Green Party (Ireland)
|Leader||Eamon Ryan TD|
|Deputy leader||Catherine Martin TD|
|Northern Ireland Assembly leader||Clare Bailey MLA|
|Founded||1981(as Ecology Party of Ireland)|
|Headquarters||16–17 Suffolk Street, Dublin 2, Ireland|
|Youth wing||Young Greens (currently inactive nationally)|
|European affiliation||European Green Party|
|International affiliation||Global Greens|
|European Parliament group||Greens–European Free Alliance|
|Colours||Green and gold|
12 / 160
4 / 60
|House of Commons|
0 / 18
|Northern Ireland Assembly|
2 / 90
|Local government in the Republic of Ireland|
48 / 949
|Local government in Northern Ireland|
8 / 462
|European Parliament (Republic of Ireland seats)|
2 / 13
The Green Party (Irish: Comhaontas Glas, literally "Green Alliance") is a green political party in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. It was started in 1981 as the Ecology Party of Ireland. It was known as the Green Alliance from 1983, before becoming known as the Green Party in 1987. Its leader is Eamon Ryan as of June 2020[update].
It is currently part of a coalition government with Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael. It has 12 seats in the Dáil Éireann and is the smallest party in the coalition. It is the fourth largest party in the Dáil. The Green Party was also part of the government from 2007 until 2011.
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