Joan Burton

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First reported 55 mins ago - Updated 55 mins ago - 1 reports

Joan Burton: recovery alone won't save Labour

Tanaiste Joan Burton warned colleagues that the recovering economy alone will not be enough to save Labour from an electoral hammering. "The very positive effect of our strong economic performance is that, in this Budget, we won't need any new spending ... [Published Irish Independent - 55 mins ago]
First reported 55 mins ago - Updated 55 mins ago - 1 reports

Dublin is home to the biggest farms - but Cork has the richest

FARMING plays a vital role in every single county of Ireland - even the capital city. It also highlights the importance of niche sectors to certain counties - such as poultry in Monaghan, where there are almost six million birds.IFA chief economist Rowena ... [Published Irish Independent - 55 mins ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 59 mins ago - 1 reports

Plans to cut water bills for low-income families submitted

Proposals to ease the cost of water charges for low-income households are being considered by ministers just days ahead of the announcement of the charging regime for homes.The final charges for households, as well as allowances and discounts for some ... [Published Irish Examiner - 1 hour ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Turn TV programme locations into premium housing sites, says Burton

Tánaiste Joan Burton has called for the type of neglected inner-city Dublin locations that feature in the RTÉ crime series Love/Hate to be regenerated and turned into premium housing sites.Burton has referred to the gritty drama on a number of occasions ... [Published Irish Times - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Government could control rent `like they capped price of pint'

The Government could control rents rather than leaving them to the markets, a conference on homelessness has been told.Impact general secretary Shay Cody said leaving rents to the market was driving people into homelessness.“A couple of years ago the ... [Published Irish Times - 2 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Upturn in the economy carries coalition partners along with it

With the body politic settling back in the Dail following their summer recess, and fresh from their annual "think-ins", our first Sunday Independent/Millward Brown poll of the autumn provides for some interesting reading. Ironically, in the short-term ... [Published Irish Independent - 9 hours ago]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Labour swing away from Green meltdown country

The old age pensioners certainly enjoyed themselves at the Labour think-in as they caroused and danced with glow swords into the small hours. Compared to the Gilmore Celtic Tiger-style boom, securing twenty seats would be a modest enough result.But, were ... [Published Irish Independent - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 4 reports

Homelessness campaigners say tax breaks could have negative effect on housing crisis

Homelessness campaigners are concerned that the reduction of property tax will have a knock-on negative effect on the housing crisis.It comes as a public meeting, organised by IMPACT to address the issue, was held in Dublin today.Organisers say that by ... [Published Newstalk - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 3 reports

JobBridge Scheme

Sir, - After three years and some media attention, Minister forSocial Protection Joan Burton has had an epiphany and decided thatcleaning positions may not be suitable for JobBridge, despite themappearing on JobBridge.ie for years ("Cleaners in schools ... [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Tanaiste Joan Burton to attend conference on homelessness

Tánaiste Joan Burton and campaigner Father Peter McVerry will be among key speakers attended a meeting on Dublin's homelessness crisis this morning.Hosted by IMPACT, the talk titled 'A Roof is a Right', will challenge policymakers to outline practical ... [Published Newstalk - Sep 20 2014]
Entities: Joan Burton, Dublin, Crisis
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Burton in conservative phase of her career

JOAN Burton, Tánaiste and leader of the Labour Party (remember them?), was a bit of a radical once upon a time. Yep, she really was!  Indeed some people still recall (admiringly) her stint as secretary of the Anti-Apartheid movement in the 1980s.But sadly, ... [Published Southern Star - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Wexford's Labour Day 'think in'

LABOUR party faithfuls huddled in Wexford for a two-day party 'think-in' which started on Monday, for the first time under the leadership of Joan Burton, and ahead of their return to the Dail after the summer break.Tanaiste and Minister for Social Protection, ... [Published Wexford People - Sep 20 2014]

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Dublin is home to the biggest farms - but Cork ... [Published Irish Independent - 55 mins ago]
Joan Burton: recovery alone won't save Labour [Published Irish Independent - 55 mins ago]
Plans to cut water bills for low-income familie... [Published Irish Examiner - 1 hour ago]
Turn TV programme locations into premium housin... [Published Irish Times - 2 hours ago]
Government could control rent `like they capped... [Published Irish Times - 2 hours ago]
Upturn in the economy carries coalition partner... [Published Irish Independent - 9 hours ago]
Cautious Paddy doesn't want to party as Leo and... [Published Irish Independent - 21 hours ago]
POLL: Act now on abortion say voters [Published Irish Independent - 23 hours ago]
After the bust, is Micheal Martin now a socialist? [Published Irish Independent - Sep 21 2014]
Week-ipedia - Geldof shows he's Scot his countr... [Published Irish Independent - Sep 21 2014]
Labour swing away from Green meltdown country [Published Irish Independent - Sep 21 2014]
Homelessness campaigners say tax breaks could h... [Published Newstalk - Sep 20 2014]
JobBridge Scheme [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 20 2014]
‘Better the devil you know’: Winners, losers – ... [Published TheJournal.ie - Sep 20 2014]
Burton awaits report on JobBridge cleaning posts [Published Irish Times - Sep 20 2014]
Tánaiste heckled at Dublin homelessness conference [Published Irish Times - Sep 20 2014]
Street homelessness could be ended in weeks, cl... [Published Irish Times - Sep 20 2014]
Joan Burton heckled at trade union meeting on h... [Published TheJournal.ie - Sep 20 2014]
Tanaiste Joan Burton to attend conference on ho... [Published Newstalk - Sep 20 2014]
JobBridge ads for school cleaners and caretaker... [Published TheJournal.ie - Sep 20 2014]
Joan's comments 'unfair' over €3k cost of city ... [Published Evening Herald - Sep 20 2014]
Burton in conservative phase of her career [Published Southern Star - Sep 20 2014]
Wexford's Labour Day 'think in' [Published Wexford People - Sep 20 2014]
All JobBridge ads for school cleaners removed [Published RTE Online - Sep 20 2014]
Aaron McKenna: What are our coalition options a... [Published TheJournal.ie - Sep 20 2014]
An Grianan hosts Sinn Fein think-in [Published Drogheda Independent - Sep 20 2014]
McCreevy was right: when it comes to income tax... [Published Irish Independent - Sep 20 2014]
Kinsale’s CPA boss wants rising costs tackled [Published Southern Star - Sep 19 2014]
clear strategy on green economy has potential t... [Published Evening Herald - Sep 19 2014]
Clear climate action could create 90,000 jobs -... [Published Business & Leadership - Sep 19 2014]
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U.N. rights body criticizes Ireland on abortion... [Published FaithWorld - Jul 25 2014]
By Padraic Halpin (A woman walks past posters advertising a candlelit vigil at the University Hospital Galway in Galway, Ireland November 15, 2012. Ireland’s government on Thursday pledged to clarify its abortion laws after a woman, who was denied ...
Sinn Féin Pulls Pro-Palesinian Stunt in Dublin ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 19 2014]
Sinn Féin, the political wing of the terrorist Provisional IRA, pulled a pro-Palestinian stunt in the Irish parliament, the Dáil, yesterday during which Gerry Adams, party leader and alleged former IRA leader, manoeuvred members of both government ...
Brooks Seeks Friends in High Places Amid Irish ... [Published Bloomberg via Google News - Jul 11 2014]
Brooks Seeks Friends in High Places Amid Irish Meltdown Bloomberg Joan Burton faced her first question time in parliament as Ireland's Deputy Prime Minister yesterday. The top agenda item? The cancelation of five Dublin concerts by U.S. country singer ...
Irish Government and Economy in Turmoil after G... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 10 2014]
Ireland's passion for country and western music – or "country and culchie," as Dublin sophisticates dismiss it with the pejorative word for a rural native – has exploded this week across the government and parliament with the news that five sell-out ...
Irish Labour Party Picks Burton as Deputy Premi... [Published Bloomberg via Google News - Jul 04 2014]
Irish Labour Party Picks Burton as Deputy Premier-in-Waiting Bloomberg Ireland's junior government party picked Joan Burton as its leader and deputy premier-in-waiting amid mounting pressure on the ruling coalition to ease austerity in the wake of ...
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