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#Luke Ming Flanagan

# luke-ming-flanagan - Monday 28 September, 2020

Luke 'Ming' Flanagan says Twitter account was compromised after comment about Saoirse McHugh
# Twitter
# Twitter

Luke 'Ming' Flanagan says Twitter account was compromised after comment about Saoirse McHugh

Sep 28th 2020, 11:05 PM 71,536 Views 0 Comments

The tweet in question was deleted but several screengrabs of the tweet and the comment were shared online today.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

These were the most active Irish politicians on Twitter during the European election campaign
# Top Trends
# Top Trends

These were the most active Irish politicians on Twitter during the European election campaign

May 29th 2019, 11:51 AM 21,333 Views 32 Comments

More than 33,000 unique Irish Twitter users discussed the European election on the social network in recent weeks.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Why might the European election exit poll have over-predicted the 'green surge'?
# Midnight Must Read
# Midnight Must Read

Why might the European election exit poll have over-predicted the 'green surge'?

May 28th 2019, 12:05 AM 34,079 Views 32 Comments

Questions are being asked about RTÉ and Red C polling as the first results come in.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Monday 1 April, 2019

Massacre of 160 people in Mali 'underlines need for international presence', Dept Defence says
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

Massacre of 160 people in Mali 'underlines need for international presence', Dept Defence says

Apr 1st 2019, 9:24 AM 14,750 Views 56 Comments

There are currently 20 Irish Defence Forces personnel deployed to the EU Training Mission (EUTM) in Mali.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Saturday 23 March, 2019

High Court Master says case could be taken against Ireland over special tax treatment given to vulture funds
# Tax Loophole
# Tax Loophole

High Court Master says case could be taken against Ireland over special tax treatment given to vulture funds

Mar 23rd 2019, 8:30 AM 26,237 Views 38 Comments

Edmund Honohan has said there are many similarities to be drawn with the Apple case being taken.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Friday 18 January, 2019

Opinion: Far-right politics on the rise so we need to stop silencing working class voices on the left
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Far-right politics on the rise so we need to stop silencing working class voices on the left

Jan 18th 2019, 7:00 AM 32,645 Views 231 Comments

Ordinary working-class people are being silenced by left-wing commentators, because of their lack of regard for modern liberal terminology, writes Conor Kenny.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Sunday 27 May, 2018

'Not conservative ... just complicated' - Roscommon's repealers on the county's journey from No to Yes
# Global Attention
# Global Attention

'Not conservative ... just complicated' - Roscommon's repealers on the county's journey from No to Yes

May 27th 2018, 9:15 AM 17,126 Views 30 Comments

Voters across Roscommon have been talking to each other, finally, about previously “taboo subjects”.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

Tusla worker's phone was used to send journalist death threats
# Hate Texts
# Hate Texts

Tusla worker's phone was used to send journalist death threats

Nov 1st 2017, 12:01 AM 51,750 Views 70 Comments

A garda investigation is now underway.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Monday 19 June, 2017

Luke 'Ming' Flanagan learned not to mess with Aer Lingus on Twitter this morning
# Chancers
From The Daily Edge
# Chancers

Luke 'Ming' Flanagan learned not to mess with Aer Lingus on Twitter this morning

Jun 19th 2017, 3:38 PM 31,954 Views 5 Comments

Maybe he’ll stick with Ryanair after this one.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Being tough on bankers ... and Fine Gael: How Peter Mathews will be remembered
# Bank Guarantee
# Bank Guarantee

Being tough on bankers ... and Fine Gael: How Peter Mathews will be remembered

Feb 28th 2017, 8:30 PM 15,530 Views 26 Comments

Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan is among those to have paid tribute to Mathews, saying Ireland is “a poorer place” without him.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Monday 18 July, 2016

FactCheck: Is Luke 'Ming' Flanagan right about other Irish MEPs' poor record of attendance?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Is Luke 'Ming' Flanagan right about other Irish MEPs' poor record of attendance?

Jul 18th 2016, 6:15 AM 47,344 Views 67 Comments

The Independent MEP says he’s the only Irish member who regularly shows up for the Agriculture Committee. FactCheck puts that claim to the test.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Friday 6 May, 2016

Here's What Happened Today: Friday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

May 6th 2016, 8:59 PM 13,516 Views 0 Comments

Enda Kenny elected Taoiseach, Dave Mahon found guilty of manslaughter and elections in the UK…

# luke-ming-flanagan - Friday 16 October, 2015

The man from Ballyhea Says No is running for the Dáil
# Debt Justice
# Debt Justice

The man from Ballyhea Says No is running for the Dáil

Oct 16th 2015, 2:00 PM 18,824 Views 89 Comments

Diarmuid O’Flynn will run for the Independent Alliance in Cork North-West.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Monday 28 September, 2015

Ming seeks compensation from Fine Gael TD over Irish Times interview
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

Ming seeks compensation from Fine Gael TD over Irish Times interview

Sep 28th 2015, 5:26 PM 23,705 Views 0 Comments

Luke Ming Flanagan has taken legal action against former constituency rival Frank Feighan.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Saturday 11 July, 2015

'Greece should drop the euro - and so should Ireland'
# 228 Weeks
# 228 Weeks

'Greece should drop the euro - and so should Ireland'

Jul 11th 2015, 7:45 AM 23,916 Views 100 Comments

Ballyhea Says No began marching against the Irish bailout in 2011.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Fine Gael MEPs have been compared to fascists
# Ttipping Point
# Ttipping Point

Fine Gael MEPs have been compared to fascists

Jun 10th 2015, 4:38 PM 14,091 Views 114 Comments

Flanagan didn’t hold back in his criticism.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

NUI Galway Students' Union to hold referendum on cannabis legalisation
# Rock The Vote
# Rock The Vote

NUI Galway Students' Union to hold referendum on cannabis legalisation

Feb 25th 2015, 9:38 AM 10,724 Views 95 Comments

Luke Ming Flanagan and Garda whistleblower John Wilson will speak at an information night ahead of the vote.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Ming thinks Enda's like a man who never asked the lady across the hall to dance
# Lonely Dancer
# Lonely Dancer

Ming thinks Enda's like a man who never asked the lady across the hall to dance

Feb 11th 2015, 1:04 PM 12,275 Views 58 Comments

What is he talking about?

# luke-ming-flanagan - Monday 2 February, 2015

European Parliament evacuated after bomb alert
# Belgium
# Belgium

European Parliament evacuated after bomb alert

Feb 2nd 2015, 1:07 PM 7,151 Views 23 Comments

The scene has now been declared safe.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Will Luke 'Ming' Flanagan be part of the new Independent alliance?
# Rebel Alliance
# Rebel Alliance

Will Luke 'Ming' Flanagan be part of the new Independent alliance?

Jan 15th 2015, 8:15 PM 12,221 Views 48 Comments

The two men have been political allies for years — but is Ming on board with the Ross-Fitzmaurice plan?

# luke-ming-flanagan - Friday 2 January, 2015

Remember when Ming asked for an aircraft carrier? He's told us why
# Shatter Says No
# Shatter Says No

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

Jan 2nd 2015, 11:00 AM 24,459 Views 49 Comments

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

# luke-ming-flanagan - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Look out for the giant spliff: The not-so-serious 2014 political awards
# Get The Red Carpet
# Get The Red Carpet

Look out for the giant spliff: The not-so-serious 2014 political awards

Dec 31st 2014, 9:30 PM 14,110 Views 9 Comments

They all take themselves way too seriously in Leinster House. So here’s a bit of light relief from the year that was…

# luke-ming-flanagan - Monday 29 December, 2014

Christy Burke wants to team up with Ming's successor ... maybe
# New Political Party
# New Political Party

Christy Burke wants to team up with Ming's successor ... maybe

Dec 29th 2014, 6:30 PM 8,678 Views 34 Comments

Dublin’s Lord Mayor is considering running for the Dáil.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

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

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

Dec 16th 2014, 1:35 PM 16,746 Views 46 Comments

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

Vincent Browne handed out his media awards last night (oh, and we got one)
# VINB
# VINB

Vincent Browne handed out his media awards last night (oh, and we got one)

Dec 16th 2014, 8:41 AM 11,853 Views 59 Comments

Hurrah!

# luke-ming-flanagan - Monday 15 December, 2014

'Family comes first': Irish MEPs explain poor voting record in Europe
# Ming
# Ming

'Family comes first': Irish MEPs explain poor voting record in Europe

Dec 15th 2014, 11:26 AM 14,902 Views 67 Comments

Ireland ranks last out of all Member States for attendance at plenary sessions.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Back in time: Would you vote for THIS 'Ming'?
# Looking Sharp
# Looking Sharp

Back in time: Would you vote for THIS 'Ming'?

Sep 28th 2014, 5:30 PM 17,466 Views 42 Comments

Now available in colour (and with hair).

# luke-ming-flanagan - Sunday 14 September, 2014

The Man Who Would Be Ming: Meet the turf-cutter tipped to take a Dáil seat next month
# Ming Dynasty
# Ming Dynasty

The Man Who Would Be Ming: Meet the turf-cutter tipped to take a Dáil seat next month

Sep 14th 2014, 8:00 AM 11,865 Views 56 Comments

Michael Fitzmaurice, one of the leaders of the campaign against the turf-cutting ban, plans to take out a loan to cover the cost of running in the by-election.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Saturday 6 September, 2014

It looks like Luke 'Ming' Flanagan actually enjoyed his Ice Bucket Challenge
# Bracing
# Bracing

It looks like Luke 'Ming' Flanagan actually enjoyed his Ice Bucket Challenge

Sep 6th 2014, 4:21 PM 11,275 Views 15 Comments

Or, as he described it, his ‘glorified piss bucket challenge’.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Maura Hopkins selected as the Fine Gael candidate for the Roscommon/South Leitrim by-election
# Successful Candidate
# Successful Candidate

Maura Hopkins selected as the Fine Gael candidate for the Roscommon/South Leitrim by-election

Sep 2nd 2014, 10:41 PM 12,449 Views 49 Comments

Enda Kenny said “Hopkins is an excellent candidate for Fine Gael.”

# luke-ming-flanagan - Friday 29 August, 2014

Here's when by-elections for two empty Dáil seats are set to take place
# Voting Time
# Voting Time

Here's when by-elections for two empty Dáil seats are set to take place

Aug 29th 2014, 6:45 AM 8,555 Views 15 Comments

The two votes are likely to take place before the Budget in October.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Here are 5 TDs who could do with a new stylist
# Fashion
# Fashion

Here are 5 TDs who could do with a new stylist

Aug 24th 2014, 10:15 AM 21,268 Views 50 Comments

There’s been some fashion disasters in the Dáil in recent years…

# luke-ming-flanagan - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Here's what happened when Mick Wallace and Ming complained about Alan Shatter
# SIPO
# SIPO

Here's what happened when Mick Wallace and Ming complained about Alan Shatter

Aug 7th 2014, 4:06 PM 25,945 Views 102 Comments

SIPO received complaints about the former justice minister from the two outspoken politicians.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Another year over: What exactly has happened in the Dáil since September
# Review
# Review

Another year over: What exactly has happened in the Dáil since September

Jul 19th 2014, 8:30 AM 5,256 Views 7 Comments

We take a look back on some of the major events that defined the 2013/14 session in Leinster House.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Monday 16 June, 2014

Ming and Hayes may be off to Brussels, but they're going without pay for two months
# Tough Break
# Tough Break

Ming and Hayes may be off to Brussels, but they're going without pay for two months

Jun 16th 2014, 7:15 AM 14,249 Views 38 Comments

Luke Ming Flanagan and Brian Hayes automatically vacated their Dáil seats last month and won’t officially become MEPs into July.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Brian Hayes: I'll work with Ming, I look forward to working with him
# Best Of Friends
# Best Of Friends

Brian Hayes: I'll work with Ming, I look forward to working with him

May 27th 2014, 2:45 PM 12,027 Views 41 Comments

The newly-elected Fine Gael MEP is at opposite end of the political spectrum to the new MEP for Midlands North-West.

'The government treats people like gobshites' - John Wilson
# The Final Whistle
# The Final Whistle

'The government treats people like gobshites' - John Wilson

May 27th 2014, 6:15 AM 15,850 Views 72 Comments

The former garda welcomed Eamon Gilmore’s resignation as Labour leader, describing him as “arrogant”.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Monday 26 May, 2014

Dogfights, protests and predictions of a recount: Everything happening in Midlands North West
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Dogfights, protests and predictions of a recount: Everything happening in Midlands North West

May 26th 2014, 6:00 AM 8,625 Views 15 Comments

The first count in the constituency is due this afternoon.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Sunday 25 May, 2014

'We've been waiting for 100 years for someone to come and save us' - Ming calls for political change
# Midlands-North-West
# Midlands-North-West

'We've been waiting for 100 years for someone to come and save us' - Ming calls for political change

May 25th 2014, 4:51 PM 28,297 Views 86 Comments

Flanagan is expected to secure one of four European seats in the 15-county Midlands North West constituency.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Throwback Thursday: Politics edition
# TBT
# TBT

Throwback Thursday: Politics edition

May 22nd 2014, 1:05 PM 7,779 Views 8 Comments

From befriending Tom Cruise to stealing each other’s outfits, our politicians have done it all.

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