JOE O’BRIEN ran away with the Green vote in Fingal leaving Fianna Fail’s Lorraine Clifford Lee in his wake, as the new TD vowed to fight for realistic climate change policies against a Government ideology not treating as “urgent” environmental issues and homelessness.
Fine Gael candidate for Fingal James Reilly said the electorate had probably used their votes to “Give the Government a kick” ahead of the General Election, as he stated views previously expressed by Verona Murphy were not welcome in Fine Gael.
GREEN Party by-election candidate Joe O’Brien is in the cinema with his children while the count is underway in Swords, north county Dublin and early estimations are he’s performing well in the race.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar was gracious in defeat at the Dublin Mid West count centre as he acknowledged the victory of Sinn Fein's Mark Ward and the defeat of his party's candidate Emer Higgins.
Green Party Senator Grace O'Sullivan and Independent Wexford TD Mick Wallace celebrated being elected to the European Parliament for Ireland South as Fine Gael hailed "a transfer miracle" which delivered the party two Brussels seats.
GREEN Party Senator Grace O'Sullivan and Independent Wexford TD Mick Wallace celebrated being elected to the European Parliament for Ireland South as Fine Gael hailed "a transfer miracle" which delivered the party two Brussels seats.
Newly elected Fine Gael MP, Maria Walsh, said that being a member of the LGBT community does not mean that you can’t also express your faith, as she attested to being a devote Roman Catholic.
Publicly owned housing, cycle lanes aplenty and green spaces – these things could soon become a more prominent part of every day Dublin life, if the newly elected Green Party councillors are successful in their goals.
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