Joan Burton

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Name: Joan Burton
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

‘Leo the lion’: 5 winners and 5 losers from the political week

EVERY WEEK, TheJournal.ie casts its eye over events inside and outside Leinster House that have got people talking.As the saying goes: ‘You win some, you lose some.’So here are our political winners and losers from the past seven days:1. Leo Varadkar“Leo ... [Published TheJournal.ie - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Queues as revenue office tasked to issue new social welfare cards

THE CORK office of the Revenue Commissioners in Blackpool has seen growing queues of people recently as it processes the new social welfare identification cards. The new Public Services Card was first introduced in 2012 to replace the Social Services ... [Published Evening Echo - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Self-righteous EU leaders’ hypocrisy about Ukraine

VERY often self-righteous EU leaders ooze such hypocrisy that their statements acquire a disturbing, surreal quality.  A case in point is that of former MEP Pat Cox, erstwhile Pee Dee for Cork South Central, current member of the St Luke’s branch of the ... [Published Southern Star - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Lots of TDs asked me to run for leader – Howlin

BRENDAN Howlin says he was approached by "lots" of Labour Party TDs and senators to run for the leadership of the party against Joan Burton. But the Public Expenditure Minister told the Irish Independent it would not have been possible to carry out his ... [Published Irish Independent - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Tough choices for Government

A battered and bruised Government that experienced resignations, demotions and a winnowing of members has limped into the summer recess. The holiday period will give new Ministers time to absorb departmental responsibilities but, more importantly, offer ... [Published Irish Times - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

And the end-of-term awards for political prowess go to . . .

This goes to former Garda commissioner Martin Callinan for services to “so-called whistleblowers”. Callinan’s headline-hitting year began with his illuminating appearance before the PAC, when he demonstrated a disconcerting level of disdain for whistleblowers ... [Published Irish Times - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Much more to do for women after UN report, says Burton

Joan Burton. Photo: Stephen Collins/CollinsTanaiste Joan Burton has defended Ireland's gender inequality after the United Nations found that women are under-represented in public life here. ... [Published Evening Herald - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 5 reports

Tanaiste rules out abortion referendum despite UN criticism

TANAISTE Joan Burton has ruled out a referendum on abortion in the wake of criticism from a United Nations human rights watchdog. In a hard-hitting attack on the country's record on women's rights, the UN body said limits on when pregnancy could be terminated ... [Published Irish Independent - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

Carers and over 70s get €100 to cover water charge

Low-income families, people over 70 and carers will receive €100 a year in social welfare payments to offset the cost of water charges. Tanaiste Joan Burton confirmed the €100 subsidy for almost half-a-million vulnerable people was approved by the Government ... [Published Irish Independent - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

Cabinet agrees €44m water charge subsidies and children’s GP cards

The Government has agreed a €44million package to assist families with the cost of water bills from next yearThe Tanaiste and Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton said households covered by the State’s household benefits package would receive a ... [Published Irish Times - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

A "labour" hypocrite or an idiot? Burton allegedly says she does not believe in "High cost Irish Water"

Joan Burton, who is happy to steal money from the dead to pay the governments "property tax" has been quoted at the McGill summer school as saying that " I don't believe in a gold-plated Irish Water":roll::roll::roll::roll:Burton: I don't believe in a ... [Published Politics.ie - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

Burton calls for regular Constitutional Convention

Joan Burton made her comments in a speech at the MacGill Summer School in GlentiesTánaiste Joan Burton has called for the Constitutional Convention to become a regular feature of public life, meeting every five or ten years.In a speech to the MacGill ... [Published RTE Online - Jul 21 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 ...
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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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