Search Results for 'Trevor Sargent'

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Malcolm bites the bullet and declares interest in party leadership

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Popular Green Party councillor Malcolm Noonan has confirmed to the Kilkenny Advertiser that he will put his name forward in the contest for leadership of the Green Party.

Politics is a rough trade - we’ve no right to expect anything - White

Newly-appointed Junior Minister at the Department of Equality and Integration Carlow Kilkenny’s Mary White has said that she understands the pain of Fianna Fail TDs in Carlow-Kilkenny who are none too pleased at the news of her appointment, as she has been there herself.

Movements in government parties make space for new faces

The world of politics is in flux. Never has it been so unstable and volatile. One minute, long-standing and up-standing members of cabinet are there and next they are gone.

White in the running to be constituency's first female minister

The constituency of Carlow-Kilkenny is bracing itself for the possibility that it just might be appointed a junior ministerial role in the form of Green Party deputy leader Mary White, in the wake of the resignation of Junior Minister Trevor Sargent this week.

Irish politics is a bit like The Sopranos

Over the past fortnight, Irish politics has resembled the final episodes of that classic crime drama The Sopranos. As that series rumbled to a climax, all it took was one stray bullet to set into train a series of events that saw one character after another take a hit.

Sargent departure is ‘ bolt from the blue’

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In the space of 10 days the Greens have been hit by a double whammy of resignations and plunged into a public bickering match with their coalition colleagues Fianna Fáil.

There’s something fishy going on

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The dogs in the street know there is no love lost between Minister Éamon Ó Cuív and Dep Frank Fahey TD, but at a meeting last year in Ros a’Mhíl even the fish in the sea got wind of the animosity when local FFers feared blows might be exchanged between the two heavy hitters.

Local Farmer wins top prize at Bord Bia event

A Kilkenny man has won the Bord Bia Quality Beef Producer award this week.

Organic food demand could decrease

The demand for organic food could decrease in Ireland if we consumers follow a similar trend as our British counterparts.

Funding approved to kick-start Galway livestock and meat sector

Livestock marts and the small meat sector in County Galway are set to receive nearly €882,000 in grant-aid funding which it is hoped, will help to kick start economic activity and create additional job opportunities.


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