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#Luke Flanagan

# luke-flanagan - Sunday 21 May, 2017

'Like he slept in his clothes for a week' - no punches pulled in Dáil dress code complaints has gained access to all public complaints to the Ceann Comhairle regarding the standard of dress in Dáil Éireann.

# luke-flanagan - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Poll: Do you think the EU is good for Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think the EU is good for Ireland?

On the union’s sixtieth anniversary, does membership of it remain a positive thing for Ireland?

# luke-flanagan - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Fine Gael MEPs have been compared to fascists

Flanagan didn’t hold back in his criticism.

# luke-flanagan - Friday 2 January, 2015

Remember when Ming asked for an aircraft carrier? He's told us why

It was all about Ireland’s neutrality, you see.

# luke-flanagan - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Ming is on a 'bad list' with a Nazi supporter ... and he's not impressed

The Irish politician features on a list dubbed the ‘most embarrassing MEPs’.

# luke-flanagan - Friday 20 June, 2014

Ever heard of Ervia? That's what Bord Gáis Eireann is now called

However, customers will still deal with either Irish Water or Gas Networks Ireland.

# luke-flanagan - Friday 9 May, 2014

'Dissent is not disloyalty': Commissioner reacts to new whisteblower allegations

However, she was not willing to respond directly to allegations made by Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan.

# luke-flanagan - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Dáil rejects Luke 'Ming' Flanagan's cannabis regulation motion

TDs have been debating the issue of cannabis legalisation for the last two days.

# luke-flanagan - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Fine Gael TD open to Portuguese model of cannabis decriminalisation

Though the TD’s views are not exactly in line with the party’s position, he will be voting with the government tomorrow after a debate on cannabis legalisation.

# luke-flanagan - Thursday 24 October, 2013

6 things we learned from Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan’s Cannabis Regulation Bill

If this bill was made law, driving after using the drug would be legal and advertising cannabis products would also be allowed.

# luke-flanagan - Saturday 28 September, 2013

Over €46,000 spent on surveillance of bogs for illegal turf cutting this year

TD Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan suggested that if planes are going to be flying over the bogs so frequently, “maybe they could bring our turf home for us”.

# luke-flanagan - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Six pro-choice TDs will vote against the abortion bill tonight

The six TDs are seeking a referendum to repeal an article in the Constitution that places the life of the unborn and the life of the mother on equal footing.

# luke-flanagan - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Top readers' comments of the week

Here’s our round-up of the best, the most popular and the most commented on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

# luke-flanagan - Sunday 10 March, 2013

Luke 'Ming' Flanagan to 'tell all' about wiping of penalty points from his licence

Flanagan said gardaí contacted him offering to remove the points from his record.

# luke-flanagan - Friday 21 December, 2012

TDs call for public inquiry over quashed penalty points

They also revealed details of four incidents where drivers who had allegedly had penalty point offences quashed were later involved in fatal accidents.

# luke-flanagan - Saturday 7 April, 2012

11 things we learned from the new Registers of Members’ Interests

The new registers of members’ interests have been published. Here’s some random things we learned from reading them.

# luke-flanagan - Wednesday 28 December, 2011

Video: 2011 - the year in gaffes Review 2011 This post contains videos

Video: 2011 - the year in gaffes

From the government’s €3.6bn ‘accounting error’, to confusing a Hollywood actor with a serial killer, here are this year’s most memorable gaffes.

# luke-flanagan - Friday 4 March, 2011

Poll: Should Luke 'Ming' Flanagan be growing cannabis? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Luke 'Ming' Flanagan be growing cannabis?

The newly-elected Dail deputy has said he has no intention of stopping his cultivation of cannabis for his own use.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you really need to know by 9am.