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Has Electoral Success Broken The Green Party? – AN SIONNACH FIONN – Politics Article

It seems that the Green Party is going through some of the same growing pains that effected Sinn Féin in the aftermath of the general election of 2011 and to a lesser extent at the start of this year. In the first decade-and-a-half of the new century SF experienced an influx of excited new blood in the South that frequently found itself at odds with the cautious older blood of the existing membership. Incoming activists and their post-war concerns and…

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Fianna Fáil Dissent, Fine Gael Smugness, Green Party Unease And Russian Bots – AN SIONNACH FIONN – Politics Article

Are the wheels about to come off the new multiparty coalition government before it can even trundle out of the garage? Things are looking difficult for the spindly tricycle hammered together by Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and the Greens. The much diminished Legion of the Rearguard in FF, championed by the likes of Éamon Ó Cuív and a handful of well-known grassroots’ veterans, has come out in opposition to the draft deal with the support of an even smaller cadre…

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Good News For Cyclists And Pedestrians? – AN SIONNACH FIONN – Politics Article

The draft programme for government agreed by Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and the Green Party commits the forthcoming coalition to further investment in new and improved infrastructure for cyclists and pedestrians. Which is a welcome development. Unfortunately I have no doubt that when it comes to planning and constructing that infrastructure a number of local and regional authorities around the country, and in the capital in particular, will make an absolute balls of it. Unfortunately with the move to push…

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