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Joan's path to Labour top job a cakewalk

Burton has air of candidate treating leadership campaign as a warm-up act

Published 22/06/2014 | 02:30

Joan Burton. Photo: Gerry Mooney
Joan Burton. Photo: Gerry Mooney

It's Joan. Barring an utter miracle in the final fortnight of the Labour Party leadership contest, Joan Burton will be crowned leader and Tanaiste on July 4.

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There'll be no fireworks on Independence Day as the outcome has gone from being predictable to a cakewalk.

At this stage, Alex White is merely saving face and he's not carrying out that exercise in a terribly dignified manner.

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