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#Joan Burton

From TheJournal.ie It's still not clear how many refugees Ireland is taking Not Finalised

It's still not clear how many refugees Ireland is taking

A special cabinet meeting will take place this week to discuss Ireland’s response to the migration crisis.

From TheJournal.ie Tánaiste says there shouldn't be "upper limit" on the refugees Ireland takes Céad Míle Fáilte

Tánaiste says there shouldn't be "upper limit" on the refugees Ireland takes

Joan Burton says initial refugees would be followed later by their families.

From TheJournal.ie You can't be a godparent if you're transsexual, says Vatican Gender Recognition

You can't be a godparent if you're transsexual, says Vatican

This comes as Joan Burton signs a commencement order the Gender Recognition Bill.

From TheJournal.ie Some iffy job numbers show that everything's not quite rosy right now Flatlined

Some iffy job numbers show that everything's not quite rosy right now

The unemployment rate has stopped falling.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach and Tánaiste defend Ireland: One country cannot fix Europe's 'enormous catastrophe' Refugees

Taoiseach and Tánaiste defend Ireland: One country cannot fix Europe's 'enormous catastrophe'

EU leaders meet later this month to discuss how to deal with the largest influx of refugees into Europe since World War 2.

From TheJournal.ie 'How dare she': Joan Burton hits back at Mary Lou The IRA Debate

'How dare she': Joan Burton hits back at Mary Lou

The debate over the status of the IRA rages on, with rounds of meetings today in Dublin, London and Belfast.

From TheJournal.ie Enda seems confident he's in the clear over Fennelly Garda Commissioner

Enda seems confident he's in the clear over Fennelly

The Taoiseach has already read the report into the circumstances surrounding the departure of Martin Callinan last year.

From TheJournal.ie Labour's next leader, from most to least likely After Joan

Labour's next leader, from most to least likely

Joan Burton is safe for now but who’s in the mix to replace her? We rank the contenders…

From TheJournal.ie The story of 'NO' ... 15 moments that have defined the Irish Water protest movement Charge This

The story of 'NO' ... 15 moments that have defined the Irish Water protest movement

Not long ago, TheJournal.ie was publishing articles with headlines like ‘Why don’t the Irish protest?’.

From TheJournal.ie "Dried-out husks don't set out to murder people" - Burton THE IRA

"Dried-out husks don't set out to murder people" - Burton

The Tanaiste’s comments were made in reaction to former Attorney General Michael McDowell saying the decision was made to let the IRA exist to avoid dissidents filling the void.

From TheJournal.ie Here's why you'll be getting another letter about Irish Water soon Irish Water

Here's why you'll be getting another letter about Irish Water soon

From tomorrow all householders who have registered with Irish Water will receive a letter inviting them to apply for a government grant.

From TheJournal.ie 'The fear of going to prison is horrible': Jobstown protesters still haven't been told they're being charged Jobstown

'The fear of going to prison is horrible': Jobstown protesters still haven't been told they're being charged

Jobstown residents arrested in connection with the protest said they feel they did no wrong.

From TheJournal.ie Paul Murphy says charges of false imprisonment are "absolutely farcical". Are they? Jobstown
From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton will be a key witness in the Jobstown trial Taking The Stand

Joan Burton will be a key witness in the Jobstown trial

The Tánaiste will give evidence when over 20 water protesters stand trial.

From TheJournal.ie Over 20 people, including a TD, will be charged in connection with the Jobstown Irish Water protest Jobstown

Over 20 people, including a TD, will be charged in connection with the Jobstown Irish Water protest

Tánaiste Joan Burton was trapped in her car at the protest.

From TheJournal.ie The latest poll is out - and it's bad news for Enda Sunday Headache

The latest poll is out - and it's bad news for Enda

The Taoiseach and his party have seen a significant dip in support.

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton to banking inquiry - "We would have let Anglo fail" Banking Inquiry This post contains videos

Joan Burton to banking inquiry - "We would have let Anglo fail"

Labour’s current leader and former leader were in front of the banking inquiry this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie This clip of TDs shouting and roaring will make you glad they've gone on holidays Dáil Over

This clip of TDs shouting and roaring will make you glad they've gone on holidays

The Dáil has risen until 22 September. Thank God, says you…

From TheJournal.ie 'We've a new Troika in town': Joan doesn't think much of the new party Smackdown

'We've a new Troika in town': Joan doesn't think much of the new party

The Tánaiste has been reacting to the launch of the Social Democrats yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Do you know someone with a 'secret' gambling problem? Smartphones

Do you know someone with a 'secret' gambling problem?

“Technology has had a profound impact on gambling,” according the authors of a new Irish study.

From TheJournal.ie Social welfare screw-up left lone parent without child benefit Cut Off

Social welfare screw-up left lone parent without child benefit

The parent’s benefit payments were stopped after a screw-up involving someone else’s PPS number.

From TheJournal.ie Labour TD accused of 'appalling duplicity' over stance on lone parent cuts Bad Decision

Labour TD accused of 'appalling duplicity' over stance on lone parent cuts

Emmet Stagg said an “unintended consequence” of new rules will see thousands of people lose money.

From TheJournal.ie Pat Rabbitte will NOT be contesting the next general election Not Running

Pat Rabbitte will NOT be contesting the next general election

The former Labour leader and minister could not be drawn on the issue recently.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's next Taoiseach, ranked from most to least likely Crystal Ball

Ireland's next Taoiseach, ranked from most to least likely

Enda Kenny is in the hotseat now, but how likely is that to be the case after the next election.

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton compared to Margaret Thatcher (again) Dáil Scenes

Joan Burton compared to Margaret Thatcher (again)

But the lady is not for turning on the cut to the one-parent family payment.

From TheJournal.ie Lone parent with a child over 7? The government wants you to get working Back To Work

Lone parent with a child over 7? The government wants you to get working

Tánaiste Joan Burton said if parents can’t get extra hours, the department will be able to help.

From TheJournal.ie Pat Rabbitte’s face doesn’t always reflect his inner happiness Cabinet Sacking

Pat Rabbitte’s face doesn’t always reflect his inner happiness

The former minister reflected on his departure from cabinet in a wide-ranging interview with TheJournal.ie today.

From TheJournal.ie Mary Lou and Joan just had ANOTHER showdown in the Dáil Lone Parents

Mary Lou and Joan just had ANOTHER showdown in the Dáil

McDonald accused Burton of being “anti-women”, who in turn said Sinn Féin has no serious policies.

From TheJournal.ie Labour and Sinn Féin want to repeal the 8th, but not everyone is on the same page Abortion Laws

Labour and Sinn Féin want to repeal the 8th, but not everyone is on the same page

Will people lose the party whip over the highly emotive issue?

From TheJournal.ie 'Jobstown was one of the most traumatic things I've ever experienced as a politician' On Reflection This post contains videos

'Jobstown was one of the most traumatic things I've ever experienced as a politician'

Katherine Zappone has spoken about the controversial protest in Tallaght last November.

From TheJournal.ie Mary Lou says Joan Burton is 'giving two fingers' to the public Flipping The Bird

Mary Lou says Joan Burton is 'giving two fingers' to the public

The Tánaiste’s own comments came back to haunt her today.

From TheJournal.ie Joan slams social welfare fraudsters for 'giving two fingers to their neighbours' Parliamentary Language

Joan slams social welfare fraudsters for 'giving two fingers to their neighbours'

Tens of millions of euro are overpaid each year.

From TheJournal.ie Revealed: Here's how much it will cost Joan to administer that Irish Water grant Millions

Revealed: Here's how much it will cost Joan to administer that Irish Water grant

The cost of organising and overseeing the payments was the subject of much debate back in January. Here’s the figure…

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams is winning at Twitter Ducky Ar La

Gerry Adams is winning at Twitter

But Sinn Féin voters are least likely to use the site.

From TheJournal.ie Joan needs new computers for the water grant... €630k more Irish Water

Joan needs new computers for the water grant... €630k more

Giving out money doesn’t come cheap.

From TheJournal.ie 'You're usually a bit more pleasant': Joan and Mary Lou clashed AGAIN today Dáil Scenes This post contains videos

'You're usually a bit more pleasant': Joan and Mary Lou clashed AGAIN today

A brief but telling exchange during the Order of Business this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie A woman was asked to pay the Dept. of Social Protection €105,000 after her mother died... Welfare Charges

A woman was asked to pay the Dept. of Social Protection €105,000 after her mother died...

The woman’s mother, who suffered from mental health problems, passed away in 2012.

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton: Labour will be returned to power It's All Good

Joan Burton: Labour will be returned to power

The Tánaiste said “things would have been done differently” if the party wasn’t in government with Fine Gael.

From TheJournal.ie #talktojoan is trending in Ireland... but not in a good way Talk To Joan
From TheJournal.ie Labour's latest social media campaign isn't going well The Internet

Labour's latest social media campaign isn't going well

Joan Burton launched #talktojoan today.