Greens: New Bill giving false hope to horticultural growers all around the country

Speaking at Order of Business today Green Party Senator Pauline O’Reilly raised concern about the Horticultural Peat (Temporary Measures) Bill 2021 that was added to the Seanad Order Paper yesterday. O’Reilly said “I am here, today to put on the record the Greens position in relation to a Bill that…

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All our cities across Ireland would welcome a ninety-minute fare

Speaking at Seanad Order of Business today, Green Party Senator Pauline O’Reilly, welcomed the introduction of the ninety-minute fare that is being rolled out across Dublin. O’Reilly said “we had very welcome news that there would be a ninety-minute fare for Dublin.  This is hugely important because we know that…

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Green Senator calls out Sinn Féin’s lack of commitment and populism on climate change

During Order of Business in the Seanad, Senator Pauline O’Reilly, leader of the Greens in the Seanad, said that: “In light of all of this I find it alarming that today, of all days, is the day that Sinn Féin called for more consultation on the Climate Action Plan…we have…

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O’Reilly says she would welcome a ban on Formula Milk Advertising

Reacting to a report from the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Tourism, Culture, Arts, Sport and Media which called for a moratorium on the advertising of formula milk Green Party Senator Pauline O’Reilly said that: "Ireland's low rates of breastfeeding are not an accident. We are a large exporter of dairy…

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Green Party Minister announces 25% increase in Rural bus services

“A new plan called ‘Connecting Ireland’ has been launched this week which will see a transformative approach to rural transport. Minister Eamon Ryan has asked the National Transport Authority to run a consultation, and has put forward maps of the proposed new bus routes and has said that routes will…

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