Joan Burton

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Taoiseach Leo Varadkar pictured during a media briefing at Government Buildings. File photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

As we face into the second week of the general election campaign we can expect many spending promises with the main parties due to launch their housin(...)

Dublin West is home to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and a former tánaiste in Joan Burton, both of whom are running again.  File photograph: Tom Honan

Dublin West (four seats) Current: 1FG, 1 FF, 1 S-PBP, 1 Labour A true heavyweight constituency, Dublin West is home to the sitting Taoiseach in Leo (...)

 Cormac Ó Braonáin’s bereft parents Eva and Lú at their son’s funeral. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Round Room of Dublin’s Mansion House has played host to many of the seminal moments in Irish history, most notably as the site of the first Dáil w(...)

The online booking system was  introduced in 2016 to alleviate long overnight queues outside the immigration office on Burgh Quay  in Dublin 2

Foreign nationals looking to secure appointments at the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) in Dublin are still facing difficulties ma(...)

President Michael D Higgins has led tributes to the chairman of Labour Youth Cormac Ó Braonáin, who died after being struck by a Luas early on Sunday morning.

President Michael D Higgins has led tributes to the chairman of Labour Youth Cormac Ó Braonáin, who died after being struck by a Luas early on Sunday (...)

 Jackie Duffy and Peggy O’Connell from Dublin playing bingo during a protest outside the Dáil to stop the Government affecting  bingo on Tuesday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónail

A “major professional lobbying campaign” has attempted to derail legislation obliging large bingo operators to obey existing laws requiring them to do(...)

The increase in the weekly allowance for asylum seekers in direct provision came nearly six months after Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe announced that the stipend would go up. Photograph: Alan Betson

A senior Department of Justice official strongly disagreed with the proposed increase to direct provision payments in last year’s budget, documents sh(...)

Concerns have been raised about people finishing their working lives and entering into retirement without paying down their mortgages. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA

More than 20,000 Irish mortgage holders are facing the prospect of carrying non-performing mortgage debt into retirement, figures from the Central Ban(...)

 Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Josepha Madigan:  insisted she has nothing to apologise for. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

Minister for Culture Josepha Madigan has insisted she has nothing to apologise for in sending a parliamentary question on funding for Traveller herita(...)

Sinn Féin TD Maurice Quinlivan: claimed minimum wage decision was a ‘political choice’. Photgraph: Aidan Crawley

The Government is following the recommendation of the Low Pay Commission that there should only be an increase to €10.10 in the minimum wage if there (...)

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