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#Lucinda Creighton

# lucinda-creighton - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

AirAsia plane wreckage, Irish man critical in Sydney, and Ebola patient’s deteriorating condition have everyone talking.

Analysis: Lucinda's new party won't be left, right or whipped, so how will that work?

They want to ‘Reboot Ireland’, but is it just a pipe dream?

Vodafone is blocking Lucinda's new party website - but not on purpose

The service provider has promised to whitelist the site and customers should soon be able to access it.

The 9 at 9: Saturday:

Catch up as you wake up.

# lucinda-creighton - Friday 2 January, 2015

Confirmed: Here's everything we know about Lucinda Creighton's new political party

It doesn’t have a name yet but it does have a hashtag.

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From The Daily Edge Twitter is having a field day suggesting names for Lucinda Creighton's new party We All Partied

Lucinda Creighton is set to announce a new political party today

She will be joined by four other Reform Alliance members.

# lucinda-creighton - Monday 22 December, 2014

Here's the story behind those pics of Lucinda and Leo being fierce friendly last Friday night

The former Fine Gael colleagues pulled a cracker together.

# lucinda-creighton - Monday 15 December, 2014

Just how many new parties are we going to have before the next election? Explainer This post contains videos

Just how many new parties are we going to have before the next election?

There’s lots of talk but little action so far. Here’s what we know…

# lucinda-creighton - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Shane Ross is the current favourite to lead a new political party

That’s according to a poll that the Independent TD commissioned himself.

# lucinda-creighton - Saturday 22 November, 2014

How should Ireland decide whether to send troops abroad?

Questions have been raised over the triple-lock system in the Dáil recently.

# lucinda-creighton - Friday 24 October, 2014

The massive row that shut down the Dáil on Wednesday is only getting worse

It’s complicated, but let us explain…

# lucinda-creighton - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Overlooked Seanad hopeful who quit Fine Gael is now working for Lucinda Creighton

Samantha Long is working as a secretary for the former Fine Gael minister.

# lucinda-creighton - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Three TDs have been suspended from the Dáil after a massive row

And the Dáil has now been suspended until tomorrow morning.

# lucinda-creighton - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

They didn't want her, but the Technical Group had an 'amicable' meeting with Lucinda Creighton today

The Dáil grouping now wants more speaking rights and extra committee memberships.

# lucinda-creighton - Friday 19 September, 2014

Enda's 'Personal intervention' led to Lucinda quitting Euro job

The former Europe Minister has resigned as EPP Vice President. It’s claimed the Taoiseach asked party bosses to remove her from the role earlier this summer.

# lucinda-creighton - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everybody’s talking about protests outside Leinster House, Lucinda Creighton, and Scottish independence.

Lucinda Creighton says she's joined the Dáil Technical Group - but they don't want her

Much confusion as to whether the former Fine Gael TD is now part of the loose alliance of independent deputies.

# lucinda-creighton - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

'If I was Minister for Finance I would meet Donald Trump - but not on his terms'

Michael Noonan’s rendezvous with ‘The Donald’ in May was criticised at MacGill this afternoon.

'We are on the cusp of a government without Fianna Fáil or Fine Gael'

Lucinda Creighton has said that the window of opportunity for a new political movement is closing.

# lucinda-creighton - Sunday 20 July, 2014

'I saw fear in TDs’ eyes': An oral history of how Ireland legislated for X

One year on, TDs and Senators reflect on what it was like to be part of one of the most contentious political debates in decades.

# lucinda-creighton - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Opinion: Big Phil wasn't the best option for Europe... it should have been Lucinda

Creighton could be a better fit for the role of a European Commissioner, while Hogan looks likely to receive a small portfolio.

# lucinda-creighton - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Do the RA want back in Fine Gael?: 'No' ... 'I don't know' ... 'Google it'

Call them what you like: the Reform Alliance, ‘the Ra’, ‘Lucinda Creighton’s Reform Allilance’. Just don’t call them a party.

The RA thinks Irish Cabinets are like the Leitrim football team, and it wants changes

Term limits for ministers, performance-related pay, and giving everyone a say on the Budget… The Reform Alliance has a lengthy political wish-list.

# lucinda-creighton - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

There's a lot of talk, but a new political party is not imminent. Here's why...

There’s talk, and a lot of it, about a new political party being set up in Ireland but the reality is that any such development remains a way off yet.

# lucinda-creighton - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Poll: Do we need another political party? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do we need another political party?

Discussions on a new grouping could already be under way, according to this morning’s papers.

# lucinda-creighton - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

'We wish her well': Fine Gael has no hard feelings over Creighton's decision to quit the party

The former junior minister has confirmed she will not be renewing her membership of the party.

# lucinda-creighton - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Lucinda Creighton gives birth to baby girl

The Reform Alliance member and her husband Paul Bradford had announced the pregnancy last November.

# lucinda-creighton - Friday 28 February, 2014

Creighton: 'Inconvenient truths, independent thought' not welcome in government

The Reform Alliance TD made the comments this evening as her former party’s Ard Fheis got underway.

# lucinda-creighton - Thursday 13 February, 2014

The PAC's next target? How political parties spend €12m of taxpayers' money

The Dáil’s public spending watchdog has been asked by Lucinda Creighton to examine how political parties spend public money.

# lucinda-creighton - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Lucinda Creighton is looking for 'tact and discretion' in her new assistant

The TD is looking for someone to bring organisation to her days.

# lucinda-creighton - Thursday 30 January, 2014

€600k in leftover funding used to 'manipulate taxpayer', Creighton claims

Denied by Minister Howlin, she said money earmarked for TDs who are no longer Fine Gael or Labour parliamentary members would be used to make the public ‘vote in a particular way’.

# lucinda-creighton - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s been talking about the fire in Clondalkin, the ‘RA’ conference, and Met Éireann’s storm warning…

9 things we learned from the Reform Alliance’s ‘monster meeting’

The turnout was good, the ideas were flowing and the organisers appeared delighted with themselves. But what chance a political party?

Conference must show that Reform Alliance is about more than just abortion issue

The alliance exists because its members voted against the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill, but can it gain wider appeal? Today’s conference at the RDS will be a key indicator.

# lucinda-creighton - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Creighton insists RA conference logo is 'hardly original' amid Fianna Fáil comparisons

The ‘backwards Fianna Fáil logo’ was how one Cabinet minister described it.

# lucinda-creighton - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Mattie McGrath would consider joining Reform Alliance, Creighton says they'll work with anyone

“I am prepared to consider anything,” the Tipperary South TD told today.

# lucinda-creighton - Monday 6 January, 2014

Creighton and Timmins insist Reform Alliance conference not prelude to political party

“We’re doing what it says on the tin,” Lucinda Creighton has insisted as the 25 January conference fuels talk that a new political party is on the way.

# lucinda-creighton - Sunday 5 January, 2014

‘Everybody will be invited’: Reform Alliance to hold conference at the RDS this month

The alliance consists of five Fine Gael TDs and two senators, most of whom lost the party whip over their vote against abortion legislation last July.