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#ming flanagan

# ming-flanagan - Thursday 30 May, 2019

'Sorry Peter': No surprise twists after a weekend of high drama - as curtain comes down in Castlebar

The second longest-running show in the Irish Euro count ended last night – here’s how it all played out.

# ming-flanagan - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

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

A garda investigation is now underway.

# ming-flanagan - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Fine Gael MEPs have been compared to fascists

Flanagan didn’t hold back in his criticism.

# ming-flanagan - Thursday 15 January, 2015

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

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

# ming-flanagan - Saturday 11 October, 2014

"There was cattle to be moved": The winner of the 'Ming' by-election explains his late arrival

The country’s newest TD was busy on the farm, but he’s now arrived to a rapturous reception at the Roscommon count centre.

# ming-flanagan - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Laughter and applause for Phil Hogan, as Sinn Féin challenge falls flat

Big Phil’s anticipated ‘Big Grilling’ failed to materialise at the EU Parliament this morning, and the agriculture committee has now voted to back him as commissioner.

# ming-flanagan - Sunday 28 September, 2014

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

Now available in colour (and with hair).

# ming-flanagan - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Turf cutter Michael Fitzmaurice to contest Roscommon/South Leitrim by-election

Fitzmaurice said he had recieved many requests from people in Roscommon and Leitrim.

# ming-flanagan - Friday 30 May, 2014

A Ming Dynasty? Here's who's in the running to take the MEP's vacant Dáil seat

The independent politician’s ascension to Europe automatically triggers a by-election in Roscommon-South Leitrim. Who will take his place?

# ming-flanagan - Monday 26 May, 2014

Ming: No, I won't send a replacement to Brussels

But will he serve a full term? The independent TD’s leaving the door open for an early return to domestic politics.

# ming-flanagan - Saturday 10 May, 2014

A comedian's brother, a garda whistleblower... The 'super subs' that could end up in Europe

The list of ‘replacements’ that could end up taking MEP seats also includes pro-life and LGBT campaigners, a former army officer, and an ex-world champion athlete.

# ming-flanagan - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

'Ming' Flanagan will tell us if he is running for Europe after St Patrick's Day

The independent TD is not playing down rumours that he will run for the European Parliament in Midlands North-West.

# ming-flanagan - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Watch: Ming Flanagan challenges Minister to drink glass of 'glorified piss' (water)

The independent TD could be in trouble with Dáil authorities after an outburst in the chamber this morning.

# ming-flanagan - Sunday 27 October, 2013

Guideline-setting GP supports cannabis decriminalisation

Dr Cathal Ó Súilleabháin says decriminalisation would combat crime, make the drug safer and allow for research.

# ming-flanagan - Saturday 29 June, 2013

Turf cutters 'vindicate their rights' and cut turf in Roscommon and Galway

The turf cutters say they have no alternative. A European Union directive requires Ireland to ban turf-cutting on certain bogs.

# ming-flanagan - Saturday 16 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge Here is the week's news... skewed Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: The country is ‘fraped’ with snow; Pope Francis feels let down by Ming Flanagan; horsemeat scandal neigh fair to the rich?

# ming-flanagan - Friday 20 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge Pics: Luke Ming Flanagan wears his Oscar the Grouch t-shirt in the Dáil Sesame Street This post contains images

Pics: Luke Ming Flanagan wears his Oscar the Grouch t-shirt in the Dáil

Can you tell me how to get to Sesame Street…

# ming-flanagan - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# ming-flanagan - Friday 15 July, 2011

Take 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# ming-flanagan - Thursday 7 July, 2011

Denis Naughten loses Fine Gael whip over Roscommon Hospital vote

Naughten loses whip for voting against his party on the hospital cuts, while Frank Feighan faces the wrath of constituents for voting ‘Yes’.

# ming-flanagan - Wednesday 29 June, 2011

'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”.

# ming-flanagan - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

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.

# ming-flanagan - Monday 21 March, 2011

Column: Ming Flanagan's crusade isn't about Civil Rights - it's about personal gain

In his latest column, David Kenny argues that Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan’s cannabis crusade is not a Civil Rights issue like David Norris’s. It’s about Luke wanting to get stoned, that’s all.

# ming-flanagan - Friday 4 March, 2011

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you really need to know by 9am.