Category Archives: Green Politics

Victory Patrick Costello T. D.

In the end the transfers all fell the right way and we have a new green T D for Dublin South Central – thanks to all who trusted us! Now the real work begins: Housing, Health, Education, Jobs – all … Continue reading

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#GE2020 Patrick Costello #1

PATRICK COSTELLO is the Green Party candidate for the Dublin South Central constituency in next month’s election to Dail Eireann. We’re looking for your first preference #1 vote.  Raised, educated, living and working in the Rathgar/ Rathmines/ Ranelagh area. After … Continue reading

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GE2020 Patrick Costello Vote#1

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Past & Future

Congratulation to Joe O’Brien on winning the Dublin Fingal by-election. And to the three less successful Green Party candidates and the hundreds of tireless canvassers who walked miles for a better future. There are two types of people in the … Continue reading

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Electric Vehicles and the Climate Action Plan 2019

A motion was put to Policy Council in October 2019: “ In view of the Government objective of having 10% of all vehicles in Ireland being zero emission vehicles by 2020 it is proposed that all new public buildings should … Continue reading

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Thank YOU for supporting the Green Party May 2019

Our candidates  were ALL elected councillors for Dublin City Council after the election on May 24th 2019:  Councillor Patrick Costello – Kimmage – Rathmines Ward (East Crumlin, Kimmage, Terenure, Rathmines west, Rathgar, Rathfarnham) “I stand for investing in communities – … Continue reading

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Empowering Women leads to Climate Justice and maybe Salvation for All

Watching Dr Edward Cameron speak at the annual EPA lecture in the Mansion House, Dublin on Friday 17th May brought home some uncomfortable facts to me. To my mind, Ireland has generally been an equal opportunity country, with talent and … Continue reading

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Keeping Fossil Fuels in the Ground

The transition to 100% renewable energy raises profound questions for the future of our communities and infrastructure, including: Can we produce enough renewable energy to power all the cars and trucks we have today? If not, how should our transportation … Continue reading

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Step Backwards for Ireland, Step Forward to the World

There are two types of people in Ireland. One type is Gaelic and Ulster-Scots, religious, traditional and insular – our way or no way. Second type is people who want a progressive modern republic taking advantage of new ideas and … Continue reading

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Dark Green Thoughts

I attended a Stop Climate Chaos/350.org meeting recently. A topic caught my attention ‘Are we all climate change deniers?’ Closer to believing Trump’s beautiful MAGA world for winners behind walls while ignoring Brussel’s eco-socialist Europe attempt to save the world. … Continue reading

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