More people die from lung cancer associated with radon gas than from traffic collisions
Proposals on school ethos and sex education not a ‘them versus us’ clash with religious patrons, TD claims
PROPOSALS to remove school ethos as a barrier to the objective delivery of sex education are not intended as a “them versus us” clash with religious patrons.
On Wednesday, Leo Varadkar was asked by the Green Party’s Catherine Martin about the “embarrassing, disgraceful and shameful” position of Ireland as one of the lowest ranked countries in the latest Climate Change Performance Index.
Oireachtas Commission agrees to Women’s Caucus call to examine working conditions
Over 75,000 workers had claimed the expense this year
Meanwhile, Catherine Martin shows she has the Commons touch during historic speech
Green party: ‘We are further behind than ever’ in meeting environmental targets
Helpline to be established for those wanting to raise concerns on bullying or sexual harassment
Ireland is set to miss its carbon reduction targets by a big margin in the coming years
The deputy leader of the Green Party expressed concern over the three-day waiting period in relation to women in Northern Ireland who may seek a termination in the Republic of Ireland.
Prospect of directly elected mayor for Dublin referred to a citizens’ assembly for 2019
Children being ‘left at side of the road’ due to poor handling of transport scheme – TDs say
Government departments spent €35,000 on training to minimise effect of hidden prejudice
A tram broke down on the Green Line for a second day running
The proposals will be debated in the Dail this evening
The Government’s newly passed Heritage Bill should be scrapped entirely because of the damage it will do to wildlife in hedges across the country, TDs have claimed.
The women’s caucus has asked Leinster House to consider hiring an independent expert to look into experiences of Oireachtas staff
Catherine Martin insists it is essential Houses are a ‘breastfeeding-friendly workplace’
Oireachtas Women’s Caucus writes to Ceann Comhairle Sean Ó Fearghaíl over issue
Green party motion passed to fix ‘appalling construction standards’ of boom building
Green Party’s Waste Reduction Bill 2017 seeks to ban single-use, non-recyclable plastics
Motion calls for improved regulation of building standards and new legal rights for homebuyers
Congregation of the Religious of Jesus and Mary sell 5.4 acre site in Goatstown
Pupils at south Dublin school have been using temporary accommodation since 2012
Over 40 areas of bogs are to be de-designated as Natural Heritage Areas
Fine Gael newcomer Josepha Madigan joined by poll topper Shane Ross and Catherine Martin
The newly-elected TD is calling for a cross-party women’s caucus to ensure women’s issues are addressed in the Dáil
Catherine Martin says she would like to sit down with Donald Trump so he can face his fear of women
Newly elected TD Catherine Martin, of the Green Party, makes an impassioned call for the formation of a government in her first parliamentary speech.
Green Party leader urges consideration of cutting official relations with Egypt
Harry McGee speaks to Catherine Martin, Deputy Leader of the Green Party, who has been elected to the constituency of Dublin Rathdown. Video: Bryan O’Brien
The Dublin Rathdown candidate joined Seán Moncrieff for Quick Fire Candidates
The party leader criticised Government for returning to the economic model that created recession
The Department of ~Justice is examining the impact of a High Court ruling in which a bank’s application for summary judgement against a farmer and his wife was refused due to EU rules on unfair contracts.
Green Party TD uses maiden speech to urge action from main parties
Having a family often prevents women from entering politics, but the opposite was true for Catherine Martin.
The Government has been urged to ban the repossession of tens of thousands of homes because Irish courts may have failed to give at-risk families a full breakdown of their rights.
New research shows that almost 1 in 4 parents of children would not have baptised their child if they didn’t need it to gain entry to their local school.
It is unclear when parents will see changes to the rules that allow links between religion and school enrolment, despite Education Minister Richard Bruton’s plans to deal with the issue.
At least four classrooms burned down in blaze at Ballinteer gaelscoil in Co Dublin.
Many builders who went bust are back in business – but many people who bought defective houses from them are left without redress, the Dáil has been told.
Female TDs and Senators have agreed to set up a caucus in the Houses of the Oireachtas.
he State could be liable for illegal home repossessions, according to the Green Party.
Catherine Martin raises issue of ‘inept, incompetent, greed-driven building standards’.
Leader Eamon Ryan urges Taoiseach not to attend the White House on St Patrick’s Day
PROTESTERS gathered outside the US Embassy this evening with a message to Taoiseach Enda Kenny – ‘don’t offer a shamrock to Donald Trump on St Patrick’s Day’.
Interviewed by Michael Smith just after her election as a TD