Sunday 18 March 2018

Ming dynasty is approaching an inglorious end

The Roscommon deputy has only himself to blame for storm threatening his Dail career

Luke "Ming" Flanagan

Last Saturday night, the first editions of the Sunday Independent began to hit the streets of Dublin.

Meanwhile, in Roscommon, independent TD Luke 'Ming' Flanagan was on Twitter to respond to my front-page story about penalty points being wiped from his record.

The story revealed that Mr Flanagan, 41, was stopped on June 3, 2011, for driving while on his mobile phone, that he received a fixed-point penalty of €60 and two penalty points that were later "invalidated" after representations were made to the local garda superintendent.

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