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# joan-burton - Friday 5 February, 2016

Poll: Who do you want to be the next Taoiseach? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you want to be the next Taoiseach?

This time three weeks polling booths will be open.

# joan-burton - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Mother wants child’s PPS number changed as it contains 666

The digits are associated with the devil.

# joan-burton - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

Joan Burton says Alan Kelly is ‘an incredibly obedient employee’ Election Fever This post contains videos

Joan Burton says Alan Kelly is ‘an incredibly obedient employee’

Meanwhile, Gerry Adams says that 15 seats would be a good election for Sinn Féin.

# joan-burton - Monday 1 February, 2016

Slapped down: Joan Burton insists she IS Alan Kelly’s boss

The Labour deputy leader said yesterday that in politics “you are your own boss”.

# joan-burton - Sunday 31 January, 2016

The Advisers: Meet the small group who have run the country since 2011, for €3.1 million a year

Which minister spends most on their own staff? A new analysis of official figures by TheJournal.ie

# joan-burton - Saturday 30 January, 2016

With the election imminent, Joan Burton has issued a warning to voters

The Tánaiste said “hard-earned progress” could be “squandered” by voting for other parties.

# joan-burton - Thursday 21 January, 2016

‘Can you imagine what it’s like to have scoliosis, Tánaiste?’

Mary Lou McDonald and Joan Burton had a heated exchange in the Dáil.

Joan Burton survives motion of no confidence as TDs attack Labour in heated debate

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# joan-burton - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

‘I have never made a personal attack on another politician, but I am furious’

Independent TD John Halligan was first up this evening in the debate on the Tánaiste’s no confidence motion.

Why the John Delaney controversy is another (avoidable) fiasco for Labour

Analysis: Labour should be keeping its head down. Instead the party’s most senior figures are committing own goals.

Joan Burton is facing a motion of no confidence over ‘blatant cronyism’

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

Poll: Do you support today’s no-confidence motion against Joan Burton? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support today’s no-confidence motion against Joan Burton?

The Labour Party says she broke no rules in making the appointment.

# joan-burton - Friday 15 January, 2016

This may be the silliest thing Joan Burton has done in the last five years

Analysis: The decision to appoint David Begg as chair of the Pensions Authority has caused controversy and unnecessary hassle for Labour.

Joan Burton is facing a motion of no confidence next week

David Begg’s appointment sparked political controversy this week.

# joan-burton - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Labour TD criticises Burton for giving David Begg state board role without public process

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# joan-burton - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

TDs are back from their Christmas break – and they’ve got one thing on their minds

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# joan-burton - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Has Enda told Joan what’s in his head?

The date of the election remains a mystery.

# joan-burton - Monday 11 January, 2016

Joan Burton says questions about bank debt deal are now redundant

That historic 29 June 2012 ‘game changer’ is now a distant memory, it would seem.

# joan-burton - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Joan Burton: Politicians shouldn’t fear for their safety

The Tánaiste also said some discussions on social media “become very extreme”.

# joan-burton - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Pictures: the moment Joan Burton fell out of a boat in Kilkenny floods Joan Rivers This post contains videos

Tánaiste’s head of staff is paid €52,000 more than pay cap

A war of words between Labour and Fianna Fáil has erupted on the subject.

# joan-burton - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

The 10 most read stories on TheJournal.ie this year

Berkeley, Paris, Karen Buckley and Carrickmines – these are the stories you read this year.

# joan-burton - Sunday 27 December, 2015

Joan is promising a €25 pension increase if Labour gets back into power

It follows a pledge from the Tánaiste earlier this month on raising the minimum wage.

# joan-burton - Saturday 26 December, 2015

Enda Kenny isn’t thinking about anyone else but Joan Burton

To go into government with after the election, that is.

# joan-burton - Monday 21 December, 2015

‘Completely delusional’: Joan Burton slammed over Fine Gael-only warning

The Tánaiste thinks Labour brings balance to Fine Gael’s approach – Sinn Féin disagrees.

# joan-burton - Friday 18 December, 2015

# joan-burton - Thursday 17 December, 2015

WATCH: Huge Dáil shouting match on TDs’ last day before Christmas Barroom Brawl This post contains videos

WATCH: Huge Dáil shouting match on TDs’ last day before Christmas

Thank god they’re going away for a few weeks.

# joan-burton - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

Department insists no issue with Joan Burton’s ‘unusual and concerning’ letter to constituents

The letters were delivered in Oireachtas envelopes and headed paper.

# joan-burton - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

A loophole allowing Irish minors to marry will soon be closed

387 minors married at the age of 16 or 17 between 2004 and 2014.

# joan-burton - Monday 14 December, 2015

January surprise? Joan is on high alert for an early election

Could Enda go to the country before the end of next month?

# joan-burton - Saturday 12 December, 2015

With Labour in the doldrums, could this guy have done a better job than Joan? All White On The Night This post contains videos

With Labour in the doldrums, could this guy have done a better job than Joan?

Alex White reflects on his leadership bid, Labour’s election hopes and his own endangered seat.

# joan-burton - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Joan Burton reckons the improving economy means people can go on dates again Democratic Swipe Left This post contains videos

Joan Burton reckons the improving economy means people can go on dates again

A new ad from Labour is looking to push that message home.

# joan-burton - Friday 27 November, 2015

Mick Wallace has published his Project Eagle correspondence with Nama…

The independent TD has called for a commission of inquiry to be set up to investigate claims surrounding the state agency.

# joan-burton - Monday 23 November, 2015

Under 26 and on the dole? Labour has some good news for you – sort of

Young adults are currently paid a lower rate of jobseeker’s allowance.

Joan Burton reckons Labour could win more than 30 seats

The Tánaiste is in optimistic mood this morning.

Joan denies an unemployed man was told to apply for 200-300 jobs a week

The Tánaiste said it was deemed that the man was ‘not genuinely seeking work’.

# joan-burton - Thursday 19 November, 2015

# joan-burton - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

From Business ETC This is why Joan Burton is hailing a ‘landmark moment’ in Ireland’s recovery Wheels In Motion

This is why Joan Burton is hailing a ‘landmark moment’ in Ireland’s recovery

Just don’t mention the regional unemployment.

# joan-burton - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Mairia Cahill ‘deeply regrets and is deeply sorry’ for dissident involvement

The Labour Seanad candidate has broken her silence.

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