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Irish Examiner
Jan O’Sullivan denies telling Alan Kelly she would back leadership bidany suggestion she was set to support her colleague until the ultimatum was mad
Jan O’Sullivan denies telling Alan Kelly she would back leadership bid
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
any suggestion she was set to support her colleague until the ultimatum was made, as the fallout from the replacement of Joan Burton continued to engulf the party yesterday. Speaking on Tipp FM in his first substantial public comments since his... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Joan Burton: Budget 2017 will be first test for the government | Irish Examiner Monday, May 23, 2016 - 08:27 pm Former Labour leader Joan
Joan Burton: Budget 2017 will be first test for the government
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
| Irish Examiner Monday, May 23, 2016 - 08:27 pm Former Labour leader Joan Burton says passing Budget 2017 will be the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
More talks needed to resolve Luas dispute, says Joan Burton | Irish Examiner Sunday, May 22, 2016 - 04:18 pm Labour TD Joan Burton is
More talks needed to resolve Luas dispute, says Joan Burton
Irish Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
| Irish Examiner Sunday, May 22, 2016 - 04:18 pm Labour TD Joan Burton is urging both sides in the Luas dispute to get back... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Penrose hopes new leader Howlin will “invigorate” the Labour PartyMay 21, 2016 - 07:47 am Labour chairman Willie Penrose has praised the new lea
Penrose hopes new leader Howlin will “invigorate” the Labour Party
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
May 21, 2016 - 07:47 am Labour chairman Willie Penrose has praised the new leader of the party. The Wexford TD replaces Joan Burton, who announced she was stepping down after the General Election - which saw the party drop to seven seats. Mr... Read more
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Herald.ie
Howlin's appointment as Labour boss overshadowed by Kelly rowcolleagues when he failed to secure a single nomination from his six fellow TDs
Howlin's appointment as Labour boss overshadowed by Kelly row
Herald.ie / Posted 4 days ago
colleagues when he failed to secure a single nomination from his six fellow TDs, resulting in Brendan Howlin succeeding Joan Burton without a contest. However, back in his local pub in his native Tipperary last night, Mr Kelly showed that he... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Absence of Alan Kelly casts shadow on Brendan Howlin's day as he's elected Labour Partyas the 12th leader of the Labour Party. Brendan Howlin flanked by senior Labou
Absence of Alan Kelly casts shadow on Brendan Howlin's day as he's elected Labour Party
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
as the 12th leader of the Labour Party. Brendan Howlin flanked by senior Labour Party members including He succeeds Joan Burton, who resigned following the party’s disastrous general election result. Mr Howlin denied that he is a... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Brendan Howlin downplays rift as Alan Kelly snubs leader's unveilingto become the 12th leader of the Labour Party writes Daniel McConnell, Irish E
Brendan Howlin downplays rift as Alan Kelly snubs leader's unveiling
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
to become the 12th leader of the Labour Party writes Daniel McConnell, Irish Examiner Political Editor. He succeeds Joan Burton who resigned following the party's disastrous General Election result. Mr Howlin denied he was a “reluctant”... Read more
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Irish Examiner
'Proud day' for Brendan Howlin as he is named new Labour leaderHowlin has been elected unchallenged to become the 12th leader of the Labour Pa
'Proud day' for Brendan Howlin as he is named new Labour leader
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
Howlin has been elected unchallenged to become the 12th leader of the Labour Party writes Daniel McConnell He succeeds Joan Burton who resigned following the party's disastrous General Election result. Mr Howlin denied he was a “reluctant”... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Brendan Howlin named as new Labour leader- 12:15 pm Brendan Howlin has been elected unopposed as leader of the Labour P
Brendan Howlin named as new Labour leader
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
- 12:15 pm Brendan Howlin has been elected unopposed as leader of the Labour Party. The Wexford TD will take over from Joan Burton, who resigned from the position last week. Outgoing deputy leader Alan Kelly last night failed to secure a... Read more
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Herald.ie
Taoiseach comes under fire as junior ministers increased to 18with additional staff and the right to hire two civilian drivers to drive the n
Taoiseach comes under fire as junior ministers increased to 18
Herald.ie / Posted 5 days ago
with additional staff and the right to hire two civilian drivers to drive the new appointees' own cars. Labour leader Joan Burton, who was in Cabinet with Mr Kenny up to a fortnight ago, blasted the decision to increase the number of junior... Read more
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Limerick Post
Jan stays in line to contest for Labour leadershipoutcome for a while yet.” The seven Labour Party TDs met privately on Tuesday
Jan stays in line to contest for Labour leadership
Limerick Post / Posted 6 days ago
outcome for a while yet.” The seven Labour Party TDs met privately on Tuesday to discuss who will succeed former Tánaiste Joan Burton. Continue reading below... It is understood that Brendan Howlin was the most popular choice but a contest for... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Garda boss silent amid calls to quell controversythe legal constraints she will say as much as possible when she is questioned i
Garda boss silent amid calls to quell controversy
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
the legal constraints she will say as much as possible when she is questioned in future on these issues.” Labour leader Joan Burton called for answers and referring to the previous responses given by Ms Fitzgerald, she gave the anecdote of a... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Latest: Micheál Martin welcomes Garda Commissioner's remarksthat Ms Fitzgerald leave the chamber and return later today when she had spoken
Latest: Micheál Martin welcomes Garda Commissioner's remarks
Irish Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
that Ms Fitzgerald leave the chamber and return later today when she had spoken to the Garda Commissioner. Labour’s Joan Burton called for answers and referring to the previous responses given by Ms Fitzgerald she gave the anecdote of former... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Opposition asks Tánaiste to leave Chamber to speak to Garda Commissionerthat Ms Fitzgerald leave the chamber and return later today when she had spoken
Opposition asks Tánaiste to leave Chamber to speak to Garda Commissioner
Irish Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
that Ms Fitzgerald leave the chamber and return later today when she had spoken to the Garda Commissioner. Labour’s Joan Burton called for answers and referring to the previous responses given by Ms Fitzgerald she gave the anecdote of former... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Latest: Health Minister backs Garda CommissionerFáil leader Micheál Martin and other opposition TDs called for her to answer, a
Latest: Health Minister backs Garda Commissioner
Irish Examiner / Posted 8 days ago
Fáil leader Micheál Martin and other opposition TDs called for her to answer, as well as Labour leader and former Tánaiste Joan Burton who said there was no law stopping her from explaining the allegations. "She is somebody who has shown a lot of... Read more
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Irish Examiner
I have never regarded Maurice McCabe as malicious, says Garda CommissionerFáil leader Micheál Martin and other opposition TDs called for her to answer, a
I have never regarded Maurice McCabe as malicious, says Garda Commissioner
Irish Examiner / Posted 8 days ago
Fáil leader Micheál Martin and other opposition TDs called for her to answer, as well as Labour leader and former Tánaiste Joan Burton who said there was no law stopping her from explaining the allegations. The Commissioner insisted she had been... Read more
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RTE News
Commissioner should be taken at her word - Coveneyby law discuss the proceedings before the commission but this has been rejected
Commissioner should be taken at her word - Coveney
RTE News / Posted 8 days ago
by law discuss the proceedings before the commission but this has been rejected by opposition politicians. Former Tánaiste Joan Burton has called on Ms O'Sullivan to clarify her instructions to her lawyers. The commissioner has issued two... Read more
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Irish Examiner
McCabe threat to injunct inquiry reportbeen advised that I cannot discuss the details of any proceedings before the O’
McCabe threat to injunct inquiry report
Irish Examiner / Posted 8 days ago
been advised that I cannot discuss the details of any proceedings before the O’Higgins Commission.” However, Labour leader Joan Burton has said there is nothing in law to prevent the Garda commissioner from clarifying the instructions she gave her... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Garda Commissioner denies labelling whistle-blower as 'malicious'Fail leader Micheal Martin and other opposition TDs called for her to answer, a
Garda Commissioner denies labelling whistle-blower as 'malicious'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
Fail leader Micheal Martin and other opposition TDs called for her to answer, as well as Labour leader and former tanaiste Joan Burton who said there was no law stopping her from explaining the allegations. The Commissioner insisted she had been... Read more
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Herald.ie
Kelly 'satisfied I'll be candidate' for Labour jobcandidate' for Labour job Kevin Doyle – 16 May 2016 02:30 AM Alan Kelly is "s
Kelly 'satisfied I'll be candidate' for Labour job
Herald.ie / Posted 9 days ago
candidate' for Labour job Kevin Doyle – 16 May 2016 02:30 AM Alan Kelly is "satisfied" he will be a candidate to replace Joan Burton as leader of the Labour Party. The Tipperary TD, who needs to be seconded in order to become a candidate, does... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Alan Kelly expects to be in pole position in Labour leadership raceis expected a decision will emerge early this week on whether there will in fac
Alan Kelly expects to be in pole position in Labour leadership race
Irish Examiner / Posted 9 days ago
is expected a decision will emerge early this week on whether there will in fact be a contest for someone to take over from Joan Burton or whether one figure will be backed. Mr Howlin yesterday signalled that he wants the parliamentary party to... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Burton unsure on Programme for Government commitment to vulnerable in societyon Programme for Government commitment to vulnerable in society Sunday, May 15
Burton unsure on Programme for Government commitment to vulnerable in society
Irish Examiner / Posted 10 days ago
on Programme for Government commitment to vulnerable in society Sunday, May 15, 2016 - 11:24 pm The former Tánaiste Joan Burton does not think the new Programme for Government looks after the vulnerable in society. Burton has said as the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Ceremony to mark 100 years since the death of James Connolly took place in Dublin todayfrom Church Street in Dublin City centre, to Arbour Hill Cemetery. Relatives o
Ceremony to mark 100 years since the death of James Connolly took place in Dublin today
Irish Examiner / Posted 10 days ago
from Church Street in Dublin City centre, to Arbour Hill Cemetery. Relatives of James Connolly and the Labour Leader Joan Burton, were among those who paid tribute to James Connolly's contribution to Irish history. SIPTU President Jack... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Jan O'Sullivan to decide on running for Labour leadership over the weekendand Brendan Howlin, have also been touted as possibilities to put themselves fo
Jan O'Sullivan to decide on running for Labour leadership over the weekend
Irish Examiner / Posted 11 days ago
and Brendan Howlin, have also been touted as possibilities to put themselves forward to lead the party. Earlier this week, Joan Burton said she would step down as Labour Leader once her successor has been elected. Labour's Jan O'Sullivan... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Government defends idea to linking child benefit to school attendanceof an issue regarding what happens to child benefit in that period.” Mr Naught
Government defends idea to linking child benefit to school attendance
Irish Examiner / Posted 12 days ago
of an issue regarding what happens to child benefit in that period.” Mr Naughten, who in a Dáil debate with then Tánaiste Joan Burton last year suggested her department “threaten to remove” the payment, yesterday appeared to soften this line after... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Jobstown water protesters to be tried in separate groups, judge rules16 people facing various charges including false imprisonment, violent disorder
Jobstown water protesters to be tried in separate groups, judge rules
Irish Examiner / Posted 13 days ago
16 people facing various charges including false imprisonment, violent disorder and criminal damage after the then-Tánaiste Joan Burton was allegedly trapped in her car for a number of hours in November 2014. The defendants wanted to go on trial as... Read more
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Limerick Post
Jan considering Labour leadership bidshe is “seriously considering” an entry to the race for the leadership of the L
Jan considering Labour leadership bid
Limerick Post / Posted 14 days ago
she is “seriously considering” an entry to the race for the leadership of the Labour Party. Following the resignation of Joan Burton, four front-runners have emerged from the remaining seven Labour Party TDs with Deputy O’Sullivan joined by... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Jan O'Sullivan is considering the leadership of the Labour Partysaid she will make up her mind over the weekend about whether she will put her
Jan O'Sullivan is considering the leadership of the Labour Party
Irish Examiner / Posted 14 days ago
said she will make up her mind over the weekend about whether she will put her name foward, following the resignation of Joan Burton as leader yesterday. Brendan Howlin, Alan Kelly and Sean Sherlock are also likely to contest a leadership... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Brendan Howlin willing to contest Labour leadershipengage in a Labour leadership contest. It had been reported that Deputy Howlin
Brendan Howlin willing to contest Labour leadership
Irish Examiner / Posted 14 days ago
engage in a Labour leadership contest. It had been reported that Deputy Howlin would only put himself forward to replace Joan Burton if he ran unopposed. But in a radio interview this morning Brendan Howlin revealed he is willing to fight to get... Read more
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Irish Central
Former Tánaiste Joan Burton will leave Labor Party leadership positionand ex-junior minister Seán Sherlock are seen as the likely candidates for lead
Former Tánaiste Joan Burton will leave Labor Party leadership position
Irish Central / Posted 14 days ago
and ex-junior minister Seán Sherlock are seen as the likely candidates for leadership of the Irish Labour Party now that Joan Burton has announced her intention of stepping down from the job. Another name figuring in speculation is former... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Large proportion of €451m social housing budget not spenthas claimed that Minister Leo Varadkar compared water meters to e-voting machin
Large proportion of €451m social housing budget not spent
Irish Examiner / Posted 14 days ago
has claimed that Minister Leo Varadkar compared water meters to e-voting machines during their Government negotiations. Joan Burton has announced her resignation as leader of the Labour Party. A lucky Wexford syndicate has picked up their Lotto... Read more
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RTE News
Howlin not ruling out running for Labour leaderBrendan Howlin has said he is giving very serious reflection for the position o
Howlin not ruling out running for Labour leader
RTE News / Posted 14 days ago
Brendan Howlin has said he is giving very serious reflection for the position of leader of the Labour Party. Party leader Joan Burton announced yesterday she is to step down following Labour's disappointing performance in February's General... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Déjà vu strikes Labour party as Joan Burton quits while she’s behind | Irish Examiner Irish Examiner Political Reporter Somewhere in south Dubl
Déjà vu strikes Labour party as Joan Burton quits while she’s behind
Irish Examiner / Posted 14 days ago
| Irish Examiner Irish Examiner Political Reporter Somewhere in south Dublin yesterday afternoon, a... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Alan Kelly tells Finian McGrath to resign if he refuses to pay his water chargesZappone said there will be “consequences” for any cabinet member who breaks the
Alan Kelly tells Finian McGrath to resign if he refuses to pay his water charges
Irish Examiner / Posted 14 days ago
Zappone said there will be “consequences” for any cabinet member who breaks the law. Speaking to the Irish Examiner after Joan Burton resigned as Labour leader, Mr Kelly said Taoiseach Enda Kenny cannot cling to power with the help of people who... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Alan Kelly overwhelming favourite to replace Joan Burton as leader | Irish Examiner Irish Examiner Political Reporter Former environment mini
Alan Kelly overwhelming favourite to replace Joan Burton as leader
Irish Examiner / Posted 14 days ago
| Irish Examiner Irish Examiner Political Reporter Former environment minister and deputy party leader Alan Kelly... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Joan Burton quits as Labour Party leader after election annihilation Joan Burton said it had been 'a great honour for me to serve as leader and de
Joan Burton quits as Labour Party leader after election annihilation
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
Joan Burton said it had been 'a great honour for me to serve as leader and deputy leader of the party' Former tanaiste Joan Burton has cleared the way for her colleagues to scrap... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Who will replace Joan Burton as Labour leader? | Irish Examiner Irish Examiner Political Reporter The race to replace ex-
Who will replace Joan Burton as Labour leader?
Irish Examiner / Posted 15 days ago
| Irish Examiner Irish Examiner Political Reporter The race to replace ex-tánaiste Joan Burton as Labour leader will officially begin today after almost... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Joan Burton resigns as Labour Party leader saying 'We didn't do everything right' | Irish Examiner Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 04:05 pm Joan Burton has announce
Joan Burton resigns as Labour Party leader saying 'We didn't do everything right'
Irish Examiner / Posted 15 days ago
| Irish Examiner Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 04:05 pm Joan Burton has announced her... Read more
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RTE News
Burton expected to step down as party leaderThe Labour parliamentary party is meeting this afternoon to discuss the leaders
Burton expected to step down as party leader
RTE News / Posted 15 days ago
The Labour parliamentary party is meeting this afternoon to discuss the leadership of the party. Party leader Joan Burton has said her future at the helm would be determined by the party's TDs and senators today. It is widely expected that she will... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Pat Rabbitte in favour of Brendan Howlin running for Labour leadershipparty. Labour TD's and Senators will meet this afternoon where it is expected
Pat Rabbitte in favour of Brendan Howlin running for Labour leadership
Irish Examiner / Posted 15 days ago
party. Labour TD's and Senators will meet this afternoon where it is expected the former Tánaiste and party leader Joan Burton will step down. The deputy leader Alan Kelly and Sean Sherlock look set to put their names forward for the role,... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Joan Burton set to announce Labour future | Irish Examiner Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 06:18 am Joan Burton is expected
Joan Burton set to announce Labour future
Irish Examiner / Posted 15 days ago
| Irish Examiner Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 06:18 am Joan Burton is expected to announce she is resigning as leader of the Labour Party today. She is due to tell the... Read more
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Herald.ie
Joan to quit as battle for Labour leadership looms Cormac McQuinn – 10 May 2016 02:30 AM Fomer Tanaiste Joan Burton is expected
Joan to quit as battle for Labour leadership looms
Herald.ie / Posted 15 days ago
Cormac McQuinn – 10 May 2016 02:30 AM Fomer Tanaiste Joan Burton is expected to announce her decision to step down as Labour leader when the party meets today, kick-starting the race to become her... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Race to replace Labour leader Joan Burton gets under way | Irish Examiner Irish Examiner Political Reporter The race to replace ex-
Race to replace Labour leader Joan Burton gets under way
Irish Examiner / Posted 15 days ago
| Irish Examiner Irish Examiner Political Reporter The race to replace ex-tánaiste Joan Burton as Labour leader will officially begin... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Water charges 'will be collected'; Joan Burton expected to step down as Labour leader | Irish Examiner Monday, May 09, 2016 - 08:22 am Water charges will be...
Water charges 'will be collected'; Joan Burton expected to step down as Labour leader
Irish Examiner / Posted 16 days ago
| Irish Examiner Monday, May 09, 2016 - 08:22 am Water charges will be... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Water charges 'to be suspended at end of billing cycle'; Labour expected to get new leaderwho, at the age of 29, has become the new Minister for Health. However it is a
Water charges 'to be suspended at end of billing cycle'; Labour expected to get new leader
Irish Examiner / Posted 16 days ago
who, at the age of 29, has become the new Minister for Health. However it is a different story for the Labour leader Joan Burton who is expected to stand down at the party's parliamentary meeting tomorrow. Speculation is rife as to who will... Read more
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Irish Central
Ireland’s first lesbian govt. minister, a US native, makes historyJanuary the couple renewed their vows in a public ceremony in Dublin attended b
Ireland’s first lesbian govt. minister, a US native, makes history
Irish Central / Posted 18 days ago
January the couple renewed their vows in a public ceremony in Dublin attended by then Tanaiste (Deputy Prime minister) Joan Burton and the Irish President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina. The event was attended by a who's who of Irish... Read more
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Japan Today
Irish Prime Minister Kenny re-elected after 70-day deadlock ‹ Japan Todayto call Ireland’s first early election since 1989. Labour’s seven surviving la
Irish Prime Minister Kenny re-elected after 70-day deadlock ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 19 days ago
to call Ireland’s first early election since 1989. Labour’s seven surviving lawmakers voted against Kenny. Labour leader Joan Burton, who until Friday was Ireland’s deputy prime minister, denounced Kenny’s deal with Fianna Fail as “a deeply... Read more
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RTE News
Frances Fitzgerald is Tánaiste in new Cabinetto a stark choice of an administration being formed today or going back to the
Frances Fitzgerald is Tánaiste in new Cabinet
RTE News / Posted 19 days ago
to a stark choice of an administration being formed today or going back to the people in another election. Labour leader Joan Burton described the new Government as a "coalition of convenience". Speaking on RTÉ's Six One News, she said it was... Read more
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Deepika
World News Detailbreakthrough, Fine Gael won Fianna Fail backing for a compromise program of go
World News Detail
Deepika / Posted 19 days ago
breakthrough, Fine Gael won Fianna Fail backing for a compromise program of government, and cut separate policy deals with independent lawmakers, three of whom will gain Cabinet posts. Labour leader Joan Burton called Site Designed & Maintained... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Taoiseach Enda Kenny announces new cabinetmay be called. Mr Kenny will remain as Taoiseach, with Frances Fitzgerald taki
Taoiseach Enda Kenny announces new cabinet
Irish Examiner / Posted 19 days ago
may be called. Mr Kenny will remain as Taoiseach, with Frances Fitzgerald taking up the Tanaiste role vacated by Labour's Joan Burton and continuing as Justice Minister. Independents Katherine Zappone, Denis Naughten and Finian McGrath will take... Read more
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