This morning I though we had lost an elder statesman such were the gushing tributes on twitter (twibutes!) from Fergus O’Dowd Louth FG TD. Fergus had come to twitter a few months ago to talk about his weight loss on Operation Transformation. Now we get progress reports (3 Stone gone) interspersed with concerns about transport [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Lucinda Creighton'
March 22nd, 2010 · 1 Comment · Irish Politics
February 22nd, 2010 · 5 Comments · Irish Politics
Ah Young Fine Gael what would we do without you for amusing posters? Wednesday night sees the TCD YFG annual general meeting take place. And they are looking for new recruits – just like Lucinda once was! Leo Varakar also ex TCD YFG not good enough for them?
February 9th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Irish Politics
Yesterday as news spread on twitter about George Lee’s resignation from public office many turned to Senator Paschal Donohue for comment, he is the most followed and active FG rep using the medium. And Paschal usually replies back to those who ask questions – it’s called conversation – something others using twitter might take note [...]
January 28th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Equality, Irish Politics, LGBT, Same Sex Partnerships
You may remember when the second stage debate on the Civil Partnership Bill began back in December, Lucinda Creighton, FG TD for Dublin South East, was not present when called on to speak. There has been extensive time given to the debate fortunately and yesterday Lucinda spoke and thanks to the wonders that is the [...]
December 3rd, 2009 · 10 Comments · Irish Politics, LGBT, Religious Right Dressed up as research institutes, Same Sex Partnerships
Lucinda Creighton was due to speak on the Civil Partnership Bill this evening but when the Ceann Comhairle called her name the Deputy for Dublin South East was nowhere to be found. Wondering if the discussions in Fine Gael about the florist cop out amendment are getting a bit too much for her? I’m sure [...]
November 29th, 2009 · 8 Comments · Irish Politics, Religion, Same Sex Partnerships
The Irish Catholic reports (not sure of publication date) that there is growing support for a concientious objector or ‘religious freedom’ amendment to the Civil Partnership Bill. (h/t Ian) Amongst the TD’s quoted as being supportive are Mattie McGrath (FF – Tipperary South) and Lucinda Creighton (FG Dublin South East) Irish Catholic editor (and former [...]
November 11th, 2008 · 17 Comments · David Quinn, LGBT, Marriage Equality, Religious Right Dressed up as research institutes, Same Sex Partnerships
…to those campaigning for Civil Partnership legislation/Civil Marriage, be they individuals or groups … – Stop appearing in audiences of shows like Questions and Answers – especially when the panel is not balanced with representation of someone from the lesbian and gay/equality and human rights sector. RTE need to be taught a lesson and ‘rent [...]