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#Joan Burton

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.

From TheJournal.ie After Averil's shock departure, how do other parties shape up in terms of women? Gender Quotas

After Averil's shock departure, how do other parties shape up in terms of women?

We spoke to all of the main parties about reaching the 30% gender quota.

From TheJournal.ie €10m in child benefit was paid to people not entitled to it Pay Out

€10m in child benefit was paid to people not entitled to it

The Department of Social Protection says it aims to minimise risks of fraud and eliminate incorrect payments.

From TheJournal.ie Enda: There won't be a referendum on repealing the 8th amendment Abortion

Enda: There won't be a referendum on repealing the 8th amendment

The Taoiseach said the next government will have to give the issue “the most careful consideration”.

From TheJournal.ie Should the government call a cheeky election right now? Analysis

Should the government call a cheeky election right now?

Analysis: The coalition could capitalise on the feel-good factor following the passage of the same-sex marriage referendum.

From TheJournal.ie Forcing people to pay for their own retirement will 'put many jobs and businesses at risk' Pensioned Off

Forcing people to pay for their own retirement will 'put many jobs and businesses at risk'

The government wants a universal pension system – but not everyone thinks that’s a good idea.

From TheJournal.ie Is Labour going nowhere under Joan Burton? We asked her... Labour Pains This post contains videos

Is Labour going nowhere under Joan Burton? We asked her...

The junior coalition partner is struggling in the polls. So what does the leader make of it all?

From TheJournal.ie In the mood for another referendum? Labour wants to repeal the 8th amendment Election 2016

In the mood for another referendum? Labour wants to repeal the 8th amendment

The Tanaiste said if Labour makes it back into government next time around, she envisages that it will be on the programme for government.

From TheJournal.ie How much has Joan Burton's department spent on consultants? Social Protection

How much has Joan Burton's department spent on consultants?

It’s a bit tricky to arrive at an exact figure.

From TheJournal.ie Turns out no one wants a 21-year-old president No Country For Young Men This post contains videos

Turns out no one wants a 21-year-old president

Spare a thought for Niall Horan.

From TheJournal.ie We asked Joan Burton to rule out another referendum if this one doesn't pass This post contains videos

We asked Joan Burton to rule out another referendum if this one doesn't pass

The Tánaiste dropped by TheJournal.ie’s offices today to make one last pitch for a Yes vote.

From TheJournal.ie A TD walks into a mart and says ’10% of you guys are gay’… Sinn Féin Sings

A TD walks into a mart and says ’10% of you guys are gay’…

Meanwhile, Enda Kenny has no intention of becoming a gay icon.

From TheJournal.ie We asked every TD and Senator if they’re voting Yes or No. Here’s what they said... Marriage Referendum
From TheJournal.ie Politicians tell us why they're voting Yes or No Marriage Referendum This post contains videos

Politicians tell us why they're voting Yes or No

Do you support same-sex marriage?

From TheJournal.ie Lots of TDs are breaking the rules and wearing Yes pins - but will they be punished? Pin-gate

Lots of TDs are breaking the rules and wearing Yes pins - but will they be punished?

The wearing of pins and badges in Leinster House has become a hot topic in recent days.

From TheJournal.ie Two more TDs have refused to remove their Yes Equality pins in Leinster House Marriage Referendum

Two more TDs have refused to remove their Yes Equality pins in Leinster House

And Joan Burton is supporting them.

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton's car blocked by protesters at same-sex marriage event Water Protest

Joan Burton's car blocked by protesters at same-sex marriage event

The protesters were removed by gardaí after they lay down in front of the car.

From TheJournal.ie Same-sex marriage debate heats up amid growing fears of No vote State Of The Nation This post contains videos

Same-sex marriage debate heats up amid growing fears of No vote

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton thinks Irish politicians need to be like the Girl Guides GE16
From TheJournal.ie Joan and Mary Lou just had a massive row about a metaphorical woman's shopping list Bread And Circuses

Joan and Mary Lou just had a massive row about a metaphorical woman's shopping list

Low and sneaky, ‘Thatcherite’ … Take it from us, Mary Lou McDonald’s not happy with the coalition’s new Irish Water measures.

From TheJournal.ie Murphy calls on KPMG to remove itself from Siteserv probe Not Happy

Murphy calls on KPMG to remove itself from Siteserv probe

A Fianna Fáil motion calling for an independent commission to be established has been defeated by the government.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Saturday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Saturday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton speaks of her decades-long search for her birth parents Identity

Joan Burton speaks of her decades-long search for her birth parents

Speaking about privacy today, the Tánaiste said children should be entitled to know who their mother is.

From TheJournal.ie Alex White: 'Sinn Féin operates on smears ... they can't be taken seriously' Conflict Of Interest

Alex White: 'Sinn Féin operates on smears ... they can't be taken seriously'

Labour and Sinn Féin clashed over the Siteserv review … again.

From TheJournal.ie Labour is about to face ANOTHER headache over abortion Trouble Ahead This post contains videos

Labour is about to face ANOTHER headache over abortion

A bill to repeal the 8th Amendment will come before the Dáil next month.

From TheJournal.ie Why has support for Fine Gael and Labour fallen? Analysis

Why has support for Fine Gael and Labour fallen?

Analysis: Support for the coalition parties took an unexpected turn in the poll published over the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Sunday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Labour’s support for same sex marriage, the death of a rally driver and the devastation in Nepal all had people talking.

From TheJournal.ie "The No side seem fixated on the notion of the ‘ideal family’ – whatever that means" Gloves Are Off

"The No side seem fixated on the notion of the ‘ideal family’ – whatever that means"

The Tánaiste accused the ‘no’ side of using fear tactics. Meanwhile, David Quinn has said ‘Marriage Equality’ is a “misnomer”.

From TheJournal.ie Now Joan Burton has had a go at Mary Lou over her 'stunt politics' Shots Fired

Now Joan Burton has had a go at Mary Lou over her 'stunt politics'

The row over the Sinn Féin deputy leader’s refusal to say sorry for her Dáil comments rumbles on.

From TheJournal.ie Enda and Joan look beyond water ... to getting your vote State Of The Nation

Enda and Joan look beyond water ... to getting your vote

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton made a new friend today Red Rooster

Joan Burton made a new friend today

The Tánaiste is on the by-election campaign trail in Carlow-Kilkenny.

From TheJournal.ie Ruth Coppinger wouldn't have called Joan Burton the C-word Jobstown This post contains videos

Ruth Coppinger wouldn't have called Joan Burton the C-word

The Socialist.AAA TD insists that controversial protest in Jobstown last year was “generally peaceful”.

From TheJournal.ie Burton returns to Dunnes where she used to work to show solidarity with workers Day Of Action

Burton returns to Dunnes where she used to work to show solidarity with workers

The Tánaiste worked at the Henry Street store when she was a student.

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton thinks RTÉ got a bit too excited about the water protests (but RTÉ doesn't agree) Impartiality

Joan Burton thinks RTÉ got a bit too excited about the water protests (but RTÉ doesn't agree)

The Tánaiste has joined those in government criticising the broadcaster’s coverage of water charges.

From TheJournal.ie The government has a grand plan for unemployed construction workers... Grand Job

The government has a grand plan for unemployed construction workers...

They’re going to blitz construction companies with information about their employment services, like Jobbridge. And, erm, that’s about it really.

From TheJournal.ie A parade through Dublin and several new proclamations: Here's how we'll mark the Rising's centenary Ireland 2016
From TheJournal.ie Ever heard of the Pole who helped Famine victims? He's been honoured in Dublin Sackville Place

Ever heard of the Pole who helped Famine victims? He's been honoured in Dublin

Paweł Edmund Strzelecki lived in Ireland during the Great Hunger.

From TheJournal.ie Disappointment at "unusual" news that rent supplement limits won't be increased No Change

Disappointment at "unusual" news that rent supplement limits won't be increased

The Department of Social Protection said that increasing them could lead to rental inflation.

From TheJournal.ie There was another entertaining episode of Joan v Mary Lou in the Dáil today Paulie Walnuts This post contains videos

There was another entertaining episode of Joan v Mary Lou in the Dáil today

The Sopranos featured twice at Leaders’ Questions today.

From TheJournal.ie There's great news for Enda and Joan in the latest poll On The Rise

There's great news for Enda and Joan in the latest poll

The latest Ipsos MRBI poll for the Irish Times has good news for the coalition.