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Lynn Ruane @SenLynnRuane Dublin City, Ireland

Independent Senator in Seanad Éireann. Author of People Like Me: https://t.co/21sSYV4ycQ. Board Member @women4election.

6,340 Following   27,207 Followers   16,651 Tweets

Joined Twitter 2/2/15


#ChildPoverty must be the focus of the next Government. As political parties meet again today to discuss the next… https://t.co/mnKNFxnuh7
Retweeted by Lynn RuaneIf like me you are unable to attend demonstrations today, please, if you are in a position to donate @masi_asylumhttps://t.co/dI4pHFg6Z7If you want to do something to help tackle racism in Ireland, consider donating to organisations like @masi_asylumhttps://t.co/us45YABoRg
Retweeted by Lynn Ruane @PMul73 @lidl_ireland Jaysis.@lidl_ireland have communicated with me very promptly, apologised for the incident and I'm glad they will be commu… https://t.co/hw2yl574Sp @JFTAXI I know John. Thats why I felt upset, that I even checked myself @lidl_ireland Thank you. DM on wayI have to say. I went home. Checked the mirror. Berated myself that maybe you could see too much of my upper thigh… https://t.co/ymE6f8DaFg @Dfahey @Rubberbandits @lidl_ireland Baps 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 @davidhall75 @lidl_ireland Appropriate* @Rubberbandits @lidl_ireland Yep, I also have big coloured sarong around my waist. So, I didnt just walk in swim su… https://t.co/S2cMAN0C2r @ItsGillen @lidl_ireland Yep. Cause the top is a swim suit. So all that really different to other tips I wear is material. @Claire_McGing @lidl_ireland Pulls me into a little corner on the isle to tell me 'discreetly' @davidhall75 @lidl_ireland I was already in there. Said next time to dress in a more opposite top. You can see the… https://t.co/MImUj25pUF.@lidl_ireland wants me to wear a different top to shop there apparently. As if me wearing a swim suit for a top… https://t.co/E9H0saPczF
6/1
2020
@aoifeblood It's a powerful read isn't it xx
5/30
2020
@constanceshortc Classic @SocialFabric_ie 🤣❤ @SocialFabric_ie Thanks Andreas @xaalii Totally. Your name is beautiful by the way:) @alisonnulty @Colmogorman @DearbhailDibs Olive. How on earth do you arrive at Olive from Alison @TheresaNewIdea @Claire_McGing @EtainH Stain. That is awful ha @RedRobbie23 Haha I'm not Ruanne is the worst. Giving me an extra N 🤣 @_johndunne I am John. Thank you. You too @JillianvT Wow. The assumption. I hope your responded by calling them Blanch or something 😂 @Alisoncowzer @Ciairin @dermotryanirl @Claire_McGing Hold down on the key alison. Ciairín. Then slide across the fada option :) @Ciairin @dermotryanirl @Claire_McGing I try use your Fada and all in emails if you've noticed. I hope you have ha @gmnrec @Ciairin @Claire_McGing Glen. 🙈 @gmnrec Cant be doubling dropping @Aoifs123 Hahaha @Ciairin @Claire_McGing Your name not Karen? @astrantiaroma Family get the spelling of my kids names wrong all the time. In fairness I didnt make it easy for them ha @_johndunne Totally. I can literally handle the most extreme scenarios in my life, but give me an extra letter in m… https://t.co/f8fUniA4gb @Claire_McGing It's like an insult. 😂 @dtoher Me too haha @ConorKellyLDN I hear you 🙈 @WilderlandT It's more of a silent rage pal. I try hide it. 😂 @hoeyannie Haha Ruanee sounds so cute and now I wish it was my nick name @AnneFoxThoughts 😂😂 @codebluenursey Shut up Taragh :) @Aoifs123 Effie and Eva two totally different names ha. Do you mind of I call you Anna lol @ClareOC_ Haha very funny. Well you all know now how to piss me off. @lindacooganB Haha such an important distinction @ahleaveitout Lynn* @dtoher Do you correct them. 😆Even tho I keep signing off Lynn on the email 😂Its fascinating the rage I feel inside when people put in E on the end of my name. 😆😆"The thing that hurts me most about my life & the impact of living in an area oppressed by #deprivation is the loss… https://t.co/YQiysPrWSp
Retweeted by Lynn Ruane @denomeara @MaritaHennessy Thank you for reading ❤
5/29
2020
@MaritaHennessy 💔, xxSome news I've been sitting on: the rights to Exciting Times have been optioned for TV adaptation! https://t.co/ZFn9vWq9w7
Retweeted by Lynn Ruane @RoderickSmyth Haha deadly. Up Talla‘Not feeling confident today doesn’t mean I can’t do this’, Brilliant advice by @SenLynnRuane on @women4election we… https://t.co/Jyue6s1q0u
Retweeted by Lynn Ruane @DearbhailDibs @women4election @alisonoconn 😂😂In any event, @SenLynnRuane wants to see the @SeanadCEG expand and hopes that the Taoiseach's nominees to the Seana… https://t.co/hcPfxVD7Fk
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5/28
2020
@BoarnieB @roisiningle Love it 😂 @SeamusMRyan 😂Working out the back today, semi topless, Jaelynne said "Jesus, I cant even do a Tik Tok without me Ma in the bac… https://t.co/qCZ3gC0tpu @SueannMoore1 @debhruin @JamesFreyNYC @rustyrockets @sociopathworld Thank you 🥰🥰Hero https://t.co/n6GSHrELRb
5/27
2020
@VetTipperary @campaignforkate Gonna miss that woman. ❤I'm hosting a virtual public meeting next Thursday at 7pm on Education in Transition. Joining me will be… https://t.co/4emE6laxG6
Retweeted by Lynn RuaneWhen words aren't enough...Grab some tissues and watch this incredible video made by Anna in 6th class, amazingly t… https://t.co/zQUWEu36Y6
Retweeted by Lynn RuaneMost exciting book post ever arrived yesterday. Thank you so much to everyone who has preordered, it’s out 11 June… https://t.co/RPgEGy0zw4
Retweeted by Lynn RuaneWe are honored to have @SenLynnRuane, who is a member of the Women for Election board, and @alisonoconn, a longtime… https://t.co/I0x1M1GefW
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5/26
2020
Tomorrow, May 25th, marks the second anniversary of the vote to repeal the 8th amendment. Follow the extraordinary… https://t.co/H1dNNqrddR
Retweeted by Lynn RuaneIn fairness though, we got support from within the party from young women and men who hung posters and campaigned f… https://t.co/dTNftBOVnQ
Retweeted by Lynn RuaneThe next Programme for Government must commit to legislation empowering the State to recover unpaid child maintenan… https://t.co/uud2iqpg7p
5/25
2020
@jordanne_jones this time five years ago. 14 years old, talented and beautiful and nominated for best actress. Ca… https://t.co/trCw626dl5
5/24
2020
@sorcasoir Its great to be able to share stories. We have to find alternative ways for the sharing right now. Sorry… https://t.co/b2C67hFitf @Genghis_Jhon Send me your num in a DM @Genghis_Jhon I'll send a very rough draft. It will be different in finished form but the draft will give ya the giggles @Genghis_Jhon Also, maybe just we will find it funny and readers wont have a clue what the hell the piece is about ha @Genghis_Jhon Ha, that'll happen when you 3ft. I have some whopper johno. Stuff I couldntbhavent imagined ever happening. Its hilarious @JoeSpillane My Ma is Finglas.Every line is a testament to working class culture, grit, laughter, humour and making life work on the margins. I'v… https://t.co/SB14eCGUU6I have been gathering their memories and stories of growing up in Finglas in 60s, 70s +. It is turning into one the… https://t.co/14vyoFDKp8We buried my Nanny during the pandemic. I decided to use a piece I'm doing for anthology on working class stories t… https://t.co/wfRfjZFYCy @jess_mannion Enjoy :)Next up in our 'In Conversation With...' series. Journalist and broadcaster @alisonoconn will be interviewing Sena… https://t.co/C6gXkFscQz
Retweeted by Lynn Ruane @kathysheridanIT @eoghancorry Oh wow. Baby on her back. The cutestCovered in Gold. A poem pulled together from random sentences in the notes on my phone. ❤ https://t.co/vjbUdEIEwUSo excited to reveal the cover of my short story collection, Supporting Cast, out in July. Meet the characters fro… https://t.co/vXFYBKGScZ
Retweeted by Lynn Ruane @TMcCarthyIRL @trailblazery Thanks Thomas ❤
5/22
2020
President Higgins has said that he was deeply touched by the large number of drawings, letters and postcards he has… https://t.co/cTyXn3k2eI
Retweeted by Lynn Ruane @SenLynnRuane Get that fiction polished up Lynn! And spread the word. @FightingWordsIE @PaveePoint @IrishRefugeeCohttps://t.co/b6pzOzTm7g
Retweeted by Lynn Ruane @MargaretEWard @FightingWordsIE @PaveePoint @IrishRefugeeCo @SanctuaryRunner @SorchaPollak On it :)Penguin is looking for writers from communities under-represented on the nation’s bookshelves, including working cl… https://t.co/Mx5nVqwPvE
Retweeted by Lynn RuaneWe are stepping up our #NoDiscrimination campaign! Women returning from maternity leave are currently denied access… https://t.co/OEknGpzuwr
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5/21
2020
This floored me. It's so rare I feel my experiences & understanding of my world articulated so well. It regularly h… https://t.co/omgieliVtI
Retweeted by Lynn Ruane @drvconway Thank you Vicky @TurningPirate I just read about that today. I'll put it on my list :)Masks are becoming an increasingly required precaution across the country. However, not everyone is able to wear on… https://t.co/JhYCWf9DTS
Retweeted by Lynn Ruane @tararoonies I'm few chapters in. Enjoying it. I think at different stages of our lives we can engage with differen… https://t.co/r6jSrvSSnG @MargaretEWard @Yogawestcork @roisiningle Amazing. I wonder when retreats will be a thing again 😌 @kiran_tara Someone else suggested that too. I'll give it a shot :) x @lindacooganB Thanks Lynda. I'll check that out next:) @NiamhWalsh26 I'm well used to using language as a release 😂😂 @clairebeck1052 @JessNoelleSoul Thanks girls. I've downloaded 🥰🥰 @MissyMairead Hahahah ah I miss you. We really need to all catch up.
5/20
2020

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