‘Ming’ Flanagan doesn’t feel anyone should be offended by his bare legs in European video meeting

Roscommon MEP Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan doesn’t believe anyone will feel ‘let down’ by his lack of formal trousers during a European parliament committee meeting this week.

The Castlerea native had his bare legs on show in the video call after taking part in the meeting just minutes after completing a run.

Images of the Midlands North-West MEP sitting on his bed wearing a shirt and only a pair of pants on his bottom half went viral yesterday, with some online commentators criticising the former TD for his appearance.

However, speaking on the Joe Finnegan show this morning, the Independent European representative played down the incident: