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#Emmet Stagg

# emmet-stagg - Thursday 3 March, 2016

THE LOSERS: The TDs we're saying goodbye to after they lost their seats

It’s been a rough couple of days for these well-known faces.

# emmet-stagg - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Labour TD accused of 'appalling duplicity' over stance on lone parent cuts

Emmet Stagg said an “unintended consequence” of new rules will see thousands of people lose money.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

It’s Thursday and here’s all the news you need to know.

# emmet-stagg - Friday 29 May, 2015

Rebel TD kicked off committee after just ONE day

Michael McNamara’s not having a great week.

# emmet-stagg - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Lots of TDs are breaking the rules and wearing Yes pins - but will they be punished?

The wearing of pins and badges in Leinster House has become a hot topic in recent days.

Two more TDs have refused to remove their Yes Equality pins in Leinster House

And Joan Burton is supporting them.

# emmet-stagg - Thursday 30 April, 2015

This TD voted against Labour... but he's staying in the party

Michael McNamara won’t lose the party whip.

# emmet-stagg - Thursday 18 December, 2014

13 Labour TDs missed the Dáil vote on abortion last night

A large number of Labour deputies missed the vote on a bill to hold a referendum on repealing the 8th Amendment.

# emmet-stagg - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Labour TD who 'disappeared' for vote to establish Irish Water will not be sanctioned

Michael McNamara has admitted he refused to vote for the establishment of the controversial new semi-state company.

# emmet-stagg - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Banking inquiry could be up and running within ‘four to five months’

The make up of the new committee both in terms of size and who will sit on it has yet to be decided.

# emmet-stagg - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

17 TDs admit they’ve had an alcoholic drink before going into the Dáil chamber

“If a TD has a pint or two I don’t think that’s a problem for me and I don’t think it’s a problem for the citizens of the country either,” Labour chief whip Emmet Stagg has told TV3′s Midweek programme.

# emmet-stagg - Saturday 24 August, 2013

Labour should 'pull out of coalition' if they really want to change politics - Doherty

Pearse Doherty has said Sinn Féin would only consider any kind of coalition with Labour in future if the party pulled out of its coalition with Fine Gael.

# emmet-stagg - Friday 16 August, 2013

'Half of Labour's TDs and senators' are against abolition of the Seanad

The party has confirmed its intention to support government policy and a Yes vote on 4 October but its chief whip says that there is a 50-50 split in the parliamentary party over the future of the Seanad.

# emmet-stagg - Thursday 11 July, 2013

Confusion as Labour TD votes against government

Michael McNamara voted against the government but the party said it was a ‘genuine mistake’.

# emmet-stagg - Friday 28 June, 2013

Colm Keaveney hits back: The Labour chief whip is the 'professor of sniping'

The former Labour Party chairman has criticised Emmet Stagg and hit out at Labour ministers following his resignation from the party this week.

# emmet-stagg - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

Labour whip: Colm Keaveney betrayed our party, I welcome his resignation

Emmet Stagg has strongly criticised the chairman of the Labour Party who resigned his membership today.

# emmet-stagg - Friday 7 June, 2013

Enda tells government parties: You must support Seanad abolition

The Taoiseach was speaking while on EU business in Latvia and Lithuania yesterday. He is in Finland today and London tomorrow.

# emmet-stagg - Monday 25 March, 2013

Property tax exemptions are 'stupid' and 'ham-fisted' - Labour whip

Labour chief whip Emmet Stagg has harshly criticised Phil Hogan over the property tax exemptions, saying the Environment Minister has made a ‘dog’s dinner’ of the way in which the tax is being administered.

# emmet-stagg - Sunday 11 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge Who's leading your St Patrick's Day parade this year? St Patrick's Day

Who's leading your St Patrick's Day parade this year?

A footballer, a hurler, a politician and a ringmistress… it’s not the start to a bad joke, it’s a list of the people chosen as parade grand marshals around the country.

# emmet-stagg - Thursday 1 December, 2011

Labour TD votes against renewing bank guarantee scheme

Tommy Broughan has been expelled from the Labour parliamentary party after he voted against extending the controversial bank guarantee scheme.

# emmet-stagg - Saturday 29 January, 2011

Dáil unlikely to need summoning for Finance Bill

The Finance Bill will finish its passage through the Seanad today, allowing dozens of on-hold TDs to take Saturday night off.