# joan-burton - Wednesday 31 December, 2014
They all take themselves way too seriously in Leinster House. So here’s a bit of light relief from the year that was…
From Joan Burton to Garth Brooks, here’s what got you all talking this year.
Some people want the controversial charged abolished altogether.
# joan-burton - Tuesday 30 December, 2014
And the most popular ones on Twitter too.
There were resignations, a Cabinet reshuffle and the issue of water charges.
Most of the questions we asked this time last year we’re answered in 2014.
# joan-burton - Monday 29 December, 2014
The Tanaiste was responding to reports today that a cut was being considered.
Tánaiste Joan Burton had previously suggested the ban could be examined.
The unpopular tax takes in some €4 billion annually.
# joan-burton - Saturday 27 December, 2014
# joan-burton - Friday 26 December, 2014
The Tánaiste says she would find it hard to find a common economic platform with Sinn Féin.
From Callinan to Kelly we look at the 12 individuals who shaped the political year that was.
# joan-burton - Wednesday 24 December, 2014
The Tánaiste has indicated that the government will be delivering a Spring Statement in the New Year.
# joan-burton - Monday 22 December, 2014
The Tánaiste has been speaking about her experience at the hands of water protesters last month.
# joan-burton - Sunday 21 December, 2014
“I find it totally inappropriate.”
# joan-burton - Friday 19 December, 2014
The Tánaiste and Labour leader has reiterated her opposition to the 8th Amendment.
# joan-burton - Thursday 18 December, 2014
… to serve in Cabinet if the government is re-elected.
The Health Minister said he was aware of the life support case in Mullingar when he called legislation “too restrictive”.
A large number of Labour deputies missed the vote on a bill to hold a referendum on repealing the 8th Amendment.
# joan-burton - Wednesday 17 December, 2014
What happened in the days and weeks leading up to the bank guarantee of 30 September 2008? TheJournal.ie presents an in-depth account from the people who were in the thick of it.
# joan-burton - Monday 15 December, 2014
Éamonn Maloney says the freezes are needed to stop Dublin from becoming a “landlords’ paradise”.
# joan-burton - Thursday 11 December, 2014
The jobs are at Fidelity Investments, one fo the largest providers of financial services in the world.
# joan-burton - Tuesday 9 December, 2014
The force is currently seeking a “human rights assistant” and “legal/policing researcher.”
# joan-burton - Monday 8 December, 2014
The government is playing down fears that Anglo junior bondholders are in line for repayment.
Analysis: With the poll numbers plummeting the party is looking to put distance between itself and Fine Gael.
# joan-burton - Thursday 4 December, 2014
The Taoiseach and Tánaiste have been talking tax in recent days.
# joan-burton - Wednesday 3 December, 2014
The Tánaiste is in a giving mood and says the partial restoration of the bonus this year is “a start”.
The party has written to Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett over last week’s row at Leaders’ Questions.
Each person off the Live Register and into a job saves the taxpayer €20,000 a year, the government says.
# joan-burton - Sunday 30 November, 2014
Jobseekers need to be claiming for 15 months to receive the payment.
# joan-burton - Saturday 29 November, 2014
The number of recipients has dropped by 15,000 since 2012.
# joan-burton - Friday 28 November, 2014
The pre-election rhetoric has begun.
# joan-burton - Thursday 27 November, 2014
Sinn Féin reacted angrily to sex abuse comments made by the Tánaiste.
# joan-burton - Wednesday 26 November, 2014
The Sinn Féin MEP is not happy with how the protest was covered by the media.
Carers are calling for the respite care grant to be reinstated in 2015.