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#Luke Ming Flanagan

# luke-ming-flanagan - Sunday 3 June, 2012

Inconceivable and short lived independence: The week in quotes
# Said And Done
# Said And Done

Inconceivable and short lived independence: The week in quotes

Jun 3rd 2012, 7:00 PM 6,220 Views 19 Comments

“It was Fianna Fáil wot won it.”

# luke-ming-flanagan - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

‘Ming’ Flanagan on €9k signpost donation: I’m keeping my election promise
# Political Pay
# Political Pay

‘Ming’ Flanagan on €9k signpost donation: I’m keeping my election promise

May 29th 2012, 2:05 PM 12,374 Views 100 Comments

The Independent TD says he is trying to keep the donation quiet as his phone begins ringing again with requests for the half of his salary that he has pledged to give away.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

In pictures: Crowds gather outside Dáil to protest against turf cutting ban
# Turf Cutters
# Turf Cutters

In pictures: Crowds gather outside Dáil to protest against turf cutting ban

Mar 7th 2012, 10:10 PM 5,721 Views 104 Comments

Turf cutting is being banned in 53 raised bogs amid much protest. Inside the Dáil, a motion supporting turf cutters was passed after the government withdrew its amendment.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Monday 5 March, 2012

Payment plan option for motor tax not being considered
# Motor Tax
# Motor Tax

Payment plan option for motor tax not being considered

Mar 5th 2012, 2:39 PM 8,077 Views 40 Comments

Minister Phil Hogan has ruled out the introduction of a monthly instalment payment option.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

Government examining whether to approve cannabis-based drug
# Medical Marijuana
# Medical Marijuana

Government examining whether to approve cannabis-based drug

Feb 21st 2012, 10:19 AM 3,746 Views 55 Comments

Minister Róisín Shortall has said the Department of Health is looking at the issues involved in controlling the sale of medical marijuana products.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

In pictures: TDs take to the streets to urge boycott of household charge
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

In pictures: TDs take to the streets to urge boycott of household charge

Feb 15th 2012, 6:44 PM 7,425 Views 130 Comments

Homeowners are expected to have arrangements in place to pay the €100 flat charge by next month.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Turf cutters don't want compensation offered by Finance Bill - TD
# Finance Bill
# Finance Bill

Turf cutters don't want compensation offered by Finance Bill - TD

Feb 9th 2012, 10:22 AM 2,856 Views 59 Comments

Luke Ming Flanagan said that the country “is on its knees” and turf cutters aren’t looking for the tax breaks offered in yesterday’s Finance Bill.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

Minister wants to turn College Green into pedestrian plaza
# College Green
# College Green

Minister wants to turn College Green into pedestrian plaza

Jan 31st 2012, 3:34 PM 4,078 Views 31 Comments

Arts minister Jimmy Deenihan says he has had “constructive engagement” with Bank of Ireland about taking its College Green HQ.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Thursday 15 December, 2011

Charity insists tenants should not be liable for household charge
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Charity insists tenants should not be liable for household charge

Dec 15th 2011, 4:31 PM 4,028 Views 79 Comments

A group representing landlords said its members would be forced to pass on the charge to tenants as TDs today outlined their reasons for not paying.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

Luke 'Ming' Flanagan wears hemp suit in the Dáil
# High Fashion
# High Fashion

Luke 'Ming' Flanagan wears hemp suit in the Dáil

Nov 9th 2011, 1:37 PM 10,499 Views 101 Comments

The TD had the suit specially made by Louis Copeland to highlight the ten year anniversary of his cannabis crusade.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

As Dana and Norris’s presidential hopes fade, who’s supporting who?
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

As Dana and Norris’s presidential hopes fade, who’s supporting who?

Sep 20th 2011, 6:40 PM 2,265 Views 54 Comments

David Norris would appear to have the best chance of being on the ballot paper but he faces an uphill task. We crunch the numbers to find out who independent TDs and Senators are supporting.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Thursday 21 July, 2011

David Norris has 13 Oireachtas signatures for presidential nomination
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

David Norris has 13 Oireachtas signatures for presidential nomination

Jul 21st 2011, 10:09 AM 1,837 Views 31 Comments

The independent senator has the support of independent representatives from both houses of the Oireachtas. He needs seven more.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Saturday 16 July, 2011

Taoiseach and Ceann Comhairle at odds over Dáil dress code
# Dress Code
# Dress Code

Taoiseach and Ceann Comhairle at odds over Dáil dress code

Jul 16th 2011, 2:45 PM 1,385 Views 20 Comments

The Ceann Comhairle says the Dáil must hold a vote on introducing the new dress code – but there’s no place on the agenda.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Wednesday 13 July, 2011

Ming: 'What did I say that caused offence?'
# Dáil
# Dáil

Ming: 'What did I say that caused offence?'

Jul 13th 2011, 2:15 PM 1,606 Views 38 Comments

Luke Ming Flanagan has spoken about his role in the conversation in which his fellow independent TD Mick Wallace called another TD ‘Miss Piggy’.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Jul 13th 2011, 8:22 AM 2,875 Views 7 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

Mick Wallace labels Mary Mitchell O'Connor 'Miss Piggy'
# Dáil
# Dáil

Mick Wallace labels Mary Mitchell O'Connor 'Miss Piggy'

Jul 13th 2011, 7:54 AM 6,030 Views 48 Comments

Wallace is recorded in conversation with fellow independents Luke Ming Flanagan and Shane Ross.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Saturday 9 July, 2011

Poll: Does it matter what TDs wear in the Dáil?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Does it matter what TDs wear in the Dáil?

Jul 9th 2011, 11:01 AM 8,611 Views 122 Comments

The Oireachtas is set to introduce new rules which could see casually dressed TDs booted out. Is that right?

# luke-ming-flanagan - Friday 8 July, 2011

New dress code for smarter-looking TDs
# Dress To Impress
# Dress To Impress

New dress code for smarter-looking TDs

Jul 8th 2011, 4:04 PM 3,518 Views 92 Comments

Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett has described the Dáil dress code as “pathetic”.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Wednesday 29 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Jun 29th 2011, 8:11 PM 1,880 Views 2 Comments

More violence in Greece, the Healy-Rae row just isn’t going away, Full Tilt Poker halts play and…remember that Volkswagen Vadar commerical? There’s an update.

'Ming' Flanagan says suicide remarks taken out of context
# Ming Flanagan
# Ming Flanagan

'Ming' Flanagan says suicide remarks taken out of context

Jun 29th 2011, 9:17 AM 2,130 Views 17 Comments

Senator accuses TD of having told a Department of Health official to “go get a rope and commit suicide”.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Mar 23rd 2011, 8:06 PM 1,650 Views 0 Comments

In today’s Fix: Michael Lowry repeats his denial of any wrongdoing, Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan vows to stop smoking cannabis, and we get an uncomfortable view of our planet.

Ming vows to stop smoking cannabis while 'in the Republic of Ireland'
# Ming Flanagan
# Ming Flanagan

Ming vows to stop smoking cannabis while 'in the Republic of Ireland'

Mar 23rd 2011, 5:43 PM 3,808 Views 0 Comments

The Roscommon-South Leitrim TD has said he might pop over to Amsterdam or Portugal to smoke cannabis in the future – but only if he has the time.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Wednesday 9 March, 2011

Poll: Does it matter what TDs wear in the Dáil?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Does it matter what TDs wear in the Dáil?

Mar 9th 2011, 3:11 PM 5,779 Views 0 Comments

Should it matter what our public representatives dress like? Have your say in our poll.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Friday 4 March, 2011

Poll: Should Luke 'Ming' Flanagan be growing cannabis?
# Your Say
# Your Say

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

Mar 4th 2011, 9:16 AM 7,628 Views 0 Comments

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

# luke-ming-flanagan - Thursday 3 March, 2011

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Mar 3rd 2011, 8:44 AM 1,939 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: The news from the Department of Finance is even worse than we thought; an artist’s fingers cut off during a savage attack and everything you need to know to bluff your way through the day’s cricket chat.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Monday 28 February, 2011

The 'high-maintenance independents' prepare to take their seats in the Dáil
# GE11
# GE11

The 'high-maintenance independents' prepare to take their seats in the Dáil

Feb 28th 2011, 8:52 AM 2,768 Views 0 Comments

We look at the more colourful TDs who will take their seats in Dáil Eireann next week.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Sunday 27 February, 2011

Blow-by-blow: How each party fared in Election 2011
# GE11
# GE11

Blow-by-blow: How each party fared in Election 2011

Feb 27th 2011, 11:08 PM 2,213 Views 0 Comments

In a nutshell, where each party made its breakthroughs across the country – and where Fianna Fáil’s collapse hit hardest.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Friday 18 February, 2011

Mick Wallace among high profile independents set to do well at election
# GE11
# GE11

Mick Wallace among high profile independents set to do well at election

Feb 18th 2011, 1:38 PM 3,216 Views 2 Comments

Dylan Haskins, Paul Somerville, Luke Ming Flanagan and Shane Ross could also be elected according to a poll being run by Boards.ie.