€100 Billion for Regions Impacted by Transition from Fossil Fuels

The European Commission has published a plan for €1 trillion in green investments. It’s money which, says the Green Party, could play an important part in transitioning Ireland into a Greener future. The plan, which includes a Just Transition Mechanism worth around €100 billion, is designed to support EU regions most affected by the transition […]

State could be liable for illegal home repossessions if EU law is not correctly implemented

AIB v Counihan ruling requires EU consumer law must be considered in repossession cases Government must follow example of Waterford County Registrar and suspend repossessions The Green Party today called on the Government to introduce a moratorium on home repossessions, warning that the State may be liable for illegal repossessions if EU law is not […]

Fitzgibbon wants a New Tipperary

Since the beginning of the week Gearoid Fitzgibbon has been travelling Tipperary in his campaign van, spreading the message of local energy, better politics, and better services that he hopes will see him elected on Friday. “Tipperary” said Gearoid “is referred to as the Premier County. This goes back to Thomas Davis, Editor of The […]

Fitzgibbon Wants Tipperary to Lead Ireland’s Energy Transition

“One simple solution can immediately put money circulating into rural economies: Stop the waste of energy.” This was the key message of the campaign launch on Thursday evening of Tipperary Greens election candidate, Gearóid Fitzgibbon. Speaking on the theme of “Creating Rural Jobs and Investment”, Green Party Leader Eamon Ryan spoke about his own roots […]

Gearóid Fitzgibbon’s election campaign to be launched by Green Party Leader in Tipperary Town

Green Party Leader Eamon Ryan, will officially launch the Tipperary Green Party candidate, Gearóid Fitzgibbon’s election campaign on Thursday next 11th February in the Excel Theatre, Tipperary Town at 7.30pm. Gearóid is asking that people from Tipperary who wish to engage in the conversation about policies, about people, and about the political system take the opportunity to […]

Fitzgibbon asks Voters to reflect on Leadership

Ahead of the campaign launch on February 11th, Tipperary Greens election candidate Gearóid Fitzgibbon, says that the 2016 election offers Tipperary an opportunity to reflect on the type of leadership that they want in the new and unified county. “Irish voters tend to select their representatives to their national parliament on the basis of personal […]

Politicians Overpaid – Reform Key to Green Campaign – Gearóid Fitzgibbon

Six Tipperary TDs cost Tipperary taxpayers almost €6.5 million over the last 5 years. Tipperary Greens have produced a summary of the approximate salary and expenses costs of Tipperary TDs as part of the launch of their campaign for political reform, along with other issues including local energy production, broadband access and opportunities for young […]

2011 General Election Candidates for South Tipperary

Name: Michael Brown Party: Sinn Fein Michael Brown took a seat on Cashel Town Council in 1985; he lost it in 1999 even though he increased his vote, and regained the seat in 2004.  Michael Brown is currently the Mayor of Cashel. Name: Tom Hayes Party: Fine Gael Website: tomhayes.ie Tom Hayes is a native […]