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#Tánaiste

# 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 15,114 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 9,846 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 15,913 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 8,243 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 28,032 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 6,610 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 17,821 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 19,444 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 15,015 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 42,321 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 9,990 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 21,751 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 9,005 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 7,174 Views 28 Comments

Joan Burton is set to be formally appointed later today.

# tanaiste - Friday 6 June, 2014

Phoenix Park's newest resident: Kevin F O’Malley appointed US ambassador to Ireland
# Meet The Boss
# Meet The Boss

Phoenix Park's newest resident: Kevin F O’Malley appointed US ambassador to Ireland

Jun 6th 2014, 9:09 AM 9,762 Views 14 Comments

The Tánaiste said the appointment reflects the commitment given to the Taoiseach by Obama on St Patrick’s Day.

# tanaiste - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Burton: All the Ministers are still talking to me... and I intend to keep it that way
# Battle For Labour
# Battle For Labour

Burton: All the Ministers are still talking to me... and I intend to keep it that way

Jun 5th 2014, 11:28 AM 5,224 Views 11 Comments

The Social Protection Minister’s dismissing any suggestion that her strident negotiating style could hasten the end of the coalition government.

# tanaiste - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Ruairí Quinn 'resents' how Eamon Gilmore was treated
# The Mourning After
# The Mourning After

Ruairí Quinn 'resents' how Eamon Gilmore was treated

May 27th 2014, 8:35 AM 9,488 Views 66 Comments

He was due more courtesy than he was afforded, the Minister for Education told reporters this morning.

# tanaiste - Monday 26 May, 2014

Here's who is in the frame to become the new Labour leader
# Runners And Riders
# Runners And Riders

Here's who is in the frame to become the new Labour leader

May 26th 2014, 10:51 PM 29,788 Views 99 Comments

Joan Burton’s short odds, but does she have it sewn up?

Too soon? The best Twitter reactions to Eamon Gilmore's resignation
# Slanaiste
From The Daily Edge
# Slanaiste

Too soon? The best Twitter reactions to Eamon Gilmore's resignation

May 26th 2014, 5:30 PM 29,290 Views 28 Comments

Eamo, we hardly knew ye.

# tanaiste - Monday 19 May, 2014

Eamon Gilmore: 'I think we’ve had a bad couple of months'
# Bit Of Bother
# Bit Of Bother

Eamon Gilmore: 'I think we’ve had a bad couple of months'

May 19th 2014, 10:56 PM 16,027 Views 105 Comments

The Tánaiste has told TheJournal.ie that the issues surrounding the gardaí have distracted the government from its agenda and explained why he’s bullish about Labour’s election prospects.

The Tánaiste showed off his soccer skills with Brian Kerr today
# Football Mad
From The Daily Edge
# Football Mad

The Tánaiste showed off his soccer skills with Brian Kerr today

May 19th 2014, 6:30 PM 1,299 Views 2 Comments

A pair of head-the-balls. Literally.

# tanaiste - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

In Dublin today: The man who warmed up the crowd for Martin Luther King's 'I have a dream' speech
# Racism
# Racism

In Dublin today: The man who warmed up the crowd for Martin Luther King's 'I have a dream' speech

Apr 23rd 2014, 10:00 AM 9,157 Views 19 Comments

John Lewis was a keynote speaker alongside Martin Luther King Jr at the March on Washington in 1963.

# tanaiste - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Justice Committee says Ireland should recognise Travellers as ethnic group
# Recognition
# Recognition

Justice Committee says Ireland should recognise Travellers as ethnic group

Apr 17th 2014, 2:35 PM 12,026 Views 108 Comments

A report from the committee said the Taoiseach and Justice Minister should confirm this recognition and commence dialogue with representative groups about new legislation.

# tanaiste - Monday 14 April, 2014

Gilmore: Not viable to export wind energy to Britain... right now
# Exports
# Exports

Gilmore: Not viable to export wind energy to Britain... right now

Apr 14th 2014, 12:42 PM 7,217 Views 130 Comments

He was hesitant to state whether Ireland would support sending an EU security force to Ukraine.

# tanaiste - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Civil Liberties group writes to Taoiseach, wants GardaGate inquiry expanded to protect human rights
# Scope
# Scope

Civil Liberties group writes to Taoiseach, wants GardaGate inquiry expanded to protect human rights

Apr 8th 2014, 12:44 PM 4,209 Views 16 Comments

The Irish Council of Civil Liberties says new revelations mean the inquiry’s scope needs to be expanded.

# tanaiste - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Irish? Living abroad? Eamon Gilmore wants to hear from you
# Suggestion Box
# Suggestion Box

Irish? Living abroad? Eamon Gilmore wants to hear from you

Mar 19th 2014, 8:00 AM 14,197 Views 76 Comments

The Government’s reviewing how it engages with the Irish overseas. You can give your two cents (pennies, jiao – whatever) from today.

# tanaiste - Friday 14 March, 2014

Tánaiste presents Brian O'Driscoll with framed picture of French heroics
# BYE BYE BOD
From The42
# BYE BYE BOD

Tánaiste presents Brian O'Driscoll with framed picture of French heroics

Mar 14th 2014, 6:23 PM 20,246 Views 34 Comments

On the eve of the Irish rugby star’s final Test match, he took time out to re-live his 2000 hat-trick in Paris.

Here's what the Tánaiste is up to in Paris today
# International Relations
# International Relations

Here's what the Tánaiste is up to in Paris today

Mar 14th 2014, 7:59 AM 4,372 Views 17 Comments

Eamon Gilmore is spending three days in France ahead of St Patrick’s Day.

# tanaiste - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Here’s how the Taoiseach and Tánaiste are spending the St Patrick’s Weekend
# Jet-setters
# Jet-setters

Here’s how the Taoiseach and Tánaiste are spending the St Patrick’s Weekend

Mar 13th 2014, 7:00 AM 6,665 Views 38 Comments

Kenny is off to the United States, while Gilmore will spend the next three days in Paris, both trips aimed at promoting Ireland abroad.

# tanaiste - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Tánaiste in Oscar-Style Selfie Pic of the Day
# Ellen Gilmore
# Ellen Gilmore

Tánaiste in Oscar-Style Selfie Pic of the Day

Mar 6th 2014, 11:01 PM 18,557 Views 42 Comments

Our Eamon is no stranger to selfies.

# tanaiste - Monday 3 March, 2014

Gilmore on Russian invasion: What's at issue here is a clear breach of international law
# Crimea
# Crimea

Gilmore on Russian invasion: What's at issue here is a clear breach of international law

Mar 3rd 2014, 7:34 PM 8,737 Views 143 Comments

The Minister for Foreign Affairs met with other EU foreign ministers today to discuss the growing crisis with Russian troops taking over key strategic points in Ukraine’s Crimea.

# tanaiste - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Enda Kenny: Yes, the Irish government knew about Hyde Park bomb deal
# Tensions
# Tensions

Enda Kenny: Yes, the Irish government knew about Hyde Park bomb deal

Feb 27th 2014, 1:58 PM 11,005 Views 63 Comments

The Taoiseach said there was a “degree of sensitivity” surrounding the issuing of letters to IRA suspects guaranteeing they wouldn’t be prosecuted.

# tanaiste - Sunday 16 February, 2014

"It's called accountability": Tánaiste defends course of GSOC bugging controversy
# Garda
# Garda

"It's called accountability": Tánaiste defends course of GSOC bugging controversy

Feb 16th 2014, 12:45 PM 7,699 Views 49 Comments

Speaking today, he also cast doubt on whether the exact nature of water charges will be known in the coming weeks.

# tanaiste - Monday 10 February, 2014

Taoiseach: Details of bugging controversy should be made available for ‘public analysis’
# Garda Ombudsman
# Garda Ombudsman

Taoiseach: Details of bugging controversy should be made available for ‘public analysis’

Feb 10th 2014, 5:30 PM 12,497 Views 111 Comments

Justice Minister Alan Shatter is meeting GSOC today following reports that a surveillance operation was used to hack into the police watchdog’s emails, wi-fi and phone systems.

# tanaiste - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

44 school abuse claims to be reviewed following O'Keeffe judgement
# School Abuse
# School Abuse

44 school abuse claims to be reviewed following O'Keeffe judgement

Feb 4th 2014, 9:50 PM 6,309 Views 3 Comments

Minister Ruairí Quinn said today that other relevant cases would also be reviewed.

# tanaiste - Sunday 2 February, 2014

Gilmore would support councils cutting property tax by 15 per cent
# Discretion
# Discretion

Gilmore would support councils cutting property tax by 15 per cent

Feb 2nd 2014, 3:14 PM 8,022 Views 100 Comments

The Tánaiste said this option for local authorities was already part of the legislation and can be used in areas where property values are high and so revenue collected is higher.

# tanaiste - Thursday 30 January, 2014

Health and Wealth: the questions put to the Tánaiste today
# A Dáil Afternoon
# A Dáil Afternoon

Health and Wealth: the questions put to the Tánaiste today

Jan 30th 2014, 2:48 PM 5,384 Views 23 Comments

Eamon Gilmore was quizzed on why health insurance is going through the roof and if the rich were getting richer.

# tanaiste - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Tánaiste to address 'the real scandal' at St Vincent's
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Tánaiste to address 'the real scandal' at St Vincent's

Jan 23rd 2014, 1:02 PM 7,828 Views 12 Comments

Indepedent TD Stephen Donnelly raised concerns during Leaders’ Questions that the hospital is struggling after the closure of the emergency department at Loughlinstown.

# tanaiste - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Cabinet will agree on legal services Bill "when we're ready to" --- Gilmore
# This Is Normal
# This Is Normal

Cabinet will agree on legal services Bill "when we're ready to" --- Gilmore

Jan 22nd 2014, 9:55 AM 3,545 Views 15 Comments

The Tánaiste repeatedly insisted “this is normal” in reference to the Cabinet’s progress on amendments to the legislation.

# tanaiste - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Gilmore: No problem with Sabina Higgins prison visit to Margaretta D'Arcy
# Activist
# Activist

Gilmore: No problem with Sabina Higgins prison visit to Margaretta D'Arcy

Jan 21st 2014, 10:18 AM 7,112 Views 37 Comments

The wife of President Michael D. Higgins visited the veteran peace campaigner in “private and personal” capacity, according to the Áras.