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Irish Examiner
Gap in budget requires an extra €1bn to meet rising demand for frontline serviceseconomic shocks, total Government spending will increase by €6.75bn by 2021 to
Gap in budget requires an extra €1bn to meet rising demand for frontline services
Irish Examiner / Posted 19 hours ago
economic shocks, total Government spending will increase by €6.75bn by 2021 to €67.6bn. Labour’s finance spokeswoman, Joan Burton, said she is “very concerned” that funding to deal with the additional pressures is lagging behind... Read more
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RTE News
High-risk concerns over employers using JobBridgethem with a trainee under the scheme. The scheme was staunchly defended by the
High-risk concerns over employers using JobBridge
RTE News / Posted 5 days ago
them with a trainee under the scheme. The scheme was staunchly defended by the previous minister for social protection, Joan Burton, in face of constant criticism from the opposition and accusations it was used by some employers to abuse... Read more
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Herald.ie
'I shouldn't have to rely on private handouts' - homeless Trinity hopefulher hopes of attending college on Social Protection Minister Leo Varadkar rever
'I shouldn't have to rely on private handouts' - homeless Trinity hopeful
Herald.ie / Posted 18 days ago
her hopes of attending college on Social Protection Minister Leo Varadkar reversing the changes brought in by ex-Tanaiste Joan Burton last year, when she held that role. "I'm really hoping that, because he didn't make the decision, he sees how... Read more
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Herald.ie
Homeless mum distraught as Trinity dreams crushedto see the bigger picture," she said. "I know that it's not his policy, but I
Homeless mum distraught as Trinity dreams crushed
Herald.ie / Posted 20 days ago
to see the bigger picture," she said. "I know that it's not his policy, but I would certainly hope he sees that her [Joan Burton's] policy was 100pc wrong when it came to lone parents and that we deserve a chance. "Without the support of the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Paschal Donohoe can’t be written off as Enda Kenny successorfor Donohoe to Brendan Howlin, the Labour leader. In April, the Taoiseach and
Paschal Donohoe can’t be written off as Enda Kenny successor
Irish Examiner / Posted 27 days ago
for Donohoe to Brendan Howlin, the Labour leader. In April, the Taoiseach and finance minister dined with Howlin and Joan Burton, Labour leader at the time, in a restaurant near Government Buildings to press the Fine Gael case for Labour to... Read more
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Irish Examiner
RTÉ filming adds fuel to speculation of Enda Kenny stepping downin October or November. Numerous TDs, including Mr Kenny’s constituency collea
RTÉ filming adds fuel to speculation of Enda Kenny stepping down
Irish Examiner / Posted 28 days ago
in October or November. Numerous TDs, including Mr Kenny’s constituency colleague Michael Ring as well as former tánaiste Joan Burton, have already sat down with the production company. Labour leader Brendan Howlin has also been interviewed. The... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Welfare payment boost for high earnerspayments, and a policy paper has been completed. It is believed it was commenc
Welfare payment boost for high earners
Irish Examiner / Posted 1 months ago
payments, and a policy paper has been completed. It is believed it was commenced when former Tánaiste and Labour leader Joan Burton was the line minister. “My department have just done a paper on that now. The standard rate for job seekers is... Read more

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