Ciarán Cuffe

Ciarán Cuffe MEP delivers a speech at the European Parliament
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Dublin is changing for the better, but there is so much more we can do to make it thrive. We also need safe protected cycle lanes, decent footpaths, and more trees and public seating on our streets.

I’m working in the European Parliament  to make Dublin the best city in Europe for living, working, and raising a family. That means taming the traffic, providing decent housing that people can afford, creating quality jobs and ensuring we’ve clean air, parks and play spaces. Together with Grace O’Sullivan MEP we are  working as part of the Greens/EFA team to deliver on climate action, a just transition and safeguard human rights in Europe and around the world.

Recent Achievements

Increased climate spending to 60% in €34 billion “Connecting Europe” plans

Leading negotiations on new laws to bring Europe’s buildings up to an A energy rating by 2050

Ensuring palm oil by-products and food crops excluded from ‘green’ aviation fuel

Published “Vision for Capel Street” with Minister of State Malcolm Noonan TD

Working to reduce “ghost flights” carrying no passengers during the COVID-19 pandemic


As a student, I campaigned to save Viking Dublin at Wood Quay. Since then, I have lived and worked in Dublin’s inner city for over thirty years. I trained as an architect and urban planner, and founded a Masters programme in urban regeneration and development at TU Dublin, Bolton Street. I have been a city councillor, TD and Minister of State, and now I am proud to serve as Dublin’s Green MEP. My work on the Transport and Energy Committees of the European Parliament focuses on climate action, housing and promoting active mobility. I also work on planning and heritage issues, and want Dublin to be the Green Capital of Europe.

Ciaán Cuffe speaks to a journalist on Moore Street, Dublin

The Tara Building, 11-15 Tara Street, Dublin 2, D02 RY83