Surprised he never considered joining the stickies.Here's Meaney on US troops and Shannon in 2006:
And 3 years later:Brian Meaney, of the Green party, said: "You can't allow an airport's future to depend on selling sandwiches to soldiers. People have a notion of Irish neutrality, and they think it is being undermined and sold out." Concerns grow in Ireland over use of Shannon airport as US military stopover | World news | The Guardian
"The US military business is a good foundation base for the Shannon Airport Authority to maintain (sic) and ensure that the airport can stay open and has services." Green Party in Co. Clare Firmly Behind US Military in Shannon - Indymedia Ireland
Nope, of course not. But I'm realistic to know 6 TDs were never going to have the power to change the course of Fianna Fail. That said, the Greens fought for, and got, some good stuff (civil partnership, planning laws, a push on renewable energy). On balance their policies best reflect my opinions.What on Earth possessed you to do that? Were you that happy with the FF/Green government?