End Period Poverty

End Period Poverty

According to research published by Plan International Ireland, 50% of Irish girls between the ages of 12 and 19, struggle to afford sanitary products. In 2019, The Women’s Parliamentary Caucus brought a motion on Period Poverty before the Dáil and the Seanad....
Tradfest

Tradfest

I have a particular grá for traditional and folk music. My children play the harp, the mandolin, and the button accordion, and during my student days I used to busk on Grafton Street. I really appreciate the value, love and importance of our traditional music. In...
Bringing Back Live Performance

Bringing Back Live Performance

I was delighted to announce that a number of test performances with live audiences will take place over the coming days and weeks. Our theatres and performance venues were some of the first to close their doors earlier this year so I urgently wanted to give them the...
COVID Care Concerts

COVID Care Concerts

Gerald Peregrine is a musician who got in touch with our national programme, Creative Ireland, about his great idea. When live music came to stand still earlier this year, Gerald put on a solo recital on a sunny day in his garden and the idea of playing to nursing...
Young Voters in GE2020

Young Voters in GE2020

‪I’m proud that the Green Party Ireland is a party of all generations, for all generations. With a climate crisis and many national challenges, young people’s voices are critical in #GE2020 ‬ ‪We hear your message for urgent social and climate justice, loud and clear‬...