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# michael-lowry - Wednesday 26 January, 2011

The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

The nine stories you really need to know as you sit down with the first coffee of the day…

# michael-lowry - Tuesday 25 January, 2011

Take 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Michael Lowry and the Finance Bill: his statement in full

The full text of Michael Lowry’s statement on his opposition to the Finance Bill, which may now fail to survive the Dáil.

Finance Bill may fall after Lowry refuses to support

Michael Lowry says he can’t back the Finance Bill “in its current format” – meaning the Bill could fall tomorrow.

# michael-lowry - Sunday 23 January, 2011

Independents say Finance Bill support is "not guaranteed"

Michael Lowry and Jackie Healy-Rae put the Finance Bill in further jeopardy – saying they may not vote for it.

# michael-lowry - Wednesday 22 December, 2010

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Developer Paddy Kelly says he likes walking after his BMW is seized; Brian Cowen’s plan to turn 83,000 into 250,000; and the Korean peninsula at loggerheads again – over a Christmas tree.

# michael-lowry - Tuesday 7 December, 2010

Backbenchers, independents remain tight-lipped on Budget vote

Independent Noel Grealish will probably vote against, while FF’s Mattie McGrath hasn’t made up his mind – could it be a tie?

# michael-lowry - Monday 6 December, 2010

Independent TDs decide on Budget stance today

Jackie Healy-Rae and Michael Lowry seek government clarification ahead of tomorrow’s Budget announcement.

# michael-lowry - Monday 22 November, 2010

Budget in crisis: Lowry and Healy-Rae say support is "unlikely"

Budget in crisis: Lowry and Healy-Rae say support is "unlikely"

The two Independent TDs who give the government its Dáil majority say their support can’t be counted on any more.

# michael-lowry - Thursday 11 November, 2010

Take 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Lowry lays gauntlet as Ó Cuív says pensions may be cut

Lowry lays gauntlet as Ó Cuív says pensions may be cut

Éamon Ó Cuív says nothing is safe in next month’s Budget – while Michael Lowry says a pension cut won’t pass the Dáil.

# michael-lowry - Tuesday 2 November, 2010

Lowry 'yet to decide' on whether to support Budget

Lowry 'yet to decide' on whether to support Budget

One of the two independent TDs the government needs for its majority says the Budget is in ‘serious danger’ of defeat.

# michael-lowry - Monday 20 September, 2010

Tom Kitt calls for change in FF leadership

The former Chief Whip calls for debate on the leadership, while Michael Lowry says he won’t support a new Fianna Fáil leader.

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