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#Moriarty Tribunal

# moriarty-tribunal - Thursday 31 March, 2011

Lowry to face censure motion today over Moriarty tribunal findings

The move comes following agreement by all four major parties in the Dáil.

# moriarty-tribunal - Wednesday 30 March, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday’s round-up of the evening’s top stories – and the interesting tidbits of the day.

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.

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LIVE: Watch the Dáil discuss the Moriarty Report

Live footage from Leinster House as TDs – including Michael Lowry – have their say on the Moriarty Tribunal’s findings.

Take 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories. 5 o’clock.

Dáil to continue debate on Moriarty Tribunal

The debate on the findings of the Moriarty Tribunal will continue today, with taoiseach Enda Kenny due to field questions on Fine Gael fundraising in the 1980s.

# moriarty-tribunal - 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.

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The Daily Fix: Tuesday’s round-up of the evening’s top stories – and the interesting tidbits of the day.

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.

In full: Micheál Martin’s Dáil statement on the Moriarty Tribunal

Here’s the full text of Micheál Martin’s statement to the Dáil on the Moriarty Report, delivered this afternoon.

In full: Enda Kenny's Dáil statement on the Moriarty Tribunal

Here’s the full text of Enda Kenny’s statement to the Dáil on the Moriarty Report, delivered this afternoon.

Take 5: Tuesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

Moriarty Tribunal has cost State €42m so far, Kenny reveals

The costs to the Department of the Taoiseach have reached €41.96m, with barristers earning up to €2,000 a day.

Dáil business rearranged to give Lowry an hour's speaking time

The Dáil schedule has been dramatically shifted so that former minister Michael Lowry can have his say on the Moriarty findings.

CAB launches investigation into Lowry's finances

Report of CAB inquiry comes as Independent TD due to address the Dáil on last week’s tribunal findings.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Lowry is given two speaking slots in today’s Dáil; the state might need to capitalise Irish Life & Permanent; and Japan remains on “maximum alert”.

Lowry gets two slots in Dáil debate over Moriarty Tribunal

Meanwhile, the opposition has criticised the government’s decision for Minister Pat Rabbitte to take questions instead of the Taoiseach.

# moriarty-tribunal - 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.

The Daily Fix: Monday

Our daily wrap-up of what’s going on – including an awesome video of the latest aurora borealis. You’ll want to see this.

Take 5: Monday

Some good news on the jobs front, but still a shocking numbers of householders are having trouble paying the bills…

Gardaí say there is no ongoing investigation into Moriarty phone 'tapping' claims

Gardaí say they found no evidence of interference with the phone systems at the Moriarty Tribunal buildings.

# moriarty-tribunal - Sunday 27 March, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Catch up on the day’s main news, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed earlier.

# moriarty-tribunal - Friday 25 March, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday

In today’s Fix: an appeal to consumers to stop buying medicines online; Japanese officials say a large radiation leak may have occurred at the Fukushima plant; and we show some of the best results of our caption competition.

Take 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# moriarty-tribunal - 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.

# moriarty-tribunal - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

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The Daily Fix: Wednesday

In today’s Fix: Michael Lowry repeats his denial of any wrongdoing, Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan vows to stop smoking cannabis, and we get an uncomfortable view of our planet.

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.

# moriarty-tribunal - Tuesday 22 March, 2011

Take 5: Tuesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

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.

# moriarty-tribunal - Friday 29 October, 2010

High Court halts action by O'Brien and Desmond

Attempts by Denis O’Brien and Dermot Desmond to prevent Michael McDowell acting as a barrister for the Moriarty Tribunal have been halted by the High Court.