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# tanaiste - Friday 24 June, 2016

"Extremism is no longer an abstract problem. It’s here" - Is Islamic terrorism a threat in Ireland?
# Radicalisation
# Radicalisation

"Extremism is no longer an abstract problem. It’s here" - Is Islamic terrorism a threat in Ireland?

Jun 24th 2016, 6:06 AM 11,468 Views 22 Comments

The Justice Department has said that it is aware of foreign fighters from Ireland who have died in the Middle East.

# tanaiste - Sunday 12 June, 2016

Joan Burton has a lot to say about Enda Kenny's 'cop-out' on abortion
# Sunday Interview
# Sunday Interview

Joan Burton has a lot to say about Enda Kenny's 'cop-out' on abortion

Jun 12th 2016, 8:00 AM 14,940 Views 81 Comments

The former Tánaiste talks abortion, rent supplement and why women have to be tough to be in Irish politics.

# tanaiste - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Repairs to Leinster House 'shouldn't result in early holidays for TDs'
# Holidail
# Holidail

Repairs to Leinster House 'shouldn't result in early holidays for TDs'

May 26th 2016, 1:24 PM 11,564 Views 43 Comments

Sinn Féin said the Mansion House’s Round Room could be used if repair works closes the Dáil chamber.

# tanaiste - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Joan Burton is facing a motion of no confidence over 'blatant cronyism'
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Joan Burton is facing a motion of no confidence over 'blatant cronyism'

Jan 19th 2016, 11:48 AM 23,078 Views 65 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# tanaiste - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Tánaiste's head of staff is paid €52,000 more than pay cap
# L'Oréal TREATMENT
# L'Oréal TREATMENT

Tánaiste's head of staff is paid €52,000 more than pay cap

Dec 31st 2015, 10:20 AM 29,123 Views 112 Comments

A war of words between Labour and Fianna Fáil has erupted on the subject.

# tanaiste - Friday 27 November, 2015

Mick Wallace has published his Project Eagle correspondence with Nama...
# Mick Wallace
# Mick Wallace

Mick Wallace has published his Project Eagle correspondence with Nama...

Nov 27th 2015, 8:10 PM 32,507 Views 0 Comments

The independent TD has called for a commission of inquiry to be set up to investigate claims surrounding the state agency.

# tanaiste - Thursday 19 November, 2015

The Tánaiste called Barry Cowen a baby and told him to "shut up" in the Dáil today
# Lads Will Ye Stop
# Lads Will Ye Stop

The Tánaiste called Barry Cowen a baby and told him to "shut up" in the Dáil today

Nov 19th 2015, 2:41 PM 23,767 Views 68 Comments

Ouch.

# tanaiste - Sunday 1 November, 2015

Reprinting the punt and pulling out of government: A look inside Eamon Gilmore's new book
# Inside The Room
# Inside The Room

Reprinting the punt and pulling out of government: A look inside Eamon Gilmore's new book

Nov 1st 2015, 12:34 PM 17,912 Views 93 Comments

Here’s some of what the former Tánaiste has revealed.

# tanaiste - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

Pictures: Water protesters clash with gardaí at Joan Burton food bank event
# Food Bank
# Food Bank

Pictures: Water protesters clash with gardaí at Joan Burton food bank event

Sep 16th 2015, 5:14 PM 32,767 Views 196 Comments

More trouble at an event attended by the Tánaiste today.

# tanaiste - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

Joan Burton had a go at RTÉ live on air this morning
# Answer The Question
# Answer The Question

Joan Burton had a go at RTÉ live on air this morning

Sep 15th 2015, 11:20 AM 23,457 Views 98 Comments

The Tánaiste also said she trusts the Irish people to use the water grant for what it was intended for.

# tanaiste - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Taoiseach and Tánaiste defend Ireland: One country cannot fix Europe's 'enormous catastrophe'
# Refugees
# Refugees

Taoiseach and Tánaiste defend Ireland: One country cannot fix Europe's 'enormous catastrophe'

Sep 1st 2015, 4:17 PM 27,062 Views 339 Comments

EU leaders meet later this month to discuss how to deal with the largest influx of refugees into Europe since World War 2.

# tanaiste - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Joan slams social welfare fraudsters for 'giving two fingers to their neighbours'
# Parliamentary Language
# Parliamentary Language

Joan slams social welfare fraudsters for 'giving two fingers to their neighbours'

Jun 24th 2015, 8:30 PM 25,637 Views 138 Comments

Tens of millions of euro are overpaid each year.

# tanaiste - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Joan Burton: Labour will be returned to power
# It's All Good
# It's All Good

Joan Burton: Labour will be returned to power

Jun 4th 2015, 8:00 PM 10,314 Views 123 Comments

The Tánaiste said “things would have been done differently” if the party wasn’t in government with Fine Gael.

# tanaiste - Sunday 10 May, 2015

Joan Burton thinks Irish politicians need to be like the Girl Guides
# GE16
# GE16

Joan Burton thinks Irish politicians need to be like the Girl Guides

May 10th 2015, 4:35 PM 12,348 Views 131 Comments

“Bi Ullamh.”

# tanaiste - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Joan and Mary Lou just had a massive row about a metaphorical woman's shopping list
# Bread And Circuses
# Bread And Circuses

Joan and Mary Lou just had a massive row about a metaphorical woman's shopping list

May 7th 2015, 1:35 PM 30,547 Views 169 Comments

Low and sneaky, ‘Thatcherite’ … Take it from us, Mary Lou McDonald’s not happy with the coalition’s new Irish Water measures.

# tanaiste - Saturday 2 May, 2015

Joan Burton speaks of her decades-long search for her birth parents
# Identity
# Identity

Joan Burton speaks of her decades-long search for her birth parents

May 2nd 2015, 2:02 PM 27,880 Views 142 Comments

Speaking about privacy today, the Tánaiste said children should be entitled to know who their mother is.

# tanaiste - Sunday 8 March, 2015

Row between Irish Water and meter installers could be settled in court, says Tánaiste
# Bog Standard
# Bog Standard

Row between Irish Water and meter installers could be settled in court, says Tánaiste

Mar 8th 2015, 3:55 PM 16,624 Views 74 Comments

Firms contracted to install the meters on behalf of the beleaguered semi-state have submitted a raft of claims seeking extra cash.

# tanaiste - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Protesters gather at Carlow event Tánaiste attending
# Water Protesters
# Water Protesters

Protesters gather at Carlow event Tánaiste attending

Feb 22nd 2015, 8:18 PM 29,525 Views 145 Comments

It comes after two rallies were held yesterday demonstrating against the jailing of five water protesters on Thursday.

# tanaiste - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Hold on to your hats -  a new incarnation of JobBridge is on the way
# First Steps
# First Steps

Hold on to your hats - a new incarnation of JobBridge is on the way

Feb 4th 2015, 6:55 PM 19,509 Views 95 Comments

Two new schemes aimed at 18-25 year olds have just been launched

# tanaiste - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Enda Kenny and Joan Burton were given a serious dose of (virtual) reality today
# Oculus Rift?
# Oculus Rift?

Enda Kenny and Joan Burton were given a serious dose of (virtual) reality today

Jan 29th 2015, 12:07 PM 14,445 Views 63 Comments

They didn’t look happy when the fun was over.

# tanaiste - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Child benefit is 'staying as it is', regardless of what the IMF says
# Imf Warning
# Imf Warning

Child benefit is 'staying as it is', regardless of what the IMF says

Jan 28th 2015, 6:05 PM 17,161 Views 81 Comments

The Coalition is standing its ground.

# tanaiste - Sunday 25 January, 2015

'There's no way USC can be abolished overnight'
# Pay Packet
# Pay Packet

'There's no way USC can be abolished overnight'

Jan 25th 2015, 7:45 PM 31,896 Views 113 Comments

The suggestion of more taxes to offset any further reduction in the charge hasn’t been ruled out.

# tanaiste - Friday 12 December, 2014

Mother-and-baby home survivors want fully inclusive inquiry into what happened to them
# Redress
# Redress

Mother-and-baby home survivors want fully inclusive inquiry into what happened to them

Dec 12th 2014, 4:40 PM 4,199 Views 12 Comments

It is anticipated the terms of reference of the Commission of Inquiry will be discussed by Cabinet next week.

# tanaiste - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Joan Burton: Labour will see out its term in office
# Early Vote
# Early Vote

Joan Burton: Labour will see out its term in office

Nov 26th 2014, 8:00 PM 14,580 Views 130 Comments

The Tánaiste has said that a General Election won’t be taking place next year.

# tanaiste - Sunday 9 November, 2014

Joan Burton is Woman of the Year
# Tatler's Take
# Tatler's Take

Joan Burton is Woman of the Year

Nov 9th 2014, 12:27 PM 27,184 Views 149 Comments

Philomena Lee and Miss Panti also received awards from Irish Tatler last night.

# tanaiste - Thursday 16 October, 2014

What does Joan Burton make of Facebook and Apple paying for female workers to freeze their eggs?
# Oh Baby
# Oh Baby

What does Joan Burton make of Facebook and Apple paying for female workers to freeze their eggs?

Oct 16th 2014, 9:27 AM 9,100 Views 31 Comments

Spoiler: She’s not a fan.

# tanaiste - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Joan Burton told: 'The country wants Enda's head on a plate and you can deliver it'
# Question Time
# Question Time

Joan Burton told: 'The country wants Enda's head on a plate and you can deliver it'

Oct 2nd 2014, 1:07 PM 15,103 Views 77 Comments

Mick Wallace said people are sick with ‘cronyism in Irish politics’.

# tanaiste - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Joan Burton: 'We're the strongest growing economy in Europe at this point'
# On The Up
# On The Up

Joan Burton: 'We're the strongest growing economy in Europe at this point'

Sep 18th 2014, 1:34 PM 9,830 Views 97 Comments

Ireland’s gross domestic product (GDP) is now up 7.7 per cent.

# tanaiste - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Joan Burton reprimanded by animal rights group after "skin a cat" comment
# That's Cat
From The Daily Edge
# That's Cat

Joan Burton reprimanded by animal rights group after "skin a cat" comment

Sep 16th 2014, 1:03 PM 15,874 Views 97 Comments

Joan. Cat menacer.

# tanaiste - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Ministers don't want to play "fast and loose" with Budget 2015
# Not Payback Time
# Not Payback Time

Ministers don't want to play "fast and loose" with Budget 2015

Sep 3rd 2014, 12:53 PM 8,228 Views 68 Comments

The Tánaiste said that the economic recovery needs to be cemented.

# tanaiste - Monday 28 July, 2014

There's a petition to get Joan Burton to apologise to metal fans
# So Metal
From The Daily Edge
# So Metal

There's a petition to get Joan Burton to apologise to metal fans

Jul 28th 2014, 10:06 AM 27,995 Views 90 Comments

She implied that Metallica fans are far more troublesome than Garth Brooks fans, and metalheads are not happy.

# tanaiste - Thursday 24 July, 2014

No plans to revisit abortion laws, in spite of severe criticism from UN
# No Referendum
# No Referendum

No plans to revisit abortion laws, in spite of severe criticism from UN

Jul 24th 2014, 8:30 PM 6,594 Views 143 Comments

The UN Human Rights Committee is urging the Government to revise its “highly restrictive” abortion laws.

# tanaiste - Monday 21 July, 2014

Over €200m worth of unclaimed social welfare payments in past three years
# DSP
# DSP

Over €200m worth of unclaimed social welfare payments in past three years

Jul 21st 2014, 7:15 AM 17,812 Views 25 Comments

No, you can’t have them. There were all returned to the Department.

# tanaiste - Thursday 17 July, 2014

TDs stand for Gaza as Deaf community makes Dáil history
# Peace Out
# Peace Out

TDs stand for Gaza as Deaf community makes Dáil history

Jul 17th 2014, 1:57 PM 19,426 Views 82 Comments

There was an unexpected, wildcard move from Gerry Adams, and the Tánaiste did a bit of waving.

# tanaiste - Friday 11 July, 2014

These are the six areas Enda and Joan want to prioritise from now until 2016
# Statement Of Priorities
# Statement Of Priorities

These are the six areas Enda and Joan want to prioritise from now until 2016

Jul 11th 2014, 10:50 PM 14,995 Views 31 Comments

From access to childcare to disposing bank assets, they’ve covered a lot in the Statement of Priorities.

# tanaiste - Thursday 10 July, 2014

New law would make it complusory for fathers' names to be included on birth certs
# Who's Your Daddy?
# Who's Your Daddy?

New law would make it complusory for fathers' names to be included on birth certs

Jul 10th 2014, 5:24 PM 42,248 Views 186 Comments

The new Bill has been described as “the most important reform of family law for a generation”.

'Even the Mexicans are involved': TDs go from Garth to Gaza as Brooks Fatigue sets in
# Enough Already
# Enough Already

'Even the Mexicans are involved': TDs go from Garth to Gaza as Brooks Fatigue sets in

Jul 10th 2014, 2:16 PM 9,975 Views 19 Comments

Mary-Lou McDonald called it “a catastrophe in motion.” (She was referring to Gaza.)

# tanaiste - Friday 4 July, 2014

Joan Burton is the new leader of the Labour Party
# It's Joan
# It's Joan

Joan Burton is the new leader of the Labour Party

Jul 4th 2014, 10:45 PM 21,733 Views 121 Comments

Labour’s former leader-in-waiting is now officially in charge. She’s asking the Irish people to have trust in her, and in the party as a whole.

Au Revoir Eamon: Gilmore through the years
# Memory Lane
# Memory Lane

Au Revoir Eamon: Gilmore through the years

Jul 4th 2014, 3:00 PM 8,986 Views 30 Comments

On his last day in the job, we take a look back at the outgoing Labour leader through the years.

Clearing the way: Eamon Gilmore has officially resigned as Tánaiste
# Joan's Turn
# Joan's Turn

Clearing the way: Eamon Gilmore has officially resigned as Tánaiste

Jul 4th 2014, 2:26 PM 7,157 Views 28 Comments

Joan Burton is set to be formally appointed later today.