recognize the global crisis and its four faces of global poverty, global warming, global corporatization and global war.
Greens recognize the serious of the global crises of corporatization, ecology, war, and poverty.
And in Arcata, Calif., Green elected officials who have succeeded in working with the community to take a stand to say that any city official in the city of Arcata who complies with provisions of the PATRIOT Act is not doing their job.
www.gp.org /articles/manski_04_05_04.shtml   (3627 words)

 London Green Party  
Responding to Ken Livingstone's call for the London Assembly to be abolished, the Greens have called for the Assembly to be made more effective by giving them a real say in the decision making process.
Green Party European candidate, Dr Joseph Healy was attacked last night, 20th April, at a meeting of the Camberwell Community Council by Labour councillor Ritchie.
At the last Assembly elections the Greens scored one of their best ever results in the Party's history, securing 11.1% of the vote across London and winning three seats on the 25-member Assembly.
london.greenparty.org.uk /news/349   (777 words)

 SFBG Arts and Entertainment: The green party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Belly-filling specials on Irish stew, cottage pie, and fish and chips, as well as free corned beef sandwiches are sure to curb those drunken munchies.
Irish stew, tunes from Famous Shamous and the Louts, and brown soda bread are highlights of the 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Irish prime minister Bertie Ahern will attend this year's parade, and the block party includes music, step dancers, Irish food, and Guinness and Harp ales.
www.sfbg.com /AandE/Events/stpatricks.html   (2204 words)

 Irish Green visits Los Angeles
While in Los Angeles, Vincent spoke at a house party of about 25 local Greens, taped a segment on Pacifica radio station KPFK's "Green Perspectives", and attended a meeting of the newly-ballot status Green Party of California.
In 1989 the Irish Green Party ran a candidate from Dublin named Roger Garland for the national parliament and much to their surprise, he won.
In this they looked as a role model to the Tasmanian (Australia) Green Party, which in holding the balance of power in their own recent coalition government, eschewed a cabinet position in favor of a 99-point platform accord with the Labor Party.
www.feinstein.org /greensynthesis/irishgreens.html   (1269 words)

John Gormley, Green Party TD visited Galway on Tuesday the 12th October and addressed the Galway Greens and the NUIG Young Greens at the Westwood Hotel.
TD Trevor Sargent (Irish Green Party Leader), Polish Green Party Delegate, Marelby Agatton (Oxigeno Colombian Green Party), Yannis Tsironis (Greek Green Party delegate), Joschka Fischer (German Minister of Foreign Affairs and Vice-Chancellor), Prof.
Greens in Galway: Terry McDonough (Green Party National Coordinator, and Lecturer in the Department of Economics NUIG), Niall O Brolchain (Galway City Councillor), Andrew Murphy, Martin, Maria-Alejandra Gonzalez, Marian Brady (Green Party: Galway Secretary), James Hope, Sven Schmalfuss, Siobhan Heanue, Aoibhe Kieran, and Jean Hamilton.
student.nuigalway.ie /~greens/pastevents2.html   (361 words)

 Eamon Ryan
Eamon Ryan is an Irish Green Party politician.
Ryan was born in Dublin and first became involved in politics in 1998 when he was appointed to Dublin City Council.
He announced on September 13, 2004 that he intended to ask his party to nominate him as a candidate for the Irish presidential election, 2004.
www.kiwipedia.com /eamon-ryan.html   (135 words)

 BBC News | EUROPE | Party stresses peace accord goal
The political parties focussed on key issues which are expected to dominate the four-week campaign.
The party re-stated its preference that a border poll should should only be carried out when there was a real prospect of change to Northern Ireland's position within the UK.
The Labour Party was also expected to focus on crime when it unveiled the third stage of its manifesto on Sunday afternoon.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/europe/1956153.stm   (421 words)

 S/R 19: GE Actions by the Irish Green Party
The combination of environmental activism and political activity that Green Party members in Ireland operate meant that we knew the importance of the application to grow sugar beet which Monsanto had tucked away in a small provincial paper.
As part of the Green Group in the Parliament, they have been successful in eroding some of the more extreme ambitions of the genetic industry, such as in the Patenting Directive, and have exposed many of the loopholes in up-coming legislation.
In Ireland, the Green Party is putting forward the policy that as an island nation we have a huge potential to be a GMO-free zone.
www.greens.org /s-r/19/19-16.html   (1055 words)

 Learn more about List of Green party issues in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Worldwide green parties (main overview article about Green parties and Green Party all over the world)
Green Party of England and Wales (England and Wales)
Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand (New Zealand)
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /l/li/list_of_green_party_issues.html   (374 words)

 Plutonium Investigation - Others News - 26/05/2003 - Sellafield still pollution 'threat'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Emmet Stagg, Irish Labour's spokesman on nuclear safety, said the report by the Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland reinforced his view that the plant should be closed down.
A spokesman for Irish environment minister Martin Cullen said the government would still be calling on the Britain to close the Sellafield reprocessing plant down.
She said: "Even though this was the highest source of contamination of the Irish Sea the amount is still negligible.
www.wise-paris.org /english/othersnews/year_2003/othersnews030526.html   (322 words)

 Green Party Articles
There's a new national Green Party in the United States, and we hope that the FEC will take notice.
The May 17 election was a media-filled occasion for the Green Party of British Columbia in Canada.
Green your world by growing a garden on your roof.
www.suite101.com /articles.cfm/green_party   (563 words)

 Society Politics Green Parties   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Green balkan net - A network between the green parties and groups across the Balkan region.
Green Parties Worldwide - A list of Green Parties and associated groups from across the world, divided by continent.
Green Party of Ukraine - Up-to-date information about the party including latest news, their charter, policies and photos.
www.iper1.com /iper1-odp/scat/id/Society/Politics/Green/Parties   (389 words)

 The Green Party in Northern Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Green Party in Northern Ireland has extended its sympathy to the family, friends and colleagues of Dermot Hamilton, General Secretary of Comhaontas Glas, who died earlier today.
The Greens in Northern Ireland have rowed in behind their German colleague, Joschka Fischer, as he prepares to go to the polls.
The German Foreign Minister is one of the most prominent and influential Greens of his generation and a significant influence on the leadership of the Party in Northern Ireland.
www.greens-in.org   (675 words)

 Green Party / Home - Green Party / Comhaontas Glas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Green Party Leader Trevor Sargent TD addressing this year's annual Convention in Cork.
The Greens want to ensure that each parent has the option of staying at home for the early years of their child's life and recognise the need to increase parental leave to ensure that all workers can 'take up' this leave.
The Green Party is campaigning for clean, efficient public transport.
www.greenparty.ie   (456 words)

 Media/Statements: Patricia Mc Kenna, Irish MEP, Green Party of Ireland, EU / European Union, Environment & ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Irish children are getting fatter - the victims of saturation marketing by the junk food industry, Green Party MEP Patricia McKenna said today.
She was speaking in advance of an international food conference, organised by the Green party, which will take place at Dublin Castle on Tuesday next, April 13.
Faced with alarming rises in levels of obesity and diabetes, the party is demanding a Europe-wide ban on television advertising of junk food aimed at children.
www.pmckenna.com /media/statements/2004/04.04.10.html   (634 words)

 The Simpsons Archive: Irish References On The Simpsons
Lisa's T-shirt: I Kissed the Balmoweloud is analogous to Irish "I kissed the Blarney Stone" T-shirts.
Milhouse says "It the wearin' of the Green, Bart" "The Wearin' of the Green" is an Irish ballad about how wearing the color green was a jailable offense during the 18th century as an illegal sign of Irish nationalism and rebellion against the British.
Irish dancing is a big craze in Europe and the United States (shown on PBS).
www.snpp.com /guides/irish.refs.html   (1171 words)

 tcgreens.org: Green News and Opinion from Tompkins County (Ithaca NY)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
WASHINGTON -- Independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader selected longtime Green Party activist Peter Camejo to be his running mate on Monday, a move sure to boost his chances of winning the Green Party's endorsement this week and its access to ballot lines in 22 states and the District of Columbia.
The announcement came in advance of the Green Party convention beginning Wednesday in Milwaukee.
Nader, who ran as the Green Party candidate in 2000, is not seeking the party's nomination but he has pursued an endorsement from the third party.
www.tcgreens.org   (1601 words)

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