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#Michael Lowry

# 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 1,488 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 2,284 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

Lowry Jnr: Dad didn’t help me on road to mayor’s job
# Lowry
# Lowry

Lowry Jnr: Dad didn’t help me on road to mayor’s job

Jun 30th 2011, 3:49 PM 2,019 Views 19 Comments

But TD’s son Micheál, newly-elected mayor of North Tipperary, added the Lowry surname hasn’t done his political career any harm.

# michael-lowry - Monday 13 June, 2011

"What happens in Tipp, stays in Tipp": how Twitter reacted to the Tipperary casino and leisure complex
# Two Mile Vegas
# Two Mile Vegas

"What happens in Tipp, stays in Tipp": how Twitter reacted to the Tipperary casino and leisure complex

Jun 13th 2011, 3:39 PM 1,065 Views 22 Comments

After An Bord Pleanála granted planning permission for a €450 million leisure development in rural north Tipperary today, Twitter went all a-flutter with views on the #TippCasino

Tipperary casino and leisure complex given the go ahead by An Bord Pleanála
# Two Mile Vegas
# Two Mile Vegas

Tipperary casino and leisure complex given the go ahead by An Bord Pleanála

Jun 13th 2011, 11:48 AM 2,108 Views 28 Comments

The decision by An Bord Pleanála has been welcomed by the independent TD Michael Lowry who had publicly backed the ambitious 800-acre development in Two Mile Borris.

# michael-lowry - Sunday 5 June, 2011

Planning board delays decision on €450 million Tipperary super-casino
# Two Mile Vegas
# Two Mile Vegas

Planning board delays decision on €450 million Tipperary super-casino

Jun 5th 2011, 12:53 PM 544 Views 10 Comments

An Bord Pleanála will take its time in making a decision on the controversial Vegas-style development that has the support of local TD Michael Lowry.

# michael-lowry - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

Government has "no arrangements" for Michael Lowry's support, Kenny says
Live Apr 12th 2011, 3:32 PM

Government has "no arrangements" for Michael Lowry's support, Kenny says

# michael-lowry - Saturday 9 April, 2011

Healy-Rae “not interested” in allegations of secret deals with former Taoisigh
Live Apr 9th 2011, 3:11 PM

Healy-Rae “not interested” in allegations of secret deals with former Taoisigh

The 9 at 9: Saturday
Live Apr 9th 2011, 9:00 AM

The 9 at 9: Saturday

# michael-lowry - Thursday 7 April, 2011

Bruton: No proof that Lowry influenced awarding of Esat licence
# Lowry
# Lowry

Bruton: No proof that Lowry influenced awarding of Esat licence

Apr 7th 2011, 11:48 AM 836 Views 5 Comments

The former Taoiseach John Bruton did say that Lowry’s contact with people involved in bidding process was “deplorable.”

# michael-lowry - Thursday 31 March, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Mar 31st 2011, 6:54 PM 2,260 Views 0 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s round-up of the evening’s top stories – and the interesting tidbits of a busy day in news.

Michael Lowry refuses to resign after official request
# Michael Lowry
# Michael Lowry

Michael Lowry refuses to resign after official request

Mar 31st 2011, 11:49 AM 1,113 Views 6 Comments

Motion of censure passed against Lowry who says not a day has passed in 14 years where he has not been “abused and villified”.

Garda Commissioner says Moriarty review will look for criminal offences
# Moriarty
# Moriarty

Garda Commissioner says Moriarty review will look for criminal offences

Mar 31st 2011, 8:06 AM 359 Views 0 Comments

Commissioner Martin Callinan said the garda review of 14-year-long tribunal’s findings should be completed “sooner rather than later”.

Lowry to face censure motion today over Moriarty tribunal findings
# Lowry
# Lowry

Lowry to face censure motion today over Moriarty tribunal findings

Mar 31st 2011, 7:45 AM 653 Views 0 Comments

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

# michael-lowry - Wednesday 30 March, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Mar 30th 2011, 7:56 PM 1,931 Views 0 Comments

TheJournal.ie’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
# Moriarty
# Moriarty

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

Mar 30th 2011, 6:05 PM 613 Views 0 Comments

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"
# Tribunal
# Tribunal

Lowry labels Moriarty "a scandal of truly epic proportions"

Mar 30th 2011, 5:57 PM 599 Views 0 Comments

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

LIVE: Watch the Dáil discuss the Moriarty Report
# Moriarty
# Moriarty

LIVE: Watch the Dáil discuss the Moriarty Report

Mar 30th 2011, 5:14 PM 1,421 Views 2 Comments

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

# michael-lowry - Tuesday 29 March, 2011

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

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

Mar 29th 2011, 8:12 PM 1,345 Views 0 Comments

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

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Mar 29th 2011, 8:10 PM 1,719 Views 0 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s round-up of the evening’s top stories – and the interesting tidbits of the day.

Dáil begins two-day discussion on Moriarty findings
# Dáil Éireann
# Dáil Éireann

Dáil begins two-day discussion on Moriarty findings

Mar 29th 2011, 7:16 PM 437 Views 0 Comments

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
# Dáil Éireann
# Dáil Éireann

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

Mar 29th 2011, 6:06 PM 1,310 Views 0 Comments

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
# Moriarty
# Moriarty

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

Mar 29th 2011, 5:57 PM 1,338 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 29th 2011, 3:13 PM 806 Views 0 Comments

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
# Moriarty
# Moriarty

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

Mar 29th 2011, 1:54 PM 468 Views 5 Comments

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
# Lowry
# Lowry

CAB launches investigation into Lowry's finances

Mar 29th 2011, 1:32 PM 828 Views 8 Comments

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

Poll: Should Michael Lowry resign?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Michael Lowry resign?

Mar 29th 2011, 12:56 PM 2,809 Views 36 Comments

Michael Lowry has insisted he’s not going anywhere – do you think he’s right?

Lowry gets two slots in Dáil debate over Moriarty Tribunal
# Dáil Debate
# Dáil Debate

Lowry gets two slots in Dáil debate over Moriarty Tribunal

Mar 29th 2011, 8:07 AM 599 Views 0 Comments

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

# michael-lowry - Monday 28 March, 2011

Michael Lowry: Nobody will decide when I leave the Dáil
# Moriarty Tribunal
# Moriarty Tribunal

Michael Lowry: Nobody will decide when I leave the Dáil

Mar 28th 2011, 9:01 PM 2,116 Views 28 Comments

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
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Mar 28th 2011, 8:03 PM 1,927 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 28th 2011, 1:00 PM 733 Views 0 Comments

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

# michael-lowry - Sunday 27 March, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Mar 27th 2011, 8:05 PM 2,005 Views 0 Comments

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

# michael-lowry - Thursday 24 March, 2011

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

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

Mar 24th 2011, 5:50 PM 1,440 Views 11 Comments

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.