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# Reshuffle

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# The Burton Bounce
Why has Labour's support doubled since May?
Analysis: Joan Burton’s party has gone from 7 per cent to 14 per cent in the latest opinion poll. But why?
Voices
Aaron McKenna: Gender, geography, age – focus on everything but quality in government reshuffle
Conspicuously absent from the talk about the reshuffle was an evaluation of intelligence, skills, capabilities or temperament.
# in with the old
Guess who's back?... Pat Rabbitte and Ruairí Quinn replace new ministers on committees
Former junior minister Joe Costello will also join his Labour ‘old guard’ colleagues on Oireachtas committees…
# Geography over gender
Here's how the junior minister reshuffle showed up Enda Kenny's women problem
Analysis: One male junior minister joked that he’d have to buy a dress given the lack of women – but it raises the question: why weren’t any female FG TDs promoted?
# Simon Harris
So just how young is the country's youngest junior minister?... The Edge has hats that are older
At 27, Simon Harris is now our most senior junior minister. Makes you wonder what you’ve been doing with your life, doesn’t it?
# go dona
The new Gaeltacht minister isn't fluent in Irish
Donegal Fine Gael TD Joe McHugh was confirmed today as a minister with ‘special responsibility’ for Gaeltacht matters.
# Everyday I'm Shufflin
Here are 7 things you need to know about the junior minister reshuffle
Analysis: It’s no country for old men or young women but there’s a big promotion for one young man.
# Nervous times
The junior minister reshuffle is happening right now, here's what we know so far...
The Dáil’s youngest TD has been made junior finance minister while Labour has promoted three backbenchers.
# the reshuffle
James Reilly is still Health Minister... according to the Department's website
And Health isn’t the only government department that has yet to update its pages.
# Everyday I'm Shufflin
Enda says 'it's not an easy day' but here's what to expect in the junior ministerial reshuffle
There’s only two names listed in the Minister of State ranks at the moment…
# say that again
Funerals without corpses and rolling around in sugar: The week in quotes
“I’m not sure if I’m able to turn the poison chalice into sweet wine.”
# house of cards
Here are the 5 winners and 5 losers from Enda Kenny's big Cabinet reshuffle
With the week that’s in it here’s a special edition of our winners and losers series.
# Waiting for Enda
As talks dragged on nervous TDs in shiny suits roamed Leinster House waiting... and waiting
As the talks continued and the wait lengthened anticipation turned to frustration ahead of the Cabinet reshuffle.
# Difficult days
Enda on reshuffles: It's like selecting a team for an All Ireland Final, people are always disappointed
The Taoiseach identified a particular difficulty in demoting Arts Minister Jimmy Deenihan yesterday.
# Everyday I'm Shufflin
Confirmed: Leo Varadkar is the new Health Minister, Pat Rabbitte dropped from Cabinet
Who’s in? Who’s out? Who’s stuck with the same job?
# HSE
Varadkar: I don't know if I'll be able to turn the poison chalice into sweet wine
The new Minister for Health says he will need a full financial year to turn the Department around – everything going to plan.
"Could you all just move to the left slightly?.." Fixed grins and Cabinet divisions at the Áras
You’d almost think the President had nothing better to do than hang around the house all day waiting for a busload of ministers.
# Prime Numbers
In numbers: the Cabinet reshuffle
What’s the average age of a Cabinet member? And how many are from Dublin?
# collect them all
Who's doing what? A pictorial guide to your new Cabinet
A quick and simple guide to where everyone is now.
# Everyday I'm Shufflin
Here are 9 things you need to know about the Cabinet reshuffle
Analysis: The Cabinet’s female membership is doubled but will Labour rue taking on Environment?
# labour's way
'How often does the Labour Party roll over?' - FF say water and property taxes are now Labour's problem
Micheal Martin says the new Tánaiste’s negotiations went badly.
# New focus
Here's what Enda and Joan have promised to do
Jobs, housing and wages, mostly.
# Pressure
'Time to refocus on the beef crisis': There's been some lightning-quick reactions to the reshuffle
The Government has a new look. Now it’s time to get down to business, say the farmers, teachers, doctors, hoteliers……
# every day I'm shufflin
Rabbitte: If you're deemed too old to serve in Cabinet you look at things differently
Rabbitte, who was dropped from Cabinet today, said he’s not sure now if he will run in the next general election.
# Reshuffle
Taoiseach thanks former ministers for service 'during difficult times'
Announcing his new Cabinet today, Enda Kenny thanked outgoing ministers for their service to the Irish people.
# Everyday I'm Shufflin
Enda Kenny is about to announce his Cabinet reshuffle, here are the changes we know so far...
Leo Varadkar to Health, Phil Hogan is off, Joan Burton is staying put and it looks like James Reilly is going to Foreign Affairs.
# news wrap
Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know
Catch up as you refuel.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
Everyone’s talking about Garth Brooks, Gaza, and fathers’ names on birth certs.
# Everyday I'm Shufflin
Enda Kenny set to announce Cabinet reshuffle in the Dáil tomorrow
Earlier, Taoiseach said he was “getting on very well with the Tánaiste”.
# The jobs job
The Fine Gael-Labour split over Richard Bruton's job is 'more like a tug of love'
Seán Sherlock laughed off suggestions that Fine Gael and Labour are split over the lucrative Jobs portfolio.
# Priorities
Here's the one thing Enda Kenny and Joan Burton have definitely agreed on...
Over 70s will be happy with this one.
# In no hurry
Why is it taking longer than expected to announce the Cabinet reshuffle?
Analysis: Sources on all sides of the talks between Enda Kenny and Joan Burton insist there is nothing untoward about the delay.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
Everyone’s talking about Garth Brooks, the cabinet reshuffle and Google smartphones for robots…
# Coalition
Just the two of us: Enda Kenny and Joan Burton are back in talks tonight... alone
The Taoiseach and Tánaiste are holding further discussions ahead of the expected Cabinet reshuffle tomorrow.
# Cheers Eamo
The Taoiseach thanked Eamon Gilmore for all his work during today's Cabinet meeting
But it didn’t get emotional, the Jobs Minister Richard Bruton insisted today.
# Reshuffle
Gone home early? Ruairí Quinn absent for his final questions as Education Minister
The Minister announced last week that he will be ending up his career in politics after almost four decades.
# Reshuffle
Howlin: 'I am going to work away until somebody tells me that I shouldn't'
The Public Spending Minister is in the dark about the looming Cabinet reshuffle.