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#Joan Burton

# joan-burton - Saturday 26 December, 2015

Enda Kenny isn't thinking about anyone else but Joan Burton

To go into government with after the election, that is.

# joan-burton - Monday 21 December, 2015

'Completely delusional': Joan Burton slammed over Fine Gael-only warning

The Tánaiste thinks Labour brings balance to Fine Gael’s approach – Sinn Féin disagrees.

# joan-burton - Friday 18 December, 2015

Joan: Increasing minimum wage by €2 is 'horse sense'

Which means good.

# joan-burton - Thursday 17 December, 2015

WATCH: Huge Dáil shouting match on TDs' last day before Christmas Barroom Brawl This post contains videos

WATCH: Huge Dáil shouting match on TDs' last day before Christmas

Thank god they’re going away for a few weeks.

# joan-burton - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

Department insists no issue with Joan Burton's 'unusual and concerning' letter to constituents

The letters were delivered in Oireachtas envelopes and headed paper.

# joan-burton - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

A loophole allowing Irish minors to marry will soon be closed

387 minors married at the age of 16 or 17 between 2004 and 2014.

# joan-burton - Monday 14 December, 2015

January surprise? Joan is on high alert for an early election

Could Enda go to the country before the end of next month?

# joan-burton - Saturday 12 December, 2015

With Labour in the doldrums, could this guy have done a better job than Joan? All White On The Night This post contains videos

With Labour in the doldrums, could this guy have done a better job than Joan?

Alex White reflects on his leadership bid, Labour’s election hopes and his own endangered seat.

# joan-burton - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Joan Burton reckons the improving economy means people can go on dates again Democratic Swipe Left This post contains videos

Joan Burton reckons the improving economy means people can go on dates again

A new ad from Labour is looking to push that message home.

# joan-burton - Friday 27 November, 2015

Mick Wallace has published his Project Eagle correspondence with Nama...

The independent TD has called for a commission of inquiry to be set up to investigate claims surrounding the state agency.

# joan-burton - Monday 23 November, 2015

Under 26 and on the dole? Labour has some good news for you - sort of

Young adults are currently paid a lower rate of jobseeker’s allowance.

Joan Burton reckons Labour could win more than 30 seats

The Tánaiste is in optimistic mood this morning.

Joan denies an unemployed man was told to apply for 200-300 jobs a week

The Tánaiste said it was deemed that the man was ‘not genuinely seeking work’.

# joan-burton - Thursday 19 November, 2015

# joan-burton - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

This is why Joan Burton is hailing a 'landmark moment' in Ireland's recovery

Just don’t mention the regional unemployment.

# joan-burton - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Mairia Cahill 'deeply regrets and is deeply sorry' for dissident involvement

The Labour Seanad candidate has broken her silence.

# joan-burton - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Mairia Cahill is refusing to talk about her past dissident links

The Labour Seanad candidate is coming under pressure over her refusal to debate.

# joan-burton - Monday 9 November, 2015

The 'farcical' Anglo loans inquiry could be on the verge of collapse

The inquiry into the sale of certain loans by the former Anglo Irish Bank is in trouble.

Here's how many people will get more cash with the PRSI credit - and exactly how much they'll receive

The changes affect people on incomes from €352 to €424 a week.

# joan-burton - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

"Vote Sinn Féin, get the Army Council." - Labour's new election slogan?

Tánaiste Joan Burton had some strong words for Sinn Fein this evening.

Alan 'Jose Mourinho' Kelly's big idea to solve the rent crisis is dead

Labour admits it’s unlikely that rent certainty will form part of the government’s plans.

Joan Burton has spoken about having Eamon Gilmore 'shot at dawn'

Gilmore has suggested he was thrown to the wolves by his former deputy upon stepping down as Labour leader in July 2014.

# joan-burton - Monday 2 November, 2015

Alan Kelly's big idea to solve the rental crisis could be dead in the water

It comes as a new poll finds strong support for the minister’s rent certainty proposal.

# joan-burton - Sunday 1 November, 2015

Reprinting the punt and pulling out of government: A look inside Eamon Gilmore's new book

Here’s some of what the former Tánaiste has revealed.

# joan-burton - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Provisional IRA members leafleting and electioneering for Sinn Féin - report

Two reports into the current status of the Provisional IRA have been published today. Here’s what they say…

# joan-burton - Friday 16 October, 2015

This is what happened when Joan, Mary Lou and Lucinda debated the Budget

Some of the country’s most prominent female politicians gathered to debate the Budget in Dublin this morning.

Joan Burton is sorry the Web Summit people are leaving with their backpacks and satchels

Organisers “felt they got a better offer some place else” the Tánaiste said.

# joan-burton - Monday 12 October, 2015

Why nobody is a winner after Enda forgoes a cheeky election

Analysis: The Taoiseach and the government have been damaged by the events of the past seven days.

# joan-burton - Thursday 8 October, 2015

Is Enda about to shaft Joan?

Analysis: The Taoiseach’s refusal to rule out an early election is starting to make November a self-fulfilling prophecy.

# joan-burton - Monday 28 September, 2015

Joan Burton thinks this Fine Gael minister's garda dig-out wasn't a good idea

The Tánaiste appeared to back under fire Fine Gael minister Dara Murphy this morning.

# joan-burton - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Gerry Adams asked Joan Burton lots of questions - but she just wanted to throw shade

The Tánaiste was out to score political points as Adams sought answers on NAMA.

# joan-burton - Friday 18 September, 2015

Gerry Adams hits back at Joan Burton's 1916 "hijack" claim

Adams has claimed the Labour leader has a “shallow and wholly self-serving approach to Irish history”.

# joan-burton - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Does Labour really want to repeal the 8th Amendment?

Does Labour really want to repeal the 8th Amendment?

Joan Burton latest comments have raised eyebrows about a key Labour commitment.

# joan-burton - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

Pictures: Water protesters clash with gardaí at Joan Burton food bank event

More trouble at an event attended by the Tánaiste today.

# joan-burton - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

Why Labour isn't finished just yet

Analysis: The party’s obituary has already been written but don’t rule out a reversal in its fortunes.

"Our backs are against the wall, we're coming out fighting": Jobstown protesters push back

“This government is a farce, a disgrace and fascist tyrants. This country is in bits and now they’re victimising the ones who were standing up for it.”

Paul Murphy has just been served with a summons for false imprisonment

The summonses relate to the alleged false imprisonment of Tanaiste Joan Burton.

Joan Burton had a go at RTÉ live on air this morning

The Tánaiste also said she trusts the Irish people to use the water grant for what it was intended for.

# joan-burton - Monday 14 September, 2015

Why was Joan Burton in people's back gardens at the weekend?

A spot of gardening, perhaps?

People on the dole to see 50% increase in their Christmas bonus this year

The bonus is paid to long-term welfare claimants such as jobseekers, pensioners, carers, lone-parents and those with a disability.