# joan-burton - Yesterday’s News
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# joan-burton - Wednesday 30 November, 2016
Former Tánaiste said she found the letter “needlessly offensive” to adopted people and gay people.
# joan-burton - Wednesday 2 November, 2016
Last month the 17-year-old boy was convicted of falsely imprisoning then Tánaiste Joan Burton and her advisor.
# joan-burton - Saturday 22 October, 2016
“If this was happening anywhere else in the world, we’d be saying that’s mad.”
# joan-burton - Monday 17 October, 2016
He has a team of 12 who are earning up to €156k.
# joan-burton - Wednesday 28 September, 2016
Taoiseach Enda Kenny said the matter is being discussed ahead of October’s Budget.
The former Tánaiste and her advisor were allegedly trapped for three hours at a Jobstown protest two years ago.
# joan-burton - Wednesday 21 September, 2016
The 17-year-old boy denies falsely imprisoning the former Labour leader and her advisor Karen O’Connell.
# joan-burton - Tuesday 20 September, 2016
The detective inspector was giving evidence today at the trial of a teenager accused of the false imprisonment of Joan Burton and her advisor.
# joan-burton - Monday 19 September, 2016
The former Labour leader and Tánaiste gave evidence today at a trial of a 17-year-old boy charged in connection with the Jobstown water charges protest in November 2014.
A total of 20 people have come before the courts over the 2014 protest. .
# joan-burton - Wednesday 14 September, 2016
The trial, due to begin next Monday, is the first relating to charges of false imprisonment in connection with the Jobstown protest which saw then-Tánaiste Joan Burton confined to her car for two hours in November 2014.
# joan-burton - Monday 5 September, 2016
Jean-Claude Juncker has defended the decision after attacks from the US
# joan-burton - Wednesday 20 July, 2016
The judge says that this had been a problem at a previous hearing.
# joan-burton - Friday 8 July, 2016
The Ceann Comhairle criticised TDs while Joan Burton called on Government chief whip Regina Doherty to apologise.
# joan-burton - Sunday 12 June, 2016
The former Tánaiste talks abortion, rent supplement and why women have to be tough to be in Irish politics.
# joan-burton - Friday 20 May, 2016
Alan Kelly failed to turn up at the leadership announcement after failing to garner support from his party colleagues.
# joan-burton - Tuesday 17 May, 2016
While Alan Kelly has put his name forward, it appears support is leaning towards Brendan Howlin.
# joan-burton - Tuesday 10 May, 2016
Joan is stepping down, so who’s in the mix to replace her? We rank the contenders…
The future leadership of the party will be discussed at the party’s parliamentary meeting.
# joan-burton - Saturday 7 May, 2016
The former Tánaiste says yesterday’s vote for Taoiseach was “like a bad play”.
# joan-burton - Thursday 5 May, 2016
The court heard he has prior convictions for theft and has already served a sentence which expired in January for his other offences.
# joan-burton - Friday 22 April, 2016
# joan-burton - Monday 18 April, 2016
The prospect of Labour supporting a Fine Gael-led minority was also downplayed today.
# joan-burton - Monday 4 April, 2016
Today the case was adjourned to the 3 May.
# joan-burton - Sunday 3 April, 2016
The minister says once it’s legal it’s fair game.
# joan-burton - Thursday 31 March, 2016
Brendan Howlin is emerging as the clear favourite to succeed Joan Burton.
# joan-burton - Wednesday 30 March, 2016
Meanwhile, Alan Kelly apologised for comments he made about power being a drug that suited him.
# joan-burton - Thursday 10 March, 2016
TDs have failed to elect a Taoiseach for the 32nd Dáil.
# joan-burton - Monday 7 March, 2016
The cases of the Jobstown 18 have been put back to April. Meanwhile, another water protest is planned for this Thursday.
# joan-burton - Thursday 3 March, 2016
The Tánaiste and Labour said the party must “reflect, rebuild and renew” following its worst election ever.
# joan-burton - Wednesday 2 March, 2016
The beleaguered Labour leader is facing an uncertain future as a new poll finds strong support for her resignation.
# joan-burton - Sunday 28 February, 2016
It was not supposed to happen, but it did.
# joan-burton - Saturday 27 February, 2016
# joan-burton - Thursday 25 February, 2016
Could this swing some undecided voters?
# joan-burton - Wednesday 24 February, 2016
The Taoiseach and Tánaiste made their final pitches to voters in Dublin today.
# joan-burton - Tuesday 23 February, 2016
Is a Fine Gael Fianna Fáil coalition on the horizon?
# joan-burton - Monday 22 February, 2016
The Renua leader said the election is “make or break” for her party.
# joan-burton - Saturday 20 February, 2016
He also does an uncanny Gerry Adams.
# joan-burton - Thursday 18 February, 2016
Joan Burton got lots of criticism for her body language during last Monday’s leaders’ debate – but why, asks Lorraine Courtney.
# joan-burton - Wednesday 17 February, 2016
The Tánaiste suggested that sexism lays behind criticism of her body language in Monday’s debate.