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Emmet Stagg is an Irish Labour Party politician. He is currently a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Kildare North constituency and Labour Party Chief Whip. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Breakdown in communication amid Labour battle of the generations
2014-05-28
"The senior people get the senior positions. It's the nature of politics," Labour's chief whip, Emmet Stagg, mused on RTÉ radio the night of his party leader's resignation. "The younger generation have to serve their time." His comments were ...
(Irish Examiner)
  1. Labour TD: We need to get rid of people who have been in Leinster House for 25 ...

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Gogarty goes it alone in political comeback
2014-03-03
He became notorious in 2009 after an extraordinary outburst in the Dail chamber in which he roared an expletive at Labour chief whip Emmet Stagg. "F*** you Deputy Stagg, f*** you," he said. Mr Gogarty added that he intends to launch his campaign at the ...
(Irish Independent)
  1. Guess which former Green TD turned pop singer is back in politics?

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Stagg calls for end to fluoride in water
2013-12-02
During a trenchant debate about alleged possible dangers of fluoridation, Labour chief whip Emmet Stagg said there was no means of measuring the amount of water people drank. It varied from person to person from the amount of tea, coffee or alcohol or ...
(Irish Times)
  1. Stagg supports putting an end to fluoride in water

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Adams hits out over TDs drinking in Dáil
2013-11-21
Drinking by TDs ahead of Dáil debates should not be allowed, Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams has said - after Labour Party Chief Whip Emmet Stagg claimed "a pint or two" was not a problem. Adams hits out over TDs drinking in Dáil. Sinn Féin President ...
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    Four Labour senators who missed vote will escape punishment
    2013-10-04
    But the four missing Labour senators were expected to be let off by Labour chief whip Emmet Stagg due to the fact that they did not actually vote against the Government position. A Labour source said that while voting against a Budget measure would be ...
    (Irish Independent)

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      Four Labour senators absent as Govt loses Seanad vote on rent reviews
      2013-10-02
      Labour Party chief whip Emmet Stagg is to seek meetings with four Labour senators who were not present for the vote. Senators John Kelly, Denis Landy, Jimmy Harte and John Whelan were expected to be present and vote with the Government. Had they ...
      (RTE.ie)
      1. Government suffers defeat in Seanad vote

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      Government wins two Dáil votes on abortion law
      2013-07-11
      The second vote was on Amendment 10, which deals with fatal foetal abnormalities. Labour's Michael McNamara of Clare voted against the Government on Amendment 10, but the party's Whip Emmet Stagg has said the vote was a genuine mistake. While the ...
      (RTE.ie)
      1. Republic's abortion law debate goes on

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      Stagg: Keaveney betrayed Labour Party members
      2013-06-26
      Labour Party chief whip Emmet Stagg welcomed today's resignation of chairman Colm Keaveney from the party. The Galway East TD criticised his former colleagues for promising to do "one thing then do another and blame it on someone else" in a series of ...
      (The Nationalist)
      1. Labour chairman Keaveney resigns from party

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      Stagg: Keaveney betrayed Labour Party members
      2013-06-26
      “Since he resigned the whip, he has consistently attacked Labour, thereby betraying the party members who elected him as chair,” Mr Stagg said. “Labour Party public representatives around the country with the support of loyal party members will ...
      (BreakingNews.ie)
      1. Labour chairman resigns over 'unacceptable' policies
      2. Labour Party Chief Whip 'welcomes' chairman's resignation from party

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