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Irish Examiner
Proposal to delay school admissions Bill 'simply not acceptable'would delay it by 12 months to allow for a “detailed consultation process”. Th
Proposal to delay school admissions Bill 'simply not acceptable'
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
would delay it by 12 months to allow for a “detailed consultation process”. The Bill, first put forward by Labour Party TD Joan Burton, was debated in Dáil Éireann for two hours. Members of pressure group Education Equality, who watched the debate... Read more
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Irish Examiner
No constitutional barrier to removing 'baptism rule', campaign group findsDublin, Dr Conor O'Mahony of University College Cork and Dr Eoin Daly of NUI Ga
No constitutional barrier to removing 'baptism rule', campaign group finds
Irish Examiner / Posted 8 days ago
Dublin, Dr Conor O'Mahony of University College Cork and Dr Eoin Daly of NUI Galway. Labour's education spokesperson Joan Burton said religious values were a matter for individual schools, but entry should not be based on it. "We have... Read more
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Herald.ie
Outlaw online bullying, says Mum of tragic teenpunishments to stop online abuse and bullying.” Her call comes as a number of
Outlaw online bullying, says Mum of tragic teen
Herald.ie / Posted 10 days ago
punishments to stop online abuse and bullying.” Her call comes as a number of politicians – including Dublin West TD Joan Burton – have spoken out about the effects of abusive posts on social media. Darren Hughes-Gibson was just 17 when he... Read more
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Irish Examiner
John Halligan describes 'outrageous and appalling' threats over pro-choice stanceGael senator Jerry Buttimer said he had also received homophobic abuse online.
John Halligan describes 'outrageous and appalling' threats over pro-choice stance
Irish Examiner / Posted 11 days ago
Gael senator Jerry Buttimer said he had also received homophobic abuse online. Their comments came after former tánaiste Joan Burton highlighted the “threatening behaviour” experienced online by female TDs. Writing in a Sunday newspaper, she... Read more
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Irish Examiner
John Halligan reveals he and his family have been targeted with 'appalling' abuseGael senator Jerry Buttimer said he had also received homophobic abuse online.
John Halligan reveals he and his family have been targeted with 'appalling' abuse
Irish Examiner / Posted 12 days ago
Gael senator Jerry Buttimer said he had also received homophobic abuse online. Their comments came after former Tánaiste Joan Burton highlighted the “threatening behaviour” experienced online by female TDs. Writing in the Sunday Independent she... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Poll sees Micheál Martin remain as country's most popular leaderunchanged on just 5%. New Labour leader Brendan Howlin is the second most popu
Poll sees Micheál Martin remain as country's most popular leader
Irish Examiner / Posted 12 days ago
unchanged on just 5%. New Labour leader Brendan Howlin is the second most popular leader on 40%. Brendan Howlin succeeded Joan Burton as Labour leader on May 20th. This is his first satisfaction rating. Ms Burton's opening 'honeymoon'... Read more
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Irish Examiner
‘State should pursue all options’ to recover redundancy payments for Clerys workers says Burtonthe June 12, 2015. Following the purchase Natrium immediately moved to liquida
‘State should pursue all options’ to recover redundancy payments for Clerys workers says Burton
Irish Examiner / Posted 19 days ago
the June 12, 2015. Following the purchase Natrium immediately moved to liquidate the store's operating company. Dublin TD Joan Burton has said that the Government needs to legislate in favour of workers as a matter of urgency. “My own view has... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Labour Party front bench members to cover at least two ministriesportfolios. Party leader Brendan Howlin will be their spokesperson on Justice
Labour Party front bench members to cover at least two ministries
Irish Examiner / Posted 23 days ago
portfolios. Party leader Brendan Howlin will be their spokesperson on Justice and Northern Ireland, while his predecessor Joan Burton will watch Finance, Education and the Arts. Alan Kelly is the new spokesperson on Health and Jobs while Jan... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Government handed first defeat in workers' rights debatea Labour motion calling for the minimum wage to be increased, and an end to so-
Government handed first defeat in workers' rights debate
Irish Examiner / Posted 29 days ago
a Labour motion calling for the minimum wage to be increased, and an end to so-called 'if and when' contracts. Labour's Joan Burton said a clear statement on workers rights would be a sign of 'new politics'. "It would be really sad if as a... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Sinn Fein TD gives support to man who assaulted Gardawas arrested in connection with an incident during an anti-water charge protest
Sinn Fein TD gives support to man who assaulted Garda
Irish Examiner / Posted a month ago
was arrested in connection with an incident during an anti-water charge protest during a visit of former Tanaiste Joan Burton to Kilkenny earlier this year. The Kilkenny District Criminal Court convicted Gilligan on the two charges, but... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Sinn Féin TD gives support to man who assaulted Gardawas arrested in connection with an incident during an anti-water charge protest
Sinn Féin TD gives support to man who assaulted Garda
Irish Examiner / Posted a month ago
was arrested in connection with an incident during an anti-water charge protest during a visit of former Tanaiste Joan Burton to Kilkenny earlier this year. The Kilkenny District Criminal Court convicted Gilligan on the two charges, but... Read more
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RTE News
Gardaí have identified potential gang assailantsthe current Government as being "almost defeatist" in its attitude to the murde
Gardaí have identified potential gang assailants
RTE News / Posted 1 months ago
the current Government as being "almost defeatist" in its attitude to the murders. Mr Howlin,who last week replaced Joan Burton as party leader, said more gardaí have been recruited in the past year but if clerical roles in the force were... Read more

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