# joan-burton - Today’s News
They’ve jumped the fence, baby, and are coming to visit us.
# joan-burton - Tuesday 24 June, 2014
It’s infamous but what does the Social Protection Minister make of Mario Rosenstock’s take off of her?
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.
We asked Alex White so it would have been rude not to ask the other Labour leadership contender.
# joan-burton - Monday 23 June, 2014
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
Sixty-eight per cent of companies who advertised over 9,000 posts on the JobBridge asked to remain anonymous.
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
She said the widening gap between the rich and the poor needs to be tackled.
# joan-burton - Tuesday 17 June, 2014
However, a court order will be required, as well as certification from a doctor that the applicant is mature enough.
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
The scheme offers those on social welfare an extra €20 a week.
# joan-burton - Sunday 15 June, 2014
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
The Minister for Social Protection was speaking at a leadership debate with rival 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
But Alex White thinks it’s “the sort of behaviour that gives politics a bad name”.
A sharp fall for the junior coalition party in the latest opinion poll.
# joan-burton - Wednesday 11 June, 2014
TDs will debate the controversial issue in the Dáil today.
# joan-burton - Tuesday 10 June, 2014
The first of five hustings took place in north Dublin last night as the Labour Party decides on its new leader and deputy leader.
Senator Katherine Zappone thinks they need to be updated and will present a Bill on the subject in the Seanad today.
Good morning! Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.
# joan-burton - Monday 9 June, 2014
The Labour Minister said that this must be accompanied by a “strong safety net” to protect people.
White was speaking at the Labour leadership hustings in Dublin this evening.
# joan-burton - Thursday 5 June, 2014
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
A rally to support the workers will take place outside Leinster House this afternoon.
# joan-burton - Tuesday 3 June, 2014
Everyone’s talking about the Labour Party, the bodies of 800 babies in Tuam and a review of the Justice Department.
The junior health minister has set out his stall as he battles with Joan Burton for the Labour leadership.
It looks like a two-horse race between Alex White and Joan Burton, but who should get it?
Ireland for life – but Brazil for a fling.
Good morning! Here are the nine stories you need to know this morning as things get back to normal after the bank holiday weekend.
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
Ciara Conway has declared her candidacy for the deputy leadership of the Labour Party.
# joan-burton - Friday 30 May, 2014
Barring a late entrant one of Alex White or Joan Burton will be the next leader of the Labour Party and Tánaiste.
The junior minister admitted that the government was “too slow to move on the issue”.
# joan-burton - Thursday 29 May, 2014
He’ll make the announcement tomorrow.
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
Junior Ministers Alan Kelly and Seán Sherlock as well as Cork TD Michael McCarthy are all in the running for the deputy leadership.
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
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 party’s deputy leader has confirmed her ambition to replace Eamon Gilmore.