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# Michael Lowry

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Norris set to fall short of Oireachtas support as candidates look to councils
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.
Government's new bill will block plans for Twomileborris 'super-casino'
New gambling legislation being prepared by the government will not allow for “large resort-style casinos” like in Tipperary.
As Dana and Norris’s presidential hopes fade, who’s supporting who?
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.
Lowry Jnr: Dad didn’t help me on road to mayor’s job
But TD’s son Micheál, newly-elected mayor of North Tipperary, added the Lowry surname hasn’t done his political career any harm.
"What happens in Tipp, stays in Tipp": how Twitter reacted to the Tipperary casino and leisure complex
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
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.
Planning board delays decision on €450 million Tipperary super-casino
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.
Government has "no arrangements" for Michael Lowry's support, Kenny says
Healy-Rae “not interested” in allegations of secret deals with former Taoisigh
The former independent TD tells he has never bought a copy of the Irish Independent in his life.
The 9 at 9: Saturday
Nine things you need to know by 9am: A third arrest in the murder of a PSNI officer; two bodies recovered off the coast of Dublin, the US government avoids shutting down; and a hero politician.
Bruton: No proof that Lowry influenced awarding of Esat licence
The former Taoiseach John Bruton did say that Lowry’s contact with people involved in bidding process was “deplorable.”
The Daily Fix: Thursday’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
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
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
The move comes following agreement by all four major parties in the Dáil.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Poll: Should Michael Lowry resign?
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
Meanwhile, the opposition has criticised the government’s decision for Minister Pat Rabbitte to take questions instead of the Taoiseach.
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.
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.
The Daily Fix: Sunday
Catch up on the day’s main news, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed earlier.