http://www.pinknews.co.uk/news/articles/2005-13151.html# is where to look for this story.
One prominent Green Party member over here has noted
I can confirm that on my recent trip to Ireland I found considerable
hostility to the Irish GP leadership from ordinary Greens and other
progressives over their role in the quite reactionary coalition
government, including over their compromise on same-sex civil
At a recent LGBT conference, five Irish activists told me they were no
longer supporting the GP because of its acceptance of the second best
option of civil partnerships - instead of marriage equality.
A sad but probably justified decision.
I suppose the hostile comments will be coming in soon from the Irish Green Party loyalists, all two of them...lets just recycle this comment to save them the energy needed.
This analysis is broadly typical of what is wrong with Green politics, in that very many people who think they are involved in Green politics are actually involved in moral crusades, that are built around vanity and arrogance rather than any sense of urgency regarding what is happening to our planet.