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#Tánaiste

# tanaiste - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

A Tipperary woman also called Frances Fitzgerald is having a tough time on Twitter today
# Wrong Frances
From The Daily Edge
# Wrong Frances

A Tipperary woman also called Frances Fitzgerald is having a tough time on Twitter today

Nov 28th 2017, 3:21 PM 6,476 Views 4 Comments

“Please let this sh*tshow end.”

# tanaiste - Monday 27 November, 2017

Tánaiste defends position after emails show she 'noted' legal strategy against whistleblower
# Email Controversy
# Email Controversy

Tánaiste defends position after emails show she 'noted' legal strategy against whistleblower

Nov 27th 2017, 10:00 PM 70,680 Views 312 Comments

Talks between the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Fianna Fáil’s Micheál Martin concluded this evening without a resolution

# tanaiste - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Taoiseach and Micheál Martin have 'good exchange of views' in crunch talks
# Election Footing
# Election Footing

Taoiseach and Micheál Martin have 'good exchange of views' in crunch talks

Nov 25th 2017, 7:20 PM 40,173 Views 199 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald is at the heart of a government crisis as it was revealed she failed to disclose an important email.

A Tánaiste, a pedibus and Mambo No. 5: A day that brought Ireland to the brink of a Christmas election
# Frances Fitzgerald
# Frances Fitzgerald

A Tánaiste, a pedibus and Mambo No. 5: A day that brought Ireland to the brink of a Christmas election

Nov 25th 2017, 8:25 AM 22,337 Views 33 Comments

Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin were told to be ‘grown up men’ and sort this out – but eyes will be on the Tánaiste this weekend.

# tanaiste - Thursday 9 November, 2017

John Halligan says he'd pay €7.5k compensation as opposition calls on him to resign
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

John Halligan says he'd pay €7.5k compensation as opposition calls on him to resign

Nov 9th 2017, 6:05 PM 24,134 Views 161 Comments

During an interview, Halligan asked a woman if she was married and if she had children.

# tanaiste - Thursday 27 April, 2017

'It is a relentless war': Tánaiste wants to weaken the power of gang leaders in prisons
# Cracking Down
# Cracking Down

'It is a relentless war': Tánaiste wants to weaken the power of gang leaders in prisons

Apr 27th 2017, 2:19 PM 9,383 Views 28 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald has said resources must be in place to tackle gangland’s grip on Irish society.

# tanaiste - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Inquiry may be launched into case of child abuser Bill Kenneally
# Basketball Coach
# Basketball Coach

Inquiry may be launched into case of child abuser Bill Kenneally

Apr 26th 2017, 8:43 PM 11,344 Views 5 Comments

The former national basketball coach is serving a 14-year sentence for abusing teenage boys in Waterford in the 1980s.

# tanaiste - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

The State is spending millions on the wages of gardaí who have been suspended
# Full Pay
# Full Pay

The State is spending millions on the wages of gardaí who have been suspended

Apr 19th 2017, 9:49 PM 26,730 Views 54 Comments

“The tax payer should not have to fund any more than is necessary,” said a GRA spokesperson.

# tanaiste - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

'We have confidence in the Commissioner': Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil divided over garda scandal
# Questions Unanswered
# Questions Unanswered

'We have confidence in the Commissioner': Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil divided over garda scandal

Mar 28th 2017, 12:45 PM 12,831 Views 47 Comments

Sinn Féin has called a no-confidence motion in Nóirín O’Sullivan to be voted on next week in the Dáil.

# tanaiste - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Victims will be able to seek review if a suspect is not prosecuted
# Victims' Rights
# Victims' Rights

Victims will be able to seek review if a suspect is not prosecuted

Dec 29th 2016, 2:07 PM 7,836 Views 13 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald said this bill will “introduce, for the first time, statutory rights for victims of crime”.

# tanaiste - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

After nine-year wait, Ireland to strengthen rights of people with a disability
# Moving Forward
# Moving Forward

After nine-year wait, Ireland to strengthen rights of people with a disability

Dec 21st 2016, 11:03 AM 8,906 Views 7 Comments

A bill has been approved by Government which will enable ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

# tanaiste - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Tánaiste leads tributes following death of Judge Michael Reilly
# Inspector Of Prisons
# Inspector Of Prisons

Tánaiste leads tributes following death of Judge Michael Reilly

Nov 26th 2016, 4:08 PM 17,126 Views 6 Comments

The Inspector of Prisons died earlier today.

# tanaiste - Friday 26 August, 2016

Former tánaiste Peter Barry has died
# RIP
# RIP

Former tánaiste Peter Barry has died

Aug 26th 2016, 12:19 PM 16,865 Views 22 Comments

The former deputy leader of Fine Gael died this morning at the age of 88.

# tanaiste - Friday 8 July, 2016

Search begins for new officers with "tolerance and humanity" to work in Irish prisons
# Recruitment Drive
# Recruitment Drive

Search begins for new officers with "tolerance and humanity" to work in Irish prisons

Jul 8th 2016, 11:35 AM 30,369 Views 100 Comments

The first recruits are expected to enter prison service college in early 2017.

# 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 11,489 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 14,975 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 11,608 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 23,103 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 29,172 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 32,524 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 23,789 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 17,939 Views 89 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 32,792 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 23,469 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 27,081 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 25,770 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 10,420 Views 124 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 12,379 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 30,557 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 27,970 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 16,676 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 29,539 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 19,528 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 14,449 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 17,344 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 31,930 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 4,212 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 14,601 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 27,216 Views 153 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 9,119 Views 31 Comments

Spoiler: She’s not a fan.