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From The Daily Edge Joan Burton reprimanded by animal rights group after “skin a cat” comment That's Cat
Joan Burton: ‘Eamon is here and in very good form’

Joan Burton: ‘Eamon is here and in very good form’

There’s no grudge being held, it seems.

# joan-burton - Monday 15 September, 2014

Joan Burton: Vote Sinn Féin in and we might as well give the country back to the Troika

The Tánaiste has criticised Gerry Adams and his party this morning.

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

State of the Nation: Can Joan Burton save the Labour Party?

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

# joan-burton - Friday 12 September, 2014

From Business ETC Burton thanks IBM for JobBridge support Jobswatch

Burton thanks IBM for JobBridge support

Company says 50 new jobs coming in Dublin multilingual sales centre.

# joan-burton - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

# joan-burton - Saturday 6 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Joan Burton trended worldwide on Twitter after Late Late Show appearance Tanaiste Joan

# joan-burton - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Angry parents and ‘Gaza’ banners greet ministers, as new term begins

With the Cabinet back, and the Israeli ambassador being grilled by TDs, it was also a busy day for protests at Government Buildings.

Jobless figures down, though they’re still doling it out

Fewer people signing up for benefits, but nearly half now long-term claimants.

Ministers don’t want to play “fast and loose” with Budget 2015

The Tánaiste said that the economic recovery needs to be cemented.

# joan-burton - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Richard Bruton: Now is not the time for wage increases

The Jobs Minister’s position contrasts with those in Labour who want a Low Pay Commission.

Department’s top doctor isn’t retiring… because they can’t find anyone good enough to replace him

Dr. Clement Leech should have retired in 2012. Interviews for a replacement were held last year but no candidates were deemed suitable.

# joan-burton - Monday 25 August, 2014

It looks like Labour’s next manifesto will commit to widening Ireland’s abortion laws

The Tánaiste is also in favour of repealing the 8th Amendment.

# joan-burton - Saturday 23 August, 2014

The Burton Bounce: Winners, losers and one we couldn’t decide on from the political week House Of Cards This post contains a poll This post contains videos

The Burton Bounce: Winners, losers and one we couldn’t decide on from the political week

You win some, you lose some – even during the summer recess.

# joan-burton - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Róisín Shortall thinks Eamon Gilmore was out of touch, in denial and should have quit sooner The High Table Interview This post contains videos

Róisín Shortall thinks Eamon Gilmore was out of touch, in denial and should have quit sooner

The former junior minister and Labour TD gave a wide-ranging interview to TheJournal.ie this week.

Róisín Shortall: We need more than just politicians to start a new political party The High Table Interview This post contains videos

Róisín Shortall: We need more than just politicians to start a new political party

The former Labour TD is “very open” to the idea of a new political party, she told TheJournal.ie.

# joan-burton - Monday 18 August, 2014

Why has Labour’s support doubled since May?

Analysis: Joan Burton’s party has gone from 7 per cent to 14 per cent in the latest opinion poll. But why?

# joan-burton - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

The 5 ministers whose special advisers still breach the government’s €92k pay cap

The government’s breach of its own pay ceiling for advisers has been controversial in recent years.

# joan-burton - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Joan Burton defends new death certs after ‘hidden suicide’ claims

Where and when will grieving families be required to disclose a cause of death?

# joan-burton - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Sinn Féin is just 1% behind Fine Gael in the latest opinion poll

And, we’re warning you now, the public were also asked about Garth Brooks in this Sunday Independent/Millward Brown survey.

# joan-burton - Monday 28 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge There’s a petition to get Joan Burton to apologise to metal fans So Metal

There’s a petition to get Joan Burton to apologise to metal fans

She implied that Metallica fans are far more troublesome than Garth Brooks fans, and metalheads are not happy.

# joan-burton - Thursday 24 July, 2014

No plans to revisit abortion laws, in spite of severe criticism from UN

The UN Human Rights Committee is urging the Government to revise its “highly restrictive” abortion laws.

# joan-burton - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Ministers sign off on over-70s free GP care plan

It’s expected that draft legislation will be ready by the end of the year.

# joan-burton - Monday 21 July, 2014

Flannery ‘holding options open’ on proceedings over PAC’s Rehab inquiry

Angela Kerins has launched legal action against ‘deeply distressing’ inquiry into her involvement with Rehab.

‘A feature of our calamities in Ireland is that we keep repeating them’

The MacGill Summer School has been discussing how to restore trust and credibility in our institutions.

Joan Burton: Above all else, the Israelis need to stand back from their actions in Gaza

The Tánaiste said that “viable ceasefire” is needed in the Middle East after a weekend of violence.

Over €200m worth of unclaimed social welfare payments in past three years DSP

Over €200m worth of unclaimed social welfare payments in past three years

No, you can’t have them. There were all returned to the Department.

The political version of the Electric Picnic is happening in a small Donegal village all this week

Glenties plays host to the 34th annual MacGill Summer School all week.

# joan-burton - Thursday 17 July, 2014

TDs stand for Gaza as Deaf community makes Dáil history

There was an unexpected, wildcard move from Gerry Adams, and the Tánaiste did a bit of waving.

# joan-burton - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Yes, you CAN get married outdoors… the Attorney General gives her blessing

It follows a number of cases in recent months where couples were told they would have to get married inside a hotel, rather than in a marquee outside as planned.

Here are 7 things you need to know about the junior minister reshuffle Everyday I'm Shufflin This post contains videos

Here are 7 things you need to know about the junior minister reshuffle

Analysis: It’s no country for old men or young women but there’s a big promotion for one young man.

What changes does Ibec want in the 2015 Budget?

Ibec is one of several groups making pre-budget submissions to the Oireachtas Finance Committee today, but what else is happening in Leinster House?

# joan-burton - Saturday 12 July, 2014

As talks dragged on nervous TDs in shiny suits roamed Leinster House waiting… and waiting

As the talks continued and the wait lengthened anticipation turned to frustration ahead of the Cabinet reshuffle.

# joan-burton - Friday 11 July, 2014

These are the six areas Enda and Joan want to prioritise from now until 2016

From access to childcare to disposing bank assets, they’ve covered a lot in the Statement of Priorities.

Confirmed: Leo Varadkar is the new Health Minister, Pat Rabbitte dropped from Cabinet Everyday I'm Shufflin This post contains videos

Confirmed: Leo Varadkar is the new Health Minister, Pat Rabbitte dropped from Cabinet

Who’s in? Who’s out? Who’s stuck with the same job?

Joan Burton: ‘It’s always sad when Cabinet members have to go’

The Tánaiste said that the new faces in Cabinet will allow them to ‘work afresh’.

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’ clock

Here are 9 things you need to know about the Cabinet reshuffle

Analysis: The Cabinet’s female membership is doubled but will Labour rue taking on Environment?

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