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# joan-burton - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

‘I keep telling him to work on that voice’ – Joan Burton’s advice to Mario Rosenstock Work To Do This post contains videos

‘I keep telling him to work on that voice’ – Joan Burton’s advice to Mario Rosenstock Exclusive

It’s infamous but what does the Social Protection Minister make of Mario Rosenstock’s take off of her?

VIDEO: Joan Burton on how austerity affects her and Sinn Féin being an ‘intensely populist party’ Your Questions Answered This post contains videos

VIDEO: Joan Burton on how austerity affects her and Sinn Féin being an ‘intensely populist party’

The Labour leadership hopeful answers your questions on regrets, where she sees her party in five years and who she thinks will win the World Cup.

Joan Burton: I favour legalising cannabis for medical use (and no, I’ve never smoked it) Did Not Inhale This post contains videos

Joan Burton: I favour legalising cannabis for medical use (and no, I’ve never smoked it) Exclusive

We asked Alex White so it would have been rude not to ask the other Labour leadership contender.

# joan-burton - Monday 23 June, 2014

VIDEO: What does Joan Burton think has been Labour’s biggest mistake in government? Any Regrets? This post contains videos

VIDEO: What does Joan Burton think has been Labour’s biggest mistake in government? Exclusive

The Labour leadership contender has given a wide-ranging interview to TheJournal.ie today. Here is some of what she said.

# joan-burton - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Joan Burton’s department has refused to name most of the companies who use JobBridge

Sixty-eight per cent of companies who advertised over 9,000 posts on the JobBridge asked to remain anonymous.

You can’t just put ‘The Phoenix Park’ on your wedding invite… Here’s why.

If you don’t put the exact spot, how will your former lovers know where to head so they can tearfully shout their objections?

# joan-burton - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Joan Burton says she has the passion needed to be the next Labour leader

She said the widening gap between the rich and the poor needs to be tackled.

# joan-burton - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Revised bill would allow people to legally change their gender at age 16 or 17

However, a court order will be required, as well as certification from a doctor that the applicant is mature enough.

VIDEO: Alex White on how austerity affects him and whether Joan Burton hurt his feelings Your Questions Answered This post contains videos

VIDEO: Alex White on how austerity affects him and whether Joan Burton hurt his feelings Exclusive

The Labour leadership hopeful answers your questions on regrets, pulling out of government and who he thinks will win the World Cup.

# joan-burton - Monday 16 June, 2014

How many people have taken up Gateway job activation places?

The scheme offers those on social welfare an extra €20 a week.

Appealing a social welfare decision? You could be in for a long wait

The average processing time of an appeal is six months.

# joan-burton - Sunday 15 June, 2014

The number of people receiving a carer’s allowance has increased by 40%

Joan Burton came under fire in the Dáil this week for cuts to grants and delays in social welfare decisions.

# joan-burton - Saturday 14 June, 2014

‘We should not fear increases in the minimum wage.’ – Joan Burton links recovery with wages

The Minister for Social Protection was speaking at a leadership debate with rival Alex White.

Over to you: What do you want to ask Joan Burton and Alex White?

Joan Burton and Alex White will be speaking to TheJournal.ie in the coming two weeks. What do you want to ask them?

# joan-burton - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Joan Burton says the banking inquiry vote is good news for women in politics

But Alex White thinks it’s “the sort of behaviour that gives politics a bad name”.

Labour drops to just 4 per cent in latest poll

A sharp fall for the junior coalition party in the latest opinion poll.

# joan-burton - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Does Ireland’s corporate tax rate need to be changed?

TDs will debate the controversial issue in the Dáil today.

# joan-burton - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

13 things we learned from the first Labour leadership husting Labour's Choice This post contains videos

13 things we learned from the first Labour leadership husting

The first of five hustings took place in north Dublin last night as the Labour Party decides on its new leader and deputy leader.

Do sexual assault laws discriminate against people with disabilities?

Senator Katherine Zappone thinks they need to be updated and will present a Bill on the subject in the Seanad today.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

# joan-burton - Monday 9 June, 2014

Burton wants to phase out “shelters” that help millionaires avoid tax

The Labour Minister said that this must be accompanied by a “strong safety net” to protect people.

White: The sooner we know what happened with Callinan’s resignation, the better

White was speaking at the Labour leadership hustings in Dublin this evening.

# joan-burton - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Burton: All the Ministers are still talking to me… and I intend to keep it that way

The Social Protection Minister’s dismissing any suggestion that her strident negotiating style could hasten the end of the coalition government.

# joan-burton - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

The Paris Bakery sit-in will be discussed at UN labour conference today

A rally to support the workers will take place outside Leinster House this afternoon.

# joan-burton - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about the Labour Party, the bodies of 800 babies in Tuam and a review of the Justice Department.

Alex White doesn’t rule out going into government with Sinn Féin if he is Labour leader

The junior health minister has set out his stall as he battles with Joan Burton for the Labour leadership.

Poll: Who would you like to see as the next Labour leader? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who would you like to see as the next Labour leader?

It looks like a two-horse race between Alex White and Joan Burton, but who should get it?

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The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here are the nine stories you need to know this morning as things get back to normal after the bank holiday weekend.

Any more hats for the ring? Labour leadership nominations close at midday

There had been speculation that Kerry North TD Arthur Spring was to announce his candidacy but he has reportedly backed Joan Burton.

# joan-burton - Monday 2 June, 2014

Another Labour TD wants to be the party’s deputy leader – but doesn’t want to be a minister

Ciara Conway has declared her candidacy for the deputy leadership of the Labour Party.

# joan-burton - Friday 30 May, 2014

Labour’s choice: Joan Burton is the favourite, but Alex White is banking on his message of renewal

Barring a late entrant one of Alex White or Joan Burton will be the next leader of the Labour Party and Tánaiste.

Alex White denies presiding over medical card review, says it was a joint decision

The junior minister admitted that the government was “too slow to move on the issue”.

# joan-burton - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Alex White WILL challenge Joan Burton for the Labour leadership

He’ll make the announcement tomorrow.

From The Daily Edge Princess Leia and Joan Burton are on the Saturday Night Show this week Death Star

Princess Leia and Joan Burton are on the Saturday Night Show this week

These are not the droids you are looking for.

Three TDs want to be Labour’s second-in-command, one thinks Joan Burton would be a ‘fantastic’ leader Hats In The Ring This post contains videos

Three TDs want to be Labour’s second-in-command, one thinks Joan Burton would be a ‘fantastic’ leader

Junior Ministers Alan Kelly and Seán Sherlock as well as Cork TD Michael McCarthy are all in the running for the deputy leadership.

Arthur Spring “considering” bid for Labour top job, Kelly making statement today

Brendan Howlin ruled himself out last night, while the party’s still awaiting an announcement from junior minister Alex White.

# joan-burton - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

I’m out: Brendan Howlin tells colleagues that he doesn’t want to be Labour leader

There is still no firm indication as to whether anyone else will battle for the Labour leadership with Joan Burton though junior minister Alex White has not ruled himself out.

‘The limits of austerity have been reached’: Joan Burton confirms her Labour leadership bid

The party’s deputy leader has confirmed her ambition to replace Eamon Gilmore.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.