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# joan-burton - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Schoolboy accused of false imprisonment of Joan Burton said he was "sorry" to gardaí

The 17-year-old boy denies falsely imprisoning the former Labour leader and her advisor Karen O’Connell.

# joan-burton - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

Garda tells court Jobstown protest was 'like a rugby maul'

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

"I worried what will happen if they manage to open the car doors" - Joan Burton

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.

Joan Burton arrives through Children's Court side door as trial of Jobstown 17-year-old begins Tallaght Rally This post contains videos

Joan Burton arrives through Children's Court side door as trial of Jobstown 17-year-old begins

A total of 20 people have come before the courts over the 2014 protest. .

# joan-burton - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

Mass rally to take place in support of water protesters ahead of trial of 17-year-old

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

The Apple tax ruling is being talked about at the G20 summit in China

Jean-Claude Juncker has defended the decision after attacks from the US

# joan-burton - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

Judge warns people against recording Jobstown trial on their smartphones

The judge says that this had been a problem at a previous hearing.

# joan-burton - Friday 8 July, 2016

The Dáil was left waiting for 39 minutes today after too few TDs turned up

The Ceann Comhairle criticised TDs while Joan Burton called on Government chief whip Regina Doherty to apologise.

# joan-burton - Sunday 12 June, 2016

Joan Burton has a lot to say about Enda Kenny's 'cop-out' on abortion

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

Power outage: Today was as much about Alan Kelly as it was Brendan Howlin

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

There's no mood for a leadership contest in the Labour Party

While Alan Kelly has put his name forward, it appears support is leaning towards Brendan Howlin.

# joan-burton - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

The next leader of Labour - ranked from most to least likely

Joan is stepping down, so who’s in the mix to replace her? We rank the contenders…

Is today the day Joan Burton paves the way for someone else to lead Labour?

The future leadership of the party will be discussed at the party’s parliamentary meeting.

# joan-burton - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Joan Burton says Fianna Fáil 'has its foot on Enda Kenny's neck'

The former Tánaiste says yesterday’s vote for Taoiseach was “like a bad play”.

# joan-burton - Thursday 5 May, 2016

A 16-year-old boy has been jailed for six months for his part in the Jobstown protest

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's department recovered €83m in social welfare overpayments last year

Nearly 360 fraud cases were submitted for prosecution in 2015.

# joan-burton - Monday 18 April, 2016

Talks between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil expected to continue into tomorrow

The prospect of Labour supporting a Fine Gael-led minority was also downplayed today.

# joan-burton - Monday 4 April, 2016

Paul Murphy says Jobstown protesters want to face trial together

Today the case was adjourned to the 3 May.

# joan-burton - Sunday 3 April, 2016

Fox hunting on JobBridge? Joan Burton says her hands are tied

The minister says once it’s legal it’s fair game.

# joan-burton - Thursday 31 March, 2016

It looks like this man could be the next Labour leader

Brendan Howlin is emerging as the clear favourite to succeed Joan Burton.

# joan-burton - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Joan Burton will decide her fate as Labour leader after a government is formed

Meanwhile, Alan Kelly apologised for comments he made about power being a drug that suited him.

# joan-burton - Thursday 10 March, 2016

No Taoiseach, no government: Enda resigns but will stay as a caretaker

TDs have failed to elect a Taoiseach for the 32nd Dáil.

# joan-burton - Monday 7 March, 2016

“We think these charges should be dropped” – Paul Murphy defiant after Jobstown hearing

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

‘We are all hurting’: Joan’s e-mail to Labour members

The Tánaiste and Labour said the party must “reflect, rebuild and renew” following its worst election ever.

# joan-burton - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

Most people think it’s time for Joan Burton to go

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

Waiting for Joan: The Tánaiste hangs on to her seat

It was not supposed to happen, but it did.

# joan-burton - Saturday 27 February, 2016

# joan-burton - Thursday 25 February, 2016

WATCH: Lucinda trumps Enda and Joan at the steady hand challenge Three Bumps This post contains videos

WATCH: Lucinda trumps Enda and Joan at the steady hand challenge

Could this swing some undecided voters?

# joan-burton - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

As they fight for their lives, Labour warns that people could get a government they don’t want

The Taoiseach and Tánaiste made their final pitches to voters in Dublin today.

# joan-burton - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

More bad news for Labour in the latest opinion poll

Is a Fine Gael Fianna Fáil coalition on the horizon?

# joan-burton - Monday 22 February, 2016

Lucinda the ‘watchdog’ thinks someone’s out to smear her character

The Renua leader said the election is “make or break” for her party.

# joan-burton - Saturday 20 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge Oliver Callan nailed impressions of Joan Burton and Enda Kenny on the Late Late Callan's Kicks

Oliver Callan nailed impressions of Joan Burton and Enda Kenny on the Late Late

He also does an uncanny Gerry Adams.

# joan-burton - Thursday 18 February, 2016

‘Downton Abbey and tea cups’: We’ve a fairly dreadful record of sexism in Irish politics

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

Joan slams critics of her hands and says she’s not ‘Downton Abbey and teacups’

The Tánaiste suggested that sexism lays behind criticism of her body language in Monday’s debate.

# joan-burton - Monday 15 February, 2016

9 things you need to know about the Claire Byrne Live seven-way debate

An eventful night at the University of Limerick.

Gerry Adams got a hell of a grilling on this man’s radio show this morning

Neil Prendeville fired some tough questions at the Sinn Féin leader, and his approach divided listeners.

Alan Kelly: What Labour has achieved is astonishing

The party also called plans to abolish Irish Water “farcical”.

# joan-burton - Thursday 11 February, 2016

Joan Burton went back to school today and got one hell of a reception Happy Days This post contains videos

Joan Burton went back to school today and got one hell of a reception

She faced some tough questions too.

‘I’m told I’m very transfer friendly’: Joan isn’t too worried about that poll

The Labour leader is in serious danger of losing her seat, according to a new constituency poll.

‘Is Labour dead?’: We answer the big election questions you’ve been Googling

You’ve asked the search engine some pretty odd and interesting questions.

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