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From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton 'would have to be a key witness' if Paul Murphy goes on trial Jobstown

Joan Burton 'would have to be a key witness' if Paul Murphy goes on trial

The Socialist TD suggested that the Tánaiste would have to give evidence against him over events in Jobstown last November.

From TheJournal.ie We now have a 'drop dead date' for Irish Water registration Finally This post contains videos

We now have a 'drop dead date' for Irish Water registration

Meanwhile, proposals to deduct unpaid water charges from income are being slammed.

From TheJournal.ie Council libraries are using JobBridge for 'free labour', says Sinn Féin Ssssssshhhh

Council libraries are using JobBridge for 'free labour', says Sinn Féin

One intern said he was told almost immediately that there was no chance of a job.

From TheJournal.ie REVEALED: How Labour considered water charges, meters and an ‘ESB for water’… five years ago Memo

REVEALED: How Labour considered water charges, meters and an ‘ESB for water’… five years ago

Labour was vehemently opposed to water charges in opposition, but we’ve seen a document which shows how senior party figures considered water charges in 2010.

From TheJournal.ie Enda pledges action on mortgage crisis (and calls Fianna Fáil 'arsonists') Shots Fired

Enda pledges action on mortgage crisis (and calls Fianna Fáil 'arsonists')

Proposals to reduce the term of bankruptcy from three years to one are being considered with new measures to be announced in April.

From TheJournal.ie 'Utterly disgraceful': Enda is having NONE of Micheál's criticism War Of Words

'Utterly disgraceful': Enda is having NONE of Micheál's criticism

The two got into a war of words after it emerged the report into why the Garda Commissioner resigned will be delayed indefinitely.

From TheJournal.ie What have Enda and co achieved in the last four years? State Of The Nation

What have Enda and co achieved in the last four years?

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

From TheJournal.ie Joan v Mary Lou: That one-on-one debate won't be happening anytime soon According To Joan

Joan v Mary Lou: That one-on-one debate won't be happening anytime soon

She didn’t give an outright “no” – but Joan Burton left reporters in Dublin in no doubt this afternoon that the pair wouldn’t be clashing in a TV studio anytime soon.

From TheJournal.ie Row between Irish Water and meter installers could be settled in court, says Tánaiste Bog Standard

Row between Irish Water and meter installers could be settled in court, says Tánaiste

Firms contracted to install the meters on behalf of the beleaguered semi-state have submitted a raft of claims seeking extra cash.

From TheJournal.ie Ruth Coppinger asks Joan Burton: 'Are you embarrassed?' Labour Pains

Ruth Coppinger asks Joan Burton: 'Are you embarrassed?'

She also compared the Tánaiste to Margaret Thatcher.

From TheJournal.ie Irish unemployment is THIS CLOSE to dropping below 10% Jobs Jobs Jobs

Irish unemployment is THIS CLOSE to dropping below 10%

The live register hasn’t seen figures this low since February 2009

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton was (very briefly) blocked from leaving Clondalkin this morning Protest

Joan Burton was (very briefly) blocked from leaving Clondalkin this morning

There were no public order incidents or arrests.

From TheJournal.ie Mary Lou: I'll take on Joan Burton any time, any place Debate Challenge
From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton says Fianna Fáil voted for HUGE tax increases - but that's not entirely true War Of Words

Joan Burton says Fianna Fáil voted for HUGE tax increases - but that's not entirely true

The Tánaiste’s claimed that Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin backed €4.5 billion in tax increases last week – but that’s not entirely accurate.

From TheJournal.ie Here are 10 things we learned at the Labour conference Back To The Kingdom

Here are 10 things we learned at the Labour conference

The junior coalition party has gathered in Killarney this weekend to take stock. Here’s what we found out…

From TheJournal.ie Burton hits out at 'bullying' water protesters and hard-left in prime time speech Labour's Way

Burton hits out at 'bullying' water protesters and hard-left in prime time speech

Burton managed to take a swipe at everyone from ‘chaotic’ Sinn Féín to ‘can’t govern themselves’ independents as part of her main set-piece conference speech.

From TheJournal.ie As Labour's conference opens, Alan Kelly says this is one of the best governments ever Big Talk

As Labour's conference opens, Alan Kelly says this is one of the best governments ever

Labour voted in favour of a motion to campaign for the repeal of the 8th Amendment at the next election on the opening night of its conference.

From TheJournal.ie Why Joan Burton has a year to save Labour from an election bloodbath Analysis

Why Joan Burton has a year to save Labour from an election bloodbath

Analysis: Labour gathers in Killarney this weekend hoping to reverse its increasingly worrying poll numbers.

From TheJournal.ie What can Labour do to win back support? State Of The Nation

What can Labour do to win back support?

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

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton: I sometimes wonder if TDs criticising JobBridge have ever worked in a job* Shots Fired

Joan Burton: I sometimes wonder if TDs criticising JobBridge have ever worked in a job*

* “Apart from politics of course,” the Tánaiste said.

From TheJournal.ie The JobBridge €50 top-up won't be increased, here's why Not This Time

The JobBridge €50 top-up won't be increased, here's why

The National Youth Council of Ireland thinks “significant reform” of the internship scheme is needed.

From TheJournal.ie With all this good news, why is Labour so low in the polls? We asked Joan Burton... Four Years On

With all this good news, why is Labour so low in the polls? We asked Joan Burton...

The Tánaiste answered questions about Labour’s low poll ratings today.

From TheJournal.ie Snapshots: Here's what four years in government does to you... Then And Now

Snapshots: Here's what four years in government does to you...

It’s exactly four years since the last general election so how do some of our ministers look now compared to 2011?

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin is launching an alternative to JobBridge ... with some American inspiration Back To Work

Sinn Féin is launching an alternative to JobBridge ... with some American inspiration

The party thinks too many employers abuse the current system.

From TheJournal.ie Labour is kick-starting its general election preparations tonight Battle Stations This post contains videos
From TheJournal.ie Paul Murphy calls for "significant response" if Jobstown protest arrests continue Policing

Paul Murphy calls for "significant response" if Jobstown protest arrests continue

The TD described the arrests as “not acceptable”.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Hundreds protest over 20 arrests of anti-water charge activists this week Jobstown This post contains images

Photos: Hundreds protest over 20 arrests of anti-water charge activists this week

Socialist TD Joe Higgins said the number of gardaí turning up for the arrests was a clear waste of the force’s resources.

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton dancing and Enda Kenny shuffling are the funniest things you'll see today OPeration Transformation
From TheJournal.ie TD accused of referring to gardaí as 'dogs' in the Dáil Round Up The Firstborn

TD accused of referring to gardaí as 'dogs' in the Dáil

There were extremely heated scenes in the Dáil during the discussion about Jobstown.

From TheJournal.ie Can Willie Walsh convince TDs to allow the sale of Aer Lingus? State Of The Nation

Can Willie Walsh convince TDs to allow the sale of Aer Lingus?

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

From TheJournal.ie Ireland is one of the worst places in Europe to retire right now No Country For Old Men

Ireland is one of the worst places in Europe to retire right now

A lack of doctors means the country’s rating for healthcare has plunged.

From TheJournal.ie Father of arrested 16-year-old: "There was a big bang. I thought they were putting the door in" Jobstown

Father of arrested 16-year-old: "There was a big bang. I thought they were putting the door in"

The teenager was led from his home by ten gardaí first thing this morning. It’s in connection with last year’s ‘Jobstown’ protest.

From TheJournal.ie Paul Murphy released from garda custody, says he didn't answer questions about Jobstown He's Out

Paul Murphy released from garda custody, says he didn't answer questions about Jobstown

Murphy was still in his pyjamas when offficers called to his south Dublin home, his partner has said.

From TheJournal.ie This is why Joan Burton wants you all to start paying for your own retirement Explainer

This is why Joan Burton wants you all to start paying for your own retirement

Here’s what we know about the Tánaiste’s “shamrock saver” scheme so far…

From TheJournal.ie 'Opening a business is risky. It's time self-employed people had a safety net' RISKY BUSINESS

'Opening a business is risky. It's time self-employed people had a safety net'

The Small Firms Association wants self-employed people to be allowed make voluntary contributions to PRSI.

From TheJournal.ie Hold on to your hats -  a new incarnation of JobBridge is on the way First Steps

Hold on to your hats - a new incarnation of JobBridge is on the way

Two new schemes aimed at 18-25 year olds have just been launched

From TheJournal.ie Weird Wide Web: Creepy stalking software, a dose of virtual reality and a futuristic hospital Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Creepy stalking software, a dose of virtual reality and a futuristic hospital

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

From TheJournal.ie It's like installing an iPad, Mary Lou... Just a little more complicated Leave It Grant

It's like installing an iPad, Mary Lou... Just a little more complicated

Joan Burton can’t see why everyone’s making such a fuss about that Irish Water grants letter.

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny and Joan Burton were given a serious dose of (virtual) reality today Oculus Rift?

Enda Kenny and Joan Burton were given a serious dose of (virtual) reality today

They didn’t look happy when the fun was over.

From TheJournal.ie Child benefit is 'staying as it is', regardless of what the IMF says Imf Warning

Child benefit is 'staying as it is', regardless of what the IMF says

The Coalition is standing its ground.