Joan Burton

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Name: Joan Burton
First reported 52 mins ago - Updated 52 mins ago - 1 reports

Galway senator claims government turning jobs into internships

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Clarification is being sought on claims that the Department of Social Protection has been trying to convert jobs advertised in Galway into JobBridge internships.Galway Sinn Fein Senator Trevor O’Clochartaigh says that he has been ... [Published Connaught Tribune - 52 mins ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Schools disciplined for axing special needs assistants and replacing them with JobBridge interns

Raft of special needs assistants lost their jobs in the latest cull of education cutbacksSchools were slapped across the wrist this week after it emerged they were axing special needs assistants and replacing them with JobBridge interns.The Department ... [Published Irish Mirror - 5 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Election may take the air out of any Burton bounce

World of Politics withNothing like a bit of alliteration for the headline writers! When the latest Sunday Times opinion poll was published at the weekend, the surge in support for the Labour Party was unsurprisingly shorthanded to the Burton Bounce.Sure, ... [Published Connaught Tribune - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Róisín Shortall: We need more than just politicians to start a new political party

Video (http://www.youtube.com/watch=vzFX7Ml_kCg&t=)Róisín Shortall on the challenges facing Joan Burton. Video and editing: Michelle HennessyFORMER MINISTER RÓISÍN Shortall believes that any new party would need to call on people working outside of politics ... [Published TheJournal.ie - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Good luck to Joan of Labour, she'll need it

WHAT an extraordinary turnabout. Support for the Labour Party has doubled since Joan Burton took over the leadership from Eamon Gilmore.In remarkable resurgence, support for the party has soared to 14pc, from 7pc last May.What's more, Burton is now second ... [Published Evening Herald - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Tanaiste finally acts over leaks from her own staff

TANAISTE Joan Burton is finally tightening controls in her department in the wake of damning revelations surrounding the handing out of confidential data to private investigators. The decision to finally clamp down on the unlawful release of data comes ... [Published Irish Independent - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Unemployed parents to keep benefits when they get jobs

A DOUBLE whammy of incentives is planned to make it worthwhile for parents to get off the dole and into work. The payments are viewed as being essential in safeguarding against child poverty. QCIs are paid up to the age of 18, but can be paid up to the ... [Published Irish Independent - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 3 reports

'Burton bounce' is nice, but making it stick won't be easy

A Canadian politician once said that for women to be considered half as good as men, they need to perform twice as well. Joan Burton seems to have passed this test with flying colours.According to the latest opinion poll, Labour's first female leader ... [Published Evening Herald - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Burton must play hard ball with FG, says Labour TD after party's poll bounce

TANAISTE Joan Burton must now "play hard ball" with Fine Gael after the party recorded an impressive bounce in public support, Labour figures believe. Labour TDs and senators agreed that the party's approach to being in coalition with Fine Gael must ... [Published Irish Independent - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Labour bounce could win 20 seats

Labour could hold onto 20 Dáil seats if the results of an opinion poll showing a ‘Burton bounce’ were to be replicated in a general election.Support for Labour has doubled since the May local elections, during which the party was almost wiped out — particularly ... [Published Irish Examiner - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 4 reports

New leader doubles support for Irish junior government party - poll

Labour elected Joan Burton as leader last month after the party captured just 7 percent of seats in the local polls, compared with 19 percent at parliamentary elections three years ago.The poll gives the two coalition parties - Labour and Prime Minister ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

The Burton Bounce: Labour double support in latest polls

THE ELECTION OF Joan Burton as the new leader of Labour has given the party an immediate bounce in opinion polls.The latest Behaviour and Attitude polls for the Sunday Times, to be printed tomorrow, show Labour up by 7% to 14% support, the first time ... [Published TheJournal.ie - Aug 16 2014]

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Galway senator claims government turning jobs i... [Published Connaught Tribune - 52 mins ago]
Schools disciplined for axing special needs ass... [Published Irish Mirror - 5 hours ago]
Former presidents and taoisigh remember the ‘pe... [Published Irish Examiner - 8 hours ago]
Election may take the air out of any Burton bounce [Published Connaught Tribune - Aug 21 2014]
Róisín Shortall: We need more than just politic... [Published TheJournal.ie - Aug 21 2014]
Allegations of Government Department poaching r... [Published Sinn Fein - Aug 20 2014]
Róisín Shortall: I’m surprised the ‘very inexpe... [Published TheJournal.ie - Aug 20 2014]
Good luck to Joan of Labour, she'll need it [Published Evening Herald - Aug 20 2014]
Tanaiste finally acts over leaks from her own s... [Published Irish Independent - Aug 20 2014]
Unemployed parents to keep benefits when they g... [Published Irish Independent - Aug 20 2014]
No one in this government wants to deal with th... [Published TheJournal.ie - Aug 19 2014]
Ireland in the international headlines again af... [Published TheJournal.ie - Aug 19 2014]
Growing pressure to clear path for referendum [Published Irish Examiner - Aug 19 2014]
Dole crook flew from Malaga to sign on here [Published Irish Independent - Aug 19 2014]
Funds pledge for a Children's hospital in Blanc... [Published Evening Herald - Aug 18 2014]
'Burton bounce' is nice, but making it stick wo... [Published Evening Herald - Aug 18 2014]
Explainer: What is the 8th Amendment? [Published TheJournal.ie - Aug 18 2014]
Why has Labour’s support doubled since May? [Published TheJournal.ie - Aug 18 2014]
'Burton Bounce' alone will not save the Labour ... [Published Irish Independent - Aug 18 2014]
Burton must play hard ball with FG, says Labour... [Published Irish Independent - Aug 18 2014]
Labour TD: State is treating women as second-cl... [Published Irish Examiner - Aug 18 2014]
Labour bounce could win 20 seats [Published Irish Examiner - Aug 18 2014]
Labour Ministers remain silent on Irish Rail di... [Published Noodls - Aug 17 2014]
End of line for ghost trains as 31 stations und... [Published Irish Independent - Aug 17 2014]
New leader doubles support for Irish junior gov... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 16 2014]
New leader doubles support for Irish junior gov... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Aug 16 2014]
Support for Labour party has doubled since Joan... [Published Irish Mirror - Aug 16 2014]
The Burton Bounce: Labour double support in lat... [Published TheJournal.ie - Aug 16 2014]
Poll suggests increase in Labour Party support [Published RTE Online - Aug 16 2014]
Hearing of Robin Williams suicide ‘pressed litt... [Published TheJournal.ie - Aug 16 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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