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#Terence Flanagan

# terence-flanagan - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

An ex-FG TD who left the party over abortion may be on his way back into the fold

Terence Flanagan left Fine Gael for Renua but lost his Dáil seat.

# terence-flanagan - Monday 1 February, 2016

Renua TD's premature poster erection in north Dublin

Posters urging people to Vote No 1 for Terence Flanagan are appearing a little early in Dublin Bay North.

# terence-flanagan - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Gardaí called after Vincent Browne debate descends into mayhem

A female audience member claimed to have been threatened for applauding a government minister.

# terence-flanagan - Thursday 9 July, 2015

# terence-flanagan - Sunday 12 April, 2015

Terence Flanagan on nightmare interview: "I was searching for the words but they just weren't there"

He added that he did know the policies of Renua Ireland.

# terence-flanagan - Friday 20 March, 2015

Why Vincent Browne must be licking his lips in anticipation of Renua Ireland

Established parties are going to fight, and fight dirty, ahead of the general election – Lucinda Creighton’s party need to sort out their communication strategy, writes Paul Allen.

'Completely daft': This TD doesn't think much of Renua Ireland... Re-Who-a? This post contains videos

'Completely daft': This TD doesn't think much of Renua Ireland...

Jerry Buttimer has given the first Fine Gael reaction to Lucinda Creighton’s new party.

# terence-flanagan - Friday 13 March, 2015

Here's everything we know about Renua Ireland (and its policies) Re-Who-a? This post contains videos

Here's everything we know about Renua Ireland (and its policies)

Lucinda Creighton’s new political party has finally been launched. Here’s what we know…

One of Lucinda's Renua TDs had a nightmare interview and trended on Twitter

Terence Flanagan sounded nervous and short of breath throughout his interview with Mary Wilson this evening.

# terence-flanagan - Friday 2 January, 2015

Anti-social behaviour on Dublin's streets 'isn't putting tourists off'

Minister Paschal Donohoe said that Ireland is “a very safe destination” for tourists.

# terence-flanagan - Monday 29 December, 2014

One Coalition party isn't keen on letting bedsits back onto the market

Tánaiste Joan Burton had previously suggested the ban could be examined.

# terence-flanagan - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Attacks on emergency services 'utterly unacceptable', but protective laws won't be improved

The Justice Minister has said that current legislation is sufficient.

# terence-flanagan - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Lucinda Creighton says she's joined the Dáil Technical Group - but they don't want her

Much confusion as to whether the former Fine Gael TD is now part of the loose alliance of independent deputies.

# terence-flanagan - Saturday 28 June, 2014

A TD used a Dáil question to ask if a water meter protester would have their dole cut

Terence Flanagan used a case involving one of his own constituents to ask if the Department of Social Protection cuts the dole of anti-government protestors.

# terence-flanagan - Thursday 12 June, 2014

People warned that tall trees may cause 'distress' to neighbours

Terence Flanagan said that planning laws needed to be updated to include tree height.

# terence-flanagan - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

'We wish her well': Fine Gael has no hard feelings over Creighton's decision to quit the party

The former junior minister has confirmed she will not be renewing her membership of the party.

# terence-flanagan - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Conference must show that Reform Alliance is about more than just abortion issue

The alliance exists because its members voted against the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill, but can it gain wider appeal? Today’s conference at the RDS will be a key indicator.

# terence-flanagan - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Reform Alliance critical of Budget measures but not united in opposing it

The alliance of Fine Gael rebels will not be taking a collective stance on the Budget but have already sharply criticised some measures being introduced by the government.

# terence-flanagan - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Reform Alliance members want appointments to Oireachtas committees

They’ve got speaking time but they want more…

# terence-flanagan - Saturday 14 September, 2013

"Our priorities are the country's priorities" - Reform Alliance

Direct election of the Ceann Comhairle, automatic addition to the electoral register and Attorney General certification for guillotined bills top the agenda for the Fine Gael rebels.

Rebels meet today but Peter Mathews insists: 'There's no new party. I'm a Fine Gael member'

Peter Mathews and Fidelma Healy-Eames are two of the members in the new Reform Alliance group which is meeting today to discuss strategy and policies for the future.

# terence-flanagan - Friday 13 September, 2013

The politicians formerly known as the Fine Gael rebels are now the Reform Alliance

Fine Gael TDs expelled from the parliamentary party are forming an alliance ahead of the new Dáil term.

'Politics is no Cinderella game': No way back for Fine Gael rebels, Kehoe insists

Paul Kehoe has said it’s not nice to have to expel the five TDs and two Senators over the abortion vote but insisted that “politics is no kind of Cinderella game”.

# terence-flanagan - Monday 26 August, 2013

Government rules out Fine Gael rebels’ bid to form second Dáil technical group

The government chief whip has told TheJournal.ie that the coalition has no plans to amend Dáil standing orders as some Fine Gael TDs and senators outside of the Fine Gael parliamentary party are seeking to do.

# terence-flanagan - Saturday 13 July, 2013

Lucinda Creighton is unlikely to be chosen as a Fine Gael candidate again

Meanwhile Peadar Tóibín’s suspension from Sinn Féin for six months means he is banned from attending all party events.

# terence-flanagan - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Four Fine Gael rebels will lose committee memberships... and their offices

Meanwhile, Sinn Féin has said that Peadar Tóibín’s decision to vote against the party on the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill is a “serious breach of party rules”.

# terence-flanagan - Monday 24 June, 2013

Pro-life TDs and Senators to host cross-party meeting ahead of abortion vote

A number of TDs and Senators have organised a cross-party meeting for colleagues tomorrow evening, billing it as “one of the last occasions to discuss one of the most important decisions of your political life with like-minded colleagues”.

# terence-flanagan - Saturday 27 April, 2013

Laws will make abortion ‘pervasive’ in Ireland: Warning from pro-life TDs Exclusive

A cross-party group from both sides of the border says real-life examples illustrate the ‘floodgates’ effect.

# terence-flanagan - Sunday 21 October, 2012

Budget 2013: Noonan pledges no increase in income tax rates, bands

Michael Noonan says the commitments in the programme for government – not to raise rates or bands – still apply.

# terence-flanagan - Monday 28 February, 2011

Revealed: the ten biggest winners and losers of Election 2011 GE11 This post contains images

Revealed: the ten biggest winners and losers of Election 2011

We’ve totted up the figures, quantified the quotas, and worked out the ten most – and least – popular politicians in Ireland.

# terence-flanagan - Saturday 26 February, 2011

Terence Flanaghan elected Dublin North East

Outgoing Fine Gael candidate Terence Flanaghan has been returned to Dublin North East.