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#Luke Ming Flanagan

# luke-ming-flanagan - Monday 28 September, 2020

Luke 'Ming' Flanagan says Twitter account was compromised after comment about Saoirse McHugh

The tweet in question was deleted but several screengrabs of the tweet and the comment were shared online today.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

These were the most active Irish politicians on Twitter during the European election campaign

More than 33,000 unique Irish Twitter users discussed the European election on the social network in recent weeks.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Why might the European election exit poll have over-predicted the 'green surge'?

Questions are being asked about RTÉ and Red C polling as the first results come in.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Monday 1 April, 2019

Massacre of 160 people in Mali 'underlines need for international presence', Dept Defence says

There are currently 20 Irish Defence Forces personnel deployed to the EU Training Mission (EUTM) in Mali.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Saturday 23 March, 2019

High Court Master says case could be taken against Ireland over special tax treatment given to vulture funds

Edmund Honohan has said there are many similarities to be drawn with the Apple case being taken.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Friday 18 January, 2019

Opinion: Far-right politics on the rise so we need to stop silencing working class voices on the left

Ordinary working-class people are being silenced by left-wing commentators, because of their lack of regard for modern liberal terminology, writes Conor Kenny.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Sunday 27 May, 2018

'Not conservative ... just complicated' - Roscommon's repealers on the county's journey from No to Yes

Voters across Roscommon have been talking to each other, finally, about previously “taboo subjects”.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

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

A garda investigation is now underway.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Monday 19 June, 2017

From The Daily Edge Luke 'Ming' Flanagan learned not to mess with Aer Lingus on Twitter this morning Chancers

Luke 'Ming' Flanagan learned not to mess with Aer Lingus on Twitter this morning

Maybe he’ll stick with Ryanair after this one.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Being tough on bankers ... and Fine Gael: How Peter Mathews will be remembered Bank Guarantee This post contains videos

Being tough on bankers ... and Fine Gael: How Peter Mathews will be remembered

Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan is among those to have paid tribute to Mathews, saying Ireland is “a poorer place” without him.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Monday 18 July, 2016

FactCheck: Is Luke 'Ming' Flanagan right about other Irish MEPs' poor record of attendance?

The Independent MEP says he’s the only Irish member who regularly shows up for the Agriculture Committee. FactCheck puts that claim to the test.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Friday 6 May, 2016

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Enda Kenny elected Taoiseach, Dave Mahon found guilty of manslaughter and elections in the UK…

# luke-ming-flanagan - Friday 16 October, 2015

The man from Ballyhea Says No is running for the Dáil

Diarmuid O’Flynn will run for the Independent Alliance in Cork North-West.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Monday 28 September, 2015

Ming seeks compensation from Fine Gael TD over Irish Times interview

Luke Ming Flanagan has taken legal action against former constituency rival Frank Feighan.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Saturday 11 July, 2015

'Greece should drop the euro - and so should Ireland'

Ballyhea Says No began marching against the Irish bailout in 2011.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Fine Gael MEPs have been compared to fascists

Flanagan didn’t hold back in his criticism.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

NUI Galway Students' Union to hold referendum on cannabis legalisation

Luke Ming Flanagan and Garda whistleblower John Wilson will speak at an information night ahead of the vote.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Ming thinks Enda's like a man who never asked the lady across the hall to dance

What is he talking about?

# luke-ming-flanagan - Monday 2 February, 2015

European Parliament evacuated after bomb alert

The scene has now been declared safe.

# luke-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?

# luke-ming-flanagan - Friday 2 January, 2015

Remember when Ming asked for an aircraft carrier? He's told us why

It was all about Ireland’s neutrality, you see.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Look out for the giant spliff: The not-so-serious 2014 political awards

They all take themselves way too seriously in Leinster House. So here’s a bit of light relief from the year that was…

# luke-ming-flanagan - Monday 29 December, 2014

Christy Burke wants to team up with Ming's successor ... maybe

Dublin’s Lord Mayor is considering running for the Dáil.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Ming is on a 'bad list' with a Nazi supporter ... and he's not impressed

The Irish politician features on a list dubbed the ‘most embarrassing MEPs’.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Monday 15 December, 2014

'Family comes first': Irish MEPs explain poor voting record in Europe

Ireland ranks last out of all Member States for attendance at plenary sessions.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Sunday 28 September, 2014

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

Now available in colour (and with hair).

# luke-ming-flanagan - Sunday 14 September, 2014

The Man Who Would Be Ming: Meet the turf-cutter tipped to take a Dáil seat next month

Michael Fitzmaurice, one of the leaders of the campaign against the turf-cutting ban, plans to take out a loan to cover the cost of running in the by-election.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Saturday 6 September, 2014

It looks like Luke 'Ming' Flanagan actually enjoyed his Ice Bucket Challenge

Or, as he described it, his ‘glorified piss bucket challenge’.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Maura Hopkins selected as the Fine Gael candidate for the Roscommon/South Leitrim by-election

Enda Kenny said “Hopkins is an excellent candidate for Fine Gael.”

# luke-ming-flanagan - Friday 29 August, 2014

Here's when by-elections for two empty Dáil seats are set to take place

The two votes are likely to take place before the Budget in October.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Here are 5 TDs who could do with a new stylist

There’s been some fashion disasters in the Dáil in recent years…

# luke-ming-flanagan - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Here's what happened when Mick Wallace and Ming complained about Alan Shatter

SIPO received complaints about the former justice minister from the two outspoken politicians.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Another year over: What exactly has happened in the Dáil since September Review This post contains videos

Another year over: What exactly has happened in the Dáil since September

We take a look back on some of the major events that defined the 2013/14 session in Leinster House.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Monday 16 June, 2014

Ming and Hayes may be off to Brussels, but they're going without pay for two months

Luke Ming Flanagan and Brian Hayes automatically vacated their Dáil seats last month and won’t officially become MEPs into July.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Brian Hayes: I'll work with Ming, I look forward to working with him

The newly-elected Fine Gael MEP is at opposite end of the political spectrum to the new MEP for Midlands North-West.

'The government treats people like gobshites' - John Wilson

The former garda welcomed Eamon Gilmore’s resignation as Labour leader, describing him as “arrogant”.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Monday 26 May, 2014

Dogfights, protests and predictions of a recount: Everything happening in Midlands North West

The first count in the constituency is due this afternoon.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Sunday 25 May, 2014

'We've been waiting for 100 years for someone to come and save us' - Ming calls for political change

Flanagan is expected to secure one of four European seats in the 15-county Midlands North West constituency.

# luke-ming-flanagan - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Throwback Thursday: Politics edition

From befriending Tom Cruise to stealing each other’s outfits, our politicians have done it all.

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