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#David Begg

# david-begg - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

Former justice minister Michael McDowell and ex-union boss David Begg to run for Seanad

Both of the high-profile names will be seeking election to the National University of Ireland panel.

# david-begg - Saturday 30 January, 2016

Ex-Labour senator claims he was told to come up with 'list of women' for state boards

James Heffernan’s claims come in the wake of the controversy over David Begg’s appointment as chair of the Pensions Authority.

# david-begg - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

'I have never made a personal attack on another politician, but I am furious'

Independent TD John Halligan was first up this evening in the debate on the Tánaiste’s no confidence motion.

Why the John Delaney controversy is another (avoidable) fiasco for Labour

Analysis: Labour should be keeping its head down. Instead the party’s most senior figures are committing own goals.

Joan Burton is facing a motion of no confidence over 'blatant cronyism'

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# david-begg - Friday 15 January, 2016

This may be the silliest thing Joan Burton has done in the last five years

Analysis: The decision to appoint David Begg as chair of the Pensions Authority has caused controversy and unnecessary hassle for Labour.

# david-begg - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Labour TD criticises Burton for giving David Begg state board role without public process

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# david-begg - Friday 30 May, 2014

Ryanair boss O'Leary criticises Aer Lingus cabin crew and board

The Ryanair chief said Aer Lingus cabin crew are among the “most protected and least overworked groups in Ireland”.

# david-begg - Friday 30 August, 2013

No cuts to primary spending, taxes for wealthy and a €4.5 billion stimulus - ICTU publishes budget plan

The general secretary of the congress says that their plan would help Ireland reach deficit targets and create jobs.

# david-begg - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

[Updated] Minister Quinn: Govt will implement treaty 'without delay'

If there is Yes vote on 31 May.

# david-begg - Friday 13 April, 2012

Labour Party national conference set to kick off

Party leader Eamon Gilmore will make a keynote address, with protests expected around the conference site.

# david-begg - Monday 31 January, 2011

Begg appointed to Aer Lingus board as talks continue

The general secretary of ICTU becomes a non-executive director as talks on new rosters continue at the LRC.

# david-begg - Tuesday 14 December, 2010

Report to blame social partnership for country's financial woes

Both the ICTU and Siptu have blasted suggestions that social partnership is to blame for Ireland’s financial crisis.

# david-begg - Tuesday 23 November, 2010

You wait so long for a public protest...

…and then three come along at once: campaigns to hold placards at the Dáil, march on the streets, and… do nothing?