Advertisement
This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
Dublin: 5 °C Monday 11 November, 2019

#Luke Ming Flanagan

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

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

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 This post contains images

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

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

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

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 This post contains images

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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?'

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

Nine things to know this morning…

Mick Wallace labels Mary Mitchell O'Connor 'Miss Piggy' Dáil This post contains videos

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

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 This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

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 This post contains videos

'Ming' Flanagan says suicide remarks taken out of context

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 This post contains images

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

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'

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 This post contains a poll

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

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 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.

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

The 9 at 9: Thursday

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

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

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

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