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#Esat Digifone

# esat-digifone - Friday 8 November, 2013

Lowry: I'll fight Moriarty costs ruling all the way to European Courts

The former communications minister has been ordered to pay two thirds of his Tribunal costs.

# esat-digifone - Saturday 26 October, 2013

Communicorp's Lucy Gaffney: There was too much fat in INM

Chairwoman of Communicorp and board member of INM and Digicel also says that her boss Denis O’Brien is “demanding” but “not ruthless”.

# esat-digifone - Sunday 21 October, 2012

Binders and crossing the Alps barefoot: The week in quotes Said And Done This post contains images

Binders and crossing the Alps barefoot: The week in quotes

“I went to a number of women’s groups and I said ‘can you help us find folks?’and they brought us whole binders full of women.”

# esat-digifone - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

Browne accuses O'Brien of using 'considerable wealth to stifle criticism'

Vincent Browne’s Politico.ie publishes correspondence from Denis O’Brien – including threats of legal action.

# esat-digifone - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

In full: Michael Lowry and Denis O'Brien's statements on court ruling

Both men are looking forward to defending themselves against allegations made about the awarding of Ireland’s second mobile phone licence in 1995.

Lowry, O’Brien welcome court ruling allowing challenge to mobile licence decision

The former Communications Minister and Digicel chairman say the consortia’s claim is without merit, evidence or substance but Declan Ganley has said he will be pursuing his case with vigour.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

# esat-digifone - Wednesday 30 March, 2011

In full: Micheal Lowry's Dáil statement on his property dealings

The full prepared speech of Michael Lowry, where the Moriarty Tribunal is labelled “a scandal of truly epic proportions”.

Lowry labels Moriarty "a scandal of truly epic proportions"

A furious Michael Lowry slams the findings of the Moriarty Report as a “triumph of innuendo over evidence” in the Dáil.

# esat-digifone - Tuesday 29 March, 2011

Lowry lambastes Moriarty Tribunal as fatally flawed "prosecution show trial"

“I do not accept the contents of this report, and I never will,” says Lowry of the 14-year “slow Chinese torture” Tribunal.

Dáil begins two-day discussion on Moriarty findings

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin says he wants an all-party motion calling on Michael Lowry to resign from the Dáil.

# esat-digifone - Monday 28 March, 2011

Michael Lowry: Nobody will decide when I leave the Dáil

The Tipperary North TD says he has no intention of quitting – and wants to take Tribunal questions in the Dáil tomorrow.

# esat-digifone - Friday 25 March, 2011

Take 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Justice Moriarty had "Stockholm syndrome", says Denis O'Brien

Businessman claims judge overseeing payments to politicians tribunal and awarding of Esat Digifone licence identified too strongly with prosecuting council.

# esat-digifone - Thursday 24 March, 2011

€235,368: Lowry's massive payoff if he quits politics

24 years as a TD and two years as a minister will be kind to Michael Lowry’s wallet if he is forced out by the Moriarty findings.

# esat-digifone - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

Moriarty’s findings are “grasping at straws”, insists defiant Lowry

Former minister Michael Lowry puts up a defensive front across the airwaves today – and rejects a call from Tanaiste Eamon Gilmore that he resign his Dail seat.

Moriarty Tribunal findings to be referred to DPP

Enda Kenny says he’s asked Pat Rabbitte to refer yesterday’s 2,400-page report to the DPP and Garda Commissioner.

# esat-digifone - Tuesday 22 March, 2011

O'Brien dismisses Moriarty findings as "fundamentally flawed"

The chief of the Esat telephone consortium says the findings of the Tribunal are based on the opinions of its legal team.

Tribunal labels Lowry an "insidious and pervasive influence" on Esat bidding process

The Tribunal’s findings are released in two mammoth documents – with stinging rebukes of former minister Michael Lowry TD.