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THE LOSERS: The TDs we're saying goodbye to after they lost their seats
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# Election 2016

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

Mar 3rd 2016, 6:40 PM 143,275 Views 104 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 9th 2015, 2:55 PM 18,104 Views 74 Comments

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

Rebel TD kicked off committee after just ONE day
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# Man Overboard

Rebel TD kicked off committee after just ONE day

May 29th 2015, 11:40 AM 15,360 Views 55 Comments

Michael McNamara’s not having a great week.

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

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

May 14th 2015, 9:00 PM 10,676 Views 100 Comments

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
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# Marriage Referendum

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

May 14th 2015, 4:12 PM 13,467 Views 124 Comments

And Joan Burton is supporting them.

This TD voted against Labour... but he's staying in the party
# Not On The Same Page
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# Not On The Same Page

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

Apr 30th 2015, 1:59 PM 8,780 Views 27 Comments

Michael McNamara won’t lose the party whip.

13 Labour TDs missed the Dáil vote on abortion last night
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# Absent

13 Labour TDs missed the Dáil vote on abortion last night

Dec 18th 2014, 2:05 PM 11,781 Views 51 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 21st 2014, 9:00 PM 18,661 Views 39 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 21st 2014, 10:50 PM 6,884 Views 65 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 20th 2013, 11:00 PM 38,369 Views 199 Comments

“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.

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

Aug 24th 2013, 7:05 PM 4,830 Views 77 Comments

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.

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

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

Aug 16th 2013, 6:15 AM 3,337 Views 29 Comments

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.

Confusion as Labour TD votes against government
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# Mistake

Confusion as Labour TD votes against government

Jul 11th 2013, 12:06 PM 7,244 Views 33 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 28th 2013, 7:45 PM 6,766 Views 31 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 26th 2013, 9:00 PM 7,727 Views 59 Comments

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

Enda tells government parties: You must support Seanad abolition
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# Euro Trip

Enda tells government parties: You must support Seanad abolition

Jun 7th 2013, 8:17 AM 4,561 Views 119 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 25th 2013, 5:49 PM 6,633 Views 42 Comments

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.

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

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

Mar 11th 2012, 10:00 AM 4,397 Views 22 Comments

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.

Labour TD votes against renewing bank guarantee scheme
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# Tommy Broughan

Labour TD votes against renewing bank guarantee scheme

Dec 1st 2011, 11:57 AM 3,663 Views 50 Comments

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

Dáil unlikely to need summoning for Finance Bill
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# Seanad Éireann

Dáil unlikely to need summoning for Finance Bill

Jan 29th 2011, 10:21 AM 892 Views 0 Comments

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