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Mental Health Day

On Saturday for Mental Health Day we were fortunate to have the High Hopes Choir and Shirley Lanigan in the beautiful surroundings of Rothe House & Garden Shirley spoke about the positive mental health benefits of gardening and the choir were just fantastic. Big thanks to Trish Ellen Finegan, Rory Connellan and to Grace and

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EU and US Trade Deal will decimate Irish Agriculture – Noonan

The Irish Government is leading Irish farmers and the very future of farming itself down a destructive path in supporting a trade deal with the US that will undermine our produce and flood European markets with cheap grain fed beef. That’s the view of Green Party Environment Spokesperson Cllr Malcolm Noonan. Cllr Noonan claims that

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Green Party calls for the elimination of temporary halting sites for the Traveller Community in the wake of Carrickmines tragedy.

The Green Party today called for the elimination of so called ‘temporary’ halting sites as a means of accommodating Traveller families in the wake of the tragedy at Carrickmines. The Party said that political blocking and a culture of endemic discrimination towards the Traveller community is preventing the advancement of housing that meets the needs

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Malcolm Noonan 2014 Leaflet

For anyone who didn’t receive Malcolm’s campaign leaflet to your house.  You can download it here Malcolm Noonan Election Campaign 2014               .

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Community Participation Proposals in Local Government Reform have merit but are meaningless without resources

Commenting further on Minister Hogan’s Local Government Reform Proposals announced yesterday, the Green Party welcomes the proposals to introduce plebiscites, town and area meetings, community forums and wider participative planning methodologies but criticize the lack of any substance to the proposals and lack of either financial or staff resources to such proposals. ‘Meaningful community participation

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Green Party condemns decision to licence GM Potato trials in Carlow – your help needed

The biotechnology industry won the day, thanks to their friends and supporters in Fine Gael and Labour. The Green Party has condemned the decision of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to grant a licence to Teagasc to commence field trials of Genetically Modified (GM) Potatoes at their research centre in Oak Park Carlow. Speaking following

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Acquisition of St Mary’s ends a great year for Kilkenny

This is a press release I issued following the Borough Council’s purchase of St Mary’s Church and Graveyard. I have to say, I felt very proud signing the purchase agreement and to have played a part in bringing this day about. The Church of Ireland and trustees of St Mary’s have to be commended for taking care of it for so long under difficult circumstances. This site sparked my imagination…

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Plans for Bridge and Access Scheme should now be scrapped

Following the decision by An Bord Pleanala to refuse planning for a major retail development at the former Mart site in Kilkenny City, Mayor Malcolm Noonan is calling

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Malcolm Noonan has been a Green Party Kilkenny Borough & County Councillor for 10 years working hard over that time to help create sustainable communities. Vote Malcolm Noonan Kilkenny City West, Local Elections 2014

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