Dan Boyle was Chair of Comhaontas Glas/The Irish Green Party during its period in government (2007-2011). He was also Deputy Leader of the upper house of the Irish parliament (Seanad Éireann) over the same period and secretary of delegation for the National Forum on Europe (2001-2010).
The Green Observatory provides a round-up of perspectives on a current political issue from the Green European Journal’s partners around Europe. This first edition focuses its lens on Brexit: how is the referendum on UK membership being discussed in different countries? And what could be the potential consequences on the ground in the case of a vote to leave the EU?Read more
Ireland will vote on the European Union’s ‘Stability Treaty’ on May 31st, the only EU Member State to have a public vote on the treaty. The campaign will reignite a debate in Ireland about its relationship with the EU. For most of its time as a member of the EU, Ireland has perceived ‘Brussels’ as a positive player in Irish economic and social development. However, the economic implosion has raised awkward questions, and led to a re-evaluation of this relationship.Read more