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#Joan Burton

# joan-burton - Sunday 9 February, 2020

Former tánaiste Joan Burton has lost her seat in Dublin West
# Gone
# Gone

Former tánaiste Joan Burton has lost her seat in Dublin West

Feb 9th 2020, 9:35 PM 42,697 Views 30 Comments

Burton lost out on the fifth count.

# joan-burton - Monday 28 October, 2019

The five most memorable moments from the disastrous campaign to introduce household water charges
# In Deep Water
# In Deep Water

The five most memorable moments from the disastrous campaign to introduce household water charges

Oct 28th 2019, 6:30 PM 19,693 Views 53 Comments

A new book by journalist Michael Brennan delves into the water charges debacle. Here are some of the moments that still stick out.

# joan-burton - Friday 20 September, 2019

A citizens' assembly to break deadlock in North would have 'merit', says Taoiseach
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

A citizens' assembly to break deadlock in North would have 'merit', says Taoiseach

Sep 20th 2019, 6:10 AM 7,692 Views 18 Comments

Neither Sinn Féin or the DUP have warmly welcomed calls for a citizens’ assembly.

# joan-burton - Monday 18 February, 2019

Over €4.3 billion is owed to the State in tax and €969 million is 'available immediately'
# Cash Back
# Cash Back

Over €4.3 billion is owed to the State in tax and €969 million is 'available immediately'

Feb 18th 2019, 10:00 PM 37,282 Views 35 Comments

Joan Burton has called for the monies to be collected immediately.

# joan-burton - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Donohoe says bankers' pay cap of €500k is 'worth reviewing' as State-owned banks can't keep staff
# Wage Cap
# Wage Cap

Donohoe says bankers' pay cap of €500k is 'worth reviewing' as State-owned banks can't keep staff

Sep 27th 2018, 6:20 AM 25,898 Views 36 Comments

The finance minister said State-owned banks are finding it difficult to retain staff due to wage competition.

# joan-burton - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Homeless grandmother jailed for nine months over burglary at home of Joan Burton
# Burglary
# Burglary

Homeless grandmother jailed for nine months over burglary at home of Joan Burton

Jul 25th 2018, 5:42 PM 14,689 Views 46 Comments

The incident happened when the Labour TD had gone out to give a talk at a community crime prevention meeting.

# joan-burton - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Homeless woman with 63 prior convictions admits carrying out burglary at Joan Burton's home
# Courts
# Courts

Homeless woman with 63 prior convictions admits carrying out burglary at Joan Burton's home

Jul 5th 2018, 7:10 PM 12,723 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened when the Labour TD had gone out to give a talk at a community crime prevention meeting on Monday evening.

# joan-burton - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Woman (44) charged over the burglary of Joan Burton's home
# Courts
# Courts

Woman (44) charged over the burglary of Joan Burton's home

Jul 3rd 2018, 4:01 PM 24,964 Views 0 Comments

The woman is of no fixed address and was charged today.

# joan-burton - Monday 23 April, 2018

It's 2018 and the Irish media is still talking about the 'sex appeal' of female politicians
# It's 2018 Lads
From The Daily Edge
# It's 2018 Lads

It's 2018 and the Irish media is still talking about the 'sex appeal' of female politicians

Apr 23rd 2018, 1:30 PM 4,975 Views 7 Comments

A headline in the Irish Examiner read ‘There’s no denying Mary Lou’s sex appeal’.

# joan-burton - Friday 9 March, 2018

Review of Jobstown protest finds gardaí should have anticipated 'serious outburst of public disorder'
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Review of Jobstown protest finds gardaí should have anticipated 'serious outburst of public disorder'

Mar 9th 2018, 12:50 PM 15,179 Views 85 Comments

The review pointed out that there was a considerable number of public order incidents in the area in the run up to the 2014 protest.

# joan-burton - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

Varadkar says describing civil servants as being akin to Nazis is 'wholly inappropriate'
# Communications Unit
# Communications Unit

Varadkar says describing civil servants as being akin to Nazis is 'wholly inappropriate'

Feb 28th 2018, 5:52 PM 22,624 Views 60 Comments

The Taoiseach says he is not “thin-skinned” but believes criticism of Ireland 2040 adverts is unfair.

# joan-burton - Sunday 25 February, 2018

'Sharp as a razor', 'no shrinking violet' and Labour's first female TD: Meet the real Mrs Brown
# Mrs Brown's Boys
# Mrs Brown's Boys

'Sharp as a razor', 'no shrinking violet' and Labour's first female TD: Meet the real Mrs Brown

Feb 25th 2018, 7:30 AM 23,246 Views 4 Comments

A documentary describing the life of Maureen O’Carroll, mother of Brendan, airs this morning.

# joan-burton - Thursday 18 January, 2018

'I never cost the State a penny, but now they're taking part of my pension'
# Marriage Bar
# Marriage Bar

'I never cost the State a penny, but now they're taking part of my pension'

Jan 18th 2018, 6:00 AM 59,687 Views 53 Comments

Tens of thousands of people are losing out on receiving a full State pension due to rules that were introduced in 2012.

# joan-burton - Monday 4 December, 2017

'I was hospitalised twice': Jobstown teen describes stress of being convicted over protest
# Not Guilty
# Not Guilty

'I was hospitalised twice': Jobstown teen describes stress of being convicted over protest

Dec 4th 2017, 1:47 PM 36,462 Views 144 Comments

Jason Lester said the experience hasn’t put him off protesting – and he’s not ruling out a career in politics.

Jobstown teen cleared of false imprisonment of Joan Burton on appeal
# Not Guilty
# Not Guilty

Jobstown teen cleared of false imprisonment of Joan Burton on appeal

Dec 4th 2017, 12:15 PM 11,851 Views 78 Comments

Jason Lester, now aged 18, had been convicted of false imprisonment of the former Labour leader and one of her assistants in the Children’s Court.

# joan-burton - Thursday 30 November, 2017

RTÉ accused of 'systematically downgrading' its orchestras
# Bittersweet Symphony
# Bittersweet Symphony

RTÉ accused of 'systematically downgrading' its orchestras

Nov 30th 2017, 7:49 AM 13,357 Views 34 Comments

A combative Joan Burton was very critical of the government on the matter in the Dáil yesterday.

# joan-burton - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Paul Murphy complaint about Irish Times article not upheld by Press Ombudsman
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

Paul Murphy complaint about Irish Times article not upheld by Press Ombudsman

Nov 9th 2017, 3:02 PM 14,225 Views 65 Comments

Murphy appealed to the Press Council of Ireland but it found there was insufficient evidence to support the appeal.

# joan-burton - Friday 13 October, 2017

Plans for apartment blocks objected to by Leo Varadkar and Joan Burton get the go-ahead
# Castleknock
# Castleknock

Plans for apartment blocks objected to by Leo Varadkar and Joan Burton get the go-ahead

Oct 13th 2017, 10:50 PM 28,775 Views 47 Comments

An Bord Pleanála has backed an earlier decision by Fingal County Council.

# joan-burton - Sunday 1 October, 2017

'Shocked and disappointed': Pressure mounts to restore funding for breastfeeding support initiative
# Babies
# Babies

'Shocked and disappointed': Pressure mounts to restore funding for breastfeeding support initiative

Oct 1st 2017, 6:00 AM 12,370 Views 7 Comments

The HSE said it plans to provide funding for a new, revised model.

# joan-burton - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Varadkar surprised that the opposition are 'more obsessed about his PR than he is'
# Spin Machine
# Spin Machine

Varadkar surprised that the opposition are 'more obsessed about his PR than he is'

Sep 27th 2017, 4:22 PM 13,558 Views 47 Comments

The Strategic Communications Unit is to hire an additional three staff members.

# joan-burton - Friday 22 September, 2017

Joan Burton breaks silence after trial: 'I have friends who live in Jobstown'
# Water Protests
# Water Protests

Joan Burton breaks silence after trial: 'I have friends who live in Jobstown'

Sep 22nd 2017, 12:07 PM 35,120 Views 189 Comments

“I found the atmosphere in the courts intimidating,” the former Tánaiste said during a lengthy interview today.

# joan-burton - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Paul Murphy's comments about gardaí to be referred to Oireachtas committee
# Privilege
# Privilege

Paul Murphy's comments about gardaí to be referred to Oireachtas committee

Jul 13th 2017, 3:15 PM 12,191 Views 46 Comments

The Solidarity TD has accused gardaí of lying under oath during the recent Jobstown trial.

# joan-burton - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

McDonald tells Taoiseach that people in the real world have no interest in his choice of socks
Live Jul 4th 2017, 1:56 PM

McDonald tells Taoiseach that people in the real world have no interest in his choice of socks

# joan-burton - Saturday 1 July, 2017

'Jobstown wasn't a peaceful, legitimate protest. Intimidating two women is not peaceful'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Jobstown wasn't a peaceful, legitimate protest. Intimidating two women is not peaceful'

Jul 1st 2017, 6:15 AM 6,468 Views 184 Comments

The ‘hard Left’ make unrealistic promises that can never be kept, writes Larry Donnelly.

# joan-burton - Friday 30 June, 2017

'People have risen and won't be put back in their box': Jobstown supporters hail a political victory
# Right To Protest
# Right To Protest

'People have risen and won't be put back in their box': Jobstown supporters hail a political victory

Jun 30th 2017, 6:05 AM 11,909 Views 124 Comments

Dozens of supporters celebrated with Paul Murphy and others, assured that their right to protest has been protected.

# joan-burton - Thursday 22 June, 2017

A 'peaceful protester' could be facing a life sentence if found guilty, Jobstown trial hears
# Closing Statements
# Closing Statements

A 'peaceful protester' could be facing a life sentence if found guilty, Jobstown trial hears

Jun 22nd 2017, 6:24 PM 20,083 Views 0 Comments

Closing statements were made by counsel for some of the accused in the Jobstown trial today.

# joan-burton - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Barrister tells Jobstown jury their political views "have to be left outside the jury room"
# Paul Murphy
# Paul Murphy

Barrister tells Jobstown jury their political views "have to be left outside the jury room"

Jun 20th 2017, 7:01 PM 11,286 Views 0 Comments

Closing speeches were given today.

# joan-burton - Monday 12 June, 2017

Charges dropped against one of the seven Jobstown defendants
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Charges dropped against one of the seven Jobstown defendants

Jun 12th 2017, 3:13 PM 16,842 Views 0 Comments

Applause broke out in court after the charges against 50-year-old Ken Purcell were officially dropped.

# joan-burton - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

'That wouldn't be long for me': 71-year-old's reaction when told he could face life in prison
# Jobstown Trial
# Jobstown Trial

'That wouldn't be long for me': 71-year-old's reaction when told he could face life in prison

May 31st 2017, 8:44 PM 41,561 Views 0 Comments

The men are all charged with false imprisonment of then Tánaiste Joan Burton and her adviser Karen O’Connell.

# joan-burton - Monday 29 May, 2017

Garda witness called 'woman beater' and 'uniformed scumbag' during protest, court told
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

Garda witness called 'woman beater' and 'uniformed scumbag' during protest, court told

May 29th 2017, 3:02 PM 14,501 Views 0 Comments

It’s day 22 of the trial.

# joan-burton - Monday 22 May, 2017

'Take sanctuary in the church': Jobstown defendant was making a 'suggestion' to gardaí, trial told
# Michael Murphy
# Michael Murphy

'Take sanctuary in the church': Jobstown defendant was making a 'suggestion' to gardaí, trial told

May 22nd 2017, 7:53 PM 11,100 Views 0 Comments

A garda told the court she overheard Councillor Michael Murphy saying, “Will we give her sanctuary in the church or will we keep her in the church?”

# joan-burton - Friday 19 May, 2017

Superintendent denies being 'part of conspiracy to pervert course of justice', trial hears
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

Superintendent denies being 'part of conspiracy to pervert course of justice', trial hears

May 19th 2017, 7:48 PM 16,021 Views 0 Comments

Solidarity TD Paul Murphy and six other men are charged with falsely imprisoning Joan Burton and her advisor.

# joan-burton - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Garda thought she was going to be 'crushed' at water charges protest, court hears
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

Garda thought she was going to be 'crushed' at water charges protest, court hears

May 18th 2017, 7:31 PM 11,061 Views 0 Comments

Marion Power said there was “constant abuse and horrendous language the whole time”.

# joan-burton - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Gardaí ordered to leave water charges protest because some were armed, trial told
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

Gardaí ordered to leave water charges protest because some were armed, trial told

May 17th 2017, 5:13 PM 18,087 Views 0 Comments

“You were being pushed around. You couldn’t stand still. I was being punched continually.”

# joan-burton - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Paul Murphy's lawyer accuses garda of lying 'in a disreputable fashion'
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

Paul Murphy's lawyer accuses garda of lying 'in a disreputable fashion'

May 16th 2017, 6:35 PM 21,288 Views 0 Comments

Garda Gavin Cooke has denied the claim.

# joan-burton - Monday 15 May, 2017

Jury told Jobstown protesters shouted at Paul Murphy to 'mind his own business'
# False Imprisonment
# False Imprisonment

Jury told Jobstown protesters shouted at Paul Murphy to 'mind his own business'

May 15th 2017, 6:35 PM 37,827 Views 0 Comments

Garda Inspector Derek Maguire was giving evidence in the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court today.

# joan-burton - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

'You're not welcome in Jobstown': Inspector tells court he feared for Joan Burton's safety
# Courts
# Courts

'You're not welcome in Jobstown': Inspector tells court he feared for Joan Burton's safety

May 10th 2017, 6:11 PM 12,563 Views 0 Comments

A garda inspector told the trial today that he was concerned for Joan Burton’s safety.

# joan-burton - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Children's Minister says she believed Joan Burton was in 'great danger' during protest, court hears
# Jobstown Trial
# Jobstown Trial

Children's Minister says she believed Joan Burton was in 'great danger' during protest, court hears

May 9th 2017, 6:41 PM 8,577 Views 0 Comments

Minister Katherine Zappone said she called 999 as she ‘didn’t see too many gardai’.

# joan-burton - Monday 8 May, 2017

'Will we let her go or hold onto her for the night?': Jobstown trial hears evidence from gardaí
# Courts
# Courts

'Will we let her go or hold onto her for the night?': Jobstown trial hears evidence from gardaí

May 8th 2017, 6:55 PM 20,902 Views 0 Comments

“The protesters called us rats,” one garda told the trial today.

# joan-burton - Friday 5 May, 2017

Former Burton adviser tells Jobstown trial she referred to 'f**king dregs' due to stressful situation
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

Former Burton adviser tells Jobstown trial she referred to 'f**king dregs' due to stressful situation

May 5th 2017, 9:54 PM 19,089 Views 0 Comments

Karen O’Connell told the court she was not proud of using ‘bad language’ and said she was very upset at the time.

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