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Wednesday 22 March 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Lucinda Creighton

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# New Renua
Renua in talks with 'more than one' Independent TD about becoming leader of the party
The party said that it may also consider changing its name and branding as part of a wider review.
# we're back
'It's time political parties get off the fence on abortion': Renua is now a pro-life party
Party leader John Leahy said it is important people know what the party stands for.
# under maintenance
Renua's new leader is optimistic about 2017 - just don't mention the flat tax
You won’t find much information on Renua’s website right now – but the party has big plans for 2017.
# lucinda's successor
'I’m not unrealistic about the challenge I face': Meet the man trying to rebuild Renua
“Renua did not do any harm to anyone in this country … We just tried to start a new party.”
# stepped down
Eddie Hobbs has left Renua
It comes after Lucinda Creighton stepped down as leader of the party last month.
# Back to the drawing board
Renua Ireland is going to change its name
The rebranding comes on the back of its general election failure.
# Taking Stock
"Renua was branded as 'Fine Gael Lite' - we are a centralist party"
Lucinda Creighton has stepped down as the party leader. What’s next for the party?
# stepping down
Lucinda accuses Independent News and Media of "smear campaign" as she steps down as Renua leader
She was speaking at the Renua National Members’ meeting this morning in Portlaoise.
# gonezo
Spin doctor John Drennan quits Renua after election failure
The former Sunday Independent journalist has confirmed he is no longer with the party.
# No Room in the Dáil
Lucinda's bad day: Renua has failed to win a single Dáil seat
26 all out.
# New party struggles
It looks like Renua might not win any Dáil seats
Party leader Lucinda Creighton faces a battle to hold her seat in Dublin Bay South.
# three bumps
WATCH: Lucinda trumps Enda and Joan at the steady hand challenge
Could this swing some undecided voters?
# renua
Lucinda the 'watchdog' thinks someone's out to smear her character
The Renua leader said the election is “make or break” for her party.
# no direction
This One Direction election ad sparked an absolute holy show on Twitter
Labour, it’s time to log off.
# What We Learned
9 things you need to know about the Claire Byrne Live seven-way debate
An eventful night at the University of Limerick.
# Starter's Orders
Pat Kenny is coming back to your screens *
* But only to chair the first leaders’ debate of the election race this Thursday.
# Red lines
This is what a Renua government could look like
The party has listed some of the principles on which it will not compromise.
# Town councils
War of words between Lucinda and councillor over 'spectacular u-turn'
The Renua Ireland leader has hit back at a hypocrisy claim, calling it “bizarre”.
# all about the numbers
Could we be in line for a Fine Gael-Renua coalition? Leo seems interested
The Health Minister is warm to sharing the cabinet table with Lucinda Creighton, three years after she left his party.
# Watery
Renua's policy on Irish Water is a little murky
The party’s manifesto has no details on how it would “dismantle” Irish Water.
# happy out
'No, no, no': Lucinda REALLY doesn't miss 'undemocratic' Fine Gael
The Renua leader is preparing for her first general election since quitting Fine Gael nearly three years ago.
# Not a joke
This is what happened when Ivan Yates and two politicians walked into a bar
Former minister Ivan Yates went for a jar with Pat Rabbitte and Lucinda Creighton.
# Chancers
Lucinda had a pop at Pearse Doherty - and then they had a row on Twitter
“We don’t believe that Sinn Féin is ready, or has any desire, to be in a position of responsibility in the country.”
# Abortion
Why Lucinda Creighton was asked if she would have aborted Hitler
The question has recently been asked of anti-abortion US presidential candidates.
# Celeb candidate
Did Renua try to get Brian Kerr to run for the Dáil?
The former Ireland boss was sounded out about running for Lucinda Creighton’s party.
# Budget banter
This is what happened when Joan, Mary Lou and Lucinda debated the Budget
Some of the country’s most prominent female politicians gathered to debate the Budget in Dublin this morning.
# jumping ship
Defection: Renua captures FG councillor because of 'nanny state tendencies'
Keith Redmond is joining Lucinda’s team.
# flat tax
Renua's radical plan to abolish loads of taxes and the TV licence
The party has proposed the introduction of a flat rate of 23% on all income.
# shredded papers
What was in Martin Callinan's black bags? Lucinda says a criminal probe may be needed
The Renua leader called the Dáil confidence debate “very disappointing”.
# Analysis
Six months in, where stands Renua?
Analysis: Lucinda Creighton’s new political party held a think-in today, but what progress has it made so far?
# that woman
Lucinda: Fine Gael wanted me to be a good girl
The Renua leader has some strong words for her former colleagues.
# shots fired
Mary Lou and Lucinda have kicked off a war of words
Fight fight fight!
# sunday headache
The latest poll is out - and it's bad news for Enda
The Taoiseach and his party have seen a significant dip in support.
# don't mess
Lucinda Creighton hits back at criticism from journalist
The TD has been defending Renua’s policies.
# Lapgate
7 times this century sexism in Irish politics made us cringe
“Rein her in there”.
# new parties
New poll shows a surge in support for independents
This comes in the same week that the Social Democrats party was launched.
# Your Say
Poll: Renua or the Social Democrats?
Is this town big enough for both of them?
# State of the Nation
Fine Gael can't get away from the abortion issue
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…
# Crystal Ball
Ireland's next Taoiseach, ranked from most to least likely
Enda Kenny is in the hotseat now, but how likely is that to be the case after the next election.
# eye-watering
KPMG are charging a lot of money to liquidate IBRC...
Some consultants for the firm are charging a standard rate of almost €300 per hour to wind down the bank.