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#Lynn Boylan

# lynn-boylan - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Mixed reactions over new voluntary codes to restrict advertising of 'high fat sugar salt' foods

Sinn Féin’s Lynn Boylan hit out at the voluntary nature of the Codes, saying Ireland needs “mandatory legislation”.

# lynn-boylan - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Charlie Flanagan 'disappointed' witnesses fail to appear at Ibrahim Halawa hearing

Now aged 21, Halawa has spent almost four years in jail.

# lynn-boylan - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Irish MEP: 'Time for Ireland to take legal challenge against Egypt'

Ibrahim Halawa’s trial has now been postponed for the 20th time.

# lynn-boylan - Friday 20 January, 2017

Over 4,500 complaints made to Irish Water in three months over poor service

Some of the main issues concerned water quality and customer service.

# lynn-boylan - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

Communications Minister admits he hasn't read report which criticises media ownership in Ireland

Minister Naughten said he was not sent the report before it was published on Monday.

# lynn-boylan - Monday 24 October, 2016

'Show some backbone' - new report harshly criticises Ireland's culture of media ownership

A new report commissioned by Sinn Féin MEP Lynn Boylan for an EU grouping takes aim at both RTÉ and billionaire media mogul Denis O’Brien.

# lynn-boylan - Thursday 2 June, 2016

European Commission confirms its view that we are no longer exempt from water charges

The “Irish exemption” ended when we introduced water charges, the European Commission has told TheJournal.ie.

# lynn-boylan - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Is Ireland set to go to war with the European Commission over water charges?

The Commission today issued a statement apparently saying that Ireland is no longer exempt from water charges.

# lynn-boylan - Saturday 8 August, 2015

Visiting Ibrahim Halawa in prison, I saw the devastating impact of his incarceration

Sinn Féin MEP Lynn Boylan describes her visit to the Egyptian prison in which the 19-year-old Dubliner is currently being held without trial.

# lynn-boylan - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Have you heard about Fine Gael's dubious colleagues in Brussels?

The party’s uncritical acceptance of 14 Hungarian MEPs that represent Viktor Orban’s far right Fidesz would make you question its priorities in the EU, writes Lynn Boylan.

Labour TD insists she wasn't suggesting parents bring their children to work

Joanna Tuffy’s comments were criticised by Twitter users and a Sinn Féin MEP.

# lynn-boylan - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Fine Gael MEPs have been compared to fascists

Flanagan didn’t hold back in his criticism.

# lynn-boylan - Saturday 7 March, 2015

Mary Lou says Alan Kelly has her 'quaking in her stilettos' Sarcasm Alert This post contains videos

Mary Lou says Alan Kelly has her 'quaking in her stilettos'

Meanwhile, a Syrizan minister got TWO standing ovations at Sinn Féin’s Ard Fheis.

# lynn-boylan - Saturday 21 February, 2015

Why your food can include a United Nations of meats and you will probably never know

But do people really care what meat makes its way into their lasagne?

# lynn-boylan - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Lynn Boylan: Jobstown protest was completely blown out of proportion

The Sinn Féin MEP is not happy with how the protest was covered by the media.

# lynn-boylan - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

New calls for the release of Dublin teenager Ibrahim Halawa in Egypt

The 18-year-old has been held without trial for 13 months.

# lynn-boylan - Monday 26 May, 2014

Confirmed: Nessa Childers and Brian Hayes join Lynn Boylan in Europe as Ryan's recount effort fails

The counting and the recounting is all done at the RDS as Green Party leader Eamon Ryan misses out on a seat.

Dublin: Checking of bundles under way as Ryan says he's not looking for full recount Green Shoots This post contains videos

Dublin: Checking of bundles under way as Ryan says he's not looking for full recount

Ryan finished in a tight fourth place in the three-seater Euro constituency. Indpendent MEP Nessa Childers has also arrived at the RDS this afternoon.

Eamon Ryan requests recount in Dublin after Childers and Hayes edge him out in dramatic RDS count Election 2014 This post contains videos

Eamon Ryan requests recount in Dublin after Childers and Hayes edge him out in dramatic RDS count

The Green Party leader is less than 1,200 votes behind Fine Gael’s Brian Hayes and has asked for a recount on Monday. Earlier, Sinn Féin’s Lynn Boylan took the first of three available seats in the capital.

# lynn-boylan - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Boylan, Crowley and Ming looking good: What the exit polls say about the Euro vote

No counts yet but we can make some predictions.

# lynn-boylan - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Premature erections and very white teeth: Here's how Election 2014 is shaping up in Dublin

It’s the most geographically coherent of all the constituencies but the battle for three seats is a competitive one.

# lynn-boylan - Monday 12 May, 2014

Gerry Adams - people are more concerned with water charges than my arrest

The Sinn Féin leader stated: “An arrest should not be taken as any indication of guilt.”

# lynn-boylan - Friday 2 May, 2014

Traffic lights were blocked at this city centre junction because of election posters Poster Wars This post contains images

Traffic lights were blocked at this city centre junction because of election posters

One might be familiar, having blocked the traffic lights for a week now.

# lynn-boylan - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

'I have it all to do': Brian Hayes admits he's 'in a difficult position' after latest poll

The Fine Gael candidate in Dublin could be in danger of not winning a seat according to an opinion poll at the weekend.

# lynn-boylan - Monday 28 April, 2014

The first opinion poll of the European elections has focused minds... and sharpened knives

There’s plenty for the political parties and the independents to think about after the first European election poll at the weekend.

# lynn-boylan - Thursday 24 April, 2014

'Jesus, we got off lightly': Not quite 'rumble in Temple Bar' as rival MEP hopefuls hand in their papers

With 29 days to go before the elections, the political parties are turning routine tasks into media events and there’s some interesting stuff being said and done as we spent the morning loitering around Temple Bar.

# lynn-boylan - Saturday 12 April, 2014

Marchers in Dublin City today want JobBridge to be scrapped

The protest is being organised by the youth committees of a number of unions with two MEP hopefuls involved.

# lynn-boylan - Saturday 8 February, 2014

9 things we've learned from the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis

Hundreds of Sinn Féin delegates gathered at the Wexford Opera House this weekend, but what did we learn? Here’s what TheJournal.ie found out…

Praise for Panti as SF told: ‘Sectarianism is no different to racism, sexism or homophobia’

The recent homophobia controversy, the peace process, and the economy were all discussed at the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis in Wexford today.

# lynn-boylan - Saturday 1 February, 2014

'MEPs are talking out of both sides of their mouths': Sinn Féin hopeful hits out at Hayes and Costello

Lynn Boylan has strong words for her opponents as she looks to win one of three seats in the capital this May.