Referendum

BURTON DELIGHTED AT MASSIVE YES VOTE IN DUBLIN WEST

25 May 2015

  Tánaiste Joan Burton TD has expressed delight that Dublin West was one of the constituencies with a YES vote of more than 70% in last week’s referendum on Marriage Equality.

DUBLIN WEST MARRIAGE EQUALITY FORUM

23 April 2015

Friends, It is great to see so many of you from Dublin West and beyond gather here this evening for this important forum on the marriage equality referendum.

MARRIAGE EQUALITY REFERENDUM PUBLIC FORUM

17 April 2015

JOAN BURTON TD TANAISTE AND LEADER OF THE LABOUR PARTY Will host a Public Forum on the MARRIAGE EQUALITY REFERENDUM The Carpenter Carpenterstown Road Thursday 28th April at 8:00 pm With Speakers Senator Katherine Zappone, John Lyons TD. There will be a Referendum on Friday May 22nd to allow an extra sentence to be added … Continue reading MARRIAGE EQUALITY REFERENDUM PUBLIC FORUM

WE HAVE WORK TO DO TO HELP MAKE THIS HAPPEN

17 April 2015

Speaking at the Marriage Equality Forum in Cork “Friends, It is a great pleasure to be back in Cork and to welcome you all to this debate on the marriage equality referendum. In particular, I want to welcome our guests who have agreed to speak here this evening. Valerie has inspired and impressed us in her winning … Continue reading WE HAVE WORK TO DO TO HELP MAKE THIS HAPPEN

IRELAND’S DEMOCRATIC REQUIREMENTS BEST SERVED BY ONE PARLIAMENT

12 September 2013

We are calling for people to vote Yes on October 4, because we believe that a single chamber is sufficient as part of a streamlined political system. Ireland is now firmly in recovery mode – economic growth has resumed, people are getting back to work, and we are about to exit the bailout. In building … Continue reading Ireland’s Democratic Requirements Best Served by One Parliament

VOTE YES FOR CHILDREN’S RIGHTS ON 10TH NOVEMBER 2012.

1 November 2012

On Saturday, 10th November you will be asked to vote Yes to the Children’s referendum. A Yes vote will mean that our Constitution will be amended to include an explicit guarantee in relation to children’s rights. This referendum is our opportunity to state clearly that we value children and childhood. A Yes vote will state … Continue reading Vote Yes for Children’s Rights on 10th November 2012.

JOAN BURTON SPEAKS ON THE CHILDREN’S REFERENDUM

27 September 2012

STABILITY TREATY WILL INCREASE INVESTOR CONFIDENCE IN IRELAND

15 May 2012

Minister Burton Addresses Labour Women’s On The Stability Treaty   I speak today as a woman, a mother, a Minister, deputy leader of the Labour Party and Director of Elections for the Labour Party’s referendum campaign on the Stability Treaty. And no matter which of those hats I am wearing, I can give you any number … Continue reading STABILITY TREATY WILL INCREASE INVESTOR CONFIDENCE IN IRELAND

VOTE YES FOR STABILITY- BURTON

8 May 2012

“We are here today to officially launch the Labour Party campaign for the Stability Treaty referendum, the reality is that up and down the country Labour representatives and party members have already been working hard, knocking on doors to ensure a significant Yes result in the forthcoming vote. “We have been working hard to ensure … Continue reading VOTE YES FOR STABILITY- BURTON

JOAN BURTON WHY I WILL VOTE YES

17 April 2012

The following interview with Minister Joan Burton TD appeared in The Irish Sun Monday16/04/12 Let me tell you what the latest European Treaty is about. It is about the euro in your pocket and the need to put it on a long term stable footing. It is about ensuring that foreign employers like PayPal, Google and Sky … Continue reading Joan Burton Why I will vote Yes