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#Michael Lowry

# michael-lowry - Sunday 24 February, 2013

Lowry: Payment in taped conversation was tax compliant
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# Michael Lowry

Lowry: Payment in taped conversation was tax compliant

Feb 24th 2013, 7:03 PM 10,999 Views 48 Comments

A tape recording of a conversation said to have taken place during the Moriarty Tribunal was given to a national newspaper, in which Lowry said the money wasn’t declared.

# michael-lowry - Saturday 19 January, 2013

Lowry amends declarations of interest after Dáil committee's ruling
# Ethics
# Ethics

Lowry amends declarations of interest after Dáil committee's ruling

Jan 19th 2013, 11:05 AM 5,039 Views 37 Comments

The Tipperary North TD has amended declarations dating back to 2009 to include his ownership of a refrigeration company.

# michael-lowry - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Committee finds Lowry breached ethics laws in not declaring shareholding in companies
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# Lowry

Committee finds Lowry breached ethics laws in not declaring shareholding in companies

Dec 19th 2012, 7:41 PM 5,590 Views 65 Comments

However the committee said the breach was unintentional and that Lowry acted it “in good faith”.

# michael-lowry - Thursday 6 December, 2012

# michael-lowry - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Public ethics watchdog to investigate Lowry’s failure to declare land
# Michael Lowry
# Michael Lowry

Public ethics watchdog to investigate Lowry’s failure to declare land

Nov 28th 2012, 3:33 PM 4,842 Views 35 Comments

SIPO will be asked to investigate whether Michael Lowry breached ethics laws by not declaring his interests in land in Wigan.

# michael-lowry - Monday 12 November, 2012

Nearly 300 complaints against Lowry left in limbo as legal advice sought
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# Michael Lowry

Nearly 300 complaints against Lowry left in limbo as legal advice sought

Nov 12th 2012, 5:37 PM 11,674 Views 58 Comments

The number of complaints made against the TD had totalled just 83 last Wednesday.

# michael-lowry - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

Lowry declares land of "negligible value" after 83 complaints
# Michael Lowry
# Michael Lowry

Lowry declares land of "negligible value" after 83 complaints

Nov 7th 2012, 11:22 AM 7,958 Views 50 Comments

His change of mind came a week after he had declared the land as having no value.

# michael-lowry - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

The Evening Fix... now with added Tetris-playing pumpkins
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added Tetris-playing pumpkins

Oct 30th 2012, 8:01 PM 13,661 Views 7 Comments

Here’s all the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Lowry responds to claims he failed to declare UK land interest
# Michael Lowry
# Michael Lowry

Lowry responds to claims he failed to declare UK land interest

Oct 30th 2012, 11:40 AM 6,948 Views 30 Comments

Lowry said the land is worthless, but if it increases in value in coming years he will declare it.

# michael-lowry - Sunday 21 October, 2012

Binders and crossing the Alps barefoot: The week in quotes
# Said And Done
# Said And Done

Binders and crossing the Alps barefoot: The week in quotes

Oct 21st 2012, 7:00 PM 5,435 Views 1 Comment

“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.”

# michael-lowry - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Supreme Court: allegations of ministerial corruption should not be struck out on a technicality
# Moriarty Tribunal
# Moriarty Tribunal

Supreme Court: allegations of ministerial corruption should not be struck out on a technicality

Oct 17th 2012, 8:04 PM 7,856 Views 22 Comments

Chief Justice Denham said it is a matter of public interest as to whether Michael Lowry corrupted a State process.

# michael-lowry - Monday 3 September, 2012

Revealed: the TDs with the Dáil's poorest voting records
# Voting Records
# Voting Records

Revealed: the TDs with the Dáil's poorest voting records

Sep 3rd 2012, 7:15 AM 11,350 Views 57 Comments

We’ve gone through each TD’s attendance records to find the ones who show up for the fewest voting sessions in the Dáil.

# michael-lowry - Sunday 19 August, 2012

# michael-lowry - Thursday 16 August, 2012

# michael-lowry - Friday 3 August, 2012

Column: Why are people supporting Seán Quinn? Well, it’s an Irish tradition
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why are people supporting Seán Quinn? Well, it’s an Irish tradition

Aug 3rd 2012, 7:00 AM 565 Views 120 Comments

We might find the rallies in support of Seán Quinn shocking – but there are simple reasons for it, writes Eoin O’Malley.

# michael-lowry - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

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

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

Jul 17th 2012, 5:34 PM 4,026 Views 6 Comments

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
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

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

Jul 17th 2012, 5:20 PM 3,703 Views 15 Comments

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.

# michael-lowry - Thursday 12 April, 2012

Shatter likens questions over Lowry meetings to 1950s McCarthyism
# Media
# Media

Shatter likens questions over Lowry meetings to 1950s McCarthyism

Apr 12th 2012, 4:51 PM 3,142 Views 44 Comments

While statement alleges Independent News and Media “agenda”, Minister makes remarks on media pursuit of questions over Lowry meetings.

Alan Shatter statement: I am not participating in INM agenda
# Alan Shatter
# Alan Shatter

Alan Shatter statement: I am not participating in INM agenda

Apr 12th 2012, 3:59 PM 2,971 Views 34 Comments

Full statement released by Justice Minister says there is an “unethical media project” to “condemn” or imply “guilt by association” with Michael Lowry – and that it has echoes of McCarthyism in the 1950s.

Poll: Should Ministers meet with TDs criticised in tribunals?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ministers meet with TDs criticised in tribunals?

Apr 12th 2012, 10:52 AM 3,128 Views 63 Comments

Government ministers have faced criticism for meeting with Michael Lowry following the Moriarty Tribunal findings but they argue that they cannot refuse to meet with elected public representatives. What do you think?

Shatter will not say whether or not he met Lowry after Moriarty findings
# Shatter
# Shatter

Shatter will not say whether or not he met Lowry after Moriarty findings

Apr 12th 2012, 8:47 AM 2,698 Views 56 Comments

The Justice Minister has failed to respond to repeated questions about whether or not he met with independent TD Michael Lowry following the publication of the Moriarty Tribunal report.

# michael-lowry - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Michael Lowry hits out at media 'baying for his blood'
# Moriarty
# Moriarty

Michael Lowry hits out at media 'baying for his blood'

Apr 10th 2012, 9:45 AM 2,827 Views 43 Comments

The deputy said he had been victimised by the “self-appointed beacons of virtue” over his meetings with ministers.

# michael-lowry - Sunday 8 April, 2012

Editorial failures and downsides to being pretty: The week in quotes
# Said And Done
# Said And Done

Editorial failures and downsides to being pretty: The week in quotes

Apr 8th 2012, 7:00 PM 4,174 Views 1 Comment

“We are not the people to turn to if you can’t find your false teeth, if your sat nav is broken and you need directions … if you are looking for a dog-minder while you are on holiday.”

# michael-lowry - Friday 6 April, 2012

Fine Gael ministers defend meeting with Michael Lowry
# Moriarty
# Moriarty

Fine Gael ministers defend meeting with Michael Lowry

Apr 6th 2012, 8:44 AM 2,248 Views 52 Comments

Both the Minister for Health and Minister for Finance have defended meeting with Lowry after damning finding were made about him in the Moriarty Tribunal report.

# michael-lowry - Thursday 5 April, 2012

Here's what happened at the meeting between Phil Hogan and Michael Lowry
# Moriarty
# Moriarty

Here's what happened at the meeting between Phil Hogan and Michael Lowry

Apr 5th 2012, 9:57 PM 6,853 Views 61 Comments

The Minister for the Environment has released the minutes of the meeting he held with Michael Lowry just days after the publication of the Moriarty Tribunal report.

Hogan accused of double standards over Lowry meeting
# Moriarty
# Moriarty

Hogan accused of double standards over Lowry meeting

Apr 5th 2012, 9:43 AM 4,244 Views 84 Comments

The Environment Minister met Michael Lowry days after the TD was censured by the Moriarty Tribunal.

# michael-lowry - Sunday 18 March, 2012

# michael-lowry - Friday 10 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Feb 10th 2012, 7:45 PM 6,473 Views 3 Comments

All the day’s big stories – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed…

Lowry loses High Court defamation appeal against Sam Smyth
# Courts
# Courts

Lowry loses High Court defamation appeal against Sam Smyth

Feb 10th 2012, 1:37 PM 5,557 Views 51 Comments

The High Court rejects Lowry’s claims that comments by Sam Smyth on TV and in print had defamed him.

# michael-lowry - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

Minister denies JobBridge interns are replacing staff at Garda Vetting Unit
# Jobs
# Jobs

Minister denies JobBridge interns are replacing staff at Garda Vetting Unit

Dec 14th 2011, 6:31 PM 3,315 Views 26 Comments

10 staff are being let go by the Garda Vetting Unit just weeks before Jobsbridge interns start there – but the Minister for Justice says they’re not replacements.

# michael-lowry - Monday 26 September, 2011

Focus turns to councils as McGrath deals blow to Norris hopes
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Focus turns to councils as McGrath deals blow to Norris hopes

Sep 26th 2011, 7:28 AM 897 Views 52 Comments

Independent TD Mattie McGrath says he won’t be signing David Norris’s nomination papers, as four councils prepare to meet.

# michael-lowry - Sunday 25 September, 2011

McGrath to meet with supporters tonight to discuss Norris, while Ross provides 18th signature
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

McGrath to meet with supporters tonight to discuss Norris, while Ross provides 18th signature

Sep 25th 2011, 11:06 AM 1,523 Views 81 Comments

Mattie McGrath has yet to make a decision on supporting Norris, while Shane Ross has confirmed his support. Meanwhile the Sunday Times reports six new clemency letters have been revealed.

# michael-lowry - Thursday 22 September, 2011

Norris set to fall short of Oireachtas support as candidates look to councils
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Norris set to fall short of Oireachtas support as candidates look to councils

Sep 22nd 2011, 8:05 PM 4,558 Views 130 Comments

A busy day in presidential campaign as David Norris’s attempts at being nominated by the Oireachtas appear to be fading as both he and Dana now look set to pin their hopes on local council support.

# michael-lowry - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

Government's new bill will block plans for Twomileborris 'super-casino'
# Gambling
# Gambling

Government's new bill will block plans for Twomileborris 'super-casino'

Sep 21st 2011, 1:19 PM 1,436 Views 42 Comments

New gambling legislation being prepared by the government will not allow for “large resort-style casinos” like in Tipperary.

# michael-lowry - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

As Dana and Norris’s presidential hopes fade, who’s supporting who?
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

As Dana and Norris’s presidential hopes fade, who’s supporting who?

Sep 20th 2011, 6:40 PM 2,274 Views 54 Comments

David Norris would appear to have the best chance of being on the ballot paper but he faces an uphill task. We crunch the numbers to find out who independent TDs and Senators are supporting.

# michael-lowry - Thursday 30 June, 2011