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Lunch Bites @ the IoD: Implications of 'The Green Wave' on the Irish Political Landscape

Eamon Ryan TD is the leader of the Green Party and has been a member of Dáil Éireann since 2002.

In this Lunch Bites @ the IoD event, Deputy Ryan will share his views and insights on the ‘green wave of thinking’ that he believes reached Ireland during the local and European elections in May 2019.

He will also discuss the implications this may have for the future Irish political landscape.


Registration and sandwiches at 12:30, with discussion and Q&A from 13:00 -13:50.

If there is a question you would like to ask in advance, please let us know by emailing Lisa Sweeney or feel free to raise your questions or comments on the day. Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. 

IoD events may be eligible for CPD, including Chartered Director CPD. Please check with your relevant professional body.

17 Oct
Eamon Ryan TD, Green Party Leader, and TD for Dublin Bay South
12:30 - 13:50
Free of charge. IoD members only
The Carolan Room, National Concert Hall, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2
Lunch Bites @ the IoD is kindly sponsored by IQ-EQ
Fully Booked

Eamon Ryan TD

Green Party Leader, and TD for Dublin Bay South

Eamon Ryan TD was elected to represent Dublin Bay South in the 2016 General Election and is the leader of the Green Party. Deputy Ryan has been a member of Dáil Éireann since 2002. He previously served as Government Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources. 

In recent years, Deputy Ryan has also worked for European climate organisation, E3G, and chaired the digital policy group in the Institute of International and European Affairs. He was the founding chairperson of the Dublin Cycling Campaign and began his political career as a Dublin City Councillor for the Rathgar – Rathmines ward.  

Deputy Ryan studied commerce in UCD, and managed a marketing course in the university’s School of Business. In the late 1980s, he founded a cycling tourism company called Irish Cycling Safaris, and in 1996 won the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award. 


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