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#Michael Lowry

# michael-lowry - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

'So, life has been good to me' - Bill O'Herlihy in his own words
# Okey Doke
# Okey Doke

'So, life has been good to me' - Bill O'Herlihy in his own words

May 26th 2015, 6:04 AM 28,532 Views 29 Comments

An extract from a 2012 interview with the legendary broadcaster about the Olympics, Michael Lowry, his health and more.

# michael-lowry - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Michael Healy-Rae accuses certain TDs of 'waking up from a coma'
# Pointing Fingers
# Pointing Fingers

Michael Healy-Rae accuses certain TDs of 'waking up from a coma'

Apr 14th 2015, 9:46 AM 16,757 Views 57 Comments

The outspoken TD thinks backbenchers are speaking up in a bid to get votes.

# michael-lowry - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Lowry granted appeal plea as lawyers argue he's been 'portrayed as sexist'
# Day In Court
# Day In Court

Lowry granted appeal plea as lawyers argue he's been 'portrayed as sexist'

Feb 5th 2015, 3:35 PM 12,308 Views 0 Comments

The Independent TD is facing four charges of filing false tax returns.

# michael-lowry - Sunday 1 February, 2015

9 times when Irish politics has been really sexist
# Most Unparliamentary
# Most Unparliamentary

9 times when Irish politics has been really sexist

Feb 1st 2015, 10:30 AM 27,959 Views 50 Comments

The debate about sexism in Irish politics has been reignited by Michael Lowry and his controversial note this week.

# michael-lowry - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Michael Lowry: Labour leaked note with 'malicious intent'
# Not Bad Looking
# Not Bad Looking

Michael Lowry: Labour leaked note with 'malicious intent'

Jan 27th 2015, 9:30 PM 21,205 Views 91 Comments

The Independent TD said the party had brought politics to “a new low”.

# michael-lowry - Monday 26 January, 2015

What's wrong with complimenting a woman on "on her nice dress, or a pair of shoes, or a hairstyle"?
# Michael Lowry
# Michael Lowry

What's wrong with complimenting a woman on "on her nice dress, or a pair of shoes, or a hairstyle"?

Jan 26th 2015, 10:59 PM 75,329 Views 102 Comments

PR advisor Valerie O’Reilly was described as “not bad looking” by TD Michael Lowry in a note to Enda Kenny last week.

Irish man takes advantage of Michael Lowry's 'lovely lady' note, writes to Enda
# Dear Enda
From The Daily Edge
# Dear Enda

Irish man takes advantage of Michael Lowry's 'lovely lady' note, writes to Enda

Jan 26th 2015, 11:38 AM 4,654 Views 0 Comments

He spotted an opportunity.

# michael-lowry - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Shane Ross: I want something completely and utterly new, Stephen Donnelly doesn't
# Not Interested
# Not Interested

Shane Ross: I want something completely and utterly new, Stephen Donnelly doesn't

Jan 14th 2015, 4:12 PM 33,771 Views 50 Comments

The high profile Wicklow TD is bowing out of talks to join the Independent alliance.

# michael-lowry - Friday 5 December, 2014

Michael Lowry set to face trial over incorrect tax return charge
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

Michael Lowry set to face trial over incorrect tax return charge

Dec 5th 2014, 2:53 PM 9,232 Views 0 Comments

The date for his appearence before the Dublin Circuit Court is yet to be set.

# michael-lowry - Monday 1 September, 2014

Sideline cut: Michael Lowry pitched in for suits for the Tipperary hurlers
# Say Cheese
# Say Cheese

Sideline cut: Michael Lowry pitched in for suits for the Tipperary hurlers

Sep 1st 2014, 6:45 PM 31,204 Views 70 Comments

The Independent TD was charged with three counts of filing false tax returns earlier this year.

# michael-lowry - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Why did the political ethics watchdog get 427 complaints in 2012, but just 29 last year?
# Big Drop
# Big Drop

Why did the political ethics watchdog get 427 complaints in 2012, but just 29 last year?

Aug 7th 2014, 12:42 PM 9,414 Views 20 Comments

A certain Tipperary North politician…

# michael-lowry - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Jul 29th 2014, 8:24 AM 8,056 Views 1 Comment

It’s Tuesday – and here’s all that you need to know as you start your day.

# michael-lowry - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Apr 1st 2014, 11:59 PM 16,759 Views 4 Comments

Everyone’s talking about the Shatter ‘no confidence’ debate, revelations about taped prisoner phonecalls… and the Trinity students’ ‘drug guide’.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Apr 1st 2014, 4:50 PM 7,007 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

# michael-lowry - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Jan 7th 2014, 10:58 PM 15,837 Views 6 Comments

Today everyone’s been talking about a grim discovery in Offaly, Ireland’s bond market return and Ralf Lauren’s niece in a pub courtroom.

Michael Lowry charged with three counts of filing false tax returns
# Court
# Court

Michael Lowry charged with three counts of filing false tax returns

Jan 7th 2014, 4:19 PM 11,059 Views 0 Comments

The Independent TD says he plans to ‘vigorously contest’ the allegations.

# michael-lowry - Thursday 19 December, 2013

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Dec 19th 2013, 8:47 AM 7,124 Views 8 Comments

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

# michael-lowry - Friday 8 November, 2013

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

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

Nov 8th 2013, 8:12 AM 6,417 Views 0 Comments

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

# michael-lowry - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Fine Gael's €600k Moriarty Tribunal bill paid by Taoiseach's Department
# Moriarty Tribunal
# Moriarty Tribunal

Fine Gael's €600k Moriarty Tribunal bill paid by Taoiseach's Department

Oct 16th 2013, 6:10 AM 5,370 Views 16 Comments

The Moriarty Tribunal costs continue to accumulate…in the third quarter of this year, the bill came to €886,482.23.

# michael-lowry - Saturday 28 September, 2013

Lowry, emigration and Arthur's Day: The week in numbers
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

Lowry, emigration and Arthur's Day: The week in numbers

Sep 28th 2013, 7:30 PM 5,831 Views 1 Comment

Plus: How many €50 notes were discovered in developer Tom McFeely’s former home on Ailesbury Road?

# michael-lowry - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Ethics watchdog drops investigation into Michael Lowry
# Wigan
# Wigan

Ethics watchdog drops investigation into Michael Lowry

Sep 26th 2013, 5:44 PM 6,975 Views 56 Comments

Almost 400 complaints had been received about the TD’s business dealings in Wigan.

# michael-lowry - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Pat Rabbitte: I've no concerns about Denis O'Brien's invite to Irish economic forum
# Media Ownership
# Media Ownership

Pat Rabbitte: I've no concerns about Denis O'Brien's invite to Irish economic forum

Aug 27th 2013, 9:33 AM 6,059 Views 53 Comments

The Communications Minister was asked this morning if he was equating media magnate Denis O’Brien with China. He denied he was.

# michael-lowry - Friday 26 July, 2013

Michael Lowry: Revenue’s search of my home was a fruitless exercise
# Lowry
# Lowry

Michael Lowry: Revenue’s search of my home was a fruitless exercise

Jul 26th 2013, 9:56 PM 12,952 Views 107 Comments

The Tipperary North TD has accused officials from the tax authority of leaking details of the raid on his home on Tuesday.

# michael-lowry - Thursday 25 July, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Jul 25th 2013, 10:07 PM 12,103 Views 7 Comments

Everybody’s talking about the devastating train derailment in Spain, Michael Lowry’s home being raided and the threat to child benefit in the budget.

Minister: Revenue raiding of Lowry's house is a 'significant development'
# Michael Lowry
# Michael Lowry

Minister: Revenue raiding of Lowry's house is a 'significant development'

Jul 25th 2013, 10:04 PM 15,488 Views 39 Comments

It was reported today that the Tipperary North TD’s home near Holycross was raided by Revenue officials on Tuesday.

# michael-lowry - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Jul 23rd 2013, 10:20 PM 22,466 Views 21 Comments

Everybody’s talking about the abortion bill being passed, John Perry and the first picture of the new royal baby.

Ethics watchdog received nearly 400 complaints over Michael Lowry last year
# SIPO
# SIPO

Ethics watchdog received nearly 400 complaints over Michael Lowry last year

Jul 23rd 2013, 5:48 PM 7,967 Views 32 Comments

The complaints concerned alleged contraventions of the Ethics Acts by Lowry with regards to his ownership of lands in Wigan in the northwest of England.

# michael-lowry - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

Michael Lowry defends and defriends 'irritating and brash' Alan Shatter
# He's No Friend Of Mine
# He's No Friend Of Mine

Michael Lowry defends and defriends 'irritating and brash' Alan Shatter

May 28th 2013, 11:14 AM 16,109 Views 115 Comments

In a statement issued this morning, the Tipperary TD branded the Minister as “irritatingly dismissive and brash”.

# michael-lowry - Sunday 5 May, 2013

Revealed: The three independent TDs voting against abortion proposals
# Abortion
# Abortion

Revealed: The three independent TDs voting against abortion proposals

May 5th 2013, 8:00 AM 16,399 Views 206 Comments

Responding to queries from TheJournal.ie this week, seven independent TDs confirmed their support for the bill with five still undecided.

# michael-lowry - Sunday 31 March, 2013

RTÉ defends coverage of the 'Lowry Tapes'
# The Lowry Tapes
# The Lowry Tapes

RTÉ defends coverage of the 'Lowry Tapes'

Mar 31st 2013, 3:50 PM 11,077 Views 41 Comments

Managing Editor David Nally said the coverage given was “what the story deserved”.

# michael-lowry - Sunday 17 March, 2013

Martin wants Moriarty reopened, Taoiseach says Tribunal's work is finished
# Moriarty Tribunal
# Moriarty Tribunal

Martin wants Moriarty reopened, Taoiseach says Tribunal's work is finished

Mar 17th 2013, 6:36 PM 7,503 Views 85 Comments

The Fianna Fáil leader wants a specific module of the tribunal reopened in light of new allegations concerning a previously undisclosed payment made by independent TD Michael Lowry to the land agent Kevin Phelan.

# michael-lowry - Friday 15 March, 2013

The 5 at 5: Friday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

Mar 15th 2013, 4:44 PM 6,030 Views 2 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Gardaí examining Lowry tape as conversation is aired on national TV
# Michael Lowry
# Michael Lowry

Gardaí examining Lowry tape as conversation is aired on national TV

Mar 15th 2013, 11:19 AM 20,431 Views 121 Comments

Independent TD Michael Lowry can be heard making reference to a £250,000 payment which he said he never declared.

The 9 at 9: Friday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Mar 15th 2013, 8:48 AM 8,337 Views 6 Comments

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

# michael-lowry - Monday 11 March, 2013

Lowry refuses to say whether report of Phelan tape is accurate
# Tipp Tapes
# Tipp Tapes

Lowry refuses to say whether report of Phelan tape is accurate

Mar 11th 2013, 2:59 PM 10,478 Views 69 Comments

The former minister says he cannot establish the veracity of the reported tape conversation as he cannot obtain a copy of it.

# michael-lowry - Saturday 2 March, 2013

8 things we learned from TDs' declarations of interests for 2012
# Disclosures
# Disclosures

8 things we learned from TDs' declarations of interests for 2012

Mar 2nd 2013, 3:17 PM 15,639 Views 35 Comments

How many deputies own property abroad? And where do those who keep their eyes on Ireland’s finances invest themselves?

# michael-lowry - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

Taoiseach 'has no intention' of re-opening Moriarty Tribunal
# Moriarty Tribunal
# Moriarty Tribunal

Taoiseach 'has no intention' of re-opening Moriarty Tribunal

Feb 26th 2013, 4:19 PM 5,160 Views 46 Comments

Enda Kenny was asked by Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin about reopening the Tribunal following an article about Michael Lowry published at the weekend.

# michael-lowry - Sunday 24 February, 2013

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

Lowry: Payment in taped conversation was tax compliant

Feb 24th 2013, 7:03 PM 10,996 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
# Lowry
# Lowry

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

Dec 19th 2012, 7:41 PM 5,582 Views 65 Comments

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