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

Sep 28th 2020, 11:05 PM 70,963 Views 0 Comments

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

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

May 29th 2019, 11:51 AM 21,286 Views 32 Comments

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

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

May 28th 2019, 12:05 AM 34,066 Views 32 Comments

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

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

Apr 1st 2019, 9:24 AM 14,725 Views 56 Comments

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

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

Mar 23rd 2019, 8:30 AM 25,782 Views 38 Comments

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

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

Jan 18th 2019, 7:00 AM 32,188 Views 231 Comments

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

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

May 27th 2018, 9:15 AM 17,075 Views 30 Comments

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

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

Nov 1st 2017, 12:01 AM 51,672 Views 70 Comments

A garda investigation is now underway.

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

Jun 19th 2017, 3:38 PM 31,944 Views 5 Comments

Maybe he’ll stick with Ryanair after this one.

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

Feb 28th 2017, 8:30 PM 15,447 Views 26 Comments

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

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

Jul 18th 2016, 6:15 AM 47,291 Views 67 Comments

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.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday
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Here's What Happened Today: Friday

May 6th 2016, 8:59 PM 13,496 Views 0 Comments

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

The man from Ballyhea Says No is running for the Dáil
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The man from Ballyhea Says No is running for the Dáil

Oct 16th 2015, 2:00 PM 18,802 Views 89 Comments

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

Ming seeks compensation from Fine Gael TD over Irish Times interview
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Ming seeks compensation from Fine Gael TD over Irish Times interview

Sep 28th 2015, 5:26 PM 23,664 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Jul 11th 2015, 7:45 AM 23,894 Views 101 Comments

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

Fine Gael MEPs have been compared to fascists
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Fine Gael MEPs have been compared to fascists

Jun 10th 2015, 4:38 PM 14,060 Views 114 Comments

Flanagan didn’t hold back in his criticism.

NUI Galway Students' Union to hold referendum on cannabis legalisation
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NUI Galway Students' Union to hold referendum on cannabis legalisation

Feb 25th 2015, 9:38 AM 10,698 Views 95 Comments

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

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

Feb 11th 2015, 1:04 PM 12,257 Views 56 Comments

What is he talking about?

European Parliament evacuated after bomb alert
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European Parliament evacuated after bomb alert

Feb 2nd 2015, 1:07 PM 7,131 Views 23 Comments

The scene has now been declared safe.

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

Jan 15th 2015, 8:15 PM 12,206 Views 48 Comments

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

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

Jan 2nd 2015, 11:00 AM 24,329 Views 49 Comments

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

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

Dec 31st 2014, 9:30 PM 14,090 Views 9 Comments

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

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

Dec 29th 2014, 6:30 PM 8,665 Views 34 Comments

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

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

Dec 16th 2014, 1:35 PM 16,705 Views 46 Comments

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

Vincent Browne handed out his media awards last night (oh, and we got one)
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Vincent Browne handed out his media awards last night (oh, and we got one)

Dec 16th 2014, 8:41 AM 11,847 Views 59 Comments

Hurrah!

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

Dec 15th 2014, 11:26 AM 14,847 Views 67 Comments

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

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

Sep 28th 2014, 5:30 PM 17,431 Views 42 Comments

Now available in colour (and with hair).

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

Sep 14th 2014, 8:00 AM 11,829 Views 56 Comments

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.

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

Sep 6th 2014, 4:21 PM 11,266 Views 15 Comments

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

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

Sep 2nd 2014, 10:41 PM 12,428 Views 49 Comments

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

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

Aug 29th 2014, 6:45 AM 8,535 Views 15 Comments

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

Here are 5 TDs who could do with a new stylist
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Here are 5 TDs who could do with a new stylist

Aug 24th 2014, 10:15 AM 21,247 Views 48 Comments

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

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

Aug 7th 2014, 4:06 PM 25,816 Views 102 Comments

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

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

Jul 19th 2014, 8:30 AM 5,248 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Jun 16th 2014, 7:15 AM 14,223 Views 38 Comments

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

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

May 27th 2014, 2:45 PM 12,016 Views 40 Comments

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
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'The government treats people like gobshites' - John Wilson

May 27th 2014, 6:15 AM 15,824 Views 72 Comments

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

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

May 26th 2014, 6:00 AM 8,614 Views 15 Comments

The first count in the constituency is due this afternoon.

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

May 25th 2014, 4:51 PM 28,282 Views 86 Comments

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

Throwback Thursday: Politics edition
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Throwback Thursday: Politics edition

May 22nd 2014, 1:05 PM 7,753 Views 8 Comments

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

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